Provides clinical coordination and oversight for patient care (area population) including care transition, quality improvement, patient safety and nursing practice standards. Initiates interdisciplinary projects to improve organizational care and uses professional standards of care and practice to evaluate programs and services. Implements educational plans to meet changing programs or services. Provides direct patient care to specific patient populations. Acts s a resource to staff.
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.