The Nurse Manager (NM) is a registered professional nurse responsible for assessment, planning, provision, and evaluation of nursing services in Non-Institutional Care. The NM is also responsible for directing and organizing NIC's specific orientation, training and development of staff and for directing, supervising, and evaluating their performance. The NM functions as role model, educator, and leader to an interdisciplinary team. The Nurse Manager has an overall understanding of each of the programs within NIC and their eligibility and programmatic requirements, to include skilled purchased care, homemaker/home health aide, in-home respite, adult day health care, enteral, home infusion, and bowel and bladder. Duties include but are not limited to the following; Proactively implements procedures and monitors compliance by staff members. Initiates and implements corrective actions as indicated. Initiates and leads program planning and problem identification/resolution leading to an improvement of care at the program or Service level. Ensures staff understand their vital role in the coordination and oversight of care including assigned Care Coordination roles by program or by panel. Implements necessary changes within the NIC services to support and facilitate VISN and VAMC strategic planning goals promoting continuity of care. Works with community agencies to resolve issues involving behavioral concerns, inappropriate actions, and conflict of interest on the part of either the Veteran or the agency staff. Reviews with NIC staff those requests for increased hours or unusual services that are outside the mainstream of eligibility requirements to ensure ethical and programmatic standards are met. Works with leadership to effectively promote extended care principles and continuity of care goals into NIC services, with an effective and efficient utilization of resources. Work Schedule: 8:00am-4:30pm Monday-Friday Financial Disclosure Report: Not required This is a Virtual Position
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.