Job Title:Registered Nurse, Risk Manager
Department:Department Of Veterans Affairs
Agency:Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Job Announcement Number:VHA-664-13-EVD-911627
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|$65,555.00 to $130,846.00 / Per Year|
|Tuesday, June 18, 2013 to Monday, September 09, 2013|
SERIES & GRADE:
|Full Time - Permanent|
|1 vacancy in the following location:|
San Diego County, CA United StatesView Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
|United States Citizens|
Vacancy Identification Number (VIN) 911627
VHA provides patient centered care, delivered by engaged, collaborative teams in an integrated environment that supports learning and continuous improvement. The Veterans experience and health outcomes are improved with an emphasis on prevention through healing relationships in an optimal healing environment.
We are seeking new team members interested in working in this environment. We are looking for team members that possess high energy, a strong work ethic, integrity, who are kind and empathetic, have a sense of humor, and who enjoy working for a collaborative, team-oriented system. The team member must be willing to build customer confidence by professional dress and demeanor.
We invite you to apply to become part of a team of professionals engaged in promoting positive organizational change to improve business outcomes and create a positive healthcare experience for patients, families, and caregivers.
NOTE: This vacancy announcement is repost of previous announcement under VHA-664-13-EVD-893365. Prior applicants must reapply to be considered.
This announcement has been amended to extend the closing date to September 9, 2013.
This announcement has been amended to read Relocation/Recruitment incentive has been authorized and may be considered of well qualified candidates.
The VA San Diego Healthcare System (VASDHS) has one (1) full-time vacancy for a Registered Nurse as Risk Manager responsible for developing and managing the VASDHS Risk Management Program in accordance with regulatory agencies, Veterans Health Administration (VHA), Network and facility requirements. The incumbent serves as a subject matter expert for risk management. The incumbent provides advice and support to the medical center staff, directs the development and maintenance of programs designed to reduce risk at all levels within the healthcare delivery system, and provides professional management, educational assistance and policy development and implementation guidance in the area of risk management. The incumbent participates in the development of innovative, evidence-based approaches to the establishment, enhancement, modification, and/or improvement of care with a focus on risk management. Risk management activities encompass both inpatient and outpatient care, include all healthcare specialties and are integrated into the Performance Improvement Program. The incumbent works closely with service chiefs and others in planning, designing, integrating, implementing, modifying and administering the Risk Management Program. The incumbent demonstrates knowledge of current concepts and principles of performance improvement, the Medical Centers improvement methodology and framework, and external review standards. The incumbent develops strategies to disseminate lessons learned to appropriate staff throughout the organization. The incumbent is a member of the Special Assessment Intervention and Liaison (SAIL) Team, Peer Review Committee, Medication Safety Committee, VISN 22 Risk Management Committee, and Suicide Prevention Management Team.
NOTE: Applicant's education and length of nursing practice (experience) will be considered by a Nurse Professional Standards Board in determining the grade and step of the applicant selected. The recommended salary may be at any point in the range listed for this vacancy.
VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply. The health related positions in VA are covered by Title
38, and are not covered by the Schedule A excepted appointment authority.
A Recruitment or Relocation Incentive has been authorized.
- Must pass pre-employment examination.
- Designated and/or Random Drug Testing required.
- Background and/or Security Investigation required.
- Must be proficient in written and spoken English