18 days old
2017-11-282018-01-10

Staff Nurse (Women's Health Program Manager)

Long Beach, CA

This position potentially requires flexibility in schedule and assignments, as this is a 24/7 hospital. Some positions require rotation of tours or indefinite work on non-administrative tours as established by the immediate supervisor. Self-motivated in the pursuit of meeting professional work standards. If the incumbent is a purchase card holder, performs the duties of a Government-wide Purchase Care Program cardholder in support of his/her service/department/service line. The cardholder is required to complete all required training courses as directed by the agency/organization program coordinator. Responsible for the proper use of the purchase card, being knowledgeable and complying with assigned spending regulations. Complies with all Federal, VA, and local purchase card program regulations. Verifies funds availability prior to making purchases and ensures receipt of goods ordered. Safeguards the purchase card at all times. Complies with all purchase card program audits

a. Leading and coordinating access to the highest quality health care services for women Veterans with multiple disciplines within VA Long Beach HCS.

b. Executing inter-disciplinary comprehensive planning at the VA Long Beach HCS-level related to women's health issues.

c. Developing VALBHCS metrics that measure the quality improvement impact for women Veterans.

d. Evaluating and analyzing VALBHCS movement toward providing comprehensive medical care to women Veterans through data analysis, development of standardized tools, ongoing site visits, and providing information to facility and VISN leadership, along with recommendations for improvement. Providing written reports and verbal feedback to sites following visits.

e. Serving on the VISN Environment of Care compliance team and taking responsibility for ensuring that all clinical areas meet privacy and safety requirements, particularly those areas that are used to serve female Veterans.

f. Conducting periodic assessments to identify gaps related to provider and patient education.

g. Developing or adapting educational programs, materials, and resources where gaps are identified.

h. Developing annual VALBHCS outreach plans that define outreach and growth targets, as well as effects of outreach events on enrollment.

i. Analyzing factors that lead to patient drop out and recommending areas for programmatic or facility improvement.

j. Developing and distributing internal and external communication tools that unite patients and professionals interested in women's health.

k. Assuming a leadership role in VALBHCS strategic planning and implementation on health concerns related to women Veterans.

l. Developing a VALBHCS needs assessment.

m. Monitoring health care delivery and support the initiation of epidemiological and prevalence studies to improve health promotion.

n. Mentoring WVPM's and women's health champions at the facility level.

o. Acting as a liaison for WVPM's and women's health champions.

p. Serving as a consultant on women's health for VISN and facility leadership.

q. Monitoring any disparity in the provision of health care services to women Veterans for performance measures, conducting root cause analyses, overseeing interventions aimed at targeting disparities, and setting up systems for tracking progress related to recommended interventions.

r. Serving as a mentor, coach, and advocate for facility WVPMs.

s. Providing ongoing feedback related to facility WVPM performance and serving as a consultant to facility leadership regarding women's health concerns.

t. Developing VALBHCS women's health data dashboards that include workload, quality measures, access, and cost.

Work Schedule: 8:00am to 4:30pm

Functional Statement Title/#: Registered Nurse: Nurse II








graph of estimated pay ranges
$84,691

$133,950





Job Details



Application Open Date

11/25/2017



Application Close Date

12/31/2017




Organization

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration



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.
      • 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 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.






  • 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 the View 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) on Sunday, December 31, 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: VR-2025178-T38-18-01-MWF




      This position potentially requires flexibility in schedule and assignments, as this is a 24/7 hospital. Some positions require rotation of tours or indefinite work on non-administrative tours as established by the immediate supervisor. Self-motivated in the pursuit of meeting professional work standards. If the incumbent is a purchase card holder, performs the duties of a Government-wide Purchase Care Program cardholder in support of his/her service/department/service line. The cardholder is required to complete all required training courses as directed by the agency/organization program coordinator. Responsible for the proper use of the purchase card, being knowledgeable and complying with assigned spending regulations. Complies with all Federal, VA, and local purchase card program regulations. Verifies funds availability prior to making purchases and ensures receipt of goods ordered. Safeguards the purchase card at all times. Complies with all purchase card program audits

      a. Leading and coordinating access to the highest quality health care services for women Veterans with multiple disciplines within VA Long Beach HCS.

      b. Executing inter-disciplinary comprehensive planning at the VA Long Beach HCS-level related to women's health issues.

      c. Developing VALBHCS metrics that measure the quality improvement impact for women Veterans.

      d. Evaluating and analyzing VALBHCS movement toward providing comprehensive medical care to women Veterans through data analysis, development of standardized tools, ongoing site visits, and providing information to facility and VISN leadership, along with recommendations for improvement. Providing written reports and verbal feedback to sites following visits.

      e. Serving on the VISN Environment of Care compliance team and taking responsibility for ensuring that all clinical areas meet privacy and safety requirements, particularly those areas that are used to serve female Veterans.

      f. Conducting periodic assessments to identify gaps related to provider and patient education.

      g. Developing or adapting educational programs, materials, and resources where gaps are identified.

      h. Developing annual VALBHCS outreach plans that define outreach and growth targets, as well as effects of outreach events on enrollment.

      i. Analyzing factors that lead to patient drop out and recommending areas for programmatic or facility improvement.

      j. Developing and distributing internal and external communication tools that unite patients and professionals interested in women's health.

      k. Assuming a leadership role in VALBHCS strategic planning and implementation on health concerns related to women Veterans.

      l. Developing a VALBHCS needs assessment.

      m. Monitoring health care delivery and support the initiation of epidemiological and prevalence studies to improve health promotion.

      n. Mentoring WVPM's and women's health champions at the facility level.

      o. Acting as a liaison for WVPM's and women's health champions.

      p. Serving as a consultant on women's health for VISN and facility leadership.

      q. Monitoring any disparity in the provision of health care services to women Veterans for performance measures, conducting root cause analyses, overseeing interventions aimed at targeting disparities, and setting up systems for tracking progress related to recommended interventions.

      r. Serving as a mentor, coach, and advocate for facility WVPMs.

      s. Providing ongoing feedback related to facility WVPM performance and serving as a consultant to facility leadership regarding women's health concerns.

      t. Developing VALBHCS women's health data dashboards that include workload, quality measures, access, and cost.

      Work Schedule: 8:00am to 4:30pm

      Functional Statement Title/#: Registered Nurse: Nurse II







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Best Care / Best Careers

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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