Relocation/Recruitment Incentives are NOT authorized. The Home Telehealth Registered Nurse is a professional who coordinates care for a panel of patients throughout the continuum of care to assure that care is timely, appropriate, of high quality and cost effective. The HT RN works closely with the primary care provider, specialty care provider, and other healthcare professionals and team members, other clinics, internal or external services and community agencies. The Home Telehealth (HT) RN is responsible and accountable for all elements of the nursing process when providing and/or supervising direct Veteran care. The HT RN uses the nursing process and evidence-based practice to perform nursing functions related to coordination of Veteran care utilizing patient centered practices, and a focus on excellence in nursing care and customer service. The HT RN assesses, plans, implements and evaluates care based on age-specific components. The HT RN facilitates shared decision making with the Veteran identifies Veteran needs/goals, development and modification of a patient specific plan of care, monitoring of patient outcomes, and facilitation and utilization of established chronic disease management processes. The HT RN collaborates with other team members in developing the patient-centered and holistic care plan. The HT RN serves as an advocate for Veterans. The HT RN utilizes approved protocols and guidelines to authorize the provision of care, treating patients experiencing acute and chronic symptoms within the home setting. The HT RN monitors and tracks consults in collaboration with the primary care team. The HT RN ensures that all documentation is completed as required. He/she provides professional assessment, coordination and planning of multiple health care services; advocates on behalf of the Veteran to assure that necessary clinical services are received and that progress is being made. In addition, the HT RN provides ongoing evaluation of care coordination services. Work Schedule: 0800am - 1200pm 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.