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Registered Nurse Care Manager Patient Aligned Care Team​/PACT

Job in Newnan - Coweta County - GA Georgia - USA , 30264
Company: Department of Veterans Affairs
Contract position
Listed on 2021-03-03
Job specializations:
  • Nursing
    Nurse Practitioner, General Nursing, Private Duty Nurse, Urgent Care Nurse
  • Healthcare
Job Description & How to Apply Below
Position:  Registered Nurse Care Manager Patient Aligned Care Team (PACT)
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Summary

The position described is that of a Patient Aligned Care Team (PACT) Registered Nurse Care Manager in the Nursing-Primary Care (RN) Service Line. The RN must possess a broad-based clinical knowledge to effectively implement health promotion, prevention, management of acute and chronic illness.

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This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP) based upon the availability of funds, 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

Possessing a broad-based clinical knowledge to effectively implement health promotion, prevention, management of acute and chronic illness, and care of the dying. VA nurses are also obligated to ongoing, comprehensive evaluation and improvement of clinical practice and health delivery systems to meet the needs of clients (e.g. individuals, significant others, and/or communities). As members of a dynamic profession in a rapidly changing health care environment, VA nurses must base their practice on current and anticipated trends in health care and be committed to lifelong professional growth and learning. The RN demonstrates leadership in delivery and improving holistic care through collaborative strategies with others. The PACT RN Care Manager contributes to the provision of optimum care utilizing the nursing process to triage and provide chronic and acute nursing care. The focus is on health promotion/prevention and patient education for chronic disease management.

* Uses the nursing process and evidence-based practice to collaborate with the Patient Aligned Care Team (PACT) and extended team members to develop patient-driven plans of care.
* Responsible for collaborating with internal and external services to provide quality patient care and facilitate care transitions and meet patient needs.
* Actively participate in proactive panel management, care management, care coordination, data review, performance improvement activities, health and wellness education.
* Serve as advocate for patients, team player, coach, preceptor and mentor.
* Perform RN PACT Roles and Responsibilities as delineated per Primary Care established policies and procedures.

Reporting Structure: Nurse Manager; Primary Care Service Line.

Travel: Occasional pre-planned travel to Medical Center and surrounding clinic for training and/or emergent coverage needs.

RN Care Manager Role: The Patient Aligned Care Team (PACT) Registered Nurse (RN) duties will include but are not limited to:

Preferred Experience:

* Previous Primary Care or outpatient experience
* Telephone Triage

Work Schedule: Predominately Monday - Friday day shift, weekend or evening clinics may be necessary to meet patient care needs. (Telework not available)

Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

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Conditions of Employment

* You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply for this job
* Designated and/or random drug testing required
* Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959
* You may be required to serve a probationary period
* Subject to a background/security investigation
* Must be proficient in written and spoken English
* Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding process
* Must pass pre-employment physical examination
* Must possess a current, valid and unrestricted Driver's License

Qualifications

Applicants pending the completion of educational or certification/licensure requirements may be referred and tentatively selected but may not be hired until all requirements are met.

Basic Requirements:

* United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy.
* English Language Proficiency. In accordance with 38 U.S.C. 7402(d), no person shall serve in direct patient care positions unless they are proficient in basic written and spoken English.
* Graduate of a school of professional nursing approved by the appropriate State-accrediting agency and accredited by one of the following accrediting bodies at the time the program was completed by the applicant: The Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) or The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). In cases of graduates of foreign schools of professional nursing, possession of current, full, active and unrestricted registration will meet the requirement of graduation from an approved school of professional nursing. OR The completion of coursework equivalent to a nursing degree in a MSN Bridge Program that qualifies for professional nursing registration constitutes the completion of an approved course of study of professional nursing. Students should submit the certificate of professional nursing to sit for the NCLEX to the VA along with a copy of the MSN transcript. (Reference VA Handbook 5005, Appendix G6) OR In cases of graduates of foreign schools of professional nursing, possession of a current, full, active and unrestricted registration will meet the requirement for graduation from an approved school of professional nursing.
* Current, full, active, and unrestricted registration as a graduate professional nurse in a State, Territory or Commonwealth (i.e., Puerto Rico) of the United States, or the District of Columbia.

Grade Determinations: The following criteria must be met in determining the grade assignment of candidates, and if appropriate, the level within a grade:

* Nurse I Level I - An Associate Degree (ADN) or Diploma in Nursing, with no additional nursing practice/experience required.
* Nurse I Level II - An ADN or Diploma in Nursing and approximately 1 year of nursing practice/experience; OR an ADN or Diploma in Nursing and a bachelor's degree in a related field with no additional nursing practice/experience; OR a Bachelor's of Science in Nursing (BSN) with no additional nursing practice/experience.
* Nurse I Level III - An ADN or Diploma in Nursing and approximately 2-3 years of nursing practice/experience; OR an ADN or Diploma in Nursing and a Bachelor's degree in a related field and approximately 1-2 years of nursing practice/experience; OR a BSN with approximately 1-2 years of nursing practice/experience; OR a Master's degree in nursing (MSN) or related field with a BSN and no additional nursing practice/experience.
* Nurse II - A BSN with approximately 2-3 years of nursing practice/experience; OR ADN or Diploma in Nursing and a Bachelor's degree in a related field and approximately 2-3 year's of nursing practice/experience; OR a Master's degree in nursing or related field with a BSN and approximately 1-2 year's of nursing practice/experience; OR a Doctoral degree in nursing or meets basic requirements for appointment and has doctoral degree in a related field with no additional nursing practice/experience required.
* Nurse III - Master's degree in nursing or related field with BSN and approximately 2-3 year's of nursing practice/experience; OR a Doctoral degree and approximately 2-3 year's of nursing practice/experience.

Reference: VA Regulations, specifically VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G-6 Nurse Qualification Standard. This can be found in the local Human Resources Office.

Physical Requirements: Heavy Lifting (45 lbs. and over); Heavy Carrying (45 lbs. and over); Straight Pulling (up to 1 hour); Pushing (1 - 2 hours); Reaching above shoulder; Use of fingers; Both hands required; Walking (up to 4 hours); Standing (up to 4 hours); Repeated bending (up to 2 hours); Ability for rapid mental and muscular coordination simultaneously; Near vision correctable at 13" to 16"; Hearing (aid permitted).

Education

IMPORTANT: A transcript must be submitted with your application if you are basing all or part of your qualifications on education.

Note: Only education or degrees recognized by the U.S. Department of Education from accredited colleges, universities, schools, or institutions may be used to qualify for Federal employment. You can verify your education here:  If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education. For further information, visit: http://(Please contact us using the "Apply for this Job Posting" box below)
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