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    Summary

    The Nurse Manager for Telehealth is a professional who provides oversight in the day-to day operations of the facility Tele-Health Program. In addition this individual coordinates and facilitates care for patients via Virtual Care Modalities to assure that care is timely, appropriate, of high quality and cost effective.

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    Responsibilities

    The incumbent helps facilitate complete case management of patients with a broad spectrum of disease processes including, but not inclusive of diabetes, hypertension, congestive heart failure, depression, post traumatic stress syndrome and substance abuse through Virtual Care. The Nurse is considered an expert in this field and utilizes his/her ability to support other RNs working in the facility with Telehealth knowledge enhancements and with concerns and /or issues as they arise. The incumbent provides oversight of the Facility Tele-Health Coordinator and Tele-health Technicians as they strive to develop their expertise in this field.

    The Nurse Manager for Telehealth collaborates effectively with program staff, Clinical Service Chiefs, Business Managers, Administrative Officers, Health Administration, as well as front line providers, nurses, AMSAs, other healthcare professionals and team members, other clinics, internal and external services and community agencies and the Lexington Health Care System Leadership team to maintain the program(s) at or above the expected national levels and provide expansion interventions when appropriate. The Nurse Manager serves as the facility point of contact for the Tele-health Program.

    The RN is responsible for practicing in accordance with and adhering to regulations such as the Nurse Practice Act, VHA policies and procedures the ANA Standards of Nursing Practice and other duties as assigned by the Nurse Manager. The nurse demonstrates dedication to the nursing profession and represents nursing in the community and professional activities.

    Pay schedule: NU46

    Work Schedule: Monday thru Friday - 8:00am to 4:30pm
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    00

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/579177900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.