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    Summary

    The Nurse Manager (NM) executes position responsibilities that demonstrate leadership, experience, and creative approaches to management of complex client care. The Nurse Manager reports to the Chief of Nephrology, with collaborative/reporting relationship to the Executive Nurse Leaders. The Nurse Manager is responsible for the oversight of nursing care, staff development, quality improvement and staffing on their assigned unit/clinic(s).

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    Responsibilities

    Duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

    • Planning work to be accomplished by subordinates, setting priorities and preparing schedules for completion of work;
    • Assigning work to subordinates based on priorities, selective consideration of the difficulty and the requirements of the assignments, and the capabilities of subordinates;
    • Evaluating the performance of subordinates;
    • Making recommendations for appointments, advancements or reassignments of subordinates;
    • Giving advice, counsel, or instruction to subordinate personnel on work and administrative matters;
    • Recommending and/or taking disciplinary action where appropriate;
    • Hearing and resolving complaints of subordinates and referring more serious complaints not resolved to higher level supervisors;
    • Identifying developmental and training needs of subordinates and providing or making provision for such development and training;
    • Contributing as Co-Chair for the Dialysis program committee;
    • Participates as a mentor for new Nurse Managers within the facility;
    • Responsible for oversight of routine scheduled maintenance of the Dialysis Water System (DWS);
    • Responsible for communicating concerns or issues of the water system to the dialysis director;
    • Responsibilities include reviewing, communicating and collaborating on the unit specific quality measures with the dialysis director;
    • Responsible for the completion of the CMS (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid) , VHA (Veterans Health Administration) and VISN (Veteran Integrated Service Network) level mandatory reports, including the delegation of reports to subordinates and
    • Responsible for remaining up-to-date (and meeting CMS guidelines) in the delivery of hemodialysis, as outlined in the VHA Dialysis Handbook.
    Work Schedule: Monday through Friday; 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. with clinical coverage and call rotation, as needed. Occasional Saturday work may be required.

    Financial Discloser Report: Not required

    **RECRUITMENT INCENTIVE MAY BE AUTHORIZED**

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    00

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/528304400. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.