This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan payment reimbursement program. You must meet specific individual eligibility requirements in accordance with VHA policy and submit your EDRP application within four months of appointment. Approval, award amount (up to $200,000) and eligibility period (one to five years) are determined by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Services program office after complete review of the EDRP application. Learn more The Ambulatory Care Service Care Coordinator Nurse is a Professional Nurse with competent clinical knowledge enabling him/her to initiate implementation of health promotion, prevention, and management for adult or older adult Veterans requiring skilled Nursing interventions. Care Coordinator Nurse typically provides care for Veterans with complex, mixed chronic medical and/or psychiatric conditions, Veterans with cognitive impairments, and Veterans who are terminally ill. The Care Coordinator utilizes the Nursing process when assessing, planning, implementing, evaluating, and documenting Nursing care provided. He/she works collaboratively with the interdisciplinary team when planning and providing care to Veterans and their families. The Care Coordinator functions as a case manager, beginning to recognize the needs of the Veterans and is knowledgeable about resources to utilize, organizes care activities and identifies needs for other members of the interdisciplinary team to address with Veterans. The Care Coordinator contributes to the Quality Improvement activities in the Medical Center with the objective of improving patient care outcomes. He/she takes an active role in identifying his/her own educational needs and continually updating clinical skills by discussing career development plans with experienced RNs. The Care Coordinator participates in workgroups and activities. Work Schedule: Monday though Friday, 8:00Aam-4:30pm Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Internal Number: 600270100
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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.