The Nurse Manager (Med Surg/Telemetry) executes position responsibilities that demonstrates leadership, experience, and creative approaches to management of complex patient care. The Nurse Manager is the designated first-line supervisory authority, responsible and accountable for the 24/7 operations of the medical-surgical telemetry unit, ensuring that subordinate personnel provide timely nursing care which complies with generally accepted standards of clinical practice. PAY SCHEDULE NF47 Planning work to be accomplished, set priorities and prepare schedules. Assign work based on priorities, selective consideration of the difficulty and the requirements of the assignments and the capabilities of subordinates. Evaluate the performance of subordinates. Make recommendations for appointments, advancements, or reassignments. Gives advice, counsel, or instructions to subordinate on work and administrative matters. Hear and resolves complaints of subordinates and refers more serious complaints not resolved to higher level supervisors. Recommends and/or take disciplinary action where appropriate. Identifies developmental and training needs of subordinates and provides or makes provisions 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 in regulatory standards. Actively develops and manages collaborative partnerships with physicians and other clinicians. Responsible for staffing their units on a continual basis (24/7), validates the daily patient classifications, and works with other Nurse Managers to identify and share resources. 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. Other duties as required/needed. Work Schedule: Monday through Friday (7:30am -4:00pm) 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.