Intermittent Nurse Case Manager Primary Care Redding Job in REDDING, CA

Vacancy No. 612-17-AYA-1987609BU Department Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Salary $62,082.00 to $113,964.00 Grade 00 to 00
Perm/Temp Temporary FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 7/17/2017 Close Date 8/3/2017
Job Link Apply Online Who may apply Public
Locations:
REDDING, CA

Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)
  • Open & closing dates

    2017-07-17 to 2017-08-03

  • Salary

    $62,082 to $113,964 / per year

  • Pay scale & grade

    VN 00

  • Series

    0610 Nurse

  • Appointment type

    Intermittent

  • Work schedule

    Intermittent

  • Job announcement number

    612-17-AYA-1987609BU

  • Control number

    474614700

Locations

1 vacancy in the following location:

Job Overview

Job Overview

Summary

Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 1987609

VA Northern California Health Care System (VANCHCS) is an integrated health care delivery system, offering a comprehensive array of medical, surgical, rehabilitative, mental health and extended care to veterans in Northern California.

With mountains all around, miles of hiking and biking trails, a river running through it, and national parks nearby, Redding is an outdoor paradise for young and old alike. Cradled by Mount Shasta and Mount Lassen, Redding has 300+ sunny days per year. It's a great place to escape the chill of spring and the gray days of winter, too! Redding is also home to the famous Sundial Bridge, world-class fishing, and 200 miles of hiking and biking trails for all abilities.

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?

POSITION SUMMARY:

 

The Patient Aligned Care Team (PACT) RN Care Manager (RNCM) is a licensed professional RN who is assigned to a designated panel of patients within Primary Care. The PACT RNCM works in partnership with other team members, which includes the patient, to effectively and efficiently deliver and manage preventative, proactive, patient–driven care and chronic disease management  and care needs. The RNCM demonstrates leadership in delivering efficient, comprehensive, and continuous patient-driven holistic care through active patient care, collaboration, communication, and coordination of resources. The RNCM will float to other areas in the clinic based on workload demands. The RNCM will be required to obtain BLS prior to any patient care and ACLS within the first six month of hire.

NOTE: THIS IS AN INTERMITTENT POSITION

BENEFITS MAY NOT BE THE SAME AS FOR A FULL-TIME POSITION. PLEASE SPEAK WITH HR FOR SPECIFIC QUESTIONS REGARDING BENEFITS AVAILABLE TO INTERMITTENT STAFF.

Salary will be pro-rated based on actual hours worked.

This position maybe converted to a permanent position without further competition.

Duties

Relocation Expenses: Relocation expenses are not

authorized for this position.

MAJOR DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Demonstrates advanced clinical knowledge in assessing, planning, implementing, documenting, and evaluating care for a panel of patients across the continuum of care, recognizing the age related cognitive, physical, emotional, and chronological maturation needs of the adult and geriatric patient.

2. Exhibits leadership in promoting proactive and evidence-based care by bringing up to date research and data to the team and leading process improvements to keep team practices current.

3. Participates in chronic disease management for panel in collaboration with provider. Engages in Shared Medical Appointments (SMA), Group visits, Team visits and/or RNCM visits.

4. Utilizes the Primary Care Almanac and PACT Metrics to address population health management issues and improve Team processes.

5. Triages and applies a collaborative team approach in identifying, analyzing, and resolving patient care problems.

6. Assists in determining appropriate scheduling based on patient's clinical need. Right person, right place, right time

7. Collaborates with ancillary team members and resources within the clinic to manage clinic access issues. This may include assisting other nursing staff with maintaining clinic flow.

8. Exhibits leadership in promoting proactive and evidence-based care by bringing research and data to the team and leading process improvements to keep team practices current.

9. Promotes patient, family and team interactions, and problem solving by actively participating in interdisciplinary meetings to facilitate coordination and the achievement of identified goals.

10. Retains current knowledge of multidisciplinary resources, programs, and services, referring patients for community resources as appropriate. Demonstrates ability to collaborate and coordinate with all levels of services and disciplines.

11. Collaborate with patients to assess and identify needs, issues, care goals, and resources for achieving desired outcomes post hospital recovery and health maintenance/wellness by effectively using Motivational Interviewing and TEACH techniques.

12. Supports patient self-management by providing an ongoing relationship with the PACT with current information regarding all options, choices, and resources. Provides patient centered care while respecting patient's personal values, cultural, and belief system.

Supervisory Status

No

Promotion Potential

03

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No

Who May Apply

This job is open to…

United States Citizens and Current Federal Employees

Questions? This job is open to 2 groups.

Job Requirements
Additional Information
How to Apply
Required Documents

Department of Veterans Affairs

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration

Contact

ARTUR Y. AKKERMAN
Phone: (925)372-2267

Address

VHA Northern California HCS Sacramento
Department of Veterans Affairs
150 Muir Road
Martinez
CA


Note: We cannot accept applications on behalf of Federal Agencies. Application instructions are listed within the Job Description.


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