The Off-tour Supervisor is a designated first-line supervisory authority, responsibility, and accountability for the nursing operations of the facility during Weekend, Holiday, Evening and Night Hours (WHEN), ensuring that subordinate personnel provide timely nursing care which complies with generally accepted standards of clinical practice This position is for an Off-Tour Nursing Supervisor in the Nursing Service Line and duties are below but not all inclusive. This includes the authority to accept, amend, or reject the work of subordinates. Has continuing responsibility for all the following functions: Planning work to be accomplished by subordinates, setting priorities and adjusting schedules for completion of work Assigning work to subordinates based on priorities, selective consideration of the difficulty and the requirements of the assignments, and the capabilities of subordinates Evaluating the performance of subordinates Making recommendations for appointments, advancements or reassignments of subordinates Giving advice, counsel, or instruction to subordinate personnel on work and administrative matters Hearing and resolving complaints of subordinates and referring more serious complaints not resolved to higher level supervisors Recommending and/or taking disciplinary action where appropriate. Identifying developmental and training needs of subordinates and providing or making provision for such development and training (VA Handbook 5007, Part Ill, Chapter 8). Additionally, responsible for customer service/patient satisfaction, patient and employee safety, employee relations, standards of care and practice and the work environment. Actively develops and manages collaborative partnerships with physicians and other clinicians. Responsible for staffing their units on a continual basis (24/7), validating the daily patient classifications, and working with other Nurse Managers to identify and share resources. Responsible for completing morning reports and Overtime reports daily. Participates on service and medical center committees and task forces to improve nursing practice and patient care. Identifies educational needs of staff and ensures that these needs are addressed. Works in partnership with the union and adheres to EEO principles. The Off tour supervisor acts in the stead of the Associate Director Patient Care Services during WHEN hours. Work Schedule: Alternating Shifts 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.