Job Title:Registered Nurse (PACT) -- Care Coordinator
Department:Department Of Veterans Affairs
Agency:Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Job Announcement Number:CD-13-KZK-881871
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|$45,618.00 to $88,142.00 / Per Year|
|Friday, May 24, 2013 to Friday, June 21, 2013|
SERIES & GRADE:
|Full Time - Excepted Service Permanent|
|5 vacancies in the following location:|
Kansas City, MO United StatesView Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
|United States Citizens|
Vacancy Identification Number (VIN) 881871
OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise "To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan" by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans.
The Kansas City VAMC has four full-time vacancies for Registered Nurses in the Outpatient Medical Subspecialty Clinic area working with a specific medical specialty Patient Aligned Care Team (PACT). The nurse is responsible for being an integral part of the multidisciplinary team, actively involved in the direction and delivery of quality care to veteran patients in the Medical Subspecialty Team. Medical Subspecialty Teams include Pulmonary, Nephrology, Infectious Disease, and Gastroenterology. Each team consists of a Provider, RN, and LPN that support a defined patient group. Patient population is primarily adult and geriatric patients, and predominantly male but with a growing female population. The team provides a preventive, acute, and chronic care management. The team is responsible for enhancing access, care coordination, and practice redesign. The RN in this position demonstrates leadership in delivering patient care by effectively utilizing nursing process and providing education/guidance to the patients and families. Aspects of this nurse's role include coordination of care that ensures effective and efficient specialty care. He/She assures that the delivery of care is in accordance with established standards, hospital policies and procedures and is consistent with the plan of other health care providers. The nurse reports to the Chief of the assigned specialty and the Nurse Manager of the Specialty or the Nurse Co-Leader of Medical Subspecialty Care. The tour of duty will be days, Monday-Friday, from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM. First area of consideration will be given to permanent Kansas City VAMC employees. Internal and External Candidates will be considered.
This announcement is open for four weeks. However, first referrals will be made after June 7, 2013. Additional referrals will be made only if necessary after that date until position is filled.
NOTE: Applicant's education and length of nursing practice (experience) will be considered by a Nurse Professional Standards Board in determining the grade and step of the applicant selected.
VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply. The health related positions in VA are covered by Title 38, and are not covered by the Schedule A excepted appointment authority.
Relocation Expenses: Relocation expenses are not
authorized for this position.
Specialty Care PACT Considerations:
Patient Aligned Care Teams (PACT) will include teams in the following clinical settings: Pulmonary/Sleep Medicine, Nephrology, Gastroenterology and Infectious Disease. Please indicate on the questionnaire for which teams you would like to be considered - you may select more than one.
- Must pass pre-employment examination.
- Designated and/or Random Drug Testing required.
- Background and/or Security Investigation required.
- Must be proficient in written and spoken English