The John J. Pershing VA Medical Center, is currently accepting applications for our Paragould, AR, Community-Based Outpatient Clinic, for a Registered Nurse vacancy. John J. Pershing VA Medical Center is a Level-3 complexity medical center with six (6) Community Based Outpatient Clinics. PACT RNs practice as an RN Care Manager in the Primary Care Clinics. The RN Care Manager is a member of the Patient Aligned Care Teamlet (PACT). S/he uses the nursing process and evidence-based practice to collaborate with the Teamlet (Patient, Primary Care Provider, RN Care Manager, Clinical Associate and Clerical Associate) and expanded Team (Family/caregiver, internal and community-based services involved in providing care to the patient) in developing the patient-driven care plan. The RN Care Manager is responsible for collaborating with services internal and external to the VA to facilitate care transition in order to effectively meet the patient's needs. The RN Care Manager provides patient and family health education with a focus on self-management, prevention and wellness based on the patient's goals. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm excluding nights, weekends and Federal Holidays. Telework: No Virtual: This is not a virtual position. 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.