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 The Clinical Nurse Manager of the Community Living Center (CLC) unit is responsible to support Resident Centered Care and create an environment that maximizes functional status of residents of the care area. The Clinical Nurse Manager (CNM) is responsible as a Nursing Leader in the management and oversight of Clinical Care and Operations that will facilitate safe and efficient care delivery and nursing practice. -The Clinical Nurse Manager (CNM) manages administrative and clinical operations, clinical care delivery at the unit level. -Assumes 24-hour accountability for management, supervision, and evaluation of care delivered by nursing staff and other allied health care staff assigned under nursing service for that designated area. -CNM will effectively collaborate with other CNM, assistant CNM and support teams to create a positive work environment which enhances care delivery and professional development of clinically competent staff. -Functions as a manager and supervisor and assumes accountability for clinical operations within the Community Living Center unit or units. This includes the management, supervision and evaluation of care delivered by nursing and other allied health care staff. -Creates a positive work environment which enhances care delivery and professional development of clinically competent start -Demonstrates a high level of clinical expertise, leadership, and creative approaches to management of complex care. -Applies skills necessary to identify, coordinate, and for identify discipline-specific education, as well as training in leadership, professional staff development and emerging needs to all levels of staff. -Analyzes and upgrades resident care through quality improvement activities. -Utilizes lean practice resources to implement accountability process designed to Improve care delivery and the environment -The CNM is accountable for identifying, addressing and reporting barriers that impede resident care delivery. -He /she collaborates with nursing supervisors/staff, resident care providers and ancillary services to resolve these concerns in a respectful and professional manner. -Consults with residents/families, when necessary serving as a resident advocate. -Functions as leave granting official, monitors time and attendance of assigned staff. -Plans work to be accomplished by subordinates, setting priorities and preparing schedules for completion of work. -Assigns work lo subordinates based on priorities, selective consideration of the difficulty and the requirements of the assignments and the capabilities of subordinates. -Evaluating the performance of subordinates -Makes recommendations for appointments, advancements, or reassignments of subordinates. -Gives advice, counsel, or instruction to subordinate personnel on work and administrative matters. -Hears and resolves complaints of subordinates and referring more serious complaints not resolved to higher supervisors. -Recommends and/ or makes disciplinary action where appropriate. -Identifies developmental and training needs of subordinates and provides or make provision of such development and training. -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 individua ls are respected Work Schedule: 7:00 am - 3:30 pm Financial Discloser Report: Not required
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