Assistant Nurse Manager - 5E Psych

Location
Muskogee, OK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Feb 06, 2018
Closes
Mar 06, 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The 5E Psychiatric Assistant Nurse Manager (ANM) duties include but are not limited to:
  • The ANM is directly responsible to the 5E Nurse Manager (NM) and to the Associate Director of Patient Care Services.
  • The ANM will be a first level supervisor who functions under the guidance and leadership of the NM in providing administrative and clinical leadership, experience, and creative approaches to management of complex care.
  • The ANM will be responsible for the scheduling of the unit's staff including annual leave and holidays.
  • Functions as a supervisor in the absence of the NM and assumes accountability for the operation of his/her designated unit.
  • The ANM has 24/7 responsibility for reviewing admission criteria as needed.
  • The ANM is responsible for supervision and administration of nursing care, managing nursing personnel, and coordinating all related activities on 5E.
  • The ANM supervises the day to day activities on 5E and works with the NM to provide staff development and evaluations.
  • Applying skills necessary to identify and/or coordinate discipline-specific education, as well as leadership, professional staff development, and emerging needs to all levels of staff.
  • Demonstrates leading and organizing delivery of care to assure continuity of care and peer accountability for practice, including access to care and discharge planning.
  • Responsibility for contributing to the establishment and implementation of evidenced-based nursing standards of practice.
  • Demonstrating a high level of clinical expertise, leadership and creative approaches to management of complex care.
  • Responsible for building an atmosphere of respect, trust, and civility among the Veterans and staff.
  • Drives Quality, Safety and Value on his/her assigned unit.
  • Promotes, creates, demonstrates and ensures a culturally diverse workforce in which the values and needs of all individuals are respected.
Work Schedule: M-F 0800-1630
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:
  • 2-3 years of Rehab experience
  • 1-2 years of Nursing Management/Supervisory/Charge Nurse experience in a hospital setting.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing or Related Field
  • BLS/ACLS Certification
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: This position requires visual acuity, keen hearing, clear distinctive speech, and manual dexterity. This position requires potentially long periods of continued walking, standing, stooping, sitting, bending, pulling, and pushing. Transferring patients and objects may be required. This position requires visual acuity, keen hearing, clear distinctive speech, and manual dexterity. The incumbent may be exposed to infected patients and contaminated materials and may be required to don protective clothing in isolation situations or operative/invasive procedures. The incumbent may occasionally be exposed to patients who are combative secondary to delirium, dementia, or psychiatric disorders. The incumbent must be a mature, flexible, sensible individual capable of working effectively in stressful situations, able to shift priorities based on patient needs. Must complete annual Employee Health requirements, such as annual TB screening or testing, as a condition of employment.

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:

  • Resume
  • Resume
Other forms may/will be required upon selection: 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.