DHA

Nurse (Clinical/Perioperative) / Nurse (Perioperative)

Location US-KS-FT. RILEY
Job ID
2022-7099
# Positions
1
Recruitment Bonus
Negotiable
Relocation Assistance
Negotiable
Student Loan Repayment
Negotiable

Overview

Irwin Army Community Hospital (IACH) at Ft Riley is uniquely located in the rolling Flint Hills region of Northeast Kansas. Nestled between Junction City (pop. 25,000) and Manhattan (pop. 57,000), the local area has an abundance of outdoor activities where you with unlimited opportunities to fish, hike, swim, and explore!

Enjoy BigXII college sports and entertainment at Kansas State University in Manhattan; as well as a thriving night life. Experience travel simplified at the Manhattan Regional Airport or international travel through Kansas City International Airport. Manhattan has been recognized on the following for its quality of life:

 

. #3 on a list of Best Small Places for Business and Careers (Forbes)
. Top 10 Places to Retire (Money Magazine)
. Top 50 College Towns in America (Best College Reviews)
. Top 10 Best Places to Retire Young (CNN Money)
. Top 100 Places to Live in America (Livability)


Join #TeamIACH, your home in the Flint Hills; making Fort Riley the best place in the Army for Soldiers to live, train, deploy from, and come home to.

 

Our civilian team members are eligible for full federal benefits packages which include:

401k (TSP, 5% match)
Retirement pension (FERS, five years to be vested)
Health, life, long-term, vision, and dental insurance for the employee and family members
Competitive pay, regular cost of living and time in service base salary increases.
Performance awards
Paid on-the-job training and developmental opportunities
Ten paid federal holidays, ample vacation days, separate sick leave that does not expire
Recruitment and retention incentives
Paid relocation costs
Free parking at work
USO Airport Lounge Access
Access to MWR services and activities which include childcare options
Military service buy-back eligibility

Responsibilities

Duties
Perform pre-operative, intraoperative and post-operative patient care.
Set up, operate, and monitor specialized medical equipment such as cardiac monitors, oxygen delivery systems, arterial lines, chest tubes, defibrillators, pneumatic and electrical drills/saw, prevaccum flash sterilizers, electro cautery units
Utilize the perioperative nursing process to formulate patient care plans.
Coordinate with patients and family members regarding disease processes and provides emotional support, as needed.
May be assigned as charge nurse of a particular shift and will assume the responsibility for promoting quality, cost-effective nursing care within the framework of the philosophy and mission objectives.

Qualifications

Qualifications
Who May Apply: US Citizens

Basic Requirement for Nurse (Clinical/Perioperative) / Nurse (Perioperative):

Degree: A graduate or higher level degree, bachelor's degree, associate degree, or diploma from an accredited professional nursing educational program is required. This education must have been accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs, Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education, or an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education at the time the degree was obtained. (Note: You must attach a copy of your transcripts.)

Licensure: A current, active, full, and unrestricted license or registration as a professional nurse from a State, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a territory of the United States; and you must have passed the National Council Licensure Examination.


Education/Experience: A diploma, associate degree, or bachelor's degree in Nursing from a professional nursing program and possession of at least one full year of professional nursing experience (equivalent to the GS-09 grade level or above) which includes providing comprehensive nursing care to intraoperative patients, assessing pre-operative or post-operative patients, and educating patients or staff.

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