The John J. Pershing VA Medical Center is seeking an RN to serve as the Chief Nurse for our Cape Girardeau Healthcare Center. The Cape Girardeau Healthcare Center (HCC) provides a number of services to the Cape Girardeau, MO catchment area including: Primary Care, Ambulatory Specialty Care, Mental Health, Telehealth and Community Health/Home Care. It also provides healthcare to a 5 county catchment area of more than 10,000 Veterans of which approximately 5,000 Veterans are enrolled for care. The incumbent is accountable for the management, daily operations, and supervision of the assigned clinical services at the Cape Girardeau HCC, and oversees nursing personnel and resources within this service area. Responsibilities include planning, organizing, directing, controlling and evaluating programs and outcomes; daily attention to complex personnel management problems; participation in executive level decision making deliberations; and providing guidance and direction for the development and implementation of established standards of nursing practice. The Nurse IV is responsible for contributing to and participating in the entire health care system including administration and establishment of policies, procedures, and practices in accordance with the mission, vision, and values of the VHA, VISN 15, and John J. Pershing VAMC. In the absence of the HCC Administrator, the incumbent may be designated in that role. The incumbent is responsible for facilitating the fulfillment of mission, vision, values, and strategic direction within the Cape Girardeau HCC and working closely with the John J. Pershing VAMC nursing leadership team. Provides executive leadership and direct supervision to the Nurse Managers at the Cape Girardeau HCC. This position reports directly to the HCC Administrator with professional practice oversight by the John J. Pershing VAMC Associate Director of Patient Care Services (ADPCS). Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., excluding weekends and Federal holidays Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Internal Number: 600221100
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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.