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Nursing Job Fair (March)

WE ARE HIRING

The Lt. Col. Luke Weathers, Jr. VA Medical Center (formerly known as the Memphis VA Medical Center) is hosting an on-site job fair for Registered Nurses (RN), TTP and Graduate Nurse Techs for Acute care/Med-Surg and Float pool.

There will be on-site interviews conducted on March 6, 2023.   If you are interested in participating in the job fair, you must complete the event registration by March 3, 2023. Register in the upcoming job fair at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ZZRJW5D

SIGN ON BONUS MAY BE AVAILABLE FOR HIGHLY QUALIFED CANDIDATES

Date:   March 6, 2023    (On-site Interviews)

Time:  3pm-7pm

Location:  Lt. Col. Luke Weathers, Jr. VA Medical Center (Theater 2nd Floor)

                      1030 Jefferson Avenue      

                      Memphis, TN 38104

 

Basic Requirements for Registered Nurse:

·         * Citizen of the United States

·         * Graduation from School of Nursing – Must be a graduate of a school of professional nursing approved by the appropriate State agency and be accredited by National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC) or The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

·         * Registration - must have a current, full, active, and unrestricted licenses/registration as a graduate professional nurse in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth (i.e., Puerto Rico) of the US or District of Columbia

·         Physical Standards – must pass the physical requirements

·         English Language Proficiency – must be proficient in spoken and written English language

 

Documents Required for RN and TTP Application Package:

·         Resume

·         Copy of ACLS/BLS (for RNs) REQUIRED American Heart Assoc.

·         Copy of Transcripts (unofficial)

·         Copy of License/registration

·         Copy of any certification

·         Nurse Salary Questionnaire (for RNs only)

·         Application (10-2850a (for RN only)

·        RN -  3 References  (2 supervisory reference and 1 professional references that can speak to skills)

         TTP and GNT - 2 Recommendations  (from Nursing Faculty or Clinical Instructor)         

Basic Requirements for Graduate Nurse Techs:

                Copy of Transcripts (unofficial)

                BLS (American Heart Assoc)

                Must obtain RN License within 6 months

Application (10-2850c) required  for all applicants

 

Required Knowledge Skills and Abilities are:

1. Ability to assist in the full range of nursing care to patients/residents with physical and/or behavioral problems in a hospital, long term care or outpatient setting under the direction of a Registered Nurse and/or Licensed Vocational Nurse/Licensed Practical Nurse.

2. Ability to communicate orally with patients/residents, families, interdisciplinary team, and other personnel. This includes serving as a preceptor to new  by assisting with the coordination of their orientation and overseeing/assessing their practical experience while in a clinical setting.

3. Ability to recognize and react to emergent patient/resident care situations and intervene while waiting for assistance. For example, recognizing need for basic life support, controlling bleeding, and assisting with behavior crisis, etc.

 

For any candidates that passes the interview process, references checks will be conducted on March 7th & 8th  and selectees will be invited back March 9th & 10th, 2023, to complete all pre-employment requirements.

 

 

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