The RN - Deputy Associate Director Patient Care Services (DADPCS) functions as an administrator, educator, and consultant utilizing management theory in collaboration with Patient Care Services and other services. He/she applies current leadership management, and performance improvement concepts and participates in developing and implementing strategies to address opportunities for improving the quality of care delivered to patients within the Medical Center. The duties of the RN - Deputy Associate Director Patient Care Services (DADPCS) include, but are not limited to the following: Assesses and recommends the resources, both human and material, that are necessary to ensure positive outcomes of existing programs and new projects. Uses quality data to design delivery models, that ensure budgetary responsibility, staffing effectiveness as well as evaluating staffing levels that will meet the needs of the Veteran patient. Significant participant in the recruitment and retention of nursing staff. Manages overtime and pay authorities used within the medical center. Responsible for and oversees the PCS programs and initiatives to include Performance Improvement. Works effectively with the Associate Chief Nurses and Nurse Managers to assure clinical oversight as well as to provide essential support for planning and implementing appropriate resource utilization and distribution. Support the ongoing needs of patients and staff across all services and offsite locations. Supports the ongoing needs of patients and staff across all services and offsite locations. Assists with leading the services in assuring that customer service standards and VHA performance measures are met. Serves as primary advocate for employee satisfaction and take the lead in facilitating Magnet Nursing principles in support of clinical oversight to move nursing towards system redesign. Functions as the strategic planning coordinator, business process manager and coordinate activities for external accreditations and other duties as assigned. Establishes collegial relationships within the community, VISN and nationally as a positive representative of the nursing profession and FVAMC. Maintains strong working relationship with all members of senior management. In the absence of the Associate Director, Patient Care Services, the Deputy is the voice and conscience at the FVAMC. Has authority and responsibility for decision making in the absence of the Associate Director Patient Care Services. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 7:30am - 4:00pm Telework: Yes (Adhoc) Virtual: This is not a virtual position. Functional Statement #: PD000000 Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized Permanent Change of Station (PCS): Not Authorized Financial Disclosure Report: Not required Bargaining Unit: No
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.