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 Ambulatory Care Service Chief Nurse is part of a Dyad leadership structure at VAPAHCS. The Dyad team works closely with other Dyad teams at VAPAHCS in meeting the health care systems mission and vision. This includes improving the quality and efficiency of care, as well executing initiatives and goals determined by executive leadership. The Dyad teams are responsible for the oversight, management of their respective functional areas, working in collaboration with the service chiefs in charge of those functional areas. Major duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Provides executive input in the strategic planning, budget, mission, operational planning, and policy development for local and network efforts. Utilizes current trends and relevant theories in an analytical framework to design/modify, implement, and measure integrated programs and activities to achieve clinical and administrative goals of the medical center and/or network. Evaluates outcomes against strategic priorities Assumes a leadership role in resolving highly complex ethical issues that have an impact upon the health care delivery system and/or the consumer within the organization and/or the community. Provides leadership in the development of policies and systems to devise strategies that will enable the organization to successfully manage bioethical issues and protect patient and family rights. Aggregates data and participates in the budget process to plan for current, emerging, and future resource requirements (financial, human, materiel and/or informational). Provides leadership in determining allocation of resources (financial, human, materiel and/or informational) based on patient care systems that produce high quality outcomes. Collaborates in the establishment of and supports a system for recognition of accomplishments and achievements by employees. Participates in the development of education programs and staff development models to facilitate career progression and to increase productivity and performance. Evaluates and updates functional statements, position descriptions, and competencies for areas of responsibility. Ensure that staff performance evaluation is timely and accurate with monthly monitoring. Manages complex personnel matters while maintaining the dignity of the constituents and upholding the intention of governing directives. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm NOTE: Shifts may vary depending on patient care needs. Recruitment/Relocation Incentive: Yes Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
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