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Job opening: Nurse Practitioner- Assistant Chief of Specialty Medicine

Salary: $114 531 - 199 540 per year
City: Tulsa
Published at: May 16 2024
Employment Type: Full-time
This position can be filled by a physician, physician's assistant, nurse practitioner, or advanced practice nurse. The Assistant Chief of Specialty Medicine (ACoM) is responsible for providing leadership and strategic direction for the Medical Service as well as leadership to all clinical and administrative operations. The ACOM will collaborate with the Chief of Medicine to develop and implement strategies that enhance medical service, research, and education

Duties

Duties Include: - Oversee the day-to-day operations of the medical services. - Overall leadership, policy, planning, budget, operations, and performance of the Medical Service. - Work cooperatively with other Service Chiefs, medical center management, and all staff of medical service. - Determine the number and type of specialized staff needed by Medicine Service to provide appropriate forms and level of patient. - Supervise section chiefs within the medical service and making sound decision on behalf of the Chief of Specialty Medicine. - Keep management and staff informed of relevant changes and events. - Lead or actively participate in various task groups and committees addressing clinical issues at local, VISN, and national VHA levels. - Responsible for performance management and quality improvement for clinical services. - Assess qualifications, competence, and productivity of clinical and administrative personnel. - Address performance and behavior problems in a timely and appropriate manner. - Collaborate with clinical and administrative service line leaders to implement policy, planning, and system redesign, and developing and implementing service-level and center-level policies and procedures. - Determine the needs of assigned veteran population for services within specialty area. - Provide orientation and continuing education opportunities to service staff and trainees and support research efforts. - Foster and maintain positive relationships with the University of Cincinnati and other affiliated institutions, educational programs, and contracts. - Act as liaison between the VA medical center and academic department at the University of Cincinnati School of Medicine. - Evaluate clinical and administrative operations and develop a service-level quality improvement program. - Participate in QM/QI programs and establish benchmarks for quality of care. - Implement quality assurance programs, peer review, and performance reviews. - Work closely with credentialing, privileging, quality and patient safety, and other service lines to meet regulatory and procedural requirements. VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package: VA Nurse Total Rewards Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:00am-4:30pm Telework: Ad hoc

Requirements

Qualifications

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. 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. 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. Education. Graduate of a school of professional nursing. Licensure and Certification. The following licensure and certification requirements are considered conditions of employment. (1) Nurse. All Nurses must possess and maintain an active, current, full and unrestricted license as a Nurse to practice in a State, Territory or Commonwealth of the United States, or in the District of Columbia. Grade Requirements: In addition to the basic qualification requirements, the grade level of Nurse (any assignment) is based on a combination of education and experience. Beyond the minimum education requirements, grade determination for appointment, advancement and promotion will be based on the following specific requirement for Nurses: Nurse I, Level 1. (a) Scope. Delivers fundamental, knowledge-based care to assigned clients while developing technical competencies. (b) Education and Experience Requirement. Diploma or associate degree in nursing with no professional nursing experience. Nurse I, Level 2. (a) Scope. Demonstrates integration of biopsychosocial concepts, cognitive skills and technically competent practice in providing care to clients with basic or complex. (b) Education and Experience Requirement. i Diploma or associate degree in nursing and one year of specialized nursing experience equivalent to a Nurse I, Level 1 OR ii Bachelor's degree in nursing and no professional nursing experience. Nurse I, Level 3. (a) Scope. Demonstrates proficiency in practice based on conscious and deliberate planning. Self-directed in goal setting for managing complex client situations. (b) Education and Experience Requirement. i Diploma or associate degree in nursing and two years of professional nursing experience, one of which is a year of specialized nursing experience equivalent to Nurse I, Level 2. OR ii Bachelor's degree in nursing and one year of professional nursing experience equivalent to Nurse I, Level 2. OR iii Master's degree in nursing and no professional nursing experience. OR iv Master's degree in a related field with a bachelor's degree in nursing with no professional nursing experience. Nurse II. (a) Scope. Demonstrates leadership in delivering and improving holistic care through collaborative strategies with others. (b) Education and Experience Requirement. i Bachelor's degree in nursing and two years of professional nursing experience, one of which is a year of specialized nursing experience equivalent to Nurse I, Level 3. OR ii Master's degree in nursing with one year of specialized nursing experience equivalent to Nurse I, Level 3. OR iii Master's degree in a related field with a bachelor's degree in nursing with one year of specialized nursing experience equivalent to Nurse I, Level OR iv Doctorate degree in nursing with no professional nursing experience. OR v Doctorate degree in a related field with a master's or bachelor's degree in nursing with no professional nursing experience.. Nurse III. (a) Scope. Executes position responsibilities that demonstrate leadership, experience and creative approaches to management of complex client care beyond the immediate practice setting. (b) Education and Experience Requirement. i Master's degree in nursing with two years of specialized nursing experience, one of which is equivalent to Nurse II and meets all dimension requirements for Nurse III. OR ii Master's degree in a related field with a bachelor's degree in nursing with two years of specialized nursing experience, one of which is equivalent to Nurse II and meets all dimension requirements for Nurse III. II-G6-10 OR iii Master's degree in a related field with a bachelor's degree in nursing with one year of specialized nursing experience equivalent to Nurse I, Level 3. OR iv Doctorate degree in nursing with no professional nursing experience. OR v Doctorate degree in a related field with a master's or bachelor's degree in nursing with no professional nursing experience. 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: The incumbent must be able to perform all activities of the position without restriction. This position involves considerable standing, walking, stooping, bending, reaching, lifting and turning. It requires repositioning patients and assisting with transferring patients to wheelchairs/stretchers. Mechanical devices when available are required to be used for heavy or difficult to lift patients. The work may involve pushing or lifting weight in excess of 50 pounds and going up and down flights of stairs. The position requires visual and auditory acuity at a level to provide safe and effective care.

Education

Education Accreditation Requirement. Nursing education must be from a school of professional nursing accredited by one of the following accrediting organizations at the time the program was completed by the applicant:

(a) The Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326. The ACEN accredits all levels of nursing programs, including clinical doctorate, masters/post master's certificate, baccalaureate, associate and diploma nursing education programs. (Note: The National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission/NLNAC changed its name to ACEN in May 2013. ACEN's website may be utilized to verify accredited programs using automated inquiry processes; however, for verification of any nursing program's accreditation prior to 1998, an automated inquiry cannot be used and ACEN must be contacted directly via their email contact information on the ACEN website to verify.); or

(b) The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), 655 K Street, NW, Suite 7, Washington, DC 20001. The CCNE is an accrediting arm of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) and accredits nursing education programs at the bachelor and master's level. Licensure and Certification. The following licensure and certification requirements are considered conditions of employment. (1) Nurse. All Nurses must possess and maintain an active, current, full and unrestricted license as a Nurse to practice in a State, Territory or Commonwealth of the United States, or in the District of Columbia.

Contacts

  • Address Jack C Montgomery VA Medical Center 1011 Honor Heights Drive Muskogee, OK 74401 US
  • Name: Holly Deal
  • Phone: 205-602-8616
  • Email: [email protected]

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