Registered Nurse-Health Promotion and Disease Prevention (HPDP) Program Manager
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Location: Phoenix, Arizona
Internal Number: 710929800
This position is located within Nursing service at the Phoenix VA in Phoenix, AZ. More information about the Phoenix VA: Carl T. Hayden Veterans' Administration Medical Center | VA Phoenix Health Care | Veterans Affairs Applicants pending the completion of educational or certification/licensure requirements may be referred and tentatively selected but may not be hired until all requirements are met. Basic Requirements: United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy. English Language Proficiency. In accordance with 38 U.S.C. 7402(d), no person shall serve in direct patient care positions unless they are proficient in basic written and spoken English. Graduate of a school of professional nursing approved by the appropriate State-accrediting agency and accredited by one of the following accrediting bodies at the time the program was completed by the applicant: The Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) or The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). In cases of graduates of foreign schools of professional nursing, possession of current, full, active and unrestricted registration will meet the requirement of graduation from an approved school of professional nursing. OR The completion of coursework equivalent to a nursing degree in a MSN Bridge Program that qualifies for professional nursing registration constitutes the completion of an approved course of study of professional nursing. Students should submit the certificate of professional nursing to sit for the NCLEX to the VA along with a copy of the MSN transcript. (Reference VA Handbook 5005, Appendix G6) OR In cases of graduates of foreign schools of professional nursing, possession of a current, full, active and unrestricted registration will meet the requirement for graduation from an approved school of professional nursing. Current, full, active, and unrestricted registration as a graduate professional nurse in a State, Territory or Commonwealth (i.e., Puerto Rico) of the United States, or the District of Columbia. Grade Determinations: The following criteria must be met in determining the grade assignment of candidates, and if appropriate, the level within a grade: Nurse I Level I - An Associate Degree (ADN) or Diploma in Nursing, with no additional nursing practice/experience required. Nurse I Level II - An ADN or Diploma in Nursing and approximately 1 year of nursing practice/experience; OR an ADN or Diploma in Nursing and a bachelor's degree in a related field with no additional nursing practice/experience; OR a Bachelor's of Science in Nursing (BSN) with no additional nursing practice/experience. Nurse I Level III - An ADN or Diploma in Nursing and approximately 2-3 years of nursing practice/experience; OR an ADN or Diploma in Nursing and a Bachelor's degree in a related field and approximately 1-2 years of nursing practice/experience; OR a BSN with approximately 1-2 years of nursing practice/experience; OR a Master's degree in nursing (MSN) or related field with a BSN and no additional nursing practice/experience. Nurse II - A BSN with approximately 2-3 years of nursing practice/experience; OR ADN or Diploma in Nursing and a Bachelor's degree in a related field and approximately 2-3 years of nursing practice/experience; OR a Master's degree in nursing or related field with a BSN and approximately 1-2 years of nursing practice/experience; OR a Doctoral degree in nursing or meets basic requirements for appointment and has doctoral degree in a related field with no additional nursing practice/experience required. Nurse III - Master's degree in nursing or related field with BSN and approximately 2-3 years of nursing practice/experience; OR a Doctoral degree and approximately 2-3 years of nursing practice/experience. Note regarding MSN degrees: If your MSN was obtained via a Bridge Program that qualifies for professional nursing registration, a BSN is not required. Reference: VA Regulations, specifically VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G-6 Nurse Qualification Standard. This can be found in the local Human Resources Office. Physical Requirements: This position requires visual acuity, keen hearing, clear distinctive speech, and manual dexterity. This position requires potentially long periods of continued walking, standing, stooping, sitting, bending, pulling, and pushing. Transferring patients and objects may be required. Mechanical inpatient lifts are provided. The incumbent may be exposed to infected patients and contaminated materials and may be required to don protective clothing in isolation situations, operative/invasive procedures, or home settings. The incumbent may occasionally be exposed to patients who are combative secondary to delirium, dementia, or psychiatric disorders. The incumbent must be a mature, flexible, sensible individual capable of working effectively in stressful situations, able to shift priorities based on patient needs. Must complete annual Employee Health requirements, such as annual TB screening or testing, as a condition of employment. ["VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package: VA Nurse Total Rewards The Health Promotion and Disease Prevention (HPDP) Program Manager: 1. Serves as a facility content expert for HPDP and facilitates, coordinates, communicates, and consistently implements HPDP programming and the integration of HPDP services into clinical care. 2. Leads or co-leads the facility or HCS HPDP Program Committee or subcommittee. 3. Ensures that HPDP strategic plans are aligned and integrated with PACT and facility strategic plans 4. Advises facility and primary care leadership on clinical and administrative issues related to HPDP, including clinical preventive services. 5. Advocates for policy and program development and resource allocation to support HPDP programs and services. 6. Effectively manages resources allocated by the facility to the HPDP program. 7. Provides leadership in the development or modification of delivery processes to support the successful implementation of evidence-based HPDP services into clinical care. 8. Collaborates with facility staff to develop consistency between facility strategies (e.g., local policies and procedures, local protocols, clinical reminders, and standardized templates) and VHA CPS guidance statements. Develops and implements a process to provide training of facility clinical staff in VHA CPS guidance statements. 9. Serving, in collaboration with other clinical content experts, as a subject matter expert in HPDP and providing education on evidence-based HPDP products and services to PACT and other clinical staff. This includes, but is not limited to, VHA CPS guidance statements, recommended screenings and immunizations, Healthy Living messages, the HLA, etc. 10. Collaborating with the Veterans Health Education Coordinator (VHEC) and the Health Behavior Coordinator (HBC) to support TEACH and Motivational Interviewing training programs to facility clinical staff. This includes supporting clinician coaching to clinical staff following TEACH and MI training to develop their skills. 11. Leads the development and maintenance of a resource inventory of HPDP programs available to Veterans within the facility and local community. 12. Coordinates and engages teams to assess Veteran and programmatic needs, develop, implement, redesign, or improve the quality of the delivery of HPDP-related services 13. Serves as the communication liaison between VISN HPDP Program Leader, NCP, and the facility HPDP Committee or subcommittee. 14. Partnering with other program leaders (e.g., Patient Centered Care Coordinators) to support and strengthen Whole Health programming and services. 15. Provides limited HPDP-related clinical services, such as facilitating Shared Medical Appointments or supporting MOVE, tobacco cessation, pain management, or similar programming, consistent with occupation-specific licensure requirements. Pay: Competitive salary, regular salary increases, potential for performance awards Paid Time Off: 50 days of paid time off per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 11 paid Federal holidays per year) Retirement: Traditional federal pension (5 years vesting) and federal 401K with up to 5% in contributions by VA Insurance: Federal health/vision/dental/term life/long-term care (many federal insurance programs can be carried into retirement) Licensure: 1 full and unrestricted license from any US State or territory Work Schedule: Monday to Friday 7:00am to 3:30pm 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"]
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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.