This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan payment reimbursement program. You must meet specific individual eligibility requirements in accordance with VHA policy and submit your EDRP application within four months of appointment. Approval, award amount (up to $200,000) and eligibility period (one to five years) are determined by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Services program office after complete review of the EDRP application. Learn more The Assistant Nurse Manager (ANM) performs delegated supervisory functions and/or is a direct supervisor and works in collaboration with the Nurse Manager and shares responsibility for the functions listed below. The ANM provides care and counseling of persons and prevention of illness and injury, systematic data gathering, assessment, appropriate nursing judgment, and evaluation of human responses to actual or potential health problem services; and administering medications and treatments. Executes position responsibilities that demonstrates leadership, experience, and creative approaches to management of complex patient care. The Assistant Nurse Manager demonstrates (a) Leading and organizing delivery of care to assure continuity of care and peer accountability for practice, including access to care and discharge planning; (b) Using advanced clinical knowledge/judgment to promote staff involvement in planning, decision-making, and evaluating outcomes, (c) Functioning as an expert in clinical practice and/or areas related to the assigned roles and responsibilities, (d) Systematically evaluating current practice, and formulating outcomes for groups of patients and/or organizational processes within an area of expertise, (e) Guiding, developing, and supporting staff from a leadership perspective, and (f) Using professional standards of care, scientific evidence, and practice to evaluate programs and/or service activities. (VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G6). The Assistant Nurse Manager demonstrates expertise in leadership at the systems level that is sustainable, experience, and creative approaches to management of complex situations. Roles may include, but are not limited to clinical nurse leader, clinical nurse specialist, nurse coordinator, nurse educator, expert clinician, nurse manager, nurse practitioner, nurse recruiter, or researcher. Program or service level outcomes must be broad and complex and can be demonstrated at any organizational level within a program, service, facility level, VISN, or VACO. The focus must be broad and complex and must be demonstrated at the macrosystem level. The ANM incorporates professional standards and implements broad-reaching evidence-based change. Leads and organizes delivery of services at the Medical Center to assure continuity and peer accountability for practice. Work Schedule: Monday through Friday 7:30am-4:00pm with the possibility of extended hours and weekends based on the needs of the Medical Center. Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
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