The Assistant Nurse Manager (OPC) has 24 hours, 7 days a week, accountability for the provision and evaluation of patient care in the outpatient specialty clinics and for the management and supervision of staff as assigned. The Assistant Nurse Manager (OPC) provides organizational performance improvement oversight to ensure positive patient outcomes. The Assistant Nurse Manager (OPC): Demonstrates management practices that include effective labor and performance management, leadership skills, and clinical skills of a registered nurse. Provides accountability for applicable accreditation standards for the medical center. Provides leadership application of the nursing process to client care, organizational processes / systems, by improving outcomes at the program / service level. Utilizes professional standards of care and practice to evaluate programs and / or service activities. Implements educational plans to meet changing programs or service needs for self and others. Maintains knowledge of current techniques, trends, and professional issues. Coaches colleagues in team building. Makes sustained contributions to healthcare by sharing expertise internally and / or externally. Provides leadership in identifying and addressing ethical issues that impact client and staff, including initiating and participating in ethics consultations. Uses the group process to identify, analyze, and resolve care problems. Collaborates with others in research activities to improve care. Manages program resources (financial, human, material, or informational) to facilitate safe, effective, and efficient care. Possesses the ability to provide clinical and direct patient care. Possesses supervisory responsibilities including clinic staffing coverage for the anesthesia pain clinic, cardiac cath lab, and medicine specialty clinics. Obtains/maintains ACLS and moderate sedation competencies. Pay Schedule: NP96 Work Schedule: 80 hrs. per pay period, dayshift, may be asked to work weekends or holidays Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
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.