The RN Care Manager uses the nursing process and evidence-based practice to collaborate and communicate with the Core Teamlet (Veteran, Primary Care Provider (PCP), RN Care Manager, LPN, and Administrative Clerk), Tier II disciplines (Pharmacist, Social Worker, Dietician, Behavioral Health), and Expanded Team members (family/caregiver, internal and community-based services involved in providing care to the Veteran) in developing a patient centered health care plan for the Veteran's life. This is an open and continuous announcement which will be used to fill Registered Nurse, Primary Care positions at the Dayton Veterans Affairs Medical Center and/or community based outpatient clinics. The presence of a location on this announcement does not necessarily indicate a current vacancy. Applications will be reviewed and referred upon request from the service as vacancies arise. As a member of the Teamlet, 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 Veterans' needs. Duties include but are not limited to: Accountable for clinic responsibilities which include the proper intake and exit of the Veteran at the clinic visit. Meeting educational and psychosocial assessment and needs. Procedural assisting and appropriate assessing of telephone calls. May be assigned responsibilities as a preceptor, team leader or Lead RN. The incumbent will work in partnership with their assigned PCP in managing their assigned panel of Veterans for effective disease prevention/health promotion and chronic care management. Provides Veteran and family health education with a focus on self-management, prevention, and wellness, based on the Veteran's goals. Serves as an advocate for Veterans, team player to colleagues as he/she continues to develop his/her own professional growth, development, and practice. Work Schedule: 8:00AM-4:30PM Monday-Friday Compressed/Flexible: Not Available 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.