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RN Administrative Nursing Supervisor

VA Medical Center


Location:
New Orleans, LA
Date:
04/20/2018
2018-04-202018-06-22
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Summary

Residents of Greater New Orleans enjoy one of the highest qualities of life in the United States. While we are known to enjoy many of the best restaurants in the world, more than 300 festivals, vibrant nightlife, not to mention Mardi Gras, that's just the beginning of what we have to offer. We treasure family and community, our children have access to high-quality education, we enjoy an incredible abundance of the arts, and so much more!

The Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System, provides quality, patient-centered health care to Veterans throughout 23 parishes in southeast Louisiana. We meet the needs of Veterans through seven community-based outpatient clinics located in Slidell, Hammond, St. John Parish, Houma, Franklin, Bogalusa and Baton Rouge, as well as a new Veterans Medical Center in New Orleans.

Our new Veterans Medical Center is a 200-bed level 1b medical center including an acute mental health unit, inpatient medicine, surgery, and intensive care units, and a community living center. We serve as a tertiary care regional referral center for Veterans across the Gulf coast from the Florida panhandle to the Louisiana/Texas state line for specialized acute care services. SLVHCS has a specialized imaging center including PET/CT, 3 CT scanners, and 2 MRI as well as 8 operating rooms and six procedure rooms. The medical center is designed to meet the full array of VA missions: health care to America's heroes, education, research, and national preparedness and assistance and serves as a cornerstone for the emerging biosciences industry in New Orleans.

SLVHCS serves as an educational medical center. As a medical center surrounded by education institutions, we have academic affiliations with Louisiana State University and Tulane University Medical School's. We also have relationships with University of New Orleans, Dillard University, Xavier University of Louisiana, Tulane University Graduate Program in Health Administration and Loyola University to recruit and grow our staff of allied health and administrative professionals. These relationships help us to provide excellent primary, specialty and mental health services to our Veterans. For more information, like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/VANewOrleans and follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/VANewOrleans.




Duties

The Administrative Nursing Supervisor executes position responsibilities that demonstrates leadership, experience, and creative approaches to management of complex patient care. The Administrative Nursing Supervisor demonstrates performance and leadership that is broad enough to improve the care for a group of patients. The Administrative Nursing Supervisor is responsible for the documented outcomes at the program or service level. Duties include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Directs and implements practice according to established policies, standards of care, and standards of practice.
  • Demonstrates leadership in providing and improving the delivery of nursing care.
  • Manages nursing care delivery and staff development.
  • Implements and enforces Medical Center policies and procedures.
  • Directs, guides, and leads the Medical Center in the absence of the Medical Center Director and the Associate Director of Patient Care Services.
  • Demonstrates ability to function effectives in NOD role which requires application of complex problem solving skills for problems and issues that affect the operation of the Medical Center on their tour of duty and use team approaches to identify, analyze, and resolve problems.
  • Displays leadership in identifying and evaluating issues that impact patient care, organizational processes, or systems to improve overall outcomes by coordinating emergency management, staffing coordinator, which includes operation of Care Ware (computerized staffing package), patient flow, and supervision of staff.
  • Serves as consultant for clinical issues, such as but not limited to, emergency management and patient flow.
  • Assumes leadership role and fosters accountability in others for professional practice and improvement of patient care.
  • Uses principles of risk management to identify systems issues which impact patient care and reports incidences ensuring that initiating incident reports and appropriate paperwork are initiated which include Sentinel events.
  • Assists staff in following guidelines for planned change and in using quality improvement data when proposing change or improvement in nursing care.

This position is NON-BARGAINING.

Work Schedule: Off Tours - Nights, Evenings Weekends, and Holidays with rotating 8 hour shifts, as patient care dictates

Functional Statement Title: Administrative Nursing Supervisor
(Functional Statement is available for review in Human Resources Management Service)






graph of estimated pay ranges
$67,994

$105,482





Job Details



Application Open Date

3/13/2018



Application Close Date

12/28/2018




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

    • Annual leave shall accrue for full-time Nurses, and Nurse Anesthetists at the rate of 8 hours for each full biweekly pay period.

      Selected applicant will be required to complete an online on-boarding process.

      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 view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.





  • QualificationsOpen Qualifications SectionClose Qualifications Section

    • 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: The following is preferred, but not required:
      • 2-3 years Supervisory RN, or house supervisor experience or mid-level management.
      • Demonstrates ability to analyze, implement and support health care systems, while promoting enhanced clinical skills and professional growth.
      • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with staff and all departments.

      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: Heavy Lifting (45 lbs. and over); Heavy Carrying (45 lbs. and over); Straight Pulling (up to 1 hour); Pushing (1 - 2 hours); Reaching above shoulder; Use of fingers; Both hands required; Walking (up to 6 hours); Standing (up to 8 hours); Repeated bending (up to 1 hour); Ability for rapid mental and muscular coordination simultaneously; Near vision correctable at 13" to 16"; Hearing (aid permitted).

      Influenza Prevention Program Statement: Participation in the seasonal influenza program is a condition of employment and a requirement for all Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care Personnel (HCP). HCP are individuals who, during the influenza season, work in VHA locations where patients receive care or who come into contact with VA patients as part of their duties. VHA locations include, but are not limited to, VA hospitals and associated clinics, community living centers (CLCs), community-based outpatient clinics (CBOCs), domiciliary units, Vet centers and VA-leased facilities. HCP include all VA licensed and unlicensed, clinical and administrative, paid and unpaid, full- and part-time employees, intermittent employees, fee basis employees, VA contractors, students, researchers, volunteers, and trainees who work at these facilities.




  • 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 12/28/2018 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: CBDX-629-18-10159085-RH




      The Administrative Nursing Supervisor executes position responsibilities that demonstrates leadership, experience, and creative approaches to management of complex patient care. The Administrative Nursing Supervisor demonstrates performance and leadership that is broad enough to improve the care for a group of patients. The Administrative Nursing Supervisor is responsible for the documented outcomes at the program or service level. Duties include, but are not limited to the following:

      • Directs and implements practice according to established policies, standards of care, and standards of practice.
      • Demonstrates leadership in providing and improving the delivery of nursing care.
      • Manages nursing care delivery and staff development.
      • Implements and enforces Medical Center policies and procedures.
      • Directs, guides, and leads the Medical Center in the absence of the Medical Center Director and the Associate Director of Patient Care Services.
      • Demonstrates ability to function effectives in NOD role which requires application of complex problem solving skills for problems and issues that affect the operation of the Medical Center on their tour of duty and use team approaches to identify, analyze, and resolve problems.
      • Displays leadership in identifying and evaluating issues that impact patient care, organizational processes, or systems to improve overall outcomes by coordinating emergency management, staffing coordinator, which includes operation of Care Ware (computerized staffing package), patient flow, and supervision of staff.
      • Serves as consultant for clinical issues, such as but not limited to, emergency management and patient flow.
      • Assumes leadership role and fosters accountability in others for professional practice and improvement of patient care.
      • Uses principles of risk management to identify systems issues which impact patient care and reports incidences ensuring that initiating incident reports and appropriate paperwork are initiated which include Sentinel events.
      • Assists staff in following guidelines for planned change and in using quality improvement data when proposing change or improvement in nursing care.

      This position is NON-BARGAINING.

      Work Schedule: Off Tours - Nights, Evenings Weekends, and Holidays with rotating 8 hour shifts, as patient care dictates

      Functional Statement Title: Administrative Nursing Supervisor
      (Functional Statement is available for review in Human Resources Management Service)





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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