The Iowa City VA Health Care System (ICVAHCS) is currently recruiting for one (1) Full-Time Registered Nurse- Ambulatory Care Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) Clinical Manager located in Iowa City. The Iowa City VA Health Care System is in Veterans Integrated Service Network (VISN) 23. The Ambulatory Care CBOC Clinical Manager falls under the clinical pathway, as a direct care nurse, and reports to the Nurse Administrator, Ambulatory Service Line. The Registered Nurse- Ambulatory Care CBOC Clinical Manager is responsible for performing key duties in the areas of administration, supervision, management analysis, and day to day operational management of the ambulatory care site. The Registered Nurse- Ambulatory Care CBOC Clinical Manager is the direct supervisor to nursing and other allied health staff assigned to the site. He/she is visible and available to front line staff on a day-to-day basis. Duties include but are not limited to: Programmatic evaluation, evaluation of clinic work flow and the continuum of care, management of resources such as staff, space and equipment. Oversight of nursing care, quality assurance, quality improvement activities, performance measures and ensuring compliance with Joint Commission and other regulatory agencies. Works independently and collaboratively with the Ambulatory Care Service Line Nurse Administrator, Ambulatory Care Director, and Administrative Officer for Ambulatory Care in improving holistic care through collaborative strategies. Responsible for ensuring a safe well-maintained working environment, identifying needed maintenance and following through to correction working with Contracting Officer's Representative, lessor, and contractors. Responsible for planning, organizing, initiating, and directing administrative and clinical program functions which impact the patient care process within the site, integrating VHA and service line goals and objectives into the operation of the site. Provides education and training, to include new employee orientation. He/she demonstrates knowledge of the PACT (Patient Aligned Care Team) practice model and actively works toward achieving PACT goals. Responsible for building and maintaining positive public relations and contacts with various individuals at all levels of authority. She/he collaborates with other executives in the organization in making decisions about health care services, settings, and organizational priorities in order to meet the needs of the consumers. Works with other team members to educate patients on disease prevention and wellness promotion facilitation of teaching Health Living Classes (Shared Medical Appointments), individual disease awareness classes or referral for other appropriate VA classes, and utilization of Population Health principles. Actively participates in programmatic development, evaluation, and implementation of policies and procedures in current and new programs. Creates a work environment that facilitates and encourages critical thinking and interdisciplinary collaboration. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 7:30AM - 4:00PM 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.