Birmingham VA Medical Center is currently recruiting Registered Nurses for Primary Care's PACT Sections. The Patient Aligned Care Team (PACT) RN Care Manager must possess a broad-based clinical knowledge to effectively implement health promotion, prevention, management of acute and chronic illness. PACT RN Care Manager Role: VA nurses are obligated to ongoing, comprehensive evaluation and improvement of clinical practice and health delivery systems to meet the needs of clients. VA nurses must base their practice on current and anticipated trends in health care and be committed to lifelong professional growth and learning. The RN demonstrates leadership in delivery and improving holistic care through collaborative strategies with others. The PACT RN Care Manager contributes to the provision of optimum care utilizing the nursing process to triage and provide chronic and acute nursing care. Focusing on health promotion/prevention and patient education for chronic disease management. Uses the nursing process and evidence-based practice to collaborate with the PACT and extended team members to develop patient-driven plans of care. Responsible for collaborating with internal and external services to provide quality patient care and facilitate care transitions and meet patient needs. Participate in proactive panel management, care management, care coordination, data review, performance improvement activities, health and wellness education. Serve as advocate for patients, team player, coach, preceptor and mentor. Perform RN PACT Roles and Responsibilities as delineated per Primary Care established policies Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 7:00 am - 4:30 pm
Internal Number: 599615000
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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.