The Durham VA, Patient Aligned Care Team (PACT) maintains the health and manages the care for patients with a variety of medical problems including hypertension, diabetes, arthritis, cancer, congestive heart failure and other chronic diseases. The clinic is designed to provide comprehensive primary/specialty care services, including gender specific care to Veterans and is staffed by providers, RNs, LPNs, pharmacists, social workers and medical support assistants. The Registered Nurse (RN) will serve as a primary care nurse in support of the physician or advanced practice provider. Duties will include, but not be limited to, patient intake, documentation, point of care testing and health screening. The RN will assess, triage, take histories and document conditions and concerns for Veterans presenting to the clinic and via the telephone. The RN is responsible for promoting an environment that supports caring and courteous service, safe patient care, and positive working relationships. The clinical nurse will coordinate care through the health continuum using health education, health coaching, and health promotion. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, between 7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m., 8 hour shifts. Tour subject to changes based on the needs of the agency. Financial Disclosure Report: Not required. Telework: Not Authorized. Virtual: This is not a virtual position. Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized. Financial Disclosure Report: Not required. Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 11239433 This is an Open Continuous Announcement (OCA). See details under the "How You Will Be Evaluated" section regarding the referral process. Pay close attention to the "Required Documents" section.
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.