The Medical Intensive Care/Cardiac Care Unit (MICU/CCU) is an 18 bed intensive care unit specializing predominantly in cardiovascular, pulmonary, gastrointestinal, renal, endocrine and neurological disorders. Patient populations include: myocardial infarction, respiratory failure, COPD, renal failure, diabetes and CVA. The Assistant Nurse Manager serves as an assistant with line authority to the unit Nurse Manager in providing leadership, supervision, and direction to nursing staff. Pay: Competitive salary, regular salary increases. Paid Time Off: Annual leave at the rate of eight (8) hours per biweekly pay period; Sick leave at the rate of four (4) hours per biweekly pay period; 10 paid Federal holidays per year. Retirement: Traditional federal pension (5 years' vesting) and federal 401K with up to 5% in contributions by VA. Insurance: Federal health/vision/dental/term life/long-term care (many federal insurance programs can be carried into retirement). Licensure: 1 full and unrestricted license from any US State or territory. Incentive(s): PCS/EDRP/Recruitment/Relocation incentive is not authorized Duties include but are not limited to: Performs delegated duties Develops time schedules Completes performance evaluations 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 Develops and manages collaborative partnerships with physicians and other clinicians Work Schedule: Administrative tour of duty; may be required to work off tours to meet needs of unit Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
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.
We believe that good health is the cornerstone of progress. We are firm in our resolve to make exemplary health care accessible and affordable to all, dedicated to lowering the high rate of cardiovascular disease, including stroke, in minority populations and committed to advocacy and diversity. We are guided by ethical principles in all transactions and strive for excellence in our training and skills.