The Registered Nurse provides care and counseling of persons or in the promotion and maintenance of health and prevention of illness and injury based upon the nursing process which includes systematic data gathering, assessment, appropriate nursing judgment, and evaluation of human responses to actual or potential health problems through such services as case finding, health teaching, health counseling; provision of care supportive to or restorative of life and well-being. The Registered Nurse- Assistant Nurse Manager of the Community Living Center (CLC) is responsible for the coordination and care of the Community Living Center (CLC), including but not limited to the Palliative Care (PC) treating specialty. This nurse is responsible for facilitating care and the discharge planning process for the Veterans in CLC. The Assistant Nurse Manager is in line authority to the unit Nurse Manager in providing leadership, supervision, and direction to nursing staff. Duties if this position include but are not limited to: Develops time schedules, completes performance evaluations, and initiates or recommends disciplinary actions, responsible for performance improvement, customer service/patient satisfaction, patient and employee safety, employee relations, standards of care and practice, the work environment, and accreditation and regulatory standards. Actively develops and manages collaborative interdisciplinary partnerships with physicians and other clinicians. This nurse is responsible for supporting and reinforcing the framework of a high reliable organization by committing to a culture of safety and continuous improvement. This nurse may also be assigned to provide assistance within his/her unit and is expected to coordinate his/her schedule to provide coverage to the Nurse Manager and will require minimal supervision when covering in line with Nurse III capabilities. The nurse performs his/her duties independently on a day to day basis and reports directly to the Nurse Manager. Work Schedule: 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM (Monday through Friday) Financial Disclosure Report: Not Required Compressed/Flexible Schedule: Not Available Virtual: This is not a virtual position. Functional Statement Title: Medicine and Surgery Services Registered Nurse Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.