The Registered Nurse (Patient Aligned Care Team - PACT) demonstrates proficiency in practice based on conscious and deliberate planning and is self-directed in goal setting for managing complex client situations. This nurse is a professional registered nurse who provides quality patient care through the utilization of his/her educational preparation and clinical expertise. She/he collaborates with many disciplines/departments to provide care as appropriate. *PLEASE NOTE* This vacancy announcement does not necessarily indicate that there are current vacancies at any or all locations. This is an open continuous announcement until June 30, 2021. Qualified applicants will be considered and referred as vacancies become available. The registered nurse (RN) - Patient Aligned Care Team (PACT) is member of the Teamlet which is comprised of the Primary Care Provider, RN, Clinical Associate (LPN, MA, or Health Tech) and clerk working within the Veteran Aligned Care Team (PACT) model. The RN uses the nursing process and evidence-based practice to collaborate with the Teamlet and other Team members (family/caregiver, internal and community based services involved in providing care to the veteran) to develop the veteran-driven holistic care plan for life. The RN collaborates with services internal and external to the VA to facilitate care transition in order to effectively meet the veteran's needs. The RN provides veteran and family health education with a focus on self-management, prevention, and wellness, based on the veteran's goals. The RN demonstrates leadership by serving as an advocate for veterans and participates as team player to colleagues as she/he continues to enhance his/her own and the team's professional growth, development and practice. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM 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.