The Registered Nurse Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL) will work in the Emergency Department (ED) at the Durham VA Medical Health Care System. The CNL will function a s a generalist at the point of care. They will manage and coordinate the care of veterans and clinical interdisciplinary teams. The CNL will focus on transition of the Veteran through the continuum of care, patient and family education, patient self-management after discharge, and support factors that may impact customer service. The core function of the CNL will be to assess patients daily care needs to determine the most appropriate use of expertise in clinical coordination, education of staff and patient, intervening in system issues as needed and participate in quality and performance measures. The CNL will assists the nursing staff in the provision of complex patient care. Work Schedule: 0730 - 1600, 8-hour tours with occasional shift rotation if needed for coverage. Tour subject to change based on needs of agency. Telework: Not Authorized. Virtual: This is not a virtual position. Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized. Permanent Change of Station (PCS): Not Authorized. Financial Disclosure Report: Not required. Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 11257354
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.