This RN position is located at the Bath VAMC campus. The RN Home Telehealth (HT) Care Coordinator (CC) is responsible for the documented outcomes at the program or service level. Outcomes must be broad and complex and demonstrated at organizational level in the facility, VISN, or VACO. Career path roles may include but are not limited to clinical nurse leader, nurse coordinator, nurse educator, expert clinician, nurse manager, nurse practitioner, or researcher. An HI Care Coordinator is a professional who coordinates care for a panel of patients throughout the continuum of care to assure that care is timely, appropriate, of high quality and cost effective. The HT CC works closely with the primary care provider (or providers) and other healthcare professionals and team members, other clinics, internal or external services and community agencies. They provide professional assessment, coordination and planning of multiple health care services; acts on behalf of the Veteran to assure that necessary clinical services are received, and that progress is being made. In addition, the Care Coordinator provides ongoing evaluation of care management services Role responsibilities and accountabilities also include demonstration of the knowledge and skills necessary to assess the care appropriate to the age-related needs of patients served in the home setting. This knowledge includes understanding changes associated with aging and principles of growth and development relevant to the adult and geriatric population. This Registered Nurse is also responsible and accountable for maintaining Basic Life Support (BLS) training and for performing activities that reflect the educational, experiential and competency requirements outlined in the nine (9) dimensions of practice. Specific practice settings include specified home health areas within the community, including home and/or residential settings. The practice of each Registered Nurse is based on knowledge, experience and research and has a direct impact on patient outcomes in the assigned area(s) for this facility and facilities within the community. Work Schedule: Monday to Friday, 7:30 am to 4:00 pm Virtual: This is not a virtual position. Functional Statement #: PD000000 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.