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Nurse Operating Room Assistant Manager Job in PORTLAND, OR

Nurse Operating Room Assistant Manager Job in PORTLAND, OR

Vacancy No. VS-17-MDG-1996217 Department Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Salary $84,407.00 to $122,363.00 Grade 00 to 00
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 8/4/2017 Close Date 8/18/2017
Who may apply Status Candidates

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

    2017-08-04 to 2017-08-18

  • Salary

    $84,407 to $122,363 / per year

  • Pay scale & grade

    VN 00

  • Series

    0610 Nurse

  • Appointment type


  • Work schedule

    Full Time

  • Job announcement number


  • Control number



1 vacancy in the following location:

Job Overview

Job Overview


Vacancy Identification Number 1996217

"OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln's charge – "To care for those who shall have borne the battle," and their survivors and families – 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?

The incumbent serves as a clinic patient advocate by answering patient inquiries and resolving patient concerns at a local level. He/she acts as patient advocate to assure appropriateness and quality...acts as a patient guide and advocate, assisting the patient in seeking information, assuring that the patient has the opportunity for informed consent for treatment decisions, and promoting our core I CARE values: to act with Integrity and Commitment, to Advocate for Veterans, to show Respect to all, and to pursue Excellence.

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.
For more information on the "Who may apply" eligibility requirements, please refer to the OHRM Status Candidates and Other Candidate Definitions document.


VA Portland Health Care System (VAPORHCS) is a Level 1A major interdisciplinary teaching and tertiary facility with service-lines serving primary care, emergency medicine, medicine, surgery, specialty, psychiatry, physical medicine and rehabilitation, neurology, oncology, dentistry, geriatrics and extended care inpatients and outpatients throughout Oregon and Southwestern Washington. In addition to the two main divisions located in Portland, Oregon and Vancouver, Washington, VAPORHCS operated nine community based outpatient/outreach clinics (CBOC) and is a consulting and referral center for may patient care specialties not offered at other VHA medical centers within VISN 20. There is a large outpatient psychiatric population, with admissions for medical co-morbidities. VAPORHCS operates a Community Resource and Referral Center (CRRC) which serves homeless Veterans in downtown Portland. The CRRC has a Homeless Patient Aligned Care Team (HPACT) co-located and offers primary care medical services to homeless and formerly homeless Veterans. Home-Based Primary Care nursing care is also provided throughout the VAPORHCS catchment area.

Role of the Nurse Assistant Manager (Operating Room):

Serves as an assistant with line authority to the unit Nurse Manager in providing leadership, supervision, and direction to nursing staff. Performs delegated duties, i.e., develops time schedules, completed performance evaluations, and initiates or recommends disciplinary actions, responsible for performance improvement, customer service/patient satisfaction, patient and employee safety, employee relations, standards of care and practice, the work environment, and accreditation and regulatory standards. Actively develops and manages collaborative partnerships with physicians and other clinicians.

The Operating Room (OR) Assistant Nurse Manager will provide support in management, leadership and direction for the operating rooms and several procedural clinics. The OR Assistant Nurse Manager works closely with the OR Clinical Managers, and the Associate Chief Nurse Executive to define, support multiple aspects for the efficient management of these areas. Assists in processes for the recruitment, selection and hiring of high quality staff to our programs. Implements appropriate and safe staff patient rations and helps determine appropriate staff mix to provide quality care in a cost-effective manner. Assures staff utilize processes for evaluations, procurement and cost-effective use of supplies and equipment, including coordination of activities with Supply Chain Management. Forecasts, briefs and makes recommendations regarding resource needs/issues to the Nurse Managers. The OR Assistant Nurse Manager coordinated activities across clinical programs, other product lines and disciplines (e.g., Imaging, Pharmacy, and Pathology). Demonstrates tact, diplomacy, negotiating skills, and a high level of critical thinking to meet the demands of a diverse, dynamic organization. The OR Assistant Nurse Manager promotes sound education/staff development programs. Demonstrates commitment to professional enrichment, merit promotion, equal employment opportunity, and positive labor relations/partnership activities.

Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 6:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.; variable as needed for patient care.
Functional Statement Title: OR Assistant Nurse Manager

Supervisory Status


Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No

Who May Apply

This job is open to…

Current Employees of the VA Portland Health Care System, only.

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


Maria D. Gallegos
Phone: (503)220-8262x38402


VHA Portland HCS
Department of Veteran Affairs
3710 SW US Veterans Hospital Rd

Fax: (503)273-5159

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

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