The Iowa City VA Health Care System (ICVAHCS) is currently recruiting for one (1) Full-Time Registered Nurse- Operating Room (OR) Clinical Manager. ICVAHCS is in Veterans Integrated Service Network (VISN) 23. The Clinical Manager Registered Nurse falls under the clinical pathway and reports to the Nurse Administrator. The Registered Nurse- Operating Room (OR) Clinical Manager (CM) provides oversight of patient care and staffing requirements for efficient patient care and flow throughout the health care system. Duties include but are not limited to: Follows staffing guidelines to ensure safe, appropriate patient care staffing throughout the clinical and procedural area. Assures patient flow through efficient and timely utilization of capital and human resources. Monitors performance improvement compliance, functions as a resource for patient care staff, and is responsible for pertinent records and reports to meet the needs of patient care services and the organization. Applies the nursing process to systems or processes at the unit/team/work group level to improve care. In addition, they create a safe and healthy work environment by promoting safe patient handling strategic plans. Demonstrates the ability to utilize problem solving skills to identify, analyze, and resolve issues/concerns. Assures compliance with national patient safety goals and evaluates practice of self and others against standard of practice and relevant accrediting and regulatory bodies (i.e., professional nursing organization, nurse practice acts, Joint Commission, OSHA) and takes action to improve compliance. Responsible for preparing formal evaluations of performance of employees under his/her supervision. Plans and implements effective educational programs for in-services, orientation, continuing education, and other personnel training in conjunction with the education department. Recommends approval, modification, or rejection of formal requests from subordinates for promotion, reassignment, status changes, and awards. Corresponds with our Union Partners and others where applicable on personnel matters. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. with 24/7 accountability. Tour may be extended to meet operational needs for Veterans care. Compressed Schedules and Telework are NOT offered for this position. Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.