The Kansas City VA is currently recruiting for an RN to join the Primary Care Department. This position is located at the at the Community-Based Outpatient Clinic in Cameron, MO. The RN Care Manager uses the nursing process and evidence-based practice to collaborate with the teamlet (Patient, Primary Care Provider, RN Care Manager, Clinical Associate and Clerical Associate) and expanded team (family/caregiver, internal and community-based services involved in providing care to the patient) in developing the patient-driven care plan for life. The RN Care Manager is responsible for collaborating with services internal and external to the VA to facilitate care transition in order to effectively meet the patients' needs. The RN Care Manager provides patient and family health education with a focus on self-management, prevention, and wellness, based on the patient's goals. The RN Care Manager demonstrates leadership by serving as an advocate for patients, and a team leader with colleagues as she/he continues to enhance his/her own and the team's professional growth, development and practice. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, variable shifts between 6am-5:30pm 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.