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Chief Nurse-Quality Management

Company: Infusion Nurses Society -(INS)
Location: West Haven
Posted on: May 27, 2023

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Details Posted: 02-May-23Location: West Haven, Connecticut, ConnecticutSalary: OpenCategories: General Nursing Internal Number: 719251100 VA Connecticut is recruiting for a full time Chief Nurse position in Quality Management at the West Haven campus. This position is full time position 40 hours. 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. English Language Proficiency. In accordance with 38 U.S.C. 7402(d), no person shall serve in direct patient care positions unless they are proficient in basic written and spoken English. 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. Preferred Experience: Leadership experience at the Executive Level. 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 BSN and approximately 4-5 years of nursing practice/experience; OR a Doctoral degree in nursing or related field and appropriate basic or advanced certification desired, and approximately 3-4 years of nursing practice/experience. Note regarding MSN degrees: If your MSN was obtained via a Bridge Program that qualifies for professional nursing registration, a BSN is not required. 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: Registered Nurses should be physically and mentally capable to perform duties of the position. The position requires walking, standing or sitting for periods of up to 8 hours. ["VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package: VA Nurse Total Rewards The Chief of Quality Management oversees quality an performance initiatives throughout the healthcare system, in clinical and administrative services. The incumbent is responsible for provided leadership for evaluating quality through and across the service lines, working closely with Clinical and Administrative leaders across VA Connecticut Healthcare Systems. The duties include but are not limited to: Identifying innovate quality management and patient safety improvement activities and facilities their facility and network-wide deployment, as appropriate; identified, communicates, and facilitates deployment of \"best practices\" throughout the organization; has expertise and conducts organizational assessments; develops, conducts, and directs special studies and analysis of complex issues as assigned; and interprets such studies for facility leadership. Demonstrates management expertise and a comprehensive understanding of clinical practice issues and assumes responsibilities for development of assigned staff. Provides leadership for improvement teams, assists in the analysis of data, advises leaders in the analysis of External Peer Review Program, SAIL, IPEC, and other sources of data as it relates to the VA Performance Measures and Joint Commission ORYX data, and provides supervision of programs assigned under Quality Management. Ensures compliance with all regulatory and accrediting agencies, both internal and external. Pay: Competitive salary, regular salary increases, potential for performance awards Paid Time Off: 50 days of paid time off per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 11 paid Federal holidays per year) Retirement: Traditional federal pension (5 years vesting) and federal 401K with up to 5% in contributions by VA Insurance: Federal health/vision/dental/term life/long-term care (many federal insurance programs can be carried into retirement) Licensure: 1 full and unrestricted license from any US State or territory Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 7:30 am-4:00 pm, but must be available 24 hours/7 days a week Telework: Available, ADHOC Virtual: This is not a virtual position. Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Authorized Permanent Change of Station (PCS): Not Authorized Financial Disclosure Report: Required, selectee must file a financial disclosure report, OGE Form 450, within 30 days of onboarding and then annually. Notifications: This position is not a Bargaining Unit position. The incumbent may be required to travel to other VA campuses and CBOC's. Current and former Federal employees must submit copies of their most recent SF-50, (Notice of Personnel Action). The SF-50 must identify the position title, series, grade, step, tenure and type of service (Competitive or Excepted). In some cases, more than one SF-50 may be required to show a higher grade previously held. The Professional Standards Board (a peer-review group) will recommend the grade and salary for new appointments based on the candidate's education and experience. For internal selectees being promoted, the board will determine grade and HR will determine step in accordance with policy."] Create a Job Alert for Similar Jobs About Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise "To care for those who have served in our nation's military and for their families, caregivers, and survivors" - by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate whole health care to Veterans?Readying Warriors and Caring for Heroes! This position is located within Surgical Services at the CAPT James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center (FHCC) in North Chicago, IL. The FHCC is a first-of-its-kind partnership between the Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA), and Department of Navy (DoN)/Department of Defense (DoD). It is larger than just a single facility, but rather it is a fully-integrated medical care facility with a single combined VA and Navy mission. The combined mission of the FHCC means active duty military and their family members, military retirees, and eligible veterans receive health care at this facility.VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply. The health related positions in VA are covered by Title 38, and are not covered by the Schedule A excepted appointment authority. Join the FHCC team of energetic, career-minded professionals! For additional information, click onhttp://www.lovell.fhcc.va.gov/index.asp. Connections working at Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration More Jobs from This Employer

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