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    The CRH Registered Nurse supports the VISN CRH under the guidance of the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) which provides health care services to Veteran patients across the continuum of care in both institutional and non-institutional settings. The CRH RN supports the location to and from which care is delivered, including but not limited to VA clinical locations and provider alternate worksites. Will support the VISN CRH which may provide Telehealth and face-to-face services.

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    Responsibilities

    This VISN 9 CRH RN position is organizationally located in the VISN or facility CRH line and attached to Louisville. The department description and patient population served is defined in applicable Scope of Service. Due to the virtual nature of the work and the provision of care using technology, the CRH RN may telework and/or be within reasonable proximity of a VISN 9 facility. The CRH RN is responsible for managing care across the health care continuum for a select group of clients. Responsible and accountable for all elements of the nursing process when providing direct patient care. Independently provides professional assessment, coordination, telephone triage and planning of multiple health care services; acts on behalf of the Veteran to assure that necessary clinical services are received, and that progress is being made. The incumbent is responsible for providing direct patient care to Veterans and training and support to CRH and Spoke site staff as appropriate.
    Core elements of performance include; Utilizes knowledge and active promotion of evidence-based practice and patient driven care to provide care to patients;

    1. Promotes access with virtual or face-to-face visits as appropriate
    2. Utilizes motivational interviewing and Whole Health coaching techniques to guide patients to establish goals
    3. Actively participates in unit level quality improvement processes and initiatives and customer service programs
    4. Acts as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) related to telehealth in support of the CRH and Spoke site staff.
    This position requires flexibility in schedule and assignments and occasional to frequent travel across the VISN. The incumbent must be poised and articulate in communication and works cooperatively in a team environment. Makes caring for the Veteran his/her highest priority in care delivery and demonstrates customer service skills in all aspects of work. Self-motivated in the pursuit of meeting professional work standards.

    Work Schedule: 8:00AM-4:30PM
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    None

  • Job family (Series)

    0610 Nurse

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/567941900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.