Nurse Manager (Community Living Center)

Location
Gainesville, FL
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jan 12, 2018
Closes
Jan 16, 2018
Specialty
Managerial
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Major Duties include:
- Ensure delivery of nursing care to veterans in the CLC at the Gainesville VAMC.
- Acts as Role Model and mentor for all levels of nursing staff.
- Plans, organizes, directs and control operations relating to Nursing Practice on CLC.
- Collaborate with Physicians and other Clinical department leaders and staff on operations relating to care of the veterans on CLC.
- Completes staff schedules.
- Monitors appropriate use of supplies.
- Updates policies and procedures, as appropriate.
- Completes annual Proficiency Appraisals and competency of staff.
- Ensures that CLC meets/exceeds external surveys standards of care.
- Proactively plans and interacts with multiple disciplines including but not limited to Dietary, SPS, and Environmental Engineering.

Work Schedule: Mon-Fri, 0730-1600, with rotation to off tours and weekends.
Financial Disclosure Report: Not Required.Basic Requirements:
  • United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy.
  • Graduate of a school of professional nursing approved by the appropriate State-accrediting agency and accredited by one of the following accrediting bodies at the time the program was completed by the applicant: The Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) or The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). In cases of graduates of foreign schools of professional nursing, possession of current, full, active and unrestricted registration will meet the requirement of graduation from an approved school of professional nursing. OR The completion of coursework equivalent to a nursing degree in a MSN Bridge Program that qualifies for professional nursing registration constitutes the completion of an approved course of study of professional nursing. Students should submit the certificate of professional nursing to sit for the NCLEX to the VA along with a copy of the MSN transcript. (Reference VA Handbook 5005, Appendix G6) OR In cases of graduates of foreign schools of professional nursing, possession of a current, full, active and unrestricted registration will meet the requirement for graduation from an approved school of professional nursing.
  • Current, full, active, and unrestricted registration as a graduate professional nurse in a State, Territory or Commonwealth (i.e., Puerto Rico) of the United States, or the District of Columbia.
Preferred Experience (Best Qualified Selection Criteria):
  • Masters in Nursing preferred.
  • Minimum of two years progressive leadership experience.
  • Three years of Geriatric and/or medical/surgical experience.
  • Certification by ANA in Nursing Administration/Gerontological Nursing preferred.
  • Experience in coordinating the daily flow of patient care and staffing.
  • History of successful implementation of change within a patient care delivery system.
  • Evidence of having successfully developed staff.
  • Experience with program planning, development and implementation is preferred.
  • Evidence of excellent collaborative relationships with physicians and support services.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with demonstrated team building and problem - solving skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Grade Determinations: The following criteria must be met in determining the grade assignment of candidates, and if appropriate, the level within a grade:
  • Nurse I Level I - An Associate Degree (ADN) or Diploma in Nursing, with no additional nursing practice/experience required.
  • Nurse I Level II - An ADN or Diploma in Nursing and approximately 1 year of nursing practice/experience; OR an ADN or Diploma in Nursing and a bachelor's degree in a related field with no additional nursing practice/experience; OR a Bachelor's of Science in Nursing (BSN) with no additional nursing practice/experience.
  • Nurse I Level III - An ADN or Diploma in Nursing and approximately 2-3 years of nursing practice/experience; OR an ADN or Diploma in Nursing and a Bachelor's degree in a related field and approximately 1-2 years of nursing practice/experience; OR a BSN with approximately 1-2 years of nursing practice/experience; OR a Master's degree in nursing (MSN) or related field with a BSN and no additional nursing practice/experience.
  • Nurse II - A BSN with approximately 2-3 years of nursing practice/experience; OR ADN or Diploma in Nursing and a Bachelor's degree in a related field and approximately 2-3 year's of nursing practice/experience; OR a Master's degree in nursing or related field with a BSN and approximately 1-2 year's of nursing practice/experience; OR a Doctoral degree in nursing or meets basic requirements for appointment and has doctoral degree in a related field with no additional nursing practice/experience required.
  • Nurse III - Master's degree in nursing or related field with BSN and approximately 2-3 year's of nursing practice/experience; OR a Doctoral degree.
Reference: VA Regulations, specifically VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G-6 Nurse Qualification Standard. This can be found in the local Human Resources Office.Physical Requirements:
Direct patient care work involves considerable walking and standing (up to 12 hours/day), pushing, pulling, bending, and heavy lifting (45 pounds and over). The incumbent accepts assignment on any tour of duty and in whatever area services are required.

In-direct patient care work is mostly sedentary. Typically the employee sits comfortably to complete the work. However, there may be some walking, standing, bending and carrying of light items such as patient records and supplies.

Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding process.

To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:

1. Resume - Resume or CV must include the vacancy announcement number CBDG-10115152-18-TK, position title, grade, how to contact you, descriptions of jobs held including the name and address of employer, job title, description of duties, beginning and ending date (month and year) of employment, and average hours worked per week. (Required)

2. Occupational Questionnaire. Follow the "How To Apply" instructions below to complete the questionnaire. (Required) (You can preview the questionnaire here: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10115152.

3. Clear Copy of Transcripts - For education verification and it must show degree conferred date (NOT THE DIPLOMA). An unofficial copy can be submitted with application. However, an official copy must be verified if selected for employment. (Required)

4. Clear Copy of current Licensure and Certification with expiration date. (Required)


The following documents are accepted, and may be required if applicable to your eligibility and/or qualifications for this position. Please use this checklist to ensure you have included all documents required for your application, such as a copy of your transcript (if using education to qualify), SF-50's, etc.

? VA Form 10-2850a - Application for Nurses and Nurse Anesthetists - can be found at: http://www.va.gov/vaforms/search_action.asp?FormNo=2850&tkey=&Action=Search.

? OF-306, Declaration of Federal Employment - Available at: http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/of0306.pdf - must be completed with signature in section 17a (DO NOT SIGN 17B).

MUST BE A U.S. CITIZEN. However, additional Eligibility Documentation will be accepted (if applicable):
? Are veteran with status and honorably discharged? (Must provide a copy of your DD214 with service characterization and disability letter if applicable) -OR-
? A current federal employee with the ability to compete for a permanent position? (Must provide a current SF50 with occupation and pay/grade data) -OR-
? A former federal employee with reinstatement rights. (Must provide a separation SF50) -OR-
? A person eligible to apply under the Schedule A "Americans with Disabilities." (Must provide a Schedule A letter).

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