OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise - "To care for him who shall have borne the battle and for his widow, and his orphan" - by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?
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VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply. The health related positions in VA are covered by Title 38, and are not covered by the Schedule A excepted appointment authority.
Relocation Expenses: Relocation expenses ARE NOT authorized for this position.
EDUCATION DEBT REDUCTION PROGRAM (EDRP): The applicant(s) selected for this position will be eligible to apply for an education loan reimbursement award under the provisions of the Education Debt Reduction Program subject to the availability of EDRP funding.
The Community Living Center is a skilled nursing unit that provides cares for a diverse age range of Veterans admitted at various stages of life. The goal of CLC is to transform a hospital like environment into an innovative home that improves quality of life while enhancing both privacy and social connections. Restorative and supportive nursing care is provided to achieve and maintain optimal levels of functioning, independence and comfort, maximizing the Veterans' ability to adapt and adjust to living as independently and safely as possible. Skilled nursing care is provided in a person centered environment where care is driven by the needs of the individual as impacted by medical conditions. Veterans are admitted for short and/or long stay skilled nursing needs, including: dementia care, restorative care and continued long care. The Veterans represent several different generations which can range from Veterans serving in recent combat to elderly Veterans who served in past wars/combat.
The Nurse Manager assumes accountability for the operation of a designated Community Living Center (CLC) long term care unit. . This includes the management, supervision and evaluation of care delivered by nursing and other allied health care staff. As a registered nurse, the Nurse Manager is also responsible for contributing to the establishment and implementation of evidenced-based nursing standards of practice. The Nurse Manager creates a positive work environment which enhances care delivery and professional development of clinically competent staff. The Nurse Manager demonstrates a high level of clinical expertise, leadership, and creative approaches to management of long term care needs. In addition, applies skills necessary to identify, coordinate, and/or identify discipline-specific education, as well as training in leadership, professional staff development and emerging needs to all levels of staff. The Nurse Manager provides oversight for the administration of leave, counseling and disciplinary actions. The Nurse Manager works in partnership with the union and adheres to EEO principles. Promotes, creates, demonstrates and ensures a culturally diverse workforce in which the values and needs of all individuals are respected. The Nurse Manager will maintain proficiency in practice on their assigned unit and remain current with required certification for their unit, i.e., basic life support (BLS).
Work Schedule: Full time,Monday-Friday; Day Shift, with the flexibility to work other days/shifts to meet unit/program objectives as require
Financial Disclosure Report: Not Required