The VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System is seeking a Registered Nurse to be a member of the Home Based Primary Care (HBPC) Team. The Home Based Primary Care Staff Nurse provides skilled nursing services and case management to a group of Veteran's in their home/residential setting. The incumbent is knowledgeable and skillful in the use of the equipment necessary to function safely in the home and community setting. The Registered Nurse possess a valid driver's license. The incumbent is expected to drive to the Veteran's place of residence in order to provide skilled nursing services. The RN consistently demonstrates the skills and competencies necessary to function autonomously within the scope of their professional practice. The RN must possess positive interpersonal skills that facilitate good communication and care coordination between the Veteran, caregiver, and the HBPC Team. The incumbent represents the VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System and HBPC as a competent professional in all encounters with the public. BSN preferred in Nursing or related field. Board certification from a VA-approved certifying body preferred. The RN is responsible and accountable for all elements of the nursing process when providing and/or supervising direct patient care. Assesses, plans, implements and evaluates care based on age specific components. Assumes responsibility for the coordination of care focused on the patients transition through the continuum of care, patient and family education, and patient self-management. Considers all characteristics of the individual, including age and life stages, state of heath, race and culture, values, and previous experiences. Influences care outcomes by collaborating with members of the interdisciplinary team. Care elements of performance include knowledge and active participation in program level quality improvement processes and initiatives as well as customer service. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, Day Shift, 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., Hours may vary based on need Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Internal Number: 599623700
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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.