The GEC Assistant Nurse Manager demonstrates
leadership in delivering and improving holistic care. She/he acts to
continually improve the quality of care and ensure the healthcare environment
is safe for patients, families, visitors and employees. The Assistant Nurse
Manger will lead or participate in improvement activities by collaborating with
both clinical and administrative disciplines.
He/she adheres to established policies and procedures, standards of care
and standards of practice. The position is
in the GEC Care Line and will be accountable is responsible to the CLC Nurse
Managers, and Associate Chief Nurse for GEC. The GEC Assistant Nurse Manager is accountable
for managing nursing care delivery and staff development within the clinical
units on non-administrative tours.
GEC Assistant Nurse Manager will demonstrate professionalism, accountability,
and leadership in improving patient care.
He/she will work effectively with others, initiate and lead groups of
patients and/or personnel; assess, plan, implement, and evaluate the delivery
of patient care based on VHA and other applicable standards of practice and
care. She/ he will supervise, guide and
counsel nursing personnel effectively using sound judgment and data whenever
possible to make decisions. Reports and correspondence will
be timely and accurate. Problems will be resolved by conducting reviews or
reviewing existing data, analyzing the data and working with front line staff
to recommend effective resolution to problems that impede the delivery of
nursing care. The GEC Assistant Nurse
Manager will be required to be BLS certified within 90 days of accepting the
position and will respond to emergencies including behavioral, cardiac and
fire. In general the GEC Assistant Nurse Manager will oversee the delivery of
patient care on non-administrative tours for all three Community Living Center ensuring that it is safe and
effective. He/She will educate colleagues and or students whenever a need is
identified, and serves as a resource/mentor. He/She will demonstrate leadership
by being knowledgeable about VA Performance requirements and utilizing
appropriate resources to assist nursing staff improve care delivery and quality.
The GEC Assistant Nurse Manager will provide
coverage for the CLC unit Nurse Manager on their assigned unit in his/her absence or when directed to
do so. Incumbent is responsible in developing staffing schedules for their assigned unit to ensure 24 hour
safe patient coverage; is available for staff needs/consultation 24 hour.
These positions are located within Geriatrics and Extended Care Line Community Living Centers, at the VA Medical Center, Bath, New York.
GEC Assistant Nurse Manager will be a working supervisor providing some
clinical duties as assigned.
A Recruitment Incentive/Relocation Incentive of $7,500 has been authorized for highly qualified candidates.
APPLICANT SELECTED FOR THIS POSITION WILL BE ELIGIBLE TO APPLY FOR AN AWARD UP TO THE MAXIMUM LIMITATION ($48,000) UNDER THE PROVISIONS OF HTE EDUCATION DEBT REDUCTION PROGRAM (EDRP), SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY OF FUNDING.
WORK SCHEDULE: Various shifts - to be discussed during interview; possible days w/everyother weekend off & HOLIDAYS OFF.