Registered Nurse (rn) Patient Aligned Care Team Pact Job in MOREHEAD CITY, NC

Vacancy No. Department Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Salary $54,846.00 to $105,971.00 Grade 00 to 00
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 9/14/2017 Close Date 9/27/2017
Job Link Apply Online Who may apply Public
Locations:
MOREHEAD CITY, NC

Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)

Overview

  • Open & closing dates

    09/14/2017 to 09/27/2017

  • Salary

    $54,846 to $105,971 per year

  • Pay scale & grade

    VN 00

  • Work schedule

    Full-Time - Full Time

  • Appointment type

    Permanent - Excepted Service Permanent

Location

1 vacancy in the following location:

Relocation expenses reimbursed

No

Announcement number

558-17-RWR-2010573

Control number

479378800

  • Duties

    Duties

    Summary

    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.

    The Greenville VA Health Care Clinic (HCC), which is located at 401 Moye Boulevard, Greenville, NC 27834, opened in January 2014. It operates as a satellite facility of the Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center.The Greenville VA HCC houses primary care, specialty care, mental health, prosthetics, women's health, audiology, optometry, dental, pharmacy, radiology, laboratory services, and physical/occupational-therapy services. The Greenville HCC plans to add procedures such as endoscopy in 2015. The Greenville HCC serves 10,058 patients and has a rapidly growing patient base. The Greenville HCC enjoys a growing partnership with East Carolina University (ECU).

    Greenville is home to 27,000 students who attend ECU, which offers a wide range of cultural and sporting events, including musical concerts, theatrical and dance productions, travel films and lectures. The Greenville Museum of Art displays local art, as well as rotating exhibitions. Theater performances are also beginning to emerge in Greenville. Local groups such as the Greenville Theater Project and the Magnolia Arts Center offer outlets for both performers and audiences alike. Many restaurants offer live entertainment on weekends. Uptown Greenville is a non-profit revitalization project that promotes numerous events in the downtown district. One of the most anticipated annual events in the downtown area of Greenville is the large annual Halloween street party. Greenville is located 80 miles from the Crystal Coast Beaches, including Atlantic Beach, Emerald Isle, historic Beaufort and Morehead City. We are also within commuting distance of the waterfront towns of Washington and New Bern. Greenville is also located 80 miles east of the capital city, Raleigh.

    VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply. The health related positions in VA are covered by Title 38, and are not covered by the Schedule A excepted appointment authority.

      

      

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    Responsibilities

    This Position is located in Morehead City, NC 

    The PACT (Patient Aligned Care Team) Registered Nurse will function as a primary care nurse in support of the physician or mid-level providers.  Duties will include, but not be limited to, oversight of nursing staff, patient intake, documentation, point of care testing and health screening.  The RN will assess, triage, take histories and document conditions and concerns for veterans presenting to the clinic in person and via the telephone.  The clinical nurse will coordinate care through the health continuum.  Patient/health education, health coaching and health promotion are integral functions of the role. Clinical areas to cover are primary care nurse groups, telehealth, Diabetes, HTN, Nurse clinic, Anticoagulation clinic, and laboratory services.

    The Registered Nurse will rotate primarily through the Mental Health area and will coordinate care to veterans with a variety of psychiatric diagnoses.  The major diagnosis reasons for follow-up care would include the following:  recent psychoses, substance abuse and dependence disorders, post-traumatic stress disorders (PTSD), organic disorders and neuroses.   Veterans are provided therapeutic modalities through group therapy or education, one-to-one education and/or counseling and medication management.  The interdisciplinary team will discuss care planning and future needs of veterans in the outpatient setting.  Allied health team providers provide psychological testing and counseling, social services, vocational counseling, and recreational therapy if needed as consults.  The nursing needs of patients are evaluated using the nursing process and care is individualized through interdisciplinary approaches of care.  

    Four Most Common Patient Problems Requiring Nursing Care:

      1. Psychosis

      2. Substance Abuse

      3. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

      4. Neurosis

    Tour of Duty: Monday through Saturday, 8 hour tours between the hours of 7am - 6pm.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    03

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    United States Citizens

    Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

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