The VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System is seeking a Registered Nurse Care Manager to be a member of the Patient Aligned Care Team at the Toledo Community Based Outpatient Clinic. The Patient Aligned Care Team RN utilizes the nursing process and evidence-based practice to collaborate within then Teamlet (Patient, Primary Care Provider, RN Care Coordinator, LPN or Health Technician, and Medical Support Administrator) and larger team(family/caregiver, internal and community-based services involved in providing care to the patient) that promotes execution of the patient-driven holistic care plan. As a member of the Teamlet, the PACT RN is responsible for collaborating with services internal and external to the VA to facilitate care transition in order to effectively meet the patients' needs. The PACT RN provides patient and family health education with a focus on self-management, prevention, and wellness, based on the patient's goals. The PACT RN serves as an advocate for patients, team player to colleagues as the RN continues to enhance his/her own and the team's professional growth, development and practice. The PACT RN effectively executes nurse driven clinics for appropriate patient populations in order to support positive health outcomes for veterans. Work Schedule: 7:30a.m. to 4:00p.m.and/or 8:00am to 4:30pm; Monday-Friday (Days), May be required to work some evenings and weekends. 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.