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Registered Nurse - Delaware Valley Veterans' Home (2nd Shift) - Home Health

Company: Pennsylvania Hospital
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: May 6, 2024

Job Description:

Registered Nurse - Delaware Valley Veterans' Home (2nd Shift)

The Department of Military & Veterans Affairs is seeking hardworking and caring people who are dedicated to taking care of our residents. The Delaware Valley Veterans' Home offers veterans and their spouses superior care.

If you are an ambitious, confident Registered Nurse committed to providing amazing resident care, this job is for you!

Watch this video to see how you can make a difference caring for Pennsylvania's veterans working for the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs, apply today!


Our Registered Nurses are responsible for the total nursing care and related services given to our residents on designated units, ensuring adherence to HIPAA standards. You would be responsible for establishing and maintaining a therapeutic environment with emphasis on rehabilitative, restorative, skilled, supportive and palliative nursing care. In doing this, you will have the ability to improve our residents' quality of life by providing the best care possible.

Read the complete position description for more information.

Work Schedule and Additional Information:

* Full-time employment (8 hours/day; 40 hours/week)
* Work hours are 2nd shift 2:00 PM - 10:30 PM, with a 30-minute lunch.
* Rotating days and weekends. Working every other weekend is required.
* Salary: In some cases, the starting salary may be non-negotiable.
* You will receive further communication regarding this position via email. Check your email, including spam/junk folders, for these notices.



Necessary Special Requirements:

* This position requires active authorization to practice as a Registered Nurse in Pennsylvania.
* All employees possessing an active temporary practice permit must obtain licensure as a Registered Nurse within the one (1) year period defined by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing.

Other Requirements:

* PA residency requirement is currently waived for this title.
* If you are within 60 days of graduating from a school of nursing approved by the State Board of Nursing, you are eligible to apply for this job posting. At the time of appointment to a position, you must show proof of possession of a current, valid PA temporary practice permit or PA Registered Nurse license.
* You must be able to perform essential job functions.

Legal Requirements:

* A conditional offer of employment may require satisfactory completion of a medical examination.
* This position falls under the provisions of the Older Adult Protective Services Act.
* Under the Act, a conditional offer of employment will require submission and approval of satisfactory criminal history reports, including but not limited to, PA State Police and FBI clearance.

How to Apply:

* Resumes, cover letters, and similar documents will not be reviewed, and the information contained therein will not be considered for the purposes of determining your eligibility for the position. Information to support your eligibility for the position must be provided on the application (i.e., relevant, detailed experience/education).
* If you are claiming education in your answers to the supplemental application questions, you must attach a copy of your college transcripts for your claim to be accepted toward meeting the minimum requirements. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable.
* Your application must be submitted by the posting closing date. Late applications and other required materials will not be accepted.
* Failure to comply with the above application requirements may eliminate you from consideration for this position.


* Pennsylvania law (51 Pa. C.S. -7103) provides employment preference for qualified veterans for appointment to many state and local government jobs. To learn more about employment preferences for veterans, go to and click the Veterans' Preference tab or contact us at .

Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS):

* 711 (hearing and speech disabilities or other individuals).

If you are contacted for an interview and need accommodations due to a disability, please discuss your request for accommodations with the interviewer in advance of your interview date.

The Commonwealth is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. The Commonwealth values inclusion as we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most qualified people to serve the citizens of Pennsylvania. The Commonwealth does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, ancestry, union membership, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, AIDS or HIV status, disability, or any other categories protected by applicable federal or state law. All diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.


* Completing the application, including all supplemental questions, serves as your exam for this position. No additional exam is required at a test center (also referred to as a written exam).
* Your score is based on the detailed information you provide on your application and in response to the supplemental questions.
* Your score is valid for this specific posting only.
* You must provide complete and accurate information or:
* your score may be lower than deserved.
* you may be disqualified.

You may only apply/test once for this posting.Your results will be provided via email.

Learn more about our Total Rewards by watching this short video!

Health & Wellness

We offer multiple health plans so our employees can choose what works best for themselves and their families. Our comprehensive benefits package includes health coverage, vision, dental, and wellness programs.*

Compensation & Financial Planning

We invest in our employees by providing competitive wages and encouraging financial wellness by offering multiple ways to save money and ensure peace of mind including multiple retirement and investment plan options.

Work/Life Balance

We know there's more to life than just work! Our generous paid leave benefits include paid vacation, paid sick leave, eight weeks of paid parental leave, military leave, and paid time off for most major U.S. holidays, as well as flexible work schedules and work-from-home opportunities.*

Values and Culture

We believe in the work we do and provide continual opportunities for our employees to grow and contribute to the greater good. As one of the largest employers in the state, we provide opportunities for internal mobility, professional development, and the opportunity to give back by participating in workplace charitable giving.

Employee Perks

Sometimes, it is the little "extras" that make a big difference. Our employees receive special employee-only discounts and rates on a variety of services and memberships.

For more information on all of these Total Rewards benefits, please visit and click on the benefits box.

* Eligibility rules apply.


You must complete the supplemental question(s) below. Failure to provide complete and accurate information may delay the processing of your application or result in a lower-than-deserved score or disqualification. You must complete the application and answer the supplemental question(s). Resumes, cover letters, and similar documents will not be reviewed for the purposes of determining your eligibility for the position or to determine your score. All information you provide on your application and supplemental question(s) is subject to verification. Any misrepresentation, falsification or omission of material facts is subject to penalty. Read the question(s) carefully. Determine and select the option that most closely represents your highest level of experience/training/certification. The option you choose must be clearly supported if requested.

If you have read and understand these instructions, please click on the "Yes" button and proceed to the exam questions.

If you have general questions regarding the application and hiring process, please refer to our FAQ page.

* Yes


Registered Nurse - Do you possess active authorization to practice as a Registered Nurse in Pennsylvania; or do you possess an active temporary permit to practice as a Registered Nurse in Pennsylvania?

* Yes
* No


Nurse - If yes, please list the state that issued your license, your license number, and the expiration date. If you answered no to the question above, please type N/A in the box below.


Are you within 60 days of graduating from a Registered Nursing program?

* Yes
* No


If you answered yes to the question above, please provide your anticipated graduation date in the text box below. If you answered no to the question above, please type N/A in the text box below.

Required Question

Agency Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

Address 613 North Street

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, 17120


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