Registered Nurse (Patient Aligned Care Team /PACT)
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Location: Johnson City, Tennessee
Internal Number: 613555500
The RN Care Manager is administratively responsible to the Nurse Manager, Primary Care. The RN Care Manager is administratively responsible to the Nurse Manager, Primary Care. They use the nursing process and evidence - based practice to collaborate with the Teamlet (Patient, Primary Care Provider, RN Care Manager and Clinical Support Technician) and larger Team (family/caregiver, internal and community-based services involved in providing care to the patient) in developing the patient -driven holistic care plan for life. The RN Care Manager is a member of the Teamlet team. The RN Care Manager is responsible for collaborating with services internal and external tot he 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, team player to colleagues as she/he continues to enhance his/her own and the teams professional growth, development and practice. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 7:45a-4:30p, but flexibility to work evenings, nights, weekends and holidays is required Telework: Not Available Virtual: This is not a virtual position Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized Permanent Change of Station (PCS): 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.