The VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System (VAGLAHS) is seeking a highly skilled and experienced Registered Nurse (RN) to serve as the Nurse Manager in our Home Base Primary Care (HBPC) Service. The RN will be practicing in a Supervisory path. Provides direct and indirect nursing care to patients and families. Utilizes the nursing process to assess, plan, implement and evaluate care based on assessment, including age specific components. Typical duties include but are not limited to: At the unit/team or work group level, provides oversight and guidance on a range of nursing care to patients with complex care needs utilizing the nursing process based on the ANA Standards of Nursing Practice. Applies the nursing process to systems or processes at the unit/team/work group level to improve care. Demonstrates leadership by involving others in improving care. Establishes and communicates workplace priorities and makes assignments accordingly. Skillfully performs in rapidly changing, atypical or crisis situations. Communicates and enforces policies and procedures, including nursing guidelines, IT & HIPAA policy. Ensures administrative action is completed timely, accurately, consistently, and fairly. Treats all patients and families with dignity and respect. Listens to and honors patient and family perspectives and choices. Patient and family knowledge, values, beliefs, and cultural backgrounds. Supports and enhances client self-determination. Serves as a resource for clients and staff in addressing ethical issues. Demonstrates responsibility and accountability for own nursing judgments and actions. Coaches staff to initiate ethical discussions with multidisciplinary team members, patients, and family. Identifies and assesses resource utilization and safety issues, taking appropriate action. Effectively directs the flow of patient care. Serves as resource to ensure employees follow appropriate standard operating procedures related to the equipment, devices, and work practices that impact or have the potential to impact the environment. Monitors staff actions to put broken equipment out of service immediately, tags as broken, Seeks opportunities for staff to provide for organization succession planning. Participates in facility or VISN-wide educational conferences, through serving on planning committees or making presentations. Completes timely performance evaluations. Recognizes and rewards employees as appropriate. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday--08:00 a.m. to 04:00 p.m. Telework: Not Available Virtual: This is not a Virtual Position Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized Financial Disclosure Report: Not required Duty Location: VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System 11301 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles CA 90073
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.