Washington State Registered Nurse 2 in Orting, Washington


The Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs is pleased to announce the recruitment for a part time-permanent Registered Nurse 2 at our Washington Soldiers Home (WSH). Join the mission driven team at WSH and serve our veterans as a Registered Nurse. This job is located at the Washington Veterans Home, located in Orting, near Puyallup.

This position works part-time from 10:00 PM to 6:30 AM

The Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs (WDVA) is comprised of more than 800 dedicated staff who strives to fulfill WDVA's mission of "Serving Those Who Served." To achieve this mission, WDVA provides critical services to veterans and their families, both in the community and among four veterans' homes within the State of Washington. WDVA is a national leader in the quality of and advocacy for veterans claims submitted to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, reaching out to Washington's more than 600,000 veterans.

WDVA operates three veterans homes in Port Orchard, Orting, Spokane,and Walla Walla providing Medicare and Medicaid nursing care for honorably discharged veterans, to include, in some instances, their spouses, widow(er)s or gold star parents.

For more information, visit our website at www.dva.gov.


Under the direct supervision of the physician or supervising nurse: prepare, evaluate, and revise treatment plans for residents based on personal observations and recommendations of physicians, psychiatrists, psychologist, social workers, ancillary service providers, and/or other nurses. Be able to treat minor ailments such as headaches, stomachaches, colds, influenza, cuts and scratches and perform eye and ear irrigation, apply surgical dressings and bandages, insert nasal gastric tubes and give first aid.

Examine residents to determine their need for medical care and monitor treatments for efficacy making recommendations as necessary to the care team or physician. Direct and supervise subordinate nursing personnel and coordinate assignments of staff to residents, records and administers or oversees the administration of medications, collaborates with other members of the health care team to develop individual care plans for residents, observe and record physical and mental condition of residents and evaluate whether they require the attention of a physician. Provide professional nursing services including planning, assessing, implementing and evaluating nursing care


Required Qualifications

Current and valid Washington State License to practice as a Registered Nurse.

Additional work experience as a Registered Nurse is desirable.

Must successfully pass a Criminal History Background check every two years and remain free from disqualifying convictions.

Must comply with health screening requirements by undergoing a tuberculosis skin test.

Supplemental Information

Positions may be required to work overtime and/or holidays.

Positions in this classification are included in a union shop.

Supplemental Information

*In your letter of interest, please include in detail how you meet the required qualifications. In addition, please include any of the preferred qualifications that you meet. Applicants who fail to include this information may not move forward in the selection process. Initial screening will be based on information contained in your response to a supplemental questionnaire, as well as your application profile. Please be sure to respond fully and completely to the supplemental questionnaire and submit a completed application profile, a current resume, and three professional references including at least two supervisors.Comments such as "see attachments" or "on file" will be considered incomplete and may not be considered to move forward in the selection process.

NOTE: Applicants wishing to claim Veterans Preference should attach a copy of their DD-214 (Member 4 copy), NGB 22, or signed verification of service letter from the United States Department of Veterans Affairs to their application. Please blackout any personally identifiable data such as social security numbers. For questions about Veterans Preference, Please email us at recruiters@dva.wa.gov.

The State of Washington is an equal opportunity employer. Persons with a disability who need assistance in the application process or testing process, or those needing this announcement in an alternative format, may call (360) 725-2204 or toll free (800) 562-0132 and select option 5. For questions about this recruitment, call (360)725 -2204. TTY users should first call 711 to access the Washington Relay Service.

Job Type: Part Time - Permanent

Job Number: 2016-10522

Department: Dept. of Veterans Affairs

Closing: 10/20/2016 11:59 PM Pacific

Agency: State of Washington

Address: View Job Posting for Agency Information View Job Posting for Location, Washington, 98504.

Website: http://www.careers.wa.gov

Salary: $4,172.00 - $5,475.00 Monthly

Location: Pierce County – Orting, WA