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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
10/20/2018
Job Category:
Nursing
Nurse Manager
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The Nurse Manager is responsible and accountable for planning, organizing, directing, controlling, and evaluating patient care programs and staff activities in the Aurora Community Based Outpatient Clinic. The Nurse Manager has direct supervisory responsibility for nursing.

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Responsibilities

The Nurse Manager demonstrates competency in organizational management skills, written and verbal communication skills, data/operations analysis and strategic planning skills, and creation/visionary skills. Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

* Provides leadership in the application of the nursing process to client care, organizational processes and/or systems, improving outcomes at the program or service level;
* Manages program resources (financial, human, material or informational) to facilitate safe effective and efficient care;
* Implements an educational plan to meet changing program or service needs for self and others and maintains knowledge of current techniques, trends, and professional issues;
* Uses professional standards of care and practice to evaluate programs and or service activities;
* Coaches colleagues in team building and makes sustained contributions to health care by sharing expertise;
* Initiates interdisciplinary projects to improve organizational performance;
* Develops and implements performance standards and provides timely performance evaluations;
* Has responsibility for staffing, orientation, and ongoing competency assessment of staff and ensures staff compliance with all mandatory education and training requirements, and performance improvement and documentation audits
* Ensures that quality control mechanisms are in place, reporting adverse events, making recommendations for peer review, and preparing issue briefs as requested;
* Participates in budget development and monitoring in collaboration with the Medical Director and the Administrative Officer;
* Other duties as assigned.

Work Schedule: Generally Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm; This position may require change in shifts, working days, evenings, nights, weekends and holidays as per departmental needs.

Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel to the Rocky Mountain Regional Medical Center or a community based outpatient clinic for this position.

Supervisory status

Yes

Promotion Potential

None


* Job family (Series)

0610 Nurse


* Requirements

HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment

* You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply for this job
* Designated and/or random drug testing required
* Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959
* You may be required to serve a probationary period
* Subject to a background/security investigation
* Must be proficient in written and spoken English
* Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding process
* Must pass pre-employment physical examination

Qualifications

Basic Requirements:

* United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy.
* Graduate of a school of professional nursing approved by the appropriate State-accrediting agency and accredited by one of the following accrediting bodies at the time the program was completed by the applicant: The Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) or The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). In cases of graduates of foreign schools of professional nursing, possession of current, full, active and unrestricted registration will meet the requirement of graduation from an approved school of professional nursing. OR The completion of coursework equivalent to a nursing degree in a MSN Bridge Program that qualifies for professional nursing registration constitutes the completion of an approved course of study of professional nursing. Students should submit the certificate of professional nursing to sit for the NCLEX to the VA along with a copy of the MSN transcript. (Reference VA Handbook 5005, Appendix G6) OR In cases of graduates of foreign schools of professional nursing, possession of a current, full, active and unrestricted registration will meet the requirement for graduation from an approved school of professional nursing.
* Current, full, active, and unrestricted registration as a graduate professional nurse in a State, Territory or Commonwealth (i.e., Puerto Rico) of the United States, or the District of Columbia.

Preferred Experience: BSN; MSN or Master's in Health-related field strongly preferred. Additional preferred requirements: Minimum of five years acute care/emergency department/critical care nursing experience; Current nurse management or supervisory experience; Ability to communicate clearly and concisely verbally and in writing; Demonstrate ability to interpret and communicate goals, objectives, policies and procedures to staff, patients, and the healthcare team; Demonstrate ability to develop and maintain effective interpersonal relationships and communication with staff throughout the health care system and community.

Grade Determinations: The following criteria must be met in determining the grade assignment of candidates, and if appropriate, the level within a grade:

* Nurse I Level I - An Associate Degree (ADN) or Diploma in Nursing, with no additional nursing practice/experience required.
* Nurse I Level II - An ADN or Diploma in Nursing and approximately 1 year of nursing practice/experience; OR an ADN or Diploma in Nursing and a bachelor's degree in a related field with no additional nursing practice/experience; OR a Bachelor's of Science in Nursing (BSN) with no additional nursing practice/experience.
* Nurse I Level III - An ADN or Diploma in Nursing and approximately 2-3 years of nursing practice/experience; OR an ADN or Diploma in Nursing and a Bachelor's degree in a related field and approximately 1-2 years of nursing practice/experience; OR a BSN with approximately 1-2 years of nursing practice/experience; OR a Master's degree in nursing (MSN) or related field with a BSN and no additional nursing practice/experience.
* Nurse II - A BSN with approximately 2-3 years of nursing practice/experience; OR ADN or Diploma in Nursing and a Bachelor's degree in a related field and approximately 2-3 year's of nursing practice/experience; OR a Master's degree in nursing or related field with a BSN and approximately 1-2 year's of nursing practice/experience; OR a Doctoral degree in nursing or meets basic requirements for appointment and has doctoral degree in a related field with no additional nursing practice/experience required.
* Nurse III - Master's degree in nursing or related field with BSN and approximately 2-3 year's of nursing practice/experience; OR a Doctoral degree.

Reference: VA Regulations, specifically VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G-6 Nurse Qualification Standard. This can be found in the local Human Resources Office.

Physical Requirements: This position requires visual acuity, keen hearing, clear distinctive speech, and manual dexterity. This position requires potentially long periods of continued sitting, standing, walking, and bending. Transferring objects and patients may be required. The incumbent must be able to demonstrate nursing procedures requiring technical skills. The incumbent must be a mature, flexible, sensible individual capable of working effectively in stressful situations, requiring the shifting of priorities based on emerging and changing needs.

Education

IMPORTANT: A transcript must be submitted with your application if you are basing all or part of your qualifications on education.

Note: Only education or degrees recognized by the U.S. Department of Education from accredited colleges, universities, schools, or institutions may be used to qualify for Federal employment. You can verify your education here: http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/. If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education. For further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html.

About Department Of Veterans Affairs

Company Description

Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is the nation’s largest, most technologically advanced integrated health care system. We are responsible for providing care to more than 7.9 million Veterans and their family members, from those who served in World War II to those currently returning from Iraq and Afghanistan. Meeting the needs of these individuals requires the efforts of nearly 250,000 full-time employees and 90,000 health professional trainees working at more than 1,400 sites of care across the nation, all committed to providing our nation’s Veterans with the high-quality health care that they deserve.

Company History

For centuries, the tradition of providing care for the warrior has been a prominent feature of Native American culture. Serving those who served is also at the heart of VA’s mission, which makes Native Americans the ideal candidates for health care positions at VA. For Native American health care professionals at VA, a career caring for our nation’s Veterans is more than a job; it’s an extension of their heritage.

That’s why we are actively seeking Native American doctors, nurses, pharmacists and other allied health practitioners to help us achieve our mission of providing high-quality care to our nation’s Veterans. By incorporating their proud heritage with medicine, Native American health care professionals can make a positive impact not only on the lives of Native American Veterans but all Veterans.

Working Here

A career at VA allows employees to have unmatched control over their lives and career paths while performing a job that’s truly worthwhile. At VA, we take care of our employees as well as we take care of our Veterans. In return for their dedication to providing Veterans with exceptional patient care, they receive competitive salaries, superior benefits, flexible schedules and one of the most comprehensive education support programs in the nation. Our Veterans deserve only the best, and we take great pride in attracting and maintaining a superior workforce capable of providing the exceptional patient care for which we are known.