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 6 West is a thirty bed inpatient unit that provide medical care and specializes in cardiac and neurology care. The Assistant Nurse Manager is accountable for the management of the nursing clinical area under the direction of the Nurse Manager. The Assistant Nurse Manager's practice is characterized by leadership and expertise in managing various issues. Duties include but are not limited to: Evaluates and provides substantiation of improved patient care or staff performance relative to identified need Leads other staff members on the resolution of patient care problems Assists nurse manager in managing unit resources which results in decreased waste, improved efficiencies and/or decreased liabilities while maintaining or enhancing care and practice Develops time schedule in timely manner per union contract Assist with daily timekeeping and timecards Monitors workload throughout the tour and adjusts assignments as needed Participates in interviewing process for staff selection, fact finding, counseling staff and evaluating staff performance Identifies need for staff education at the unit/team/work group level in collaboration with nurse manager and coordinates, organizes and leads staff in presentation of educational offerings Initiates and develops actions which results in improvement in performance of self and others Assists nurse manager in the evaluation of staff and implements strategies to promote staff's professional development Accepts delegated assignments from Nurse Manager for selected quality monitors, staff education, performance evaluations or other nursing care delivery aspects Serves on nursing service and facility committees or task forces and the duties as assigned by the Nurse Manager. Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Compressed/Flexible: No Telework: No available Virtual: This is not a virtual position. Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized EDRP Authorized: Contact Stacy Hermann @ Stacy.Hermann@va.gov, the EDRP Coordinator for questions/assistance Permanent Change of Station (PCS): Not Authorized Financial Disclosure Report: Not required Pay: Competitive salary, regular salary increases. Paid Time Off: Annual leave at the rate of eight (8) hours per biweekly pay period; Sick leave at the rate of four (4) hours per biweekly pay period; 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.
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.