Job Title:Clinical Excellence Coordinator
Department:Department Of Veterans Affairs
Agency:Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Job Announcement Number:Bu-13-LAK-955851
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|$49,925.00 to $94,991.00 / Per Year|
|Thursday, September 05, 2013 to Thursday, September 19, 2013|
SERIES & GRADE:
|Full Time - Permanent|
|1 vacancy in the following location:|
Indianapolis, IN United StatesView Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
|United States Citizens|
Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 955851
To fulfill President Lincoln's promise "To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan" by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans.
WHO WE ARE
We are people who take great pride and deep satisfaction in providing America's veterans with the best clinical care, the most innovative technology, and the most comprehensive array of benefits America has to offer.
In Indianapolis, it's so easy to do so much offering big-city amenities in a convenient, easy-to-navigate package wrapped in a friendly, inviting atmosphere.
The nation's 13th largest city has gone through a dramatic revitalization and a stunning renaissance that makes it a different place than it was just a decade ago. Indy is the perfect balance of cosmopolitan style and small-town charm that makes it a successful destination for leisure travel, conventions and group tours, catering to more than 21 million visitors a year.
VA professionals feel good about their careers and their ability to balance work and home life. VA offers generous paid time off and a variety of predictable and flexible scheduling opportunities.
For more information on the Department of Veterans Affairs, go to http://www.vacareers.va.gov/.
Job Summary: The Clinical Excellence (CE) Coordinator is responsible for quality initiatives asassigned within the service and/or by the Chief of Staff or Director's office. The prime focus of these initiatives will be the coordination of Safe Patient Handling (SPH) practices for the medical center and the placement of all admissions and transfers in accordance with medical center and unit specific guidelines. The incumbent collaborates with physician and nursing staff to prioritize performance initiatives, SPH, admissions and transfers based on the medical needs of patients. The coordinator communicates with all departments as appropriate to maximize efficiency and expedite the admission and transfer process, SPH process or other assignments. The incumbent coordinates referrals with outside medical facilities, physician, and nursing staff to ensure patients are placed in the appropriate venue of care. The Bed Coordinator reports to the Chief of Staff with a matrixed reporting relationship to the Director and the Chief of Clinical Excellence. The Coordinator will identify and evaluate bed availability in all patient care departments to facilitate effective utilization of inpatient beds, evaluate SPH practices and facilitate effectiveness of the program. The CE Coordinator attends daily bed briefing, SPH meetings and other meetings and communication processes as needed for ongoing, effective communication with multiple services & staff. The incumbent will participate in collecting, monitoring, and analyzing data related to bed availability, the bed control process, SPH and other initiatives as assigned.
Special Employment Consideration: VA encourage persons with disabilities to apply.
SALARY RANGE: Applicant's education and experience will be reviewed by a Professional Standards Board in determining the grade and salary of the applicant selected. The recommended salary may be at any point in the range listed for this vacancy.
- U.S. Citizenship
- Full unrestricted Licensure, Certification or Registration required.
- Must pass pre-employment examination.
- Designated and/or Random Drug Testing required.
- Background and/or Security Investigation required.
- English Language Proficiency required.