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RN - Primary Care Salt Lake & Women's Clinic Assistant Nurse Manager

VA Medical Center


Location:
Salt Lake City, UT
Date:
10/11/2018
2018-10-112018-11-10
Categories:
  • Medical/Surgical
  • Nurse Manager
  • LPN/LVN
  • CNO/Nurse Executive
  • Business
  • Infection Control
  • Operating Room/PACU
  • Critical Care Medicine
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Job Details

Summary
Duties
  • Able to perform as care manager as outlined by the PACT RNCM functional statement
  • Acts as direct supervisor for designated staff
  • Contributes /assists with yearly performance evaluations
  • Assists with payroll duties
  • Assists Nurse Manager in the hiring/selection process for LPN,RN;
  • Assists Nurse Manager in collecting and preparing evidence for disciplinary actions for LPN,RN
  • Is proactive in identifying potential crisis situations and responds effectively in emergency/code situations on unit;
  • Functions as a consult person to nursing and other personnel for PACT implementation and complex care coordination issues
  • Assists the Unit Education Coordinator
  • Works with Nurse Manager in mentoring new staff and students in clinical and professional role development acting as a role model.
  • Monitors clinic staffing needs and maintains adequate levels
  • Maintains a safe clinic environment by routinely inspecting the area and requesting supportive services assistance as needed;
  • Communicates and/or mediates effectively with staff and support personnel to solve patient care and staff issues;
  • Assists the Nurse Manager in monitoring unit for compliance with applicable performance measures and Joint Commission standards;
  • Acts as lead Charge Nurse
  • Responsible for charge nurse training and mentoring;
  • Charges on the shifts worked in staffing when needed.
  • Assists the Nurse Manager in departmental projects and initiatives
  • Assists the Nurse Manager in oversight of PACT performance measures;
  • Provides interpretation and rationale for hospital policies and procedures to personnel, physicians and others.
  • Audits charts for complete documentation. (i.e.reminder completions, encounter completion, unsigned Reviews, completes, investigates and follows-up on variances.
  • Other duties as assigned by Nurse Manager.

Work Schedule: Monday through Friday shifts between the clinic hours of 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
graph of estimated pay ranges
$63,730
$106,235
Job Details
Application Open Date
10/10/2018

Application Close Date
10/15/2018
Organization
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration

Who May Apply
15523-US Citizens and Status Candidates

Status
Full-Time


  • 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.

      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
    • To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements within 30 days of the closing date of this announcement.
      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: Master's Degree in Nursing Administration or Master's Degree in Business Administration, AND Two (2) years supervisory management experience AND RN experience in Emergency Room(ER) or Intensive Care Unit (ICU).

      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: The incumbent must be able to perform all activities of the position without restriction. This position involves considerable standing, walking, stooping, bending, reaching, lifting and turning. Mechanical devices when available are required to be used for heavy or difficult to lift patients. The work may involve pushing or lifting weight in excess of 50 pounds and going up and down flights of stairs. The position requires visual and auditory acuity at a level to provide safe and effective nursing care and the ability to physically control or protect him/herself from physically abusive patients.
  • 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 10/15/2018 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: CASC-10326217-19-DH

      • Able to perform as care manager as outlined by the PACT RNCM functional statement
      • Acts as direct supervisor for designated staff
      • Contributes /assists with yearly performance evaluations
      • Assists with payroll duties
      • Assists Nurse Manager in the hiring/selection process for LPN,RN;
      • Assists Nurse Manager in collecting and preparing evidence for disciplinary actions for LPN,RN
      • Is proactive in identifying potential crisis situations and responds effectively in emergency/code situations on unit;
      • Functions as a consult person to nursing and other personnel for PACT implementation and complex care coordination issues
      • Assists the Unit Education Coordinator
      • Works with Nurse Manager in mentoring new staff and students in clinical and professional role development acting as a role model.
      • Monitors clinic staffing needs and maintains adequate levels
      • Maintains a safe clinic environment by routinely inspecting the area and requesting supportive services assistance as needed;
      • Communicates and/or mediates effectively with staff and support personnel to solve patient care and staff issues;
      • Assists the Nurse Manager in monitoring unit for compliance with applicable performance measures and Joint Commission standards;
      • Acts as lead Charge Nurse
      • Responsible for charge nurse training and mentoring;
      • Charges on the shifts worked in staffing when needed.
      • Assists the Nurse Manager in departmental projects and initiatives
      • Assists the Nurse Manager in oversight of PACT performance measures;
      • Provides interpretation and rationale for hospital policies and procedures to personnel, physicians and others.
      • Audits charts for complete documentation. (i.e.reminder completions, encounter completion, unsigned Reviews, completes, investigates and follows-up on variances.
      • Other duties as assigned by Nurse Manager.

      Work Schedule: Monday through Friday shifts between the clinic hours of 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
      Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

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 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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