The Orlando VA Healthcare System is seeking a Registered Nurse to serve as Nurse Manger over the Mental Health and Medical Specialty Clinics at the Viera VA Clinic. The Nurse Manger will provide oversight and leadership for Nursing in multiple Mental Health and Medical Specialty services and has responsibility to facilitate collaboration among the Mental Health and Medical Service Chiefs, specialty physicians, nursing personnel and administrative/ancillary services to meet or exceed performance expectations related to access, patient flow, continuity of care and timely, efficient, cost-effective healthcare. Required to work closely with the Chief Nurse of Mental Health, provider staff and the nursing team to provide a highly successful work environment focused on positive work relationships and outstanding patient-centered care, acting as a role model for all other members of the healthcare team. Serve as a leader in the core team and is responsible for successfully collaborating with services, both internal and external; to facilitate transitioning levels of care to effectively meet the Veterans' needs and assure seamless continuity of care and access to services. Assures staff competency, communicates, posts performance metrics on huddle boards; makes every effort to meet performance goals, by setting an atmosphere of information sharing and shared decision-making. Identifies quality vulnerabilities and organizes improvement efforts. Takes appropriate progressive discipline, on time, and in collaboration with HR. Conducts hiring process timely, thoroughly, fairly and with attention to diversity and suitability of work with Veterans. Develops and manages accurate schedules, vacation polices and staffing plans. Manages time and Leave is carefully and vigorously managed for full and safe staffing. Ensures reasonable accommodation requests processed quickly with HR partnership. Work Schedule: Monday-Friday/0800-1630. *Workday/hour flexibility required as administrative and/or clinical demands require. 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.