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Clinic Nurse Manager Chief Social and Behavioral Health Services S and Bhs Job in ANCHORAGE, AK

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Location:
ANCHORAGE, AK
Date:
08/21/2017
2017-08-212017-09-19
Job Code:
XB-17-CLC-1979922
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Clinic Nurse Manager Chief Social and Behavioral Health Services S and Bhs Job in ANCHORAGE, AK

Clinic Nurse Manager Chief Social and Behavioral Health Services S and Bhs Job in ANCHORAGE, AK

Vacancy No. XB-17-CLC-1979922 Department Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Salary $81,965.00 to $126,117.00 Grade 00 to 00
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 6/28/2017 Close Date 11/30/2017
Who may apply Public
Locations:
ANCHORAGE, AK

Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)
  • Open & closing dates

    2017-06-28 to 2017-11-30

  • Salary

    $81,965 to $126,117 / Per Year

  • Pay scale & grade

    VN 00

  • Series

    0610 Nurse

  • Appointment type

    Permanent

  • Work schedule

    Full Time

  • Job announcement number

    XB-17-CLC-1979922

  • Control number

    473098300

Locations

1 vacancy in the following location:

Job Overview

Job Overview

Summary

The Anchorage VA Medical Center is recruiting for one (1) Clinic Nurse Manager, Chief, Social and Behavioral Health Services (S&BHS).

This position will remain open and continuous until filled.  Applicants will be reviewed and qualified applicants forwarded to the hiring official on the 1st and 15th of the month.

COLA:  Anchorage receives a 4.22% COLA for FY17. 


Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 1979922

OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise – "To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan" – 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 care to Veterans?

Come join our team in Alaska where we have something for everyone, whether you're an indoor or outdoor lover.  And if you enjoy a challenging and rewarding career this position could be perfect for you.

 

The Registered Nurse will act as the Nurse Manager, Chief, Social and Behavioral Health Services (S&BHS) and is responsible for the day to day operational issues in relation to assessing, planning, and managing of programmatic mental health services for Veterans at the Anchorage Alaska Health Care System.  The clinic manager of S&BHS must maintain clinical privileges and clinical competencies by providing direct psychiatric services oversight and clinic operations. Incumbent is expected to provide direct patient care services at minimum of 10% or as determined by the Associate Chief of Staff, Mental Health (ACOS-MH) in support of the Clinic operations.

 

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.

 

Duties

The incumbent will be required to maintain clinical privileges and clinical competencies by providing direct psychiatric services oversight and clinic operations. Providing direct patient care services at minimum of 10% or as determined by the Associate Chief of Staff, Mental Health (ACOS-MH) in support of the Clinic operations is required.  The position reports to, and receives oversight from the Associate Chief of Staff-Mental Health. The Chief, S&BHS will be expected to have the ability to work independently and autonomously.

Duties of the position include but are not limited to:

  • Providing programmatic leadership and oversight of the administration of nursing staff and AMSA's as assigned to the S&BHS/Mental Health Services.
  • Ensuring adequate resource availability and assuring effective and efficient resource use and allocation. Examples may include, but are not limited to, collaboration with fellow Service-level Chiefs regarding workload management, productivity management, and panel management. 
  • Directing resources to ensure applicable quality measures are maintained at an acceptable level as defined by the Performance Measures Technical Manual and other applicable standards of practice guidelines. 
  • Ensuring that quality measure fallouts from External Peer Review Program (EPRP) audits are reviewed and appealed as appropriate in a timely fashion within their areas of responsibility.
  • Developing operational strategies to ensure organizational goals are met relative to their areas of responsibilities.
  • Articulating the mission and vision of Mental Health Services, developing the functional statements or scopes of practice for all psychiatric nurses and AMSAs in S&BHS designing a service plan, and assuring implementation of quality improvement measures.
  • Developing, planning, clarifying, administering and coordinating all clinical areas.
  • Making professional decisions and recommendations with infrequent recourse to supervisory guidance.
  • Serving as the liaison to other MH service-level Chiefs (Psychiatry, Psychology, Social Work, Homeless, Residential) and other Services, facilities, and Vet Centers.
  • Advising the ACOS-MH of specific clinical or administrative issues within S&BHS and within Mental Health Services.
  • Consulting and advising subordinates, peers, and administration.
  • Serving on various VISN-level and Facility level committees including the Mental Health Executive Council, Quality Committee, Director's Committee, and other committee assignments. 
  • Maintaining an integrated delivery system for mental health services through expansion of clinical practices.
  • Maintaining operational efficiencies through emphasis on safe practices and national safety.
  • Actively implementing LEAN Principles, supporting quality improvement projects and promoting a culture of continuous quality improvement.
  • Ensuring the delivery of Mental Health and Social Work services on a routine and emergent basis, including during non-administrative hours.
  • Informing other services of changes in program policies and procedures.
  • Assessing the most efficient assignment of staff
  • Ensuring that essential clinical functions are coordinated and provided.

  

Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm.

Functional Statement Title/#: FS 000000

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Occaional Travel for training and in support of other VA facilities.

Relocation Authorized

  • No

Who May Apply

This job is open to…

US Citizens and Status Candidates

Questions? This job is open to 2 groups.

Job Requirements
Additional Information
How to Apply
Required Documents

Department of Veterans Affairs

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration

Contact

Christine Cline
Phone: (208)422-1372

Address

VHA Boise VAMC
Department of Veterans Affairs
VA Medical Center
Boise
ID


Note: We cannot accept applications on behalf of Federal Agencies. Application instructions are listed within the Job Description.


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