MEDCOM HQ

  • Nurse (Administrative)

    Location US-MD-FT. MEADE
    Job ID
    2018-4825
    # Positions
    1
    Category
    Medical
    Salary Range
    Very Competive
    Recruitment Bonus
    Negotiable
    Relocation Assistance
    Negotiable
    Student Loan Repayment
    Negotiable
  • Overview

    This position is located in Deputy Commander for Quality and Safety, Fort Meade, Maryland.

     

    This is a civilian Nurse (Administrative) position that affords job security, a competitive salary, bonuses, moving expenses, full malpractice coverage, 13-26 days paid vacation, 10 days paid Federal Holidays, a sick leave benefit, CME opportunities, and a first-class health and retirement benefit package. We are seeking ordinary people with extraordinary hearts to care for the men and women who wear and have worn the uniform and their families. This position is being filled under the Direct Hire Solicitation for Shortage Category and/or Critical Need Health Care Occupations.

    Kimbrough is the headquarters of the U.S. Army Medical Department Activity (MEDDAC), Fort George G. Meade, which includes a number of U.S. Army health clinics, occupational health clinics, telemedicine, behavioral health, allergen extract lab, drug testing labs, and environmental health clinics at several other installations in Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and District of Columbia.

     

    Who May Apply: U.S. Citizens

     

    Responsibilities

    As a Nurse (Administrator) you will:

     

    • As The Joint Commission Coordinator, the main function is ensuring optimal compliance with accreditation stays current with applicable Joint Commission, State and Federal standards and changes that occur in those standards by acquiring information updates from The Joint Commission and other regulatory agencies, professional journals, societies and applicable software.
    • Maintains a thorough, working knowledge of current philosophies and standards as they relate to the health care industry.
    • Serves as advisor to the executive management of Fort Meade MEDDAC, Department Chiefs, Services and activities tasked with TJC responsibilities.
    • Functions as liaison with local, state and national organizations to promote rapport with external agencies and to bring current information to Fort Meade MEDDAC.
    • Coordinates and conducts the Tracer Methodology Program and disseminates information and implements educational classes covering Joint Commission standards for all organization staff.
    • Implements Fort Meade MEDDAC’s Joint Commission continuous readiness program.
    • Reviews and collaborates with staff primarily responsible for data from Joint Commission PCMH external databases.
    • Under the supervision of the Deputy Commander for Quality and Safety, and in coordination with administration and department managers, plans and implements accreditation readiness program, survey agendas and documents, and meets with administration/department managers to ensure all staff members are prepared, knowledgeable about the standards and key survey areas.
    • Serves as a facilitator for the MEDDAC Joint Commission Functional Team Committee and is a member of several committees and provides data/information for the MEDDAC Medical Staff Function, Performance Improvement Patient Safety Committee, and other Organization Committees.

    Qualifications

    One year of specialized experience

     

    Degree: Degree or diploma from a professional nursing program approved by the legally designated State accrediting agency at the time the program was completed by the applicant.

     

    Registration: Active, current registration as a professional nurse in a State, District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or territory of the United States.

     

    Experience required: Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.  To qualify based on your experience, your resume must describe at least one year of experience which prepared you to do the work in this job. Specialized experience is defined as performing patient assessments, educating and/or counseling patients and/or families, and prescribing medications. Management prefers at least one year of Joint Commission (TJC) experiance.   

     

    Must be able to obtain and maintain national certification as a Registered Nurse.

     

    ACLS/BLS Certifications

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