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Chief Nurse Mental Health

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Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration Oklahoma City , OK 73101

Posted 4 months ago

Duties

Summary

Recruitment is open for the Chief Nurse, Mental Health. The individual selected for this position will be accountable to the Associate Director/Patient Care Services for the delivery of nursing care services, management of nursing personnel and resources for designated programs.
Responsibilities

Major Responsibilities:
The Chief Nurse, Mental Health exhibits leadership that is characterized by substantial and continuous responsibility and accountability for population groups or integrated programs that cross service and/or discipline lines and influence organizational mission and health care. In addition, the Chief Nurse, Mental Health makes significant and sustained contributions to the nursing profession that may include publication, membership on task forces, intramural and extramural committees, consulting, or use of creative approaches to enhance quality of patient care and productivity of providers. The incumbent's nursing practice encompasses developing and implementing programs to improve the quality, effectiveness, and efficiency of patient care. Activities include, but are not limited, to the following:
1.Programmatic oversight includes acute inpatient mental health units, STAR Clinic, Acute Mental Health Clinic, TIDES, MICHM, Veteran Recovery Center, and future Mental Health related areas.
2.Establishment of effective relationships within service and other hospital services.
3.Establishment of collegial relationships with other leaders in the large health care community.
4.Acceptance of expanded and continuing responsibility/accountability for planning, implementing and controlling integrated programs.
5.Making decisions, forecasting requirements necessary for long range planning and model development for effective delivery of health care services.
6.Facilitating through collaboration the delivery of patient care and assuring the implementation and maintenance of standards for professional practice within the scope of the position.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status

Yes

Promotion Potential

4

Job family (Series)

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

Key Requirements
You must be a U.S. Citizen
Designated and/or random drug testing required
Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959
Must be proficient in written and spoken English
You may be required to serve a probationary period
Subject to a background/security investigation

Qualifications

Basic Requirements:

United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy. Graduate of a school of professional nursing approved by the appropriate State-accrediting agency and accredited by one of the following accrediting bodies at the time the program was completed by the applicant: The Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) or The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). In cases of graduates of foreign schools of professional nursing, possession of current, full, active and unrestricted registration will meet the requirement of graduation from an approved school of professional nursing. Or the completion of coursework equivalent to a nursing degree in a MSN Bridge Program that qualifies for professional nursing registration constitutes the completion of an approved course of study of professional nursing. Students should submit the certificate of professional nursing to sit for the NCLEX to the VA along with a copy of the MSN transcript. (Reference VA Handbook 5005, Appendix G6) Or in cases of graduates of foreign schools of professional nursing, possession of a current, full, active and unrestricted registration will meet the requirement for graduation from an approved school of professional nursing.
Current, full, active, and unrestricted registration as a graduate professional nurse in a State, Territory or Commonwealth (i.e., Puerto Rico) of the United States, or the District of Columbia. Grade Determinations: The following criteria must be met in determining the grade assignment of candidates, and if appropriate, the level within a grade: Nurse IV - Master's degree in nursing or related field with MSN and approximately 4-5 year's of nursing practice/experience; OR a Doctoral degree. Reference: VA Regulations, specifically VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G-6 Nurse Qualification Standard. This can be found in the local Human Resources Office.

Additional requirements:
A. BSN from an NLNAC or CCNE accredited program and a master's degree in Nursing or related field from a regionally accredited university.
B. Minimum of five years of professional nursing practice in progressively more responsible leadership assignments in clinical, administrative, educational, and/or research areas.
C. Evidence of significant and sustained contributions to the nursing profession such as publication, membership on task forces, intramural and extramural committees.
D. Demonstrated ability to act autonomously and to seek direction as needed.
E. Demonstrated dynamic leadership skills and a high degree of personal and professional skills.
F. Demonstrated knowledge of patient care management, system redesign, financial management, strategic planning, human resource management, and continuous quality improvement.

Education

IMPORTANT: A transcript must be submitted with your application if you are basing all or part of your qualifications on education.

Note: Only education or degrees recognized by the U.S.

Department of Education from accredited colleges, universities, schools, or institutions may be used to qualify for Federal employment. You can verify your education here: If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education. For further information, visit:

Additional information

Physical Requirements:
Position requires moderate to heavy lifting and carrying, pushing, walking and standing for extended periods, ability for simultaneous rapid and mental and muscular coordination, near vision correctable at 13" to 16" Jaeger 1 to 4 (one eye, glasses permitted), ability to distinguish basic colors, emotional and mental stability; hearing aid permitted. Incumbents may experience exposure to blood and body fluids. (See VA Directive and Handbook 5019).
Selected applicants may be required to complete an online onboarding process.

How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE MAY NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE. Your application, rsum, C.V., and/or supporting documentation will be verified. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect consideration for employment.
NOTE: Applicant's education and experience will be reviewed by a Professional Standards Board and utilized in determining the grade and salary of the applicant selected. The recommended salary may be at any point in the range listed for this vacancy. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religions; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance

Drug test required

Yes

Required Documents

To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:
License
Resume
VA Form 10-2850 can be found at:

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S.

Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from .
Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

This job originated on . For the full announcement and to apply, visit . Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at will be considered.



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Chief Nurse Mental Health

Expired Job

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration