Infection Control (Registered Nurse)
Where:Department of Veterans Affairs- Miami VA Healthcare System When:Open 7/17/2017- Close 7/31/2017
•United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy.
•Graduate of a school of professional nursing approved by the appropriate State- accrediting agency and accredited by one of the following accrediting bodies at the time the program was completed by the applicant: The Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) or The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). In cases of graduates of foreign schools of professional nursing, possession of current, full, active and unrestricted registration will meet the requirement of graduation from an approved school of professional nursing. ◦The completion of coursework equivalent to a nursing degree in a MSN Bridge Program that qualifies for professional nursing registration constitutes the completion of an approved course of study of professional nursing. Students should submit the certificate of professional nursing to sit for the NCLEX to the VA along with a copy of the MSN transcript. (Reference VA Handbook 5005, Appendix G6)
•Current, full, active, and unrestricted registration as a graduate professional nurse in a State, Territory or Commonwealth (i.e., Puerto Rico) of the United States, or the District of Columbia.
1. Two to three years of infection control experience with demonstrated leadership skills and knowledge of the infection control process of a Health Care System are preferred.
2. Knowledge of Veteran Health Administration and other health care regulations and practices related to infection control are preferred.
3. Familiarity with word and excel computer applications are preferred.
Phone: (305) 575-7000