The Robley Rex Healthcare System is recruiting for a Registered Nurse Patient Aligned Care Team (PACT) for Women's Health. Women's Health Registered Nurse (PACT) is a team-let member who provides comprehensive and coordinated nursing care to an assigned panel of patients. The Women's Health Registered Nurse (PACT) collaborates with both VA services and community services, as appropriate, to effectively meet the health promotion or disease prevention, acute, chronic, and long-term needs, based on the Veteran's goals and plan of care with a focus on self-management. 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. Assists as needed in the support of initiatives such as COVID swabbing, vaccination initiatives, and other preventative care mandates of the agency. Demonstrates flexibility Assists in point of care lab testing as required. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm Compressed/Flexible: Not Available Telework: Not Available Virtual: This is not a virtual position. Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: A $12,000 incentive is authorized with a 2 year commitment Permanent Change of Station (PCS): Not Authorized Financial Disclosure Report: Not required Pay Schedule: NF45
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.