Come join our team at the Columbia VA Health Care System in Columbia, South Carolina. Columbia is the geographic center of South Carolina, with easy access to mountains (two hours west) and nationally recognized beach resorts (two hours east). Columbia boasts a nationally acclaimed library system, highly rated schools, and many outstanding golf courses. Big time college sports abound with two major schools - the University of South Carolina. This is an OPEN CONTINUOUS ANNOUNCEMENT and will remain open until December 31, 2021. The initial cut-off date for referral of eligible applications will be September 15, 2021, with subsequent cut-off dates every Monday. Eligible applications received after that date will be referred at regular intervals or as additional vacancies occur on an as-needed basis until position(s) are filled. The Resident Assessment Coordinator (RAC) in the Geriatric and Extended Care Service (GEC), or Community Living Center (CLC) is a professional registered nurse with a broad-based clinical knowledge and application in working with the adult and older adult population and appointed to work in tandem with an/the RAI-MDS Program RAC or other RACs. The RAC must have experience in implementation and care of health promotion and prevention, management of acute and chronic illnesses, palliative and hospice nursing. The RAC must demonstrate a high level of clinical, managerial and leadership skills have knowledge and adhere to Veterans Health Administration policies, procedures and evidenced based practice in Long Term Care. The RAC has knowledge of current Long Term Care (LTC) standards of The Joint Commission (TJC), the Center of Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and its application to the RAI-MDS process. Work Schedule: 7:00am - 3:30 pm (subject to change based on agency needs) Telework: Not Available Virtual: This is not a virtual position. Functional Statement #: PD00000 Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: 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.