Nurse- Assistant Nurse Manager- Emergency Department
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Location: Muskogee, Oklahoma
Internal Number: 613019300
Executes position responsibilities that demonstrates leadership, experience, and creative approaches to management of complex patient care. Responsible and accountable for all elements of the nursing process when providing and/or supervising direct patient care. Assesses, plans, implements and evaluates care based on age-specific components. Assumes responsibility for the coordination of care focused on patient transition through the continuum of care, patient and family education, patient self-management after discharge, and supporting factors that impact customer satisfaction. Considers all characteristics of the individual, including age and life stages, state of health, race and culture, values, and previous experiences. Administers medications and procedures per established policies and guidelines. Influences care outcomes by collaborating with members of the interdisciplinary team. Core elements of performance include knowledge and active participation in unit level quality improvement processes and initiatives as well as customer service programs. He/she is responsible to assist the Nurse Manager in the administration, management, supervision of both nursing care and nursing personnel on his/her designated unit. The Assistant Nurse Manager can contribute annually to the evaluative process by providing supporting information/observations that can be used by the NM in writing an annual proficiency (NMs are tasked solely with writing and rating an annual proficiency). He/she may be assigned to work on the off tours, weekends and holidays. The Assistant Nurse Manager provides an environment that fosters employees to perform to their full individual potential. The Assistant Nurse Manager is also responsible and accountable for maintaining training required and may be assigned additional duties that reflect the educational, experiential and competency requirement. Work Schedule: Days; 7:30 am to 4pm Virtual: This is not a virtual position. Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
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.