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Assistant Chief (Quality Safety Value), Registered Nurse

Company: Department Of Veterans Affairs
Location: El Paso
Posted on: February 15, 2019

Job Description:

The Assistant Chief QSV, Registered Nurse, is responsible for direct supervision of the following clinical areas: Performance Measure/EPRP Coordinator, Nurse Informatics Coordinator, Infection Prevention Coordinator, and Risk Manager. The Assistant Chief of QSV, Registered Nurse, also has administrative supervision over the Controlled Substances and CPM Program Specialist. He/she will provide indirect supervision for the QSV team. He/she must exercise knowledge of the survey process for: The Joint Commission Standards for Hospital, Home Care and Behavioral Health; Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities and Office of Inspector General and Performance Measures. He/she will exercise knowledge of Strategic Analytics for Improvement and Learning (SAIL) and expert knowledge of LEAN/Six Sigma tools, facility operational processes and policies, and data analytics. He/she utilizes data and comparative analytical processes in recommending design and implementation of innovative programs to improve service excellence, customer satisfactions, and compliance to patient care and regulatory standards. The Assistant Chief, QSV, Registered Nurse, will provide leadership for and participation in performance improvement activities, as well as, duty assignments in the program. He/she must possess the ability to interact with a wide variety of employees and to work independently in accomplishing assignments and program goals. He/she supports the Healthcare System's mission by possessing and exemplifying the Eight Core Competencies of the High Performance Model. The Assistant Chief, QSV, Registered Nurse, supports the supervision of the QSV staff will assure effective communication and teamwork is being achieved. The Assistant Chief, Registered Nurse, reports directly to the Chief of Quality Safety and Value and is their primary back up for all required meetings, administrative, and personnel management. Work Schedule: 0800 - 1645 Financial Disclosure Report: Not required 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. Selective Placement Factor: This position includes a skill, knowledge, ability or other worker characteristic basic to -and essential for- satisfactory performance of the job. Selective Placement Factors are a prerequisite to appointment and represent minimum requirements for a position. Applicants who do not meet it are ineligible for further consideration. Evidence of the Selective Placement Factor must be reflected in your resume. The Selective Placement Factors for this position are: Demonstrated knowledge of LEAN / Six Sigma Tools, and demonstrated skill in the management of quality, safety, and value programs such as Risk Management, Patient Safety, and / or Accreditation Grade Determinations: The following criteria must be met in determining the grade assignment of candidates, and if appropriate, the level within a grade: Nurse I Level I - An Associate Degree (ADN) or Diploma in Nursing, with no additional nursing practice/experience required. Nurse I Level II - An ADN or Diploma in Nursing and approximately 1 year of nursing practice/experience; OR an ADN or Diploma in Nursing and a bachelor's degree in a related field with no additional nursing practice/experience; OR a Bachelor's of Science in Nursing (BSN) with no additional nursing practice/experience. Nurse I Level III - An ADN or Diploma in Nursing and approximately 2-3 years of nursing practice/experience; OR an ADN or Diploma in Nursing and a Bachelor's degree in a related field and approximately 1-2 years of nursing practice/experience; OR a BSN with approximately 1-2 years of nursing practice/experience; OR a Master's degree in nursing (MSN) or related field with a BSN and no additional nursing practice/experience. Nurse II - A BSN with approximately 2-3 years of nursing practice/experience; OR ADN or Diploma in Nursing and a Bachelor's degree in a related field and approximately 2-3 year's of nursing practice/experience; OR a Master's degree in nursing or related field with a BSN and approximately 1-2 year's of nursing practice/experience; OR a Doctoral degree in nursing or meets basic requirements for appointment and has doctoral degree in a related field with no additional nursing practice/experience required. Nurse III - Master's degree in nursing or related field with BSN and approximately 2-3 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. Physical Requirements: Heavy lifting (45 lbs and over); Heavy carrying (45 lbs and over); Straight pulling (up to 1 hour); Pulling hand over hand (up to 0.5 hour); Pushing (up to 1 hour); Reaching above shoulder; Use of fingers; Both hands required; Walking (up to 6 hours); Standing (up to 6 hours); Crawling (up to 1 hour); Kneeling (up to 1 hour); Repeated bending (up to 1 hour); Climbing, legs only (up to 1 hour); Both legs required; Ability for rapid mental and muscular coordination simultaneously); Near vision correctable at 13" to 16" to Jaeger 1 to 4; Far vision correctable in one eye to 20/20 and to 20/40 in the other; Both eyes required; Depth perception; Ability to distinguish basic colors; Ability to distinguish shades of colors; Hearing (aid permitted); mental and emotional stability.None To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes: 10-2850a Resume VA Form 10-2850a - Application for Nurses and Nurse Anesthetists can be found at: http://www.va.gov/vaforms/search_action.asp?FormNo2850&tkey&ActionSearch . The following documents are accepted, and may be required if applicable to your eligibility and/or qualifications for this position. Please use this checklist to ensure you have included all documents required for your application, such as a copy of your transcript (if using education to qualify), SF-50's, etc. Cover Letter DD-214 Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs) 10-2850a Other Veterans Document Resume SF-15 SF-50 Transcript

Keywords: Department Of Veterans Affairs, El Paso , Assistant Chief (Quality Safety Value), Registered Nurse, Healthcare , El Paso, Texas

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