The Geriatric RN Case Manager uses the nursing process and evidence-based practice to collaborate with the Patient Aligned Care Team (Patient, Primary Care Provider, Clinical Support Technician, family/caregiver, internal and community based services involved in providing care) in developing the patient-driven, holistic care plan for life. Duties include but are not limited to: triages and applies a collaborative team approach in identifying and analyzing patient care problems; documents the nursing process to address the patient care problems with respect to the team conducts scheduled and unscheduled in-person and telephone nurse visits addressing patient care needs provide direct nursing care as indicated completes post-hospitalization phone calls to determine patient care needs provides education and promotes health promotion and risk reduction strategies assists with navigation of health care systems and intervenes or refers as needed to facilitate the achievement of patient outcomes serves as a consultant within the organization regarding outpatient geriatric care Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, Clinic Hours Financial Disclosure Report: Not required Pay: Competitive salary, regular salary increases. Paid Time Off: Annual leave at the rate of eight (8) hours per biweekly pay period; Sick leave at the rate of four (4) hours per biweekly pay period; 10 paid Federal holidays per year. Retirement: Traditional federal pension (5 years' vesting) and federal 401K with up to 5% in contributions by VA. Insurance: Federal health/vision/dental/term life/long-term care (many federal insurance programs can be carried into retirement). Licensure: 1 full and unrestricted license from any US State or territory. Incentive(s): PCS/Recruitment/Relocation incentive are not authorized for this position. EDRP: Is authorized for this position 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
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