The incumbent serves as a Clinical Program Manager for the `Employee Occupational Health' Clinics and other special projects as assigned by the Director of Employee Occupational Health and Director of Quality, Safety, and Values. Inclusive of process management; policy development and assurance; quality management; committee management; and the evaluation, implementation, review, tracking, and coordination of EOH Clinics applications. The VA Puget Sound Health Care System is currently recruiting for 1 full time Registered Nurse to serve as a Clinical Program Manager. This position reports to the Director of Employee Occupational Health with an additional reporting to the Director of Quality, Safety, and Values. Duties and Responsibilities of the Clinical Program Manager include but are not limited to: Manages the patient care environment including budgeting, supplies, equipment, and patients Personnel management including scheduling, counseling, and evaluation of staff Staff orientation, continuing education, and personnel development Direct patient care as needed Advocate for staff engagement opportunities on the Unit Based Practice Council (UBPC), or shared governance committees or councils Data collection, analyzing, trending, reporting, including nurse sensitive indicators Manage staffing process using VA staffing methodology and electronic staffing programs Create and advocate for a health work environment and a culture of safety Monitor compliance to Employee Occupational Health Directives, CARF, the Joint Commission, VHA Directives, mandates, and other standards and policies Responsible for all issues that affect nursing including standards of practice, training, functional statements, position descriptions, proficiency reports, performance appraisals, policies, procedures and competencies Provides direct supervision of nursing personnel and evaluates their performance and competency · Responsibilities Planning work to be accomplished by EOH staff, setting priorities and preparing schedules for completion of work Assigning work to EOH staff based on priorities, selective consideration of the difficulty and the requirements of the assignments and capabilities of staff Evaluating staff performance o Counseling and instructing staff on work and administrative matters Hearing and resolving complaints and referring more serious complaints not resolved to higher level supervisors Recommending and/or taking disciplinary action when appropriate Identifying developmental and training needs of staff and providing or making provision for such development and training Responsible for maintaining continuous accreditation readiness Responsible for interviewing and selecting new staff Responsible for staffing the unit and ensuring staffing meets established nursing hours per patient day requirements Completes performance evaluations in a timely manner Coaches staff and deals with employee conduct and performance issues Provide the full range of supervisory duties to include personnel and resource management comprised of coordinating staffing support, scheduling, hiring, and enforcement of performance standards. Advise senior leadership on Clinical matters; reviews, recommends changes, and assists in developing regulations, procedures, and other matters. Educate staff about organizational policies and initiatives, The Joint Commission (TJC) standards. Implement disciplinary measures such as warning, reprimands and/or termination of employment. Manages the patient care environment including budgeting, supplies, equipment, and patients Data collection, analyzing, trending, reporting, including nurse sensitive indicators Work Schedule: Monday - Friday; 8am - 4:30pm Financial Disclosure Report: Not required Pay: Competitive salary, regular salary increases. Paid Time Off: Annual leave at the rate of eight (8) hours per biweekly pay period; Sick leave at the rate of four (4) hours per biweekly pay period; 10 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. Recruitment / Relocation Incentives "ARE NOT AUTHORIZED"
Internal Number: 599292700
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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.