The Nurse Manager, Primary Care (NM, PC) is a highly skilled professional who demonstrates leadership and mastery of practice that is efficient, comprehensive and Patient and Family Centric through active collaboration, effective communication and coordination of resources to improve the care for a group of patients. The NM, PC is responsible for program and service level outcomes that is broad and complex and can be demonstrated at any organizational level within the facility. VISN, or VACO. The NM, PC serves as a first level manager who functions under the direction and guidance of the Chief Nurse, Primary Care. S/he enhances the development and implementation of the Primary Care's Patient Aligned Care Team (PACT) Program by working in partnership with their site leadership as well as with Primary Care Leadership at the Medical Center. The NM, PC demonstrate leadership, experience and creative approaches to work independently optimizing patient care, patient safety and operational efficiency for patients receiving care within the Primary Care Program. The NM will demonstrates expertise in leading and organizing care delivery, staff accountability for practice, promotes staff engagement in decision making and guiding and supporting staff growth and development. S/he utilizes evidence based practice to develop and evaluate program and service activities that impacts positive patient outcomes within the Nursing Service and Primary Care. The NM, PC primary responsibility is to lead the delivery of the PACT model of care being provided by staff under his/her supervision by reviewing, assessing, and measuring outcomes related to the processes involved in preventive and disease management that is patient driven and utilizes a team-based approach. This position is aligned under Patient Care Services, but work in collaboration with Primary Care Leadership to meet the mission and vision of the Medical Center. This position requires cross-coverage at other Primary Care Clinics and CBOCs in the absence of other Nurse Managers. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 7:30 pm - 4:00pm 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.