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Nurse Manager MHRRTP

VA Medical Center


Location:
Orlando, FL
Date:
04/03/2018
2018-04-032018-05-12
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Job Details


Summary

OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise - "To care for him who shall have borne the battle and for his widow, and his orphan" - by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?

Officially established in October 2006, the Orlando VA Medical Center is one of the Top 100 Companies in Central Florida for working families. The Orlando VA Medical Center includes the following facilities; a 120-bed Community Living Center and a 60-bed Residential Rehabilitation Program (located at the Lake Nona Campus), Outpatient Clinics in Orlando (Lake Baldwin), Viera and Daytona Beach and four Community Based Outpatient Clinics located in Clermont, Kissimmee, Leesburg, and Orange City. Our new medical center is currently open for many outpatient services and will continue to open more services throughout 2017. The new 65-acre medical campus has 134-inpatient beds and provides acute care, complex specialty care, advanced diagnostic services, a large multispecialty outpatient clinic, and administrative and support services.


Duties

Position Summary: The Orlando VA Health Care System are seeking an innovative, energetic Nurse Manager for the Mental Health Residential Rehabilitation & Treatment. The Nurse Manager has nursing responsibility for the Homeless, Psychosocial Rehabilitation and Substance Abuse programs in the Domiciliary at both 60-bed facilities at Lake Nona and Lake Baldwin. He/she oversees the nursing services that significantly impact the health care provided to OVAMC Domiciliary veterans. He/she is engaged in administrative nursing practice characterized by both increased complexity of clinical decision making and enhanced skill in nursing management. Nursing management responsibilities include the development and implementation of policies and procedures to ensure goal attainment, management of administrative, budgetary, and outcomes monitoring using data-driven quality assurance processes. The ideal candidate is responsible for all issues that affect nursing including standards of practice, credentialing, training, functional statements, position descriptions, proficiency reports, performance appraisals, policies, procedures, protocols and competencies. He/she ensures appropriate orientation, education and continuing professional development of nursing personnel supervised. The Nurse Manager has responsibility for the oversight of the nursing staff to ensure that they provide the highest quality of psychological care to veterans served. The incumbent provides timely information regarding emergencies, unusual occurrences or issues that impact on nursing practice or operations to the Chief Nurse of Mental Health. The incumbent is knowledgeable concerning the disciplinary process and keeps his/her supervisor abreast of such actions.

Work Schedule: Normal work days/hours will be Monday-Friday, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM, with 24 hour accountability and work day/hours flexibility as patient care needs require. This may include staffing the unit for shortages.






graph of estimated pay ranges
$76,676

$119,312





Job Details



Application Open Date

3/30/2018



Application Close Date

4/13/2018




Organization

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration



Who May Apply

None



Status

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  • More About VAOpen More About VA SectionClose More About VA Section

    • This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies.

      It is the policy of the VA to not deny employment to those that have faced financial hardships or periods of unemployment.

      This position is in the Excepted Service and does not confer competitive status.

      United States Citizenship Required; non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy.

      VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply. The health related positions in VA are covered by Title 38, and are not covered by the Schedule A excepted appointment authority.

      Veterans and Transitioning Service Members: Please visit the VA for Vets site for career-search tools for Veterans seeking employment at VA, career development services for our existing Veterans, and coaching and reintegration support for military service members.

      If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.





  • QualificationsOpen Qualifications SectionClose Qualifications Section

    • Basic Requirements:
      • US Citizenship and English language proficiency required;
      • Graduate from the Accreditation Commission on Education in Nursing (ACEN) or Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) accredited program and current, unrestricted licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN) required;
      • BSN required with Master's Degree in Nursing or a related field preferred.
      • A minimum of five (5) years of successful clinical nursing practice in mental health and/or substance abuse highly preferred; Domiciliary clinical experience a plus.
      • One (1) year recent nursing management experience strongly preferred;
      • National Certification in Mental Health desired; and
      • Excellent communication skills, with demonstrated ability in previous assignments to be self-directed, function independently, and work effectively with others at all levels within the organization.
      Grade Determinations: The following criteria must be met in determining the grade assignment of candidates, and if appropriate, the level within a grade:
      • 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.
      Physical Requirements: The incumbent of the position performs direct patient care and must meet the below physical requirements to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation. Lift 45 lbs. or over, Carry 45 lbs. or over, Straight pulling, Pushing, Reaching above shoulders, use of fingers and both hands, Walking, Standing, Kneeling, Repeated bending, Near vision (correctable), Far vision (correctable), Ability to distinguish basic colors, Ability to distinguish shades of colors, Hearing, and Emotional stability.

      This is a testing-designated position, subject to random pre- and post-employment testing for illegal drug use. Environmental Factors: Inside work, Constant noise, Dust, Fumes, smoke or gases, Working closely with others, Protracted or irregular hours of work, Exposure to infectious diseases.

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




  • BenefitsOpen Benefits SectionClose Benefits Section





  • How To ApplyOpen How To Apply SectionClose How To Apply Section

    • All applicants are encouraged to apply online. To apply for this position, you must complete the full questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below. The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (ET) on 04/13/2018 to receive consideration.

      1. To begin, click Apply Online to create a USAJOBS account or log in to your existing account. Follow the prompts to select your USA JOBS resume and/or other supporting documents and complete the occupational questionnaire.
      2. Click Submit My Answers to submit your application package.
      NOTE: It is your responsibility to ensure your responses and appropriate documentation is submitted prior to the closing date.

      To verify your application is complete, log into your USA JOBS account, https://my.usajobs.gov/Account/Login, select the Application Status link and then select the more information link for this position. The Details page will display the status of your application, the documentation received and processed, and any correspondence the agency has sent related to this application. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process. To return to an incomplete application, log into your USA JOBS account and click Update Application in the vacancy announcement. You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USA JOBS account or your application will be incomplete.




  • Additional DetailsOpen Additional Details SectionClose Additional Details Section

    • Series: 0610-Nurse


      Job Pay Type: Per Year


      Job Openings:


      Job Position: CBDI-10175159-18-SS




      Position Summary: The Orlando VA Health Care System are seeking an innovative, energetic Nurse Manager for the Mental Health Residential Rehabilitation & Treatment. The Nurse Manager has nursing responsibility for the Homeless, Psychosocial Rehabilitation and Substance Abuse programs in the Domiciliary at both 60-bed facilities at Lake Nona and Lake Baldwin. He/she oversees the nursing services that significantly impact the health care provided to OVAMC Domiciliary veterans. He/she is engaged in administrative nursing practice characterized by both increased complexity of clinical decision making and enhanced skill in nursing management. Nursing management responsibilities include the development and implementation of policies and procedures to ensure goal attainment, management of administrative, budgetary, and outcomes monitoring using data-driven quality assurance processes. The ideal candidate is responsible for all issues that affect nursing including standards of practice, credentialing, training, functional statements, position descriptions, proficiency reports, performance appraisals, policies, procedures, protocols and competencies. He/she ensures appropriate orientation, education and continuing professional development of nursing personnel supervised. The Nurse Manager has responsibility for the oversight of the nursing staff to ensure that they provide the highest quality of psychological care to veterans served. The incumbent provides timely information regarding emergencies, unusual occurrences or issues that impact on nursing practice or operations to the Chief Nurse of Mental Health. The incumbent is knowledgeable concerning the disciplinary process and keeps his/her supervisor abreast of such actions.

      Work Schedule: Normal work days/hours will be Monday-Friday, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM, with 24 hour accountability and work day/hours flexibility as patient care needs require. This may include staffing the unit for shortages.





Best Care / Best Careers

To care for him who shall have borne the battle and for his widow and his orphan." These words, spoken by Abraham Lincoln during his Second Inaugural Address, reflect the philosophy and principles that guide VA in everything we do, and are the focus of our endeavors to serve our Nation's veterans and their families.

 The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has one of the most diverse, challenging, and rewarding missions in the United States Government. We strive to meet the needs of the Nation's veterans and their families today and in the future.

VA manages one of the largest health care systems in the world and the nation's leading employer of registered nurses. Nurses in Veterans Health Administration (VHA) are engaged in a variety of roles and have multiple opportunities for career and professional development. The VHA provides veterans and their dependents with many other services such as benefits and education, and also provides burial benefits.

Our goal is to provide excellence in patient care, veterans' benefits and customer satisfaction. We can provide you with challenging, interesting, meaningful work to care for the veterans who have risked their lives to protect our freedom.

 As the Department of Veterans Affairs heads into the 21st century, we will strive to meet the needs of the Nation's veterans today and tomorrow. We are a more customer-focused organization, functioning as "One-VA" and delivering seamless service to our customers.

We benchmark our service with the best in business. We use innovative means and high technology to deliver "World-Class Customer Service". We foster partnerships with our customers and stakeholders, making them part of the decision-making process.

Department of Veterans Affairs is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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