OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise - "To care for him who shall have borne the battle and for his widow, and his orphan" - by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans? The Home Based Primary Care (HBPC) Assistant Program Director is responsible for assisting the HBPC Program Director in any of the assigned responsibilities for the Program Director. The HBPC Assistant Program Director will direct and delegate patient care assignments to HBPC staff working in the department, basing assignment decisions on acuity, care needs, staff availability, and their scope of practice. Work with HBPC Director and Extended Care (EC) leadership in evaluating reports, addressing staffing concerns, assisting with HBPC data management, and developing VA and community relationships. Will serve as a role model and mentor to HBPC staff and enhance professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, current literature, in-services, and workshops. Will develop HBPC staff educational opportunities and assist in completion of annual RN competencies. Consults with HBPC Program Director and EC service line leadership when planning, directing, and evaluating staff activities, as well as coordinating potential admissions and discharges. Assists in facilitating interdisciplinary team meetings, collaborating with its members in assessing, evaluating, developing, and revising the patient care plans. Will remain cognizant of Performance Improvement (PI) metrics, VA directive/care standards/policies/procedures to ensure compliance with HBPC program policies and procedures. Participates in performance improvement measures, nursing and HBPC related committees, and data collection related to the program. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday / 7:30am-4:00pm 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.