The Nurse Officer of the Day (NOD) is located in the Coordinating and Support Staff Acute Care Service Line at the Northern Arizona VA Health Care System. The NOD's nursing practice involves accountability for prudent resource management in the delivery of safe patient care by all staff during his/her assigned tour of duty. The NOD demonstrates skill in planning, delivering and evaluating holistic care through utilization of collaborative strategies. *****Failing to submit any documentation that is required and listed under the "Required Documents" tab may result in loss of consideration.***** The duties of the position include but are not limited to: Planning work to be accomplished by subordinates, setting priorities and preparing schedules for completion of work Efficiently utilizing regular staff to meet the needs of the station in an efficient manner. (i.e. reduction of overtime) Assigning work to 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 Making recommendations for appointments, advancements or reassignments of subordinates Giving advice, counsel, or instruction to subordinate personnel on work and administrative matters Identifying developmental and training needs of subordinates and providing or making provision for such development and training Auditing and assessing metrics pertaining to performance measures relating to patient care, patient safety and patient experience Ensuring the completion of any documentation and entry of patient/employee related event reporting (JSPR, ECOMP, DBRS) Conducting frequent unit rounds throughout the medical center to identify actual and potential bed availability utilizing the Bed Management System/EDIS Communicating regularly with nurse managers, physicians, charge nurses, transfer coordinators, Administrative Officer of the Day (AOD), and social workers Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm Financial Disclosure Report: Not required Recruitment/Relocation Incentives: NOT authorized.
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.