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Registered Nurse (RN) Nurse Manager- Joliet CBOC - Joliet, Illinois - Manager

Company: Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital
Location: Joliet
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Registered Nurse (RN) Nurse Manager- Joliet CBOC - Joliet, Illinois
Duties

VISN 12 is committed to fostering and sustaining an environment which celebrates diversity, provides equitable opportunities for employment and promotion, and supports inclusiveness in our culture. Together, we strive to create and maintain working and learning environments that promote professional growth and teamwork, and are inclusive, equitable and welcoming. We embrace our differences as individuals and unite as a team toward a common goal: to serve our nation's Veterans.

VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package:

The Nurse Manager (NM) is a registered professional nurse who is accountable to the Chief Nurse. The NM functions as a supervisor and assumes accountability for the operation of a designated unit, identified procedure areas, and clinics. This includes the management, supervision, and evaluation of care delivered by nursing and other allied health care staff. The NM is responsible for contributing to the establishment and implementation of evidence-based nursing standards of practice. In collaboration with the Chief Nurse, creates a safe, positive work environment which enhances care delivery and professional development of clinically competent staff. Promotes, creates, demonstrates, and ensures a culturally diverse workforce in which the values and needs of all individuals are respected and supported. The NM is accountable for the supervision and direction of the delivery of patient care by nursing personnel and is responsible for the coordination of activities at the unit level, distribution of resources and maintaining a patient centered care environment. responsible for the planning, integrating, implementing, modifying and evaluating the effectiveness of the Veteran's care.

Demonstrates leadership in delivering and improving holistic care through collaborative strategies with others (VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G6). The Nurse II registered nurse is a proficient nurse who demonstrates proficiency in decision-making and using the nursing process for complex situations that effect performance outcomes at the point of care. Practice is enhanced through development of collegial relationships. This nurse demonstrates collaboration by using the group process to solve problems. The focus is on leadership in strategically planning long-term goals for the microsystem (unit, team, or workgroup) that impacts operations or resources. The proficient nurse demonstrates critical thinking with efficiency and accuracy in assessing and managing situations.

Master's degree in nursing or in a field related to nursing preferred. Designated first-line supervisory authority, responsibility, and accountability for the 24/7 operations of their units, ensuring that subordinate personnel provide timely nursing care which complies with generally accepted standards of clinical practice. This includes the authority to accept, amend, or reject the work of subordinates. Has continuing responsibility for all the following functions: (1) Planning work to be accomplished by subordinates, setting priorities and preparing schedules for completion of work; (2) Assigning work to subordinates based on priorities, selective consideration of the difficulty and the requirements of the assignments, and the capabilities of subordinates; (3) Evaluating the performance of subordinates; (4) Making recommendations for appointments, advancements or reassignments of subordinates; (5) Giving advice, counsel, or instruction to subordinate personnel on work and administrative matters; (6) Hearing and resolving complaints of subordinates and referring more serious complaints not resolved to higher level supervisors; (7) Recommending and/or taking disciplinary action where appropriate; and(8) Identifying developmental and training needs of subordinates and providing or making provision for such development and training (VA Handbook 5007, Part III, Chapter 8).



Pay: Competitive salary, regular salary increases, potential for performance awards
Paid Time Off: 50 days of paid time off per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 11 paid Federal holidays per year)
Retirement: Traditional federal pension (5 years vesting) and federal 401K with up to 5% in contributions by VA
Insurance: Federal health/vision/dental/term life/long-term care (many federal insurance programs can be carried into retirement)
Licensure: 1 full and unrestricted license from any US State or territory

Work Schedule: Monday- Friday, 7:30am-4:00pm
Telework: Not Available
Virtual: This is not a virtual position.
Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized
Permanent Change of Station (PCS): Not Authorized
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

Keywords: Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital, Joliet , Registered Nurse (RN) Nurse Manager- Joliet CBOC - Joliet, Illinois - Manager, Healthcare , Joliet, Illinois

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