RN Nurse Manager

Recruitment #220701-Y13A-42


ODVA is seeking full-time RN Nurse Managers for a State Veterans Home, located in Claremore, OK. ODVA offers a comprehensive Benefits Package, including a generous benefit allowance to offset the cost of insurance premiums for employees and their eligible dependents.  For more information about the benefit allowance, follow this link Plan Year 2022.  The annual salary for this position is up to $60,311.69.

Basic Purpose
Positions in this job family are assigned responsibilities involving the supervision and management of a staff, program, or unit that provides direct or indirect health services. This includes responsibility for broad management issues in planning, organizing and integrating various functions for which responsibility is assigned and directing assigned staff in meeting the goals and objectives of the program.

Typical Functions
 Plans, organizes and directs health services for an assigned unit; insures that goals, objectives and work performed are consistent with standards and that quality care is provided to residents.
• 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 insure that resources are available to provide quality services and on-time performance consistent with standards; may devise health related educational programs for professional and non-professional staff.
• Participates, consults and collaborates in the development of long-range plans for health care programs; may interpret and communicate agency and departmental policies and procedures; establishes areas of responsibility and assignment; develops or implements policies and procedures to insure efficient and effective delivery of health services.
• Receives, analyzes and evaluates reports and other information and coordinates quality improvement activities concerning the care of patients, equipment, environmental health and safety conditions, and other related services in improving the quality and utilization of health care.

Level Descriptor
Positions at this level are assigned responsibilities for performing professional nursing and supervisory functions in a State Veterans Home. This may include functions such as a twenty-four hour or shift supervisor of a treatment service or specialized program, supervision of nursing services, a supervisor of a program specialty area, or comparable responsibilities. Employees at this level are responsible for day-to-day clinical operations, staffing of the work area, and evaluation of performance of assigned staff to ensure quality of care, and may cover for the Nurse Manager II in their absence.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities required at this level consist of knowledge of professional nursing theory, practices, and techniques; of expense control, and purchasing procedures; of the philosophy and objectives of the nursing department; and of the principles and practices of effective supervision. Ability is required to direct, motivate and evaluate staff; to plan and implement programs; to develop controls to monitor effectiveness of programs; to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; and to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.


Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of possession of a valid permanent Oklahoma license as a registered nurse as approved by the Oklahoma Board of Nursing, or Registered Nurse License recognized by the Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact (eNLC) and three years of professional nursing experience, one year of which must have been in a supervisory capacity; or a bachelor’s degree in nursing and two years of professional nursing experience, one year of which must have been in a supervisory capacity; or a master’s degree and one year of professional nursing experience in a supervisory capacity.

Special Requirements
Some agencies may have determined positions in this job family to be safety sensitive as defined by 63 O.S. § 427.8.


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