The Assistant Nurse Manager (ANM) serves as an assistant with line authority to the unit Nurse Manager in providing leadership and direction to nursing staff. S/he is accountable for adhering to established policies, standards of care and standards of practice; demonstrating leadership in improving nursing care; and the administration, management, supervision, and evaluation of both nursing care and nursing personnel in the Operating Room. The Assistant Nurse Manager demonstrates, promotes, creates, and ensures a culturally diverse workforce in which the values and needs of all individuals are respected. S/he provides an environment that fosters employees to perform to their full individual potential. The surgical services include Vascular, General, ENT, Orthopedics, Urology, Neurosurgery, Cardiothoracic, Plastics, Podiatry, Oral Maxillofacial, GYN. Further duties of the position include but are not limited to: Accountable for adhering to established policies, standards of care and standards of practice; demonstrating leadership in improving nursing care; and the administration, management, supervision, and evaluation of nursing care, nursing personnel, and clinical programs. Responsible for collaborating with the Interventional Services units for seamless care to the veterans. Demonstrates professional nursing practice characterized by leadership that advances, promotes, and improves the delivery of nursing care. Demonstrates, promotes, creates, and ensures a culturally diverse workforce in which the values and needs of all individuals are respected. Decisions are based on VACO, VISN, Joint Commission, national directives, and evidence-based research outcomes. Promotes organizational effectiveness through an understanding of and application of organizational relationship models, principles, and strategies. Uses an analytical framework such as the nursing process to create an environment that facilitates the delivery of care Implements standards of professional practice and accrediting bodies and applicable regulations. Exercises the skills, knowledge, ability and motivation to foster decision-making, participation, flexibility, accountability, and responsibility in staff managed Exercises the skills and knowledge to implement and evaluate standards of care and practice. Assures that staff competencies are communicated and assessed. Assures that patient health education is provided throughout the patient care experience. Provides leadership in addressing ethical issues that impact patients and staff. Implements healthcare evaluation and outcome measures. Applies fiscal principles; develops effective business plans. Develops and maintains accurate and comparable data to enable data-based decisions for quality patient care. Creates and maintains a safe workplace for patients and staff. Promotes the timely and accurate completion of performance appraisals and proficiencies. Contributes to the professional growth and development of staff; develops staff for career progression. Promotes a just-culture; creates an inclusive working environment and collaborates with other departments and disciplines to ensure the identification, measurement, and evaluation of performance improvement initiatives specific to the patient care services provided. Demonstrates competency in organization management skills, supervisory responsibilities, communication skills, data/operations analysis and strategic planning skills. Maintains flexibility with a high degree of interpersonal skills, effective communication, leadership, motivation, and self-direction. Comprehensive management of patients/families as whole, dynamic, with age specific psychological, social, cultural, spiritual, and existential needs is evidenced through the utilization of the nursing process in assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation. Provides direct patient care or performs in the charge or scheduler role as needed or assigned by the Nurse Manager. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 7:00am to 4:30pm Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Internal Number: 600186600
About Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
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.