Central Alabama Health Care Systems (CAVHCS) is seeking an RN for Executive NV position location in Tuskegee. The Deputy Associate Director for Patient Care Services (DADPCS) reports directly to the Associate Director for Patient Care Services provides coverage and is the spokesperson for nursing in the absence of the ADPCS. Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System is a Level 2 major interdisciplinary teaching facility with service-lines serving medical, surgical, and neurological inpatients and outpatients, with a Level III Emergency Department, and multiple community-based. outpatient clinics (CBOC). There is a large outpatient psychiatric population, with admissions for medical comorbidities. Home-Based Primary nursing care is also provided.]The 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. She/he functions as a member of the senior executive leadership team of the organization for strategic planning, organizational assessment, and program development. The DADPCS has responsibility for ensuring the continuous and timely availability of quality nursing services. She/he provides senior leadership and oversight for daily clinical and administrative operations within nursing as directed by the ADPCS. The DADPCS has overall management of nursing practice regardless of line-authority within the facility. The DADPCS is the catalyst for the integration and collaboration of nursing with other professional disciplines and functional areas in the mutual achievement of patient-centered and organizational goals. She/he champions a High Reliability Organization with a culture of safety founded on a systems approach to developing evidence-based health care solutions based on prevention, not punishment, with collective mindfulness. The DADPCS is a dynamic, highly innovative and motivated senior leader with experience in addressing complex system issues who contributes to the advancement of the nursing profession. She/he represents nursing at senior department/medical staff committees. The DADPCS works collaboratively to address issues across the healthcare system. The DADPCS holds self and others accountable for mutual professional expectations and outcomes and helps to educate patient care team members on the financial implications of patient care decisions. She/he participates in and fully supports workforce and succession planning, and employment decisions. The DADPCS supports efforts to promote systems-thinking amongst all levels of staff across the health care system to involve nurses and other staff in decisions that affect their practice to improve employee engagement, performance, and staff satisfaction and retention. The DADPCS promotes a healthy work environment through shared decision-making, sustaining a spirit of inquiry, and an academic environment Work Schedule: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm M-F Compressed/Flexible: NA Telework: NA Virtual: This is not a virtual position. Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: NA Financial Disclosure Report: Not required Travel is required to all CAVHCS Locations
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.