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Nurse Manager
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Office: AR State Veterans Home - Fayetteville
Section: Nursing
Date Posted: 10/03/2017
Posting Expires: 12/30/2017
The Nurse Manager is responsible for directing and managing the staff and health services of an assigned program, facility, hospital, or geographic area. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency policy.
Typical Functions
Plans, coordinates, and directs nursing services operations by establishing nursing care standards that are in compliance with state and federal regulations and ensures quality care is provided to patients. 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 ensure that resources are available to provide quality services. Oversees the development of patient care plans by developing treatment plans, monitoring and evaluating the quality of patient care, recommending alternative nursing methods, and developing corrective action plans regarding identified needs and deficiencies. Participates, consults, and collaborates in the development of long-range plans for health care programs; develops and recommends new and revised policies, procedures, plans, and strategies to respond to changes in program needs, objectives, and priorities and to improve the effectiveness of nursing services. Determines requirements and recommends staff, material, equipment, and contract services for nursing operations to contribute to the formulation and justification of budgetary requests. Monitors expenditures to ensure compliance with budgetary guidelines and effective delivery of services. Performs other duties as assigned.
Special Job Dimensions
Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills
Knowledge of the principles and practices of nursing. Knowledge of health care systems and services. Knowledge of the organization, operations, and services involved in the operation of a residential care facility. Knowledge of state and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing the operation of a health care facility. Knowledge of the principles and practices of human resource and organizational management. Ability to establish comprehensive organizational systems and programs and to direct operations through subordinate managers. Ability to coordinate and direct the provision of professional nursing care and allied services to patients. Ability to evaluate programs, policies, and services and to develop and direct implementation of changes to solve problems.
Minimum Education and/or Experience
The formal education equivalent of a diploma, associateís, or bachelorís degree in nursing; plus six years experience in nursing, including four years of supervisory experience as a nurse in public health.
Preferred Qualifications
Current RN license, Minimum of 5 - 10 years clinical management experience in a long term care environment, Experience must include DON in a Skilled Nursing Facility, Must be knowledgeable of nursing and medical practices and procedures, as well as laws, regulations, and guidelines pertaining to long term care administration. Strong leadership and organizational skills and the ability to communicate well with employees and families about their issues.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Must be licensed as a Registered Nurse by the Arkansas State Board of Nursing in accordance with ACA 17-87-301. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.
Agency Specific Information
Benefit Package Includes: Health & Life Insurance, Vacation & Sick Time, Paid Holidays, Credit Union Available, Retirement, Career Service Bonus, and Deferred Compensation.

Direct Deposit is required for employment according to Act 1887 of 2005.

All ADVA applicants must complete a drug screen and background check if applicable.

TWO-YEAR EMPLOYMENT BAN: The following will result in the selectee (whether internal or external applicant) being banned from applying for employment with ADVA for two years:

If the drug test is not performed within 48 hours (unless an extension is granted). If the drug test is positive. A test is considered to be positive if the test results indicate that the sample has been tampered with in any way or that the selectee has attempted to falsify the test results, including the use of masking agents or chemicals.If the selectee fails to appear for drug testing without notifying the hiring official that he/she is declining the position.


It is important that you submit complete and accurate information and that you complete the application form according to instructions. List all prior work experience, beginning with your most recent employment. Include all experience, position held, volunteer or unpaid work; however, you should also include the number of hours per week which you performed these duties. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.

Point of Contact:

Whitney Haynie
Human Resources
501 Woodlane Drive, Suite 230C
Little Rock, AR 72201
Point of Contact: Whitney Haynie
Phone: (501) 683-2446 Fax: (501)682-4833
Job Details
Position No.: 22133600
Class Code: L009C
Grade: MP03
Salary Range: $79,879.00 - $113,428.00 per year
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Job Type: Full Time
Location Information
Job City: Fayetteville
Job County/Region: Washington
Contact Information
Contact name: Peggy McCoy
Phone: 479-695-0156
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