The Marion, Illinois VA Health Care System is looking for an Assistant Nurse Manager for the Evansville, Indiana Primary Care teams. The incumbent serves as an assistant with line authority to the Nurse Manager and provides leadership and direction to nursing staff and other staff under supervision of the Nurse Manager. The ANM and Nurse Manager are a high functioning team, working cohesively to create a positive work environment which enhances care delivered by nursing and other allied health care staff. He/she 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 on his or her designated unit. Demonstrates, promotes, creates and ensures a culturally diverse workforce in which the values in the needs of all individuals are respected. Also, provides an environment that fosters employees to perform to their full individual potential. Must have sound interpersonal skills in dealing with patients, staff members, and all internal and external customers. The Assistant Nurse Manager responsibilities include demonstration of knowledge and skills necessary to facilitate and maintain care appropriate to the age-related needs of patients served. This includes understanding changes associated with aging and principles of growth and development relevant to adult and geriatric population. This assistant nurse manager must be flexible in assisting in covering all Nursing Service staff as needed to carry out the daily workload, including other duties such as making daily assignments, time keeping, time and leave approval/denials and other administrative duties assigned. This assistant nurse manager will cover for the nurse manager during times of leave. PLEASE NOTE: This position requires Basic Life Support (BLS). If selected, Applicant will provide proof of current certification prior to employment. Only BLS certification which included Automated External Defibrillator (AED) obtained from either the American Heart Association (AHA) or the Military Treatment Training Network (MTN) will be accepted. Work Schedule: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday, excluding weekends and Federal holidays 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.