Job opening: Registered Nurse (Assistant Nurse Manager) (Community Living Center 213-2)
Salary: $119 498 - 178 000 per year
Published at: Sep 22 2023
Employment Type: Full-time
The VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare is seeking a Registered Nurse to serve as the Assistant Nurse Manager (ANM) within Community Living Center 213-2 . The ANM for this area executes a position responsibility that demonstrates leadership, experience & ingenious approaches to management of complex patient care. Oversight & responsibility will include the management of various programs within the service. Responsible to ensure that the highest possible quality of care.
VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package: VA Nurse Total Rewards
Job duties include, but are not limited to, the following:
Facilitates an atmosphere of interactive management and the development of collegial relationships among nursing personnel and other team members.
Promotes a Just Culture environment in building a climate for effective performance while allocating available resources to promote safe, efficient, effective, and quality nursing/patient care.
Observes and evaluates the quality of nursing care provided including interdisciplinary patient rounds, reviewing nursing documentation in clinical records, and collecting, reviewing, and analyzing data related to the delivery of patient care.
Assure the compliance with all regulatory agencies and standards of practiceANCC and implementation of required actions to meet Performance Measures.
Provides leadership in the application of the nursing process to patient care, organizational processes and systems, and improves outcomes at the program or service level.
Initiates an educational plan to meet changing program or service needs for self and staff.
Provides leadership in identifying and addressing ethical issues with patients and staff, including initiating and participating in ethical consultations.
Initiates interdisciplinary projects to improve organizational performance.
Implements an educational plan to meet changing programs or service needs for self and others.
Maintains knowledge of current techniques, trends and professional issues.
Coaches colleagues in team building.
Contributes to the strategic planning process, day-to-day operations, LogisticsManagement,Budget, Staffing,Human Resource actions, Hiring and attainment of goals of the organization.
Ability to provide direct patient care to an assigned group of patients as needed
Work Schedule: Night Shift, Compress tour available 8-9 Hour shifts plus 1, 8 hour shift. May include Weekends and or Holidays.
Telework: Not Available
Virtual: This is not a virtual position.
Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized
Pay: Competitive salary, regular salary increases, potential for performance awards
Paid Time Off: 50 days of paid time off per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 11 paid Federal holidays per year)
Retirement: Traditional federal pension (5 years vesting) and federal 401K with up to 5% in contributions by VA
Insurance: Federal health/vision/dental/term life/long-term care (many federal insurance programs can be carried into retirement)
Licensure: 1 full and unrestricted license from any US State or territory
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Applicants pending the completion of educational or certification/licensure requirements may be referred and tentatively selected but may not be hired until all requirements are met.
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 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.
Bachelor's degree in nursing required,
Master's degree in nursing preferred, PhD or DNP highly desirable.
Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with multiple service lines and disciplines is a must
Proven ability to facilitate group problem solving required
Demonstrate computer literacy and use of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel preferred
Excellent organizational, communication, writing and time management skills preferred
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision preferred
Demonstrated ability in data tracking, management, analysis, and feedback of results preferred
Proven ability to utilize sound judgment in making infection prevention & control decisions preferred
Ability to work variable and flexible tours to meet program needs and demands preferred
Demonstrated ability to accurately implement policies, regulations, standards of care and standards of practice preferred
Demonstrates advanced leadership skills in the nursing process such as coordinating, assessing, implementing and evaluating hospital-wide initiative/programs is highly desirable
Experience in providing direction and education for all staff including other services preferred
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 years of nursing practice/experience; OR a Master's degree in nursing or related field with a BSN and approximately 1-2 years 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 years of nursing practice/experience; OR a Doctoral degree and approximately 2-3 years of nursing practice/experience.
For foreign education equivalency the only certifying body the VA recognizes is CGFNS and its' subsidiary, International Consultants of Delaware (ICD). Without certification of BSN-equivalency, the VA can only consider the degree at the associates level and pay will be determined accordingly.
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: Heavy lifting (45 lbs and over); Heavy carrying (45 lbs and over); Straight pulling and pushing; reaching above shoulder; use of fingers; both hands required; walking and standing up to 8 hours; repeated bending; Ability for rapid mental and muscular coordination simultaneously; hearing aid permitted.
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 Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System
11301 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90073
- Name: Jeremy Reed
- Phone: 505-256-1711 X2244
- Email: [email protected]