OKLAHOMA DEPT OF VETERAN AFFAIRS Custer County, Oklahoma, United States
Aug 17, 2022Full Time
Job Posting Title Registered Nurse Agency 650 DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Supervisory Organization Clinton Veterans Center Job Posting End Date (Continuous if Blank) Estimated Appointment End Date (Continuous if Blank) Full/Part-Time Full time Job Type Regular Compensation Job Description Basic Purpose Positions in this job family are assigned responsibilities involving the supervision and management of a staff, program, unit, facility, or statewide geographical area that provides direct or indirect health services. This includes responsibility for broad management issues in planning, organizing and integrating various functions for which responsibility is assigned and directing assigned staff in meeting the goals and objectives of the program. Typical Functions Plans, organizes and directs health services for an assigned program, unit, facility, hospital or geographical area; insures that goals, objectives and work performed are consistent with standards and that quality care is provided to patients and clients. Selects, mentors, motivates and directs development and evaluation of the staff; establishes and tracks quality improvement indicators and other information concerning services and care to insure that resources are available to provide quality services and on-time performance consistent with standards; may devise health related educational programs for professional and non-professional staff. Participates, consults and collaborates in the development of long-range plans for health care programs; may interpret and communicate agency and departmental policies and procedures; establishes areas of responsibility and assignment; develops or implements policies and procedures to insure efficient and effective delivery of health services. Receives, analyzes and evaluates reports and other information and coordinates quality improvement activities concerning the care of patients, equipment, environmental health and safety conditions, and other related services in improving the quality and utilization of health care. Develops budget estimates or other information concerning financial requirements; approves or monitors expenditures, purchases and other actions to insure compliance with budget guidelines and effective delivery of services. Level Descriptor Positions at this level are assigned responsibilities for the supervision of all nursing and health services provided in a variety of health care settings or providing consultation and educational services in a specialized field or program involving statewide application. Employees at this level have 24-hour accountability for the operation of the nursing unit(s). This includes positions in a facility or geographical area that function in an administrative or consultant role with responsibilities in a specialized program area or specialized field. Employees at this level have administrative freedom to plan, develop, and organize all phases of work necessary for its completion within broad program guidelines. Education and Experience Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of possession of a valid permanent Oklahoma license as a registered nurse as approved by the Oklahoma Board of Nursing and four years of professional nursing experience, two years of which must have been in a supervisory capacity; or a bachelor’s degree in nursing and three years of professional nursing experience, two year of which must have been in a supervisory capacity; or a master’s degree and two years of professional nursing experience in a supervisory capacity. Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Competencies Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities required at this level consist of knowledge of professional nursing theory, practices, and techniques; of expense control, and purchasing procedures; of the philosophy and objectives of the nursing department; and of the principles and practices of effective supervision. Ability is required to direct, motivate and evaluate staff; to plan and implement programs; to develop controls to monitor effectiveness of programs; to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others; and to plan and implement an effective health care program. Special Requirements Upon appointment, incumbents designated by the Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services shall complete certification in one of the following required Departmental sponsored training in case management: Certified Behavioral Health Case Manager - Adult; Certified Behavioral Health Case Manager - Child, Adolescent and Family; or Certified Behavioral Health Case Manager - Dual Certification. The Oklahoma State Department of Health requires a Master’s Degree for Level IV. Upon a conditional offer of employment, Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services applicants must submit to a physical examination and shall meet the physical examination requirements of occasionally lifting/carrying 50 pounds and able to push and pull a maximum force of 25 pounds.Some agencies may have determined positions in this job family to be safety sensitive as defined by63 O.S. § 427.8. Additional Job Description Equal Opportunity Employment The State of Oklahoma is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of genetic information, race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, or disability.