The Outpatient Specialty Clinics covers specialty medicine and surgical services including cardiology, dermatology (skin), nephrology, endocrinology & metabolism, neurology, gastroenterology, infectious diseases and rheumatology, orthopedics, ENT, podiatry, general surgery, vascular, plastic surgery, urology, neurosurgery, and thoracic surgery. The RN practices in the Surgical/Medicine Specialty Clinics. The patient population includes individuals with acute and/or chronic health conditions or change in mental status; these conditions may negatively affect normal individual functioning. The RN is responsible for: Daily management of patient flow through the clinic and participation in the plan of care as part of an interdisciplinary team of providers for each clinic Preventive health assessment and teaching Care and follow-up is planned considering the patient's age, culture, disease process, support system and identified needs Telephone care for assigned groups of patients One-on-one and group visits to provide patient education, follow-up care, wound care, follow-up injections, BP and other health care management The RN will be required to float to different clinical areas to cover for staffing needs. The RN may be required to perform specialized procedures and/or skills depending on specialty services offered. This is will depend on the RN's primarily assigned clinic. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday; 8am - 4:30pm Telework: Not Available Virtual: This is not a virtual position. Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized Permanent Change of Station (PCS): Not Authorized Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
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.