The Cincinnati, OH VA Medical Center is seeking a Registered Nurse for a Clinical Informatics Training Coordinator to work at our facility. If you are interested in a career that offers professional/work life balance in a supportive clinical learning environment, providing integrated patient-centered, state-of-the-art care to Veterans, we welcome you to apply to be part of the Cincinnati VA team! Cincinnati is a family friendly, metropolitan city with great parks, fine arts, and food scene. Basic Requirements: Citizenship: Citizen of the United States. (Noncitizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with chapter 3, section A, paragraph 3g, this part.) English Language Proficiency: RNs appointed to direct patient care positions must be proficient in spoken and written English as required by 38 U.S.C. 7402(d) and 7407(d). Graduation from School of Nursing: Graduate of a school of professional nursing approved by the appropriate State agency and accredited by one of the following accrediting bodies at the time the program was completed by the applicant. The National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC), an accrediting arm of the National League for Nursing located at 61 Broadway, 33rd Floor, New York, New York 10006 or call (800) 669-1656 extension 153. The NLNAC accredits all levels of nursing programs. Additional information may be obtained from the NLNAC web site; or The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), an accrediting arm of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN). The CCNE accredits bachelors and masters degree programs, and is located at One Dupont Circle N.W., Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036 or call (202) 463-6930. Additional information may be obtained from the CCNE web site. Registration: Condition of Employment. A registered nurse (RN) will have a current, full, active and unrestricted registration as a graduate professional nurse in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth (i.e., Puerto Rico) of the U.S. or in the District of Columbia. The appointing official may waive this registration if the RN is to serve in a country other than the U.S. and the RN has registration in that country (e.g., Philippines). The RN must maintain a current, full, active and unrestricted registration to continue employment with VA. Nurse Practitioners and Clinical Nurse Specialists. On and after [March 17, 2009], registered nurses appointed or otherwise moving into these assignments must meet and maintain the following additional qualifications. This includes employees appointed before [March 17, 2009], who obtain such qualifications on or after [March 17, 2009.] Nurse Practitioners. A nurse practitioner must be licensed or otherwise recognized as a nurse practitioner in a State, possess a master's degree from a program accredited by the NLNAC or CCNE, and maintain full and current certification as a nurse practitioner from the American Nurses Association or another nationally recognized certifying body. (The certification must be in the specialty to which the individual is being appointed or selected.) Grade Determinations: The following criteria must be met in determining the grade assignment of candidates, and if appropriate, the level within a grade: Nurse I Level I - An Associate Degree (ADN) or Diploma in Nursing, with no additional nursing practice/experience required. Nurse I Level II - An ADN or Diploma in Nursing and approximately 1 year of nursing practice/experience; OR an ADN or Diploma in Nursing and a bachelor's degree in a related field with no additional nursing practice/experience; OR a Bachelor's of Science in Nursing (BSN) with no additional nursing practice/experience. Nurse I Level III - An ADN or Diploma in Nursing and approximately 2-3 years of nursing practice/experience; OR an ADN or Diploma in Nursing and a Bachelor's degree in a related field and approximately 1-2 years of nursing practice/experience; OR a BSN with approximately 1-2 years of nursing practice/experience; OR a Master's degree in nursing (MSN) or related field with a BSN and no additional nursing practice/experience. Nurse II - A BSN with approximately 2-3 years of nursing practice/experience; OR ADN or Diploma in Nursing and a Bachelor's degree in a related field and approximately 2-3 year's of nursing practice/experience; OR a Master's degree in nursing or related field with a BSN and approximately 1-2 year's of nursing practice/experience; OR a Doctoral degree in nursing or meets basic requirements for appointment and has doctoral degree in a related field with no additional nursing practice/experience required. Nurse III - Master's degree in nursing or related field with BSN and approximately 2-3 year's of nursing practice/experience; OR a Doctoral degree. Physical Demands: This position requires visual acuity, keen hearing, clear distinctive speech, and manual dexterity. This position requires potentially long periods of continued walking, standing, stooping, sitting, bending, pulling, and pushing. Transferring patients and objects may be required. Mechanical inpatient lifts are provided. The incumbent may be exposed to infected patients and contaminated materials and may be required to don protective clothing in isolation situations, operative/invasive procedures, or home settings. The incumbent may occasionally be exposed to patients who are combative secondary to delirium, dementia, or psychiatric disorders. The incumbent must be a mature, flexible, sensible individual capable of working effectively in stressful situations, able to shift priorities based on patient needs. Must complete annual Employee Health requirements, such as annual TB screening or testing, as a condition of employment. Preferred Qualifications/Experience: Previous experience working in Health Informatics Training experience preferred Degree in Health Informatics BLS/ACLS Requirements: Current certification in BLS is required for all staff providing direct patient care, and police. Additionally, current ACLS is required for patient care staff that work in specified or high-risk areas (SICU/ICU/CCU/MICU/PACU/ED/and all procedure suites using moderate sedation, etc.). If you are selected for a position which requires BLS/ACLS certification, you will be required to have proof of certification prior to being boarded for appointment with VA. If selected, obtain such certification to avoid any delays in the hiring process. Reference: VA Regulations, specifically VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G-6 Nurse Qualification Standard. VA Regulations, specifically VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Chapter 3 These references can be found in the local Human Resources Office. ["The VA has been named one of the Top 5 Best Places to Work in the federal government. VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package: VA Nurse Total Rewards Nursing informatics (NI) is the specialty that integrates nursing science, computer science, and information science\nto manage and communicate data, information, knowledge, and wisdom in nursing practice. Nursing informatics\nfacilitates the integration of data, information, knowledge, and wisdom to support patients, nurses, and other\nproviders in their decision-making in all roles and settings. This support is accomplished through the use of\ninformation structures, information processes, and information technology. The Clinical Informatics Training Coordinator performs an evaluation of educational programs in the facility. The evaluation processes will include the utilization of the TMS completion. Educational programs may include: In-services Orientation Continuing education Annual reviews Skills certification Competency assessment Virtual/online learning Other various staff development The Clinical Informatics Training Coordinator: Is responsible for ensuring that clinical staff receive an adequate orientation and staff development activities to facilitate compliance with patient care standards. Assumes accountability to include classroom instruction, clinical teaching, collaboration, coordination of virtual learning, and will act as a clinical consultant and resource person to the clinical staff. Will support the coordination of Electronic Health Record Modernization (EHRM) training activities pre, during and post go live with continued sustainment. Will work collaboratively with Unit/Area Educators and Department Managers in assessing, developing, and implementing training and maintaining staff's competencies to ensure provision of quality patient care. Establishes effective relationships with Cincinnati VAMC and VISN-level clinical personnel as well as the Cincinnati VAMC Nurse Recruiter, Chief of Education, Office of Academic Affiliations (OAA) and academic partners. Tasks for coordination may include but not limited to: Acting as a liaison between the Cerner training team and local leadership Assisting in identifying super users and scheduling super user training Coordinate with the local URA staff on end user training Work with supervisors to ensure all end user are registered for training Coordinate with the local Talent Management System (TMS) admin to compile and distribute training metrics along with follow-up on training metrics (no-shows, not registered, etc.) Tasks for training may include but not limited to: Responding to training related questions Identify points of contact for reconciling end user roles and curriculum mapping Classroom setup and hardware validation Training registration process Super user training End user training, sign-on, and favorites fair Super user mobilization Attending Cerner calls for training and coordinate and support new-hire and sustainment training.. Will assist in the design, implementation, and evaluation of training curriculum mapping Schedule/build considerations/finalization, while serving on projects, RCAs, and committees/workgroups as assigned. Serves as a clinical mentor/preceptor for clinical and administrative staff; consults/collaborates in patient care and research; and educates in both formal and information situations. Collaborates with the Managers, Supervisor/designees, and the Chief Nurse of Professional Development and Chief of Education. The immediate supervisor monitors the practice of the Clinical Informatics Training Coordinator by direct observation of practice and review of documentation of programs, policies, or other aspects of assignment attainment. Consistently advises supervisor of any deviations from or issues arising in any of his/her assigned areas. Pay: Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases\nPaid Time Off: 50 days of paid time off per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 11 paid Federal holidays per year)\nRetirement: Traditional federal pension (5 years vesting) and federal 401K with up to 5% in contributions by VA\nInsurance: Federal health/vision/dental/term life/long-term care (many federal insurance programs can be carried into retirement)\nLicensure: 1 full and unrestricted license from any US State or territory Work Schedule: Primarily Monday-Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm with weekends and a tour rotation based on work demands\nTelework: Available Virtual: This is not a virtual position.\nEDRP Authorized: Contact Brian Hulman at Brian.Hulman@va.gov, the EDRP Coordinator for questions/assistance.\nPermanent Change of Station (PCS): Not authorized\nFinancial Disclosure Report: Not required"]
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