RPN V, INTERIM-HEAD NURSE OR # 58681 * FT* KVMH

Job Description

DATE POSTED: OCTOBER 20 2017

POSITION NO: 58681

JOB STATUS:  INTERIM/ 6 Month assignment with possibility of extension

SALARY: $8,502 month (SR23)

JOB LOCATION:  Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital, Waimea, Kauai, Hawaii

THIS IS AN INTERIM POSITION

 

FUNCTION:  This position is located in the Operating Room/Recovery Room Unit (OR) of Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital (KVMH). KVMH is part of the Kauai Region, Hawaii Health Systems Corporation, a public benefit corporation of the State of Hawaii operating 12 facilities statewide.

The primary function of this position (Head Nurse) is to assume the 24-hour accountability for the management and direction of the OR Nursing Services to ensure the provision of optimal care for patients addressing the individualized age-appropriate care needs of patients. This position is responsible to assure the assessing and evaluating of the patients’ immediate and long-term needs in an appropriate and professional manner and developing and implementing care plans based on those needs. Incumbent must be able to carry out nursing procedures, as well as delegate to staff those techniques requiring a high degree of skill and current knowledge. Position may be subject to rotating shifts and may be floated to other nursing units.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

To qualify, you must meet all of the following requirements. Please note that unless specifically indicated, the required education and experience may not be gained concurrently. In addition, qualifying work experiences are credited based on a 40-hour workweek.

Education Requirement:  Graduation from an accredited school of nursing.

Experience Requirement: One and one-half years (1 1/2) of professional nursing experience.

One-half year (1/2) of professional nursing experience which includes: (1)planning and directing the work of others; (2)assigning and reviewing their work; (3)advising them on difficult problem areas; (4)timing and scheduling their work; and (5)training and developing employees.

Five (5) years of combined experience in OR unit services, and/or certification in specialty preferred.

 

License Required:   License to practice as professional nurse in the State of Hawaii. Applicants must submit evidence of current Hawaii RN licensure (a copy of valid license) at the time of appointment.


HOW TO APPLY:   For application information, please click on the links below:

Application Information

For additional information, call (808) 338-9425 or e-mail kauaijobs@hhsc.org.

Please complete our HHSC Employment Application form even if you are submitting your RESUME.

 QUALITY OF EXPERIENCE: Possession of the required amount of experience will not in itself be accepted as proof of qualification for the position. Overall paid or unpaid experience must have been of such scope and responsibility as to conclusively demonstrate that you have the ability to perform the duties of this position. Provide a detailed description of your duties and responsibilities. If you worked on a part-time basis, indicate the average number of hours worked per week. Please note that experience will be based on a 40-hour workweek. Note: We will not postpone the recruitment process because of your failure to provide accurate and complete information concerning your qualifications.

MERIT OR CIVIL SERVICE SYSTEM: You must meet the minimum qualification requirements, including education, experience, other public employment requirements for State Civil Service employment, and HHSC Standards of Fitness. Only those applicants that are scheduled for an interview with the hiring manager will be contacted. Applications will be kept active for six (6) months.

CITIZENSHIP AND RESIDENCE REQUIREMENT: Applicants must be eligible to work in the U.S. and at the time of appointment will be required to become a Hawaii resident within a reasonable time from hire.

VETERAN’S PREFERENCE: If you are claiming Veteran’s Preference, you must submit a copy of your DD214 and/or other substantiating documents specifying the periods of your service.

PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must be able to physically and mentally perform efficiently the duties of the position. Qualified applicants with disabilities who can perform the essential functions of the advertised position are encouraged to apply. The Hawaii Health Systems Corporation is committed to making reasonable accommodations on a case-by-case basis. Applicants seeking reasonable accommodation should be ready to discuss the accommodation sought so that a determination can be made that such accommodation is reasonable and would not cause the employer undue hardship.

PHYSICAL EXAMINATION REQUIREMENT: Offers of employment will be conditioned on the results of a complete physical examination, which includes a drug screening. For certain job categories, applicants may be referred to an HHSC-designated physician, rather than the applicant’s personal physician of choice. The cost for all physical examinations, except the cost for the drug screening, shall be borne by the applicant and not the Hawaii Health Systems Corporation. The Hawaii Health Systems Corporation shall bear the cost of the drug screening.

CRIMINAL/BACKGROUND, CREDENTIALING CHECKS: Applicable checks will be conducted periodically and any associated costs may be borne by the applicant. If a job offer is made or employment is begun prior to completion of all applicable checks, any offer of employment or continued employment is contingent upon satisfactory return of all required checks.

HOW TO APPLY:  Please complete and submit our HHSC Employment Application.  Only applicants that have been through a Human Resources (HR) applicant screening process will be considered for an interview with the hiring manager. Applications for announcements with a deadline date must be on file no later than the last day to file applications. Applications received for positions with “Continuous Recruitment Until Needs are Met” will be accepted as long as there are vacancies. Inactive/filled announcements will be taken off the HHSC website.

STEPS TO AN ADMINISTRATIVE REVIEW, SUBSEQUENT APPEALS: If you do not agree with a decision made by the Employment Office as to your non-qualification or non-selection for a position, you may complete a Request for Administrative Review form or you may submit a written request within twenty (20) days from the date of your sent notice to the Regional Chief Executive Officer/Designee. Your letter requesting the Administrative Review must include 1. The job title(s) and recruitment number(s), 2. the specific reason(s) you are requesting the review noting if there is a statute or rule violation, and 3. any additional information you want to submit to substantiate your request. If you do not submit your request within the twenty (20) days deadline, no Administrative Review will be conducted. Since the Administrative Review is a prerequisite to subsequent steps, failure to utilize this process will make you ineligible for subsequent appeals. The administrative review, formal complaint and/or appeals hearing will not necessarily postpone the recruitment process and/or rescind a selection. If you do not agree with the Administrative Review, you may file a Formal Complaint and then, if you are still not satisfied, you can appeal to the HHSC Merit Appeals Board.

Contact Information

The Kauai Regional Office of the Hawaii Health Systems Corporation is located at Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital, 4643 Waimea Canyon Road, Waimea, HI 96796. For employment opportunities, please click on this link. For additional information, call (808) 338-9425 or e-mail kauaijobs@hhsc.org

PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES MAY CONTACT THE RECRUITMENT OFFICER AT (808) 338-9426 (TTD/TTY) OR EMAIL kauaijobs@hhsc.org TO DISCUSS SPECIAL NEEDS IN APPLYING.

To apply for this job email your details to cosuna@hhsc.org