This position is located at the Hematology/Oncology and Radiation Therapy Clinic within Nursing Service at the VA Boston Healthcare System Jamaica Plain campus. The Assistant Nurse Manager is a Registered Nurse who is accountable to the Nurse Manager. In collaboration with the Nurse Manager, functions as a supervisor and assumes accountability for the operation of the unit. This includes the management, supervision and evaluation of care delivered by nursing and other allied healthcare staff. As a Registered Nurse, the Assistant Nurse Manager is also responsible for contributing to the establishment of care delivered by nursing and other allied healthcare staff. As a Registered Nurse, the Assistant Nurse Manager is also responsible for contributing to the establishment and implementation of evidence-based nursing standards of practice. In collaboration with the Nurse Manager, creates a positive work environment which enhances care delivery and professional development of clinically competent staff. Promotes, creates, demonstrates, and ensures a culturally diverse workforce in which the values and needs of all individuals are respected. The Assistant Nurse Manager demonstrates a high level of clinical expertise, leadership, and creative approaches to management of complex care. In addition, the individual applies skills necessary to identify and coordinate discipline-specific education, as well as training in leadership, professional staff development and emerging needs to all levels of staff. This Registered Nurse is a nurse supervisor and provides oversight for the administration of leave, counseling, and disciplinary actions in collaboration with the Nurse Manager and acts as the Nurse Manager during his/her absence. Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 7:30am-4:00pm Compressed/Flexible Work Schedule: May be Authorized Telework/Virtual/Remote Work: Not Authorized Permanent Change of Station (PCS): Not Authorized Relocation or Travel Incentives: Not Authorized Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized Financial Disclosure Report: Not Required Promotion Potential: The selectee may be promoted to the full performance level without further competition when all regulatory, qualification, and performance requirements are met. Selection at a lower grade level does not guarantee promotion to the full performance level.
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.