The Marion, IL VA Health Care System is seeking a full-time Registered Nurse (RN) to serve in the role of RN Care Manager for the HBPC team with Extended Care within Nursing Service located at the Evansville Healthcare Center in Evansville, IN. The incumbent will provide health care services and care management to high risk patients in their homes. The incumbent is accountable for meeting and maintaining the qualification standards and functional statements of assigned grade. Our facility is seeking an individual who possess good organizational skills which enable completion of work, demonstrated ability to assume leadership in a patient centered program and the ability to establish effective communication with patients, families, visitors and members of the interdisciplinary team. He/she assesses, plans, implements and evaluates patient care needs assuring quality of care. Provides professional nursing care that includes, but is not limited to: o Case Management. o Patient Assessments. o Participation in interdisciplinary team process. o Home care visits. o Performing skilled nursing tasks (i.e., blood draws, injections, dressing changes and wound care). o Completes and submits clinical notes. o Observes patient for changes in conditions and reports appropriately. o Provides education instructions to patients and their designated significant other. o This position requires that the employee operate a government motor vehicle. o Performs other professional nursing duties as assigned and within their scope of practice. o Other duties as assigned. PLEASE NOTE: These positions require Basic Life Support (BLS) certification. If selected, Applicants will provide proof of current certifications prior to employment. Only BLS certification which included Automated External Defibrillator (AED) obtained from either the American Heart Association (AHA) or the Military Treatment Training Network (MTN) will be accepted. Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8:00 A.M. to 4:30 P.M., excluding weekends and Federal holidays Compressed/Flexible: May be available Telework: As Needed Virtual: This is not a virtual position. Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized Permanent Change of Station (PCS): Not Authorized Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
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.