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Nurse Manager Operating Room

VA Medical Center


Location:
Columbia, SC
Date:
04/26/2017
Job Code:
507413
Categories:
  • Medical/Surgical
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Dialysis
  • Nurse Manager
  • Operating Room/PACU
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Nurse Manager Operating Room
Columbia, SC
Duties:

The William Jennings Bryan Dorn VAMC is actively recruiting for a Nurse Manager for the Operating Room, Acute Service. The Nurse Manager is designated as the first-line supervisor and is charged with the responsibility and accountability for the day-to-day operations of the Hemodialysis Clinics, ensuring that subordinate personnel provide timely nursing care which complies with generally accepted standards of clinical practice. This includes the authority to accept, amend, or reject the work of subordinates. The Nurse Manager has continuing responsibility for all the following functions: (1) Planning work to be accomplished by subordinates, setting priorities and preparing schedules for completion of work; (2) Assigning work to subordinates based on priorities, selective consideration of the difficulty and the requirements of the assignments, and the capabilities of subordinates; (3) Evaluating the performance of subordinates; (4) Making recommendations for appointments, advancements or reassignments of subordinates; (5) Giving advice, counsel, or instruction to subordinate personnel on work and administrative matters; (6) Hearing and resolving complaints of subordinates and referring more serious complaints not resolved to higher level supervisors; (7) Recommending and/or taking disciplinary action where appropriate; and (8) Identifying developmental and training needs of subordinates and providing or making provision for such development and training. Additionally, responsible for performance improvement, customer service/patient satisfaction, patient and employee safety, interviewing applicants, employee relations, standards of care and practice, the work environment, and accreditation and regulatory standards. He/she actively develops and manages collaborative partnerships with physicians, other clinicians and administration. Responsible for time scheduling of the unit, coaches staff, deals with employee conduct and performance issues, completes recurring reports and performance evaluations in a timely manner. Participates on service and medical center committees and task forces to improve nursing practice and patient care. Identifies educational needs of staff and ensures that these needs are addressed. Has an integral role in orienting new Nurse Managers. Works in partnership with the union and adheres to EEO principles. Performs other duties as required by supervisor.

Work Schedule: Monday thru Friday 7:00 am to 3:30 pm.  Tour of duty is subject to change based on agency needs.

Functional Statement Title/#:544-01412-A,01413-A

Highly Desirable Preferred Education/Experience:  Master's Degree in Nursing or Higher; Minimum 5 years professional nursing experience with leadership and administrative responsibilities AND at least two years of experience in OR/PACU AND national certification in OR.

Applicant's education and experience will be reviewed by a Professional Standards Board in determining the grade and salary of the applicant selected. The recommended salary may be at any point in the range listed for this vacancy.

 

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.