The duty station is the John Cochran Division; however, the duty station may be changed to one or multiple associated VAMC locations within the metropolitan St. Louis, MO area based on the needs of the medical center. This position is in the bargaining unit. The RN Care Manager uses the nursing process and evidence-based practice to collaborate with the Core Team (Patient, Primary Care Provider, RN Care Manager, LPN, and Patient Support Technician) and Expanded Team (family/caregiver, internal and community-based services involving in providing care to the patient) in developing the patient-driven, holistic care plan for life. The RN Care Manager is a member of the patient-aligned care team (Core Team). The RN Care Manager is responsible for collaborating with services internal and external to the VA to facilitate care transition in order to effectively meet the patient's needs. The RN Care Manager provides patient and family health education with a focus on self-management, prevention, and wellness, based on the patient's goals. The RN Care Manager demonstrates leadership by serving as an advocate for patients, team player to colleagues as they continue to enhance their own and the team's professional growth, development, and practice. Excellent communication and customer service skills are required. 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. Work Schedule: Position is for Monday - Friday 0800-1630.
Internal Number: 599874400
About Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
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.