These temporary positions will support the Federal Government's response efforts to COVID-19. The Marion, Illinois VAMC is seeking Registered Nurses to join the Clinical Manpower Team within Nursing Service. There are ten (10) vacancies with the Marion, IL VAMC. These are temporary positions not to exceed one year. Multiple work schedules are available. This is an OPEN CONTINUOUS ANNOUNCEMENT and will remain open until April 30, 2021. The initial cut-off date for referral of eligible applications will be January 20, 2021, with subsequent cut-off dates every two weeks. Eligible applications will be referred at regular intervals or as additional vacancies occur on an as-needed basis until positions filled. These are temporary positions not to exceed one year. The purpose of these positions is to provide increased clinical support to the health care system during a disaster, pandemic, staffing crisis, or any cause of patient surge or sudden increased clinic demand for services. The Registered Nurse on the Clinical Manpower Team will supplement the nursing staff by performing simple triage at screening and checkpoint stations. The RN will perform tests such as nasopharyngeal swabs, phlebotomy, and vital signs, and administer vaccinations in both indoor or outdoor settings. Work Schedule: Multiple work schedules are available. Tour of Duty will be 7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m, Monday - Saturday. Overtime may be required depending on operating needs of the facility. Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
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