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Practice of an executive nature, comprised of complex, leadership and administrative components, associated with critical heath care issues and activities that influence the organizational mission, health care, and policy. The Deputy Associate Director for Patient Care Services provides executive support for the Associate Director for Patient Care Services who is the top executive for Nursing Service. Nursing Service oversees Nursing Practice for the entire organization, Nursing Education, Nursing Research, Advanced Practice Nursing, Sterile Processing/Reusable Medical Equipment, Patient Flow, and Ambulatory Care Operations. Currently this includes 1100+ FTEE. The Deputy Associate Director for Patient Care Services is a key member of the organization's executive leadership team and is a key team member in strategic planning, organizational assessment, and program development. The Deputy Associate Director for Patient Care Services has the authority and responsibility for establishing standards of nursing practice and ensuring the continuous and timely availability of the highest quality patient care services. He/she is a key spokesperson for organized nursing services and is a catalyst for the integration and collaboration of nursing with other professional disciplines and functional areas in the mutual achievement of patient-centered care and organizational goals. Nursing Service's primary commitment is to the patient, whether an individual, family, group, or community.
The Deputy Associate Director for Patient Care Services has direct oversight of Nursing Business Operations, Nurse Recruitment, Nurse Staffing, and Nursing Practice for Geriatrics, Palliative and Extended Care Services including the Community Living Center, Home Based Primary Care, Hospital Care Services including Emergency Department, Patient Flow, and Nursing Education and Sterile Processing. Currently this includes 400+ FTEE. She/he provides executive leadership for all areas of the organization as a member of the NCHCS Executive Leadership Team, along with the Medical Center Director, the Associate Medical Center Director, Associate Director Patient Care Services/Nurse Executive, Chief of Staff and Deputy Chief of Staff. The Deputy Associate Director for Patient Care Services participates fully in upper level management decisions speaking on behalf of nursing and other hospital administration issues, and is a member of all Health Care System-level Councils and Committees that govern and influence the operations of the Health Care System, such as the Leadership Council, Resource Management Board, and the Affiliation Partnership Council/Dean's Committee. He/she is the direct line supervisor for Nurse Chiefs of Geriatrics and Extended Care (GEC), Acute and Mental Health, Medical Specialties, Surgical Services, Sterile Processing Services (SPS), Nursing and Patient Education, Clinical Operations Quality and EBP, and David Grant Clinical Coordinator.
The Deputy Associate Director for Patient Care Services is the Executive Assistant for the Nurse Executive for the facility and its associated community-based outpatient clinics. He/she is responsible for continually improving the practice of nursing by registered nurses, advanced practice nurses, LPNs, NAs and other allied health staff regardless of line authority. Functions include Nursing Practice, Sterile Processing and Reusable Medical Equipment, Education, and Nursing Informatics and Technology. The Deputy Associate Director for Patient Care Services oversees development of functional statements, position descriptions, nursing care policies and procedures; nursing standards of patient care, treatment, and services; standards of nursing practice; nurse staffing plans; and standards to measure, assess, and improve patient outcomes, He/she will ensure that all registered nurses, advance practice nurses, and licensed practical nurses are licensed, certified ,and/or registered upon employment, and thereafter.
Application Close Date
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Who May Apply
US Citizens and Status Candidates