A recruitment/relocation incentive is NOT authorized for this position. The incumbent practices as a Nurse IV Chief, Inpatient Nursing Services. Provides leadership in the delivery of nursing care and the management of nursing personnel and resources in practice areas in keeping with the mission, vision, and values of this health care facility, As a member of the Associate Director, Patient Care Services, Office, s/he participates in the formulation of overall policies, objectives, programs and services and shares in the decision making related to nursing strategic planning, budgeting and resource utilization. Has significant accountability for managing the relationship with the teaching affiliations, including the heart/lung transplantation program and the VAD program Directs the provision of care to inpatients that range in age from adult to older adult with acute and chronic health conditions. Common medical conditions include respiratory, cardiac, GI, neurological, gynecological, endocrine disorders and infectious diseases. Surgical conditions include general surgery, heart/lung transplant, cardiac, thoracic, orthopedic, peripheral vascular, urologic, ophthalmic, ear, nose and throat, plastic, and podiatry. Inpatient Services include the medical, surgical, step-down and ICU units. Oversees the formulation, implementation and evaluation of unit(s) and section performance improvement activities. Assists with the planning and implementation of educational programs for staff, serves as a mentor and preceptor. Works collaboratively with all disciplines to ensure efficient, timely and quality care. Serves as Acting Associate Director, Patient Care Services, as needed. Work Schedule: M-F, days 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
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.