The Nurse Manager is accountable for the Cardiac Catheterization Lab and EKG Department. The Cardiology Department provides care to patients undergoing complex procedures in the Cardiac Cath Lab, patient having EKGs, exercise treadmills, cardiac device checks and outpatient visits. Duties include but not limited to: Designated first-line supervisory authority, responsibility, and accountability for the 24/7 operations of the cardiac cath lab, EKG department and the Cardiology referral system, Provides nurse and technical staff assistance on clinical and administrative matters affecting patient care, education and organizational policy. Sets priorities, prepares schedules and plans for the completion of work by the nurses and MIT staff. Evaluates the performance of subordinates. Makes recommendations for appointments, advancements or reassignments of subordinates. Resolves complaints of subordinates and refers more serious complaints not resolved to higher level supervisors. Recommends and/or takes disciplinary action where (when) appropriate. Maintains continuous accreditation readiness of his/her units. Responsible for performance improvement data, customer service/patient satisfaction, patient, and employee safety, interviewing applicants, employee relations, standards of care and practice, the work environment, and accreditation and regulatory standards. Responsible for staffing their units on a continual basis (24/7), ensures staffing meets established nursing hours per patient day requirements, and works with other Nurse Managers to identify and share resources. Responsible for time scheduling of the unit, coaches' staff, deals with employee conduct and performance issues, completes recurring reports and performance evaluations in a timely manner. Participates on service and medical center committees and task forces to improve nursing practice and patient care. Identifies educational needs of staff and ensures that these needs are addressed. Designate a cross-covering Nurse Manager in his/her absence to handle administrative and clinical issues, such as staffing coverage, granting leave, and patient and/or staff issues. Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 7:30am to 4:00pm Telework: Not Available Virtual: This is not a virtual position. Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized EDRP Authorized: Please contact the VISN 20 EDRP Coordinator Stacy Hermann @ V20CompensationTeam@va.gov Permanent Change of Station (PCS): Not Authozied Financial Disclosure Report: Not required 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 Pay: Competitive salary, regular salary increases. Paid Time Off: Annual leave at the rate of eight (8) hours per biweekly pay period; Sick leave at the rate of four (4) hours per biweekly pay period; 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.
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