The Home Based Primary Care (HBPC) RN Care Manager practices in the residence of the Veteran, and provides direct and indirect nursing care and counseling to Veterans and families in HBPC. The HBPC RN Care Manager provides for the promotion and maintenance of health and prevention of illness and injury based upon the nursing process which includes systematic data gathering, assessment, appropriate nursing judgment, and evaluation of human responses to actual or potential health problems through such services as case finding, health teaching, health counseling; provision of care supportive to or restorative of life and well-being; and executing medical regimens including administering medications and treatments prescribed by a licensed or otherwise legally authorized provider. The nurse's primary commitment is to the patient, whether an individual, family, group, or community. The staff nurse serves as a role model when functioning as team leaders or charge nurse under the supervision of the Nurse Manager or designee. The RN functions as a care manager for the HBPC assigned veterans, and is responsible for: Assessing and continually reassessing the needs of veterans and caregivers. Delivering nursing care in the home. Delegating and supervising the care by LPNs or vocational nurses, and home health technicians, if applicable. The RN Care Manager is academically and clinically prepared to perform a broad spectrum of patient care services in the residence of the veteran. Work Schedule: Full-Time, (40 Hours per week), Monday-Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Internal Number: 599307100
About Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
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.