The VA Northeast Ohio Healthcare System is recruiting for three Registered Nurse (Patient Aligned Care Team). The Registered Nurse (PACT) will function in Community Outpatient Service at the Mansfield VA Outpatient Clinic. The Registered Nurse (PACT) should demonstrate advanced clinical knowledge, leadership and master of nursing practice in delivering efficient, comprehensive and continuous patient-driven holistic care. The RN duties include: Support for Covid-19 and other pandemic initiatives including screening, triaging, collecting specimens, administering vaccines and monitoring post-vaccination for reactions. Working in partnership with an assigned primary care provider and team of clinicians to manage patients with chronic disease in both one-on-one encounters and group encounters. Disease processes include but are not limited to: congestive heart failure, diabetes, COPD, and hypertension. Triaging and applying a collaborative team approach in identifying, analyzing, and resolving patient care problems, and developing care goals for resolving patient care problems. Participating in interdisciplinary meetings with patients, families and team interactions to facilitate collaboration. Initiating and participating in quality improvement activities that result in improved outcomes. Maintaining a current knowledge of multidisciplinary resources, programs and service, to include community resources as appropriate, collaborating with services internal and external to the VA to facilitate care transition to effectively meet the patients' needs. Supporting Primary Care/Mental Health Integration initiatives. Supporting patient care via Tele-Health, secure messaging, and telephone triage. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., occasional evenings and Saturday for extended hours, depending on the needs of the clinic. Financial Disclosure Report: Not required Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Internal Number: 600267200
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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.