A recruitment/relocation incentive is NOT authorized for this position. The Primary Care Assistant Nurse Manager (ANM) is a Registered Professional Nurse who is accountable to the Nurse Manager (NM). While working in partnership with the Nurse Manager, functions in a supervisory role assuming responsibility for the operation of the designated units. The position works in the capacity as an RN Care Manager floating to assigned areas as needed, assisting with LPN duties, and completes administrative duties flexing responsibilities and demands to support organizational needs. Administrative duties may include: onsite coverage at designated CBOC(s) per the assigned Northern Tier/Southern Tier, participating in the hiring process, training for competencies, supervising and ongoing evaluation of care delivered by all nursing staff and employees assigned to the unit via Nursing Proficiencies and /or performance appraisals and other duties as assigned. The ANM is charged with contributing to the establishment and implementation of evidence-based nursing standard of practice, monitoring the quality of care by means such as 2-day post discharge, including any other primary care related reports, scores, reminders or PACT quality indicators. ANM will also assure all education, competencies and staff orientations process in the unit are complete with consultation with NM. ANM will assist the Pl process and keep track of the progress of Pl projects, All Employee Survey Results, Press Ganey responses, SHEP scores, Hand Hygiene, and MORO Teaching to ensure quality care to our Veteran Patients. The ANM is accountable to address storage, recall and replacement of medications, including transportation of specimen and medications. Address and maintain building operations in collaboration with property owner, VA environmental services, and VA engineering services. The ANM will provide oversight of staffing needs, leave request, and payroll. The ANM has the authority to provide verbal and written counseling in collaboration with HR, Union and NM. ANM will need to promote and adhere to the PACT model of care. The ANM will promote, create, demonstrate and ensure a positive, culturally diverse work force in which the values and needs of all individual are respected while enhancing patient care delivery and professional development of Nursing staff. The ANM will manage the unit in the absence of the Nurse Manager. Work Schedule: M-F, day shift, may include some weekends, evenings, and holidays 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.