Registered Nurse (rn) Primary Care Complex Pain Clinic Pccpc Job in SAN ANTONIO, TX

Vacancy No. Department Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Salary $59,959.00 to $118,883.00 Grade 00 to 00
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 10/12/2017 Close Date 10/26/2017
Job Link Apply Online Who may apply Public
Locations:
SAN ANTONIO, TX

Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)

Overview

  • Open & closing dates

    10/12/2017 to 10/26/2017

  • Salary

    $59,959 to $118,883 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

VHA-671-18-LP-2018432-BU

Control number

481828200

  • Duties

    Duties

    Summary

    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 at the Audie Murphy Veterans Memorial Hospital in San Antonio, TX.

    The purpose of the Primary Care Complex Pain Clinic (PCCPC) is to improve patient care in pain management by assisting primary care providers (PCPs) in managing patients for chronic, non-malignant pain. The PCCPC utilizes a biopsychosocial pain treatment model and consists of a structured program with a clinical pharmacy specialist-run medication management clinic in conjunction with psychological interventions directed by a pain psychologist for a specific episode in care, typically limited to 6 months duration.

    The PCCPC Registered Nurse provides care coordination for veterans who are assigned to a Patient Aligned Care Team (PACT). Coordination of care and services for veterans that includes but is not limited to veterans with chronic disease, veterans with limited functional status, complex medical, psycho-social and/or mental health needs, severely-injured service members and veterans, and veterans with intensive continuing care needs that will require coordination of and referrals to various levels of care. The RN will perform a wide range of clinical/administrative duties and will utilize nursing skills when assessing and triaging unscheduled patients as walk-ins, over the phone or secure messaging, and documents in the medical record. The RN will work collaboratively with staff within the PACT Team as well as staff throughout the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) facility, Military Treatment Facilities, and referring facilities/community agencies involved in the veteran's care. The RN must have the ability to work independently and within an intra-professional team to assist in the care of complex populations

    ·    Participates/Leads huddles with PCCPC/PACT team

    ·    Triages unscheduled veterans/Conducts Telephone triage

    ·    Performs PACT RN functions

    ·    Promotes non face-to-face care

    ·    Utilizes a variety of databases to improve outcomes/patient care.

    ·    Oversee the practice of the LVNs or C.N.As

    ·    Participate in committees

    ·    Provides Staff/Patient Education

    ·    Provides Staffing Coverage in PACT/Specialty Care Clinics as needed

    ·    May function as charge nurse and preceptor

    Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 0730-1600. Tour of Duty and location may change as patient care needs requires. 

    Functional Statement Title: Registered Nurse: Primary Care Complex Pain Clinic

    Relocation expenses will not be reimbursed.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    00

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    US Citizens and Status Candidates

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