The VA Northeast Ohio Healthcare System is recruiting for a Registered Nurse. The Registered Nurse will function in Community Outpatient Services. The duties of the Nurse will include: Providing all aspects of professional nursing services consistent with licensure, certification, nursing professional standards of practice, and the clinician's Functional Statement with elements of practice. Enhancing patient safety and quality of care by collaborating with PACT staff to develop, oversee, and manage care management plans and care coordination for patients assigned to PACTS. Participating in modes of communication and care delivery including, but not limited to, secure messaging, telephone care, view alerts management, shared medical appointments, clinical video telehealth visits, face to face visits, etc. Identifying as part of care management, patient needs for involvement of discipline-specific team members and discussing nursing recommendations with the PCP. Engaging relevant PACT staff to support nursing care, accordingly to locally established informal and formal communication processes, including entering consultation requests to discipline-specific PACT members, if required for formal communications. Assuming full accountability for the appropriateness of assignments made by the RNCM to clinical associates or administrative associates related to care management, care coordination, nursing services, and outcomes of care. Ensuring orders in CPRS for tests per approved standardized RN care management protocols or PCP orders. Ensuring the RNCM has same-day access for fact-to-face and telephone care visits unless it is too late in the day. Using nursing expertise, evidence-based guidelines, standardized nursing protocols, and professionally accepted practice standards to promote patient engagement, self-care, and wellness, provide care to patients and determine care management requirements for individual patients or cohorts of patients. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm or 7:30am 16:00pm based on needs. Telework: Not Available Virtual: This is not a virtual position. 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.