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 patients' 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. Major duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Responsible and accountable for individual nursing practice and determines the appropriate delegation of tasks consistent with the nurse's obligation to provide optimal care Leads and organizes delivery of care to assure continuity of care and peer accountability for practice, including access to care and discharge planning. Uses advanced clinical knowledge/judgment to promote staff involvement in planning, decision-making, and evaluating outcomes Functions as an expert in clinical practice and/or areas related to the assigned roles and responsibilities Systematically evaluates current practice and formulates outcomes for groups of patients and/or organizational processes within area of expertise Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm NOTE: Shifts may vary depending on patient care needs. Appointment Type: Intermittent position is appointed as Not to Exceed 1 year; Full Time position is appointed as Permanent 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.