The HBPC RN - Case Manager is directly responsible and accountable for the provision of quality nursing care to a culturally diverse veteran patient population. The incumbent possesses the knowledge and skills to utilize the nursing process in a collaborative, interdisciplinary practice setting to implement health promotion practices, manage acute and chronic illnesses, facilitate attainment of optimal levels of functioning, and to support the dying patient and his significant others Duties for this position are but not limited to the following: Advance clinical knowledge and skills with focus in primary, geriatric and/or home care. Ability to assess patient's learning needs, development, and implementation of nursing care plans to meet their needs, while providing education for patients and families in self-care and management of chronic conditions. Demonstrates leadership in delivering and improving holistic care utilizing collaborative strategies with patients, family members/significant others, and members of the interdisciplinary team Skill in being a part of an interdisciplinary team while acting in the role of case-manager for an individual caseload of patients. Requires initiative, autonomy and ability to collaborate while providing effective planning and execution of patient care to facilitate the patient's transition into HBPC program. The nurse works with many disciplines and different services to coordinate the patient's care. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday; 7:30am - 4pm; 8am -4:30pm or 4 10hr days w/ no regular Monday or Friday off (to be negotiated at time of selection) Telework: Eligible Virtual: This is not a virtual position. Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized Permanent Change of Station (PCS): Not Authorized Financial Disclosure Report: Not required Pay: Competitive salary, regular salary increases. Paid Time Off: Annual leave at the rate of eight (8) hours per biweekly pay period; Sick leave at the rate of four (4) hours per biweekly pay period; 11 paid Federal holidays per year. Retirement: Traditional federal pension (5 years' vesting) and federal 401K with up to 5% in contributions by VA. Insurance: Federal health/vision/dental/term life/long-term care (many federal insurance programs can be carried into retirement). Licensure: 1 full and unrestricted license from any US State or territory.
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.