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Registered Nurse - VA Community Care - Amarillo, Texas - Med Surg

Company: Amarillo VA Health Care System
Location: Amarillo
Posted on: March 10, 2023

Job Description:

Registered Nurse - VA Community Care - Amarillo, Texas

VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package:

The RN Care Coordinator/Case Manager functions directly to support the activities of the local Office of Community Care (LOCC) and support the mission of the Office of Integrated Veteran Care (OIVC) through creating a seamless and coordinated healthcare experience for the Veteran who accessed the VHA system, its facilities, or the in the community. The Registered Nurse is responsible for the planning, integrating, implementing, modifying, and evaluating the effectiveness of the Veteran's care. The LOCC foundational elements will serve to support delivery of high quality, timely care to the Veteran receiving services in the community. The Registered Nurse is the lead of the integrated care team established by the VA Community Care Operating Model. He is responsible for providing clinical leadership and expertise on community care processes and regulations. The Registered Nurse will serve as a liaison to both internal and external providers and will be responsible for managing the care of the Veteran and the seamless transition to and from the community. She possesses the knowledge related to VHA guidelines, current evidence based standards of care, compliance guidelines, and local policy related to Delegation of Authority as established by the facility Chief of Staff.

The RN functional role includes following the standardized care coordination model, incorporating case management principles if applicable, knowledge of processes related to referral and authorization and secure medical documentation exchange. The ability to identify Veterans requiring disease management and the process to obtain these resources internal or external to the VA if applicable. The RN will focus on providing care that is unique to the Veterans needs and continues to monitor, track, and intervene if necessary in the episode of care across the continuum. The Registered Nurse will demonstrate effective communication skills to collaborate and co-manage the Veterans care with the multidisciplinary team in a cost-effective manner.

The Community Care Coordinator RN must have multi-disciplinary and clinical decision making experience in the acute care setting and utilization review knowledge, including the ability to match a clinical picture with interventions and evidenced based criteria to manage multiple conditions. The RN role also requires familiarity with CMS' National and Local Coverage Determinations, CMS general compliance, coding, and billing as well as extensive knowledge in the entire journey of care. The Veteran's journey of care includes, but is not limited to inpatient, surgical, and ambulatory care, home care, behavioral health care, recovery and chronic care, and transitional care; which also includes care co-ordination and guidance to bring the Veteran back from the clinic sent to in the community.

Pay: Competitive salary, regular salary increases, potential for performance awards
Paid Time Off: 50 days of paid time off per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 11 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

Work Schedule: 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, Monday thru Friday
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

Keywords: Amarillo VA Health Care System, Amarillo , Registered Nurse - VA Community Care - Amarillo, Texas - Med Surg, Healthcare , Amarillo, Texas

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