Job opening: RN (Deputy Quality Management Officer)
Salary: $116 569 - 212 100 per year
Published at: Aug 11 2023
Employment Type: Full-time
The VA Desert Pacific Healthcare Network (VISN 22) is hiring a RN (Deputy Quality Management Officer). This position executes leadership that supports and promotes a Network framework on delivering high quality, safe and reliable care centered on the Veteran and is characterized by substantial and continuous responsibility and accountability for continuous improvement of integrated programs that cross medical centers and/or service lines, and influence organizational mission and health care.
As the Deputy Quality Management Officer for VISN 22 you will be responsible for accreditation readiness of all VISN 22 facilities, for providing clinical and administrative recommendations relative to quality management functions, and will be a key leader in the Network's approach to assess and improve the quality of healthcare services. You will utilize a wide range of analytical and evaluative methods and techniques in providing consultation to leadership of all VISN 22 facilities and provide support to program leaders, medical center committees, and quality improvement teams. Duties include, but are not limited to:
Developing, implementing, coordinating, evaluating, and monitoring improvement initiatives across the Network.
Providing oversight and leadership of Network accreditation survey readiness activities including internal regulatory surveys, external agency reviews, and performance measurement.
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 7:00am - 3:30pm
Telework: Authorized for highly qualified candidates at discretion of Agency
Virtual: This is not a virtual position.
Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not authorized
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy.
English Language Proficiency. In accordance with 38 U.S.C. 7402(d), no person shall serve in direct patient care positions unless they are proficient in basic written and spoken English.
Graduate of a school of professional nursing approved 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). The approving official may authorize a waiver of the requirement for ACEN or CCNE accreditation of any degree in nursing provided the college or university has regional accreditation from an accrediting body recognized by the Department of Education at the time of the candidate's graduation and the composite qualifications of the applicant warrant such consideration. 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: 5 years or more of experience is required in oversight and leadership of Accreditation Readiness and external agencies, and in Accreditation Readiness Consultation.
Grade Determinations: The following criteria must be met in determining the grade assignment of candidates, and if appropriate, the level within a grade:
Nurse IV - Master's degree in nursing or related field with BSN and approximately 4-5 years of nursing practice/experience; OR a Doctoral degree in nursing or related field and appropriate basic or advanced certification desired, and approximately 3-4 years of nursing practice/experience.
Note regarding MSN degrees: If your MSN was obtained via a Bridge Program that qualifies for professional nursing registration, a BSN is not required.
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: Work is generally sedentary, but does require at least occasional visits to other facilities.
A transcript must be submitted with your application if you are basing all or part of your qualifications on education.
Only education or degrees recognized by the U.S. Department of Education from accredited colleges, universities, schools, or institutions may be used to qualify for Federal employment. You can verify your education here: http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/
. If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education. For further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html
- Address VISN 22 Desert Pacific Health Care Network
300 Oceangate, Suite 700
Long Beach, CA 90822
- Name: Brandy Rivera
- Phone: (808) 433-0179
- Email: [email protected]