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 5 East is a 30 bed medical/surgical acute care telemetry unit that specializes in post-operative and post-procedural patient care. The Assistant Nurse Manager is accountable for the management of the nursing clinical area under the direction of the Nurse Manager. The Assistant Nurse Manager's practice is characterized by leadership and expertise in managing various issues. Duties include but are not limited to: Evaluates and provides substantiation of improved patient care or staff performance relative to identified need Leads other staff members on the resolution of patient care problems Assists nurse manager in managing unit resources which results in decreased waste, improved efficiencies and/or decreased liabilities while maintaining or enhancing care and practice Develops time schedule in timely manner per union contract Monitors workload throughout the tour and adjusts assignments as needed Participates in interviewing process for staff selection, fact finding, counseling staff and evaluating staff performance Identifies need for staff education at the unit/team/work group level in collaboration with nurse manager and coordinates, organizes and leads staff in presentation of educational offerings Initiates and develops actions which results in improvement in performance of self and others Assists nurse manager in the evaluation of staff and implements strategies to promote staff's professional development Accepts delegated assignments from Nurse Manager for selected quality monitors, staff education, performance evaluations or other nursing care delivery aspects Serves on nursing service and facility committees or task forces as assigned by the Nurse Manager. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 7:30 am to 4:00 pm Compressed/Flexible: Not approved Telework: Not Approved Virtual: This is not a virtual position. Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized Permanent Change of Station (PCS): Not Authorized EDRP: Approved for this position Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
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