The Registered Nurse provides care and counseling of persons or in 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. Care Coordinator/Case Manager: Possesses thorough knowledge of InterQual criteria, utilization management processes, clinical documentation requirements, current standards of care, and compliance guidelines. Accountable for utilizing critical thinking skills and sound judgment to ensure positive outcomes, maximizing third-party collections and delivering quality patient care performance improvement activities. Will develop and coordinate seamless transitioning of patients throughout the inpatient and outpatient care process with a focus on discharge planning needs. Demonstrates knowledge and ability to apply principles of evidence-based practice. Will provide support at the unit level, the service level, and the organizational level. Care in the Community: Responsible for planning, integrating, implementing, modifying and evaluating the effectiveness of Veteran's care received in the community. Serves as a liaison to both internal and external providers and is responsible for managing the care the Veteran and the seamless transition to and from the community. Serves as the lead of the integrated care team established by the VA Community Care Operating Model. Possesses the knowledge related to VHA guidelines, utilization review criteria, current evidence-based standards of care, compliance guidelines and local policy related to Delegation of Authority as established by the facility Chief of Staff. Work Schedule: Monday-Friday/8:00a.m. - 4:30p.m. Financial Disclosure Report: Not required Functional Statement Title/#: Registered Nurse/000000 Recruitment/Relocation Incentive: Not Authorized PCS Relocation Expenses: Not Authorized
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.