Registered Nurse Manager - Community Living Center (CLC)
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Location: Butler, Pennsylvania
Internal Number: 629419500
Designated first-line manager authority, responsibility, and accountability for the operation of the CLC Unit, ensuring that subordinate personnel provide timely nursing care which complies with generally accepted standards of clinical practice. Duties include, but aren't limited to: Planning work to be accomplished by subordinates, setting priorities and preparing schedules for completion of work. Assigning work to subordinates based on priorities, selective consideration of the difficulty and the requirements of the assignments, and the capabilities of subordinates. Evaluating the performance of subordinates. Making recommendations for appointments, advancements or reassignments of subordinates. Giving advice, counsel, or instruction to subordinate personnel on work and administrative matters. Listening to and resolving complaints of subordinates and referring more serious complaints not resolved to higher level managers. Recommending and/or taking disciplinary action where appropriate and 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. Actively develops and manages collaborative partnerships with nursing managers, physicians and other clinicians in the care of Geriatrics and Extended Care (GEC) residents, including but not limited to, long-term care, short-term rehabilitation, restorative, respite, Hospice, and Palliative care. Demonstrates knowledge of Minimum Data Set (MDS) and Resource Utilization Guidelines (RUG) scoring to determine acuity levels of residents and collaborates with MDS Coordinator to provide education to staff to manage the complexity of residents. Maintains an ongoing knowledge of Cultural Transformation principles and serves as an advocate for new initiatives within the CLC. Responsible for staffing units/departments on a continual basis. 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. Plays an integral role in supporting and facilitating student nurse clinical experiences, as well as orienting new Nurse Managers. Works in partnership with the union and adheres to Equal Employment Opportunity principles. Duties will be performed within the CLC and throughout the facility as needed. Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 7:00am-3:30pm Telework: Not Available Virtual: This is not a virtual position. Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized Permanent Change of Station (PCS): Not Authorized 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.