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Registered Nurse - Specialty Care Nurse Manager - San Antonio, Texas - PCU - Progressive Care Unit

Company: Audie L. Murphy Memorial VA Hospital
Location: San Antonio
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Registered Nurse - Specialty Care Nurse Manager - San Antonio, Texas
Duties

VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package:

The Specialty Care Nurse Manager applies the nursing process to improve care, demonstrates leadership, develops staff through employee engagement systems and processes at the unit, team and work-group level to improve care and will demonstrate leadership by involving others in improving care. The Specialty Care Nurse Manager monitors PACT performance measures and metrics affecting quality measures throughout medical specialties, telecare, diabetes education, and traveling veteran coordination developing action plans to address deficiencies including the management/supervision/evaluation of care delivered by nursing and other allied health care staff. The Specialty Care Nurse Manager will contribute to the establishment/implementation of evidence-based nursing standards of practice and serves as a role model in comprehensive patient/family care delivery. The Specialty Care Nurse Manager also provides ongoing feedback related to performance and prepares performance evaluations/individual development plans. The Specialty Care Nurse Manager applies problem-solving skills to resolve conflicts, reduce barriers to care and improve access. The Specialty Care Nurse Manager prepares nursing schedules, monitors staffing patterns including time/attendance, taking corrective action as needed. The Specialty Care Nurse Manager is responsible for creating/updating unit policies/procedures and communicating changes to staff in a timely manner. The Specialty Care Nurse Manager provides/monitors new-employees orientation and annual competencies. The Specialty Care Nurse Manager will lead/delegate group activities to resolve issues or accomplish specific tasks. The Specialty Care Nurse Manager ensures compliance of Performance Measures, initiates quality-improvement activities to improve outcomes, and evaluates the practice of self and others using professional standards, relevant statutes, and regulations taking corrective action to improve deficiencies. The Specialty Care Nurse Manager generates reports, responds to short notice taskers in a timely manner, and actively manages/develops collaborative partnership with clinicians, physicians, service-line leadership, and ancillary service lines to achieve common goals. The Specialty Care Nurse Manager is responsible to the Chief, Nursing Service for Primary and Specialty Care. The primary duty location is Audie Murphy VA Hospital.

NOTE: Upon assignment to this position, the incumbent's salary will include two additional steps for assignment to the Nurse Manager position.

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

Work Schedule: 0730-1600 Monday-Friday, Occasional Saturday Clinics
Telework: Not Available
Virtual: This is not a virtual position.
Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized
Permanent Change of Station (PCS): Not Authorized
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

Keywords: Audie L. Murphy Memorial VA Hospital, San Antonio , Registered Nurse - Specialty Care Nurse Manager - San Antonio, Texas - PCU - Progressive Care Unit, Healthcare , San Antonio, Texas

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