RN Clinical Nurse Manager - Community Living Center
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Internal Number: 658428000
This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan payment reimbursement program. You must meet specific individual eligibility requirements in accordance with VHA policy and submit your EDRP application within four months of appointment. Approval, award amount (up to $200,000) and eligibility period (one to five years) are determined by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Services program office after complete review of the EDRP application. Learn more 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. 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: BSN with Leadership and 2-3 years of experience 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: Heavy lifting 45 pounds and over; Heavy carrying 45 pounds and over; straight pulling (4 hours); pushing (4 hours); reaching above shoulder; both hands required; walking (8-12hrs); standing (8-12hours), and repeated bending (8 hours). Both legs required, ability for rapid mental and muscular coordination simultaneously. Near vision correctable at 13" to 16" to Jaeger 1 to 4. Far vision correctable in one eye to 20/20 and to 20/40 in the other, both eyes required. Ability to distinguish shades of colors, hearing (aid permitted), transferring patients & objects may be required. Don protective clothing in isolation situation or operative/invasive procedures. May occasionally be exposed to patients who are combative secondary to delirium. ["The Community Living Center (CLC) offers long term and short-term care programs services that meet the needs of adults and geriatric Veterans. Veterans are admitted to the CLC when they are determined to benefit from a variety of services which may include: Restorative Care, Rehabilitation, Spinal Cord Injury support, and a variety of diagnosis requiring Short Stay admissions. Common diagnosis and need for services include, but is not limited to Hospice care, chronic wound management, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, extended IV therapy, and post-surgical orthopedic procedures. Long Term services are offered for those who benefit from residential care needs due to chronic diagnosis, significant decrease, or total loss in activity of daily living and need 24/7 care. This position requires flexibility in schedule and assignments to ensure availability to residents, and nursing staff to provide efficient operations. The incumbent practices and demonstrates leadership in delivering and improving holistic care through collaborative strategies with others. The incumbent is accountable for the operation, first-line supervision, administration, quality care and evaluation of the delivery of care, unit functions and programs for assigned areas and shifts for the CLC. The incumbent is responsible and accountable for CLC/unit operations 24/7 for administrative and clinical care purposes. The incumbent must maintain high levels of professionalism with internal, external, person to person or electronic communication with residents, staff, interdisciplinary team member, families and people of varied educational levels and ethnic backgrounds. The incumbent works collaboratively and cooperatively as a member of a team across the Medical Center. The incumbent makes efficient, and safe care practices for the resident is their priority. The incumbent demonstrates excellent customer experience principles in all aspects of work. The incumbent ensures that the staff under his/her supervision is trained, competent in all areas of the Community Living Center. The incumbent is competent in the setup, use, reprocessing, and maintenance of unit specific equipment leading to initial competency and validation of ongoing competency at least annually. The incumbent coaches staff, handles employee conduct and performance issues, completes recurring reports, and performance appraisals in a timely manner. The incumbent overseas day-to-day operations to assigned areas, shifts, and personnel. The incumbent collaborates with nursing supervisors/staff, physicians, other disciplines, and ancillary services to resolve issues or concerns. The incumbent must be BLS certified Work Schedule: 7:30am - 4:00pm, Monday - Friday\nTelework: Not Available\nVirtual: This is not a virtual position.\nRelocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized\nEDRP Authorized: Contact Brian.Huhman@va.gov or Eve.Harper@va.gov, the EDRP Coordinator for questions/assistance\nPermanent Change of Station (PCS): Not Authorized\nFinancial Disclosure Report: Not required This is an Open Continuous Announcement. Resumes/Questionnaires received in USA Staffing in response to this announcement will be maintained in the USA Staffing job file. Qualification determinations will be done based on the applicant's resume/questionnaire/documents submitted for the position and a list of qualified candidates will be referred to Service as vacancies arise. **The initial cut off of eligible applicants will be June 14, 2022. Subsequent cut-off dates will be the 28th of each month or as needed. The vacancy announcement will remain open until closed, canceled or filled.*"]
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.