10 days old
2017-12-022018-01-11

Assistant Nurse Manager-Community Living Center

Battle Creek, MI

DUTIES:

The CLC Assistant Nurse Manager (ANM) performs delegated supervisory functions and/or is a direct supervisor and works in collaboration with the CLC Nurse Managers, Extended Care Service Nursing Supervisor, and the Chief, Extended Care Service, and shares responsibility for all the following functions: Assists in planning work to be accomplished by nursing staff, assist with setting priorities and preparing schedules for completion of work;

Assigning work to nursing staff based on priorities, selective consideration of the difficulty and the requirements of the assignments, and the capabilities of staff;

Providing input into evaluating the performance of nursing staff;

Making recommendations for appointments, advancements or reassignments of nursing staff;

Giving advice( after collaborating with the Nurse Manager), counseling, or instructing nursing staff on work and administrative matters;

Hearing and resolving complaints of nursing staff, residents, and/or resident responsible parties and referring more serious complaints not resolved to Nurse Manager;

Recommending staff disciplinary action where appropriate; and

Identifying developmental and training needs of staff and providing or making provision for such development and training.

Additionally, the Assistant Nurse Manager shares responsibility for performance improvement, customer service/resident satisfaction, resident and employee safety, interviewing applicants, employee relations, standards of care and practice, the work environment, and accreditation and regulatory standards.

He/she actively develops and manages collaborative partnerships with providers and other clinicians and works with other Nurse Managers, the Nursing Supervisor, and the Chief, Extended Care Service to identify and share resources.

He/she assists with scheduling of the nursing, coaching, and mentoring nursing staff. Participates on Extended Care Service and Medical Center committees and Task Forces to improve nursing practice and resident care.

Identifies educational needs of staff and ensures that these needs are addressed.

Shares responsibility for competency of staff on assigned unit/ team/ work group. Has an integral role in supporting and facilitating student nurse clinical experiences.

Works in partnership with the union and adheres to EEO principles.

In the absence of a Nurse Manager/Supervisory Nurse, the Assistant Nurse Manager will be designated to handle administrative and clinical issues.

He/she may also be directly supervising Nursing personnel in Extended Care Service.

The Assistant Nurse Manager must be flexible with his/her time as he/she will be expected to support, guide, mentor, coach, and supervise nursing staff members in the Community Living Center on all tours of duty as assigned.

Work Schedule: The candidates preferences and available options will be discussed in the interview

Functional Statement Title/#: Assistant Nurse Manager Community Living Center








graph of estimated pay ranges
$53,577

$91,644





Job Details



Application Open Date

12/2/2017



Application Close Date

12/18/2017




Organization

Department of Veterans Affairs - Agency Wide



Who May Apply

United States Citizens



Status

Full Time




























  • More About VAOpen More About VA SectionClose More About VA Section

    • It is the policy of the VA to not deny employment to those that have faced financial hardships or periods of unemployment.

      This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies.

      This position is in the Excepted Service and does not confer competitive status.




  • QualificationsOpen Qualifications SectionClose Qualifications Section

    • BASIC REQUIREMENTS:
      • U.S. citizenship. Non-citizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy.
      • Graduate of a school of professional nursing approved by the appropriate State-accrediting agency and accredited by one of the following accrediting bodies at the time the program was completed by the applicant: The Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) or The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). In cases of graduates of foreign schools of professional nursing, possession of current, full, active and unrestricted registration will meet the requirement of graduation from an approved school of professional nursing.
      • The completion of coursework equivalent to a nursing degree in a MSN Bridge Program that qualifies for professional nursing registration constitutes the completion of an approved course of study of professional nursing. Students should submit the certificate of professional nursing to sit for the NCLEX to the VA along with a copy of the MSN transcript. (Reference VA Handbook 5005, Appendix G6)
      • Current, full, active, and unrestricted registration as a graduate professional nurse in a State, Territory or Commonwealth (i.e., Puerto Rico) of the United States, or the District of Columbia.

      Grade Determinations: The following criteria must be met in determining the grade assignment of candidates, and if appropriate, the level within a grade:
      • Nurse I Level I - An Associate Degree (ADN) or Diploma in Nursing, with no additional nursing practice/experience required.
      • Nurse I Level II - An ADN or Diploma in Nursing and approximately 1 year of nursing practice/experience; OR an ADN or Diploma in Nursing and a bachelor's degree in a related field with no additional nursing practice/experience; OR a Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN) with no additional nursing practice/experience.
      • Nurse I Level III - An ADN or Diploma in Nursing and approximately 2-3 years of nursing practice/experience; OR an ADN or Diploma in Nursing and a Bachelors degree in a related field and approximately 1-2 years of nursing practice/experience; OR a BSN with approximately 1-2 years of nursing practice/experience; OR a Master's degree in nursing (MSN) or related field with a BSN and no additional nursing practice/experience.
      • Nurse II - A BSN with approximately 2-3 years of nursing practice/experience; OR ADN or Diploma in Nursing and a Bachelors degree in a related field and approximately 2-3 years of nursing practice/experience; OR a Master's degree in nursing or related field with a BSN and approximately 1-2 years of nursing practice/experience; OR a Doctoral degree in nursing or meets basic requirements for appointment and has doctoral degree in a related field with no additional nursing practice/experience required.
      • Nurse III - Master's degree in nursing or related field with BSN and approximately 2-3 years of nursing practice/experience; OR a Doctoral degree in nursing or related field and approximately 2-3 years of nursing practice/experience.

      Preferred Experience: Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religions; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.





  • BenefitsOpen Benefits SectionClose Benefits Section

    • VA offers a comprehensive benefits package. This link provides an overview of the benefits currently offered: http://www.vacareers.va.gov/why-choose-va/benefits/index.asp.

      Annual leave shall accrue for full-time Nurses, and Nurse Anesthetists at the rate of 8 hours for each full biweekly pay period.




  • How To ApplyOpen How To Apply SectionClose How To Apply Section

    • All applicants are encouraged to apply online.

      To apply for this position, you must complete theView Occupational Questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below.

      The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) onMonday, December 18, 2017 to receive consideration.

      1. To begin, click Apply Online to create a USAJOBS account or log in to your existing account. Follow the prompts to select your USAJOBS resume and/or other supporting documents and complete the occupational questionnaire.

      2. Click Submit My Answers to submit your application package.

      NOTE: It is your responsibility to ensure your responses and appropriate documentation is submitted prior to the closing date.

      To verify your application is complete, log into your USAJOBS account, https://my.usajobs.gov/Account/Login, select the Application Status link and then select the more information link for this position. The Details page will display the status of your application, the documentation received and processed, and any correspondence the agency has sent related to this application. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.

      To return to an incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account and click Update Application in the vacancy announcement. You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete.




  • Additional DetailsOpen Additional Details SectionClose Additional Details Section

    • Series: 0610-Nurse


      Job Pay Type: Per Year


      Job Openings: 1


      Job Position: BI-18-531-MRH-2025974-BU




      DUTIES:

      The CLC Assistant Nurse Manager (ANM) performs delegated supervisory functions and/or is a direct supervisor and works in collaboration with the CLC Nurse Managers, Extended Care Service Nursing Supervisor, and the Chief, Extended Care Service, and shares responsibility for all the following functions: Assists in planning work to be accomplished by nursing staff, assist with setting priorities and preparing schedules for completion of work;

      Assigning work to nursing staff based on priorities, selective consideration of the difficulty and the requirements of the assignments, and the capabilities of staff;

      Providing input into evaluating the performance of nursing staff;

      Making recommendations for appointments, advancements or reassignments of nursing staff;

      Giving advice( after collaborating with the Nurse Manager), counseling, or instructing nursing staff on work and administrative matters;

      Hearing and resolving complaints of nursing staff, residents, and/or resident responsible parties and referring more serious complaints not resolved to Nurse Manager;

      Recommending staff disciplinary action where appropriate; and

      Identifying developmental and training needs of staff and providing or making provision for such development and training.

      Additionally, the Assistant Nurse Manager shares responsibility for performance improvement, customer service/resident satisfaction, resident and employee safety, interviewing applicants, employee relations, standards of care and practice, the work environment, and accreditation and regulatory standards.

      He/she actively develops and manages collaborative partnerships with providers and other clinicians and works with other Nurse Managers, the Nursing Supervisor, and the Chief, Extended Care Service to identify and share resources.

      He/she assists with scheduling of the nursing, coaching, and mentoring nursing staff. Participates on Extended Care Service and Medical Center committees and Task Forces to improve nursing practice and resident care.

      Identifies educational needs of staff and ensures that these needs are addressed.

      Shares responsibility for competency of staff on assigned unit/ team/ work group. Has an integral role in supporting and facilitating student nurse clinical experiences.

      Works in partnership with the union and adheres to EEO principles.

      In the absence of a Nurse Manager/Supervisory Nurse, the Assistant Nurse Manager will be designated to handle administrative and clinical issues.

      He/she may also be directly supervising Nursing personnel in Extended Care Service.

      The Assistant Nurse Manager must be flexible with his/her time as he/she will be expected to support, guide, mentor, coach, and supervise nursing staff members in the Community Living Center on all tours of duty as assigned.

      Work Schedule: The candidates preferences and available options will be discussed in the interview

      Functional Statement Title/#: Assistant Nurse Manager Community Living Center







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To care for him who shall have borne the battle and for his widow and his orphan." These words, spoken by Abraham Lincoln during his Second Inaugural Address, reflect the philosophy and principles that guide VA in everything we do, and are the focus of our endeavors to serve our Nation's veterans and their families.

 The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has one of the most diverse, challenging, and rewarding missions in the United States Government. We strive to meet the needs of the Nation's veterans and their families today and in the future.

VA manages one of the largest health care systems in the world and the nation's leading employer of registered nurses. Nurses in Veterans Health Administration (VHA) are engaged in a variety of roles and have multiple opportunities for career and professional development. The VHA provides veterans and their dependents with many other services such as benefits and education, and also provides burial benefits.

Our goal is to provide excellence in patient care, veterans' benefits and customer satisfaction. We can provide you with challenging, interesting, meaningful work to care for the veterans who have risked their lives to protect our freedom.

 As the Department of Veterans Affairs heads into the 21st century, we will strive to meet the needs of the Nation's veterans today and tomorrow. We are a more customer-focused organization, functioning as "One-VA" and delivering seamless service to our customers.

We benchmark our service with the best in business. We use innovative means and high technology to deliver "World-Class Customer Service". We foster partnerships with our customers and stakeholders, making them part of the decision-making process.

Department of Veterans Affairs is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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