RN Care Coordinator - Purchased Care

Location
Vancouver, WA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Oct 25, 2018
Closes
Nov 24, 2018
Specialty
Other, Support Staffing
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The incumbent works collaboratively with the VISN 20 Administrative Specialist to coordinate routine Care Routing activities throughout the VISN, including weekly team meetings, VISN level planning meetings and routine meetings with the VISN Care Routing Co-Leaders. Incumbent works directly with clinical staff at all VISN 20 facilities as it relates to care routing activities. Acts as the liaison between the facilities and VISN 20 Care Routing Teams. The Care Routing Coordinator frequently acts on behalf of the VISN with other VISN 20 sites to determine availability of clinical services, ensure proper transfer of patient care, participate in collaborative case management planning, utilization review and other related case management activities.

Duties include, but are not limited to:
  • Coordination with all VISN 20 facilities in the use of the VISN 20 Care Routing Business Rules and VISN 20 Cancer Care Routing Business Rules
  • Clinical coordination of the VISN 20 Cancer Purchased Care Interdisciplinary Team Meetings
  • Clinical coordination of the VISN 20 Care Routing Team Meetings
  • VISN 20 clinical liaison with facility clinical staff regarding care routing processes
  • Identification and problem resolution of system barriers in the movement of patients from one VA facility to another
  • Identification and problem resolution of system barriers in the movement of patients to the Choice Program/NVCC programs
  • Coordination of care activities and hand-offs to the local facilities for the patients presented to the Care Routing Teams
  • Development/expansion of local care routing teams at each VISN facility
  • Support Care Routing Triage/Scheduling Program
  • Daily consult triage, utilizing VISN Triage Tool
  • Communication with patients and providers regarding triage and scheduling options across the VISN

Work Schedule: Mon - Fri, 7:30am until 4:00pm
Functional Statement: Purchased Care Division - VISN 20 Care Routing Coordinator
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Telework: Yes
Bargaining: YesBasic Requirements:
  • United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy.
  • Graduate of a school of professional nursing approved by the appropriate State-accrediting agency and accredited by one of the following accrediting bodies at the time the program was completed by the applicant: The Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) or The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). In cases of graduates of foreign schools of professional nursing, possession of current, full, active and unrestricted registration will meet the requirement of graduation from an approved school of professional nursing. OR The completion of coursework equivalent to a nursing degree in a MSN Bridge Program that qualifies for professional nursing registration constitutes the completion of an approved course of study of professional nursing. Students should submit the certificate of professional nursing to sit for the NCLEX to the VA along with a copy of the MSN transcript. (Reference VA Handbook 5005, Appendix G6) OR In cases of graduates of foreign schools of professional nursing, possession of a current, full, active and unrestricted registration will meet the requirement for graduation from an approved school of professional nursing.
  • Current, full, active, and unrestricted registration as a graduate professional nurse in a State, Territory or Commonwealth (i.e., Puerto Rico) of the United States, or the District of Columbia.

Grade Determinations: The following criteria must be met in determining the grade assignment of candidates, and if appropriate, the level within a grade:
  • Nurse I Level I - An Associate Degree (ADN) or Diploma in Nursing, with no additional nursing practice/experience required.
  • Nurse I Level II - An ADN or Diploma in Nursing and approximately 1 year of nursing practice/experience; OR an ADN or Diploma in Nursing and a bachelor's degree in a related field with no additional nursing practice/experience; OR a Bachelor's of Science in Nursing (BSN) with no additional nursing practice/experience.
  • Nurse I Level III - An ADN or Diploma in Nursing and approximately 2-3 years of nursing practice/experience; OR an ADN or Diploma in Nursing and a Bachelor's degree in a related field and approximately 1-2 years of nursing practice/experience; OR a BSN with approximately 1-2 years of nursing practice/experience; OR a Master's degree in nursing (MSN) or related field with a BSN and no additional nursing practice/experience.
  • Nurse II - A BSN with approximately 2-3 years of nursing practice/experience; OR ADN or Diploma in Nursing and a Bachelor's degree in a related field and approximately 2-3 year's of nursing practice/experience; OR a Master's degree in nursing or related field with a BSN and approximately 1-2 year's of nursing practice/experience; OR a Doctoral degree in nursing or meets basic requirements for appointment and has doctoral degree in a related field with no additional nursing practice/experience required.
  • Nurse III - Master's degree in nursing or related field with BSN and approximately 2-3 year's of nursing practice/experience; OR a Doctoral degree.

Reference: VA Regulations, specifically VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G-6 Nurse Qualification Standard. This can be found in the local Human Resources Office.

Physical Requirements:
This position requires visual acuity, keen hearing, clear distinctive speech, and manual dexterity. This position requires long periods of sitting at a computer, looking at computer screen, talking on telephone, typing. The incumbent must be a mature, flexible, sensible individual capable of working effectively in stressful situations, able to shift priorities based on patient needs. Must complete annual Employee Health requirements.None

To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:
1. Responses to questionnaire (Required)
2. Resume (Required)
3. VA Form 10-2850a - Application for Nurses and Nurse Anesthetists can be found at: http://www.va.gov/vaforms/search_action.asp?FormNo=2850&tkey=&Action=Search. (Required)
4. Copy of Licensure (Required)
5. Copy of your transcript if you are using education to qualify.
6. SF-50 (b) If you are a CURRENT federal employee, this document is required if using this to support eligibility for the position. Please submit Most Recent Non-Award SF-50 (Displays grade, tenure and title. Federal employees may be able to access their SF-50 through the eOPF https://eopf.nbc.gov/va/)

If you are a Preference Eligible Veteran you need to include the following documents in addition to the above required documents:

7. SF-15, Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference, available at http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/vetpref/index.aspx, if applicable
8. Veteran Administration Letter of Disability Rating, If applicable.
9. DD Form 214 (Member 4 copy) Showing Type of Discharge

Veterans' Preference: When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference for 5pt (TP), 10pt (CP/CPS/XP), or for Sole Survivor Preference (SSP) in the questionnaire. You must provide a legible copy of your DD-214(s) which shows dates and character of service (honorable, general, etc.). If you are currently serving on active duty and expect to be released or discharged within 120 days you must submit documentation related to your active duty service which reflects the dates of service, character of service (honorable, general, etc.), and dates of impending separation. Additionally, disabled veterans and others eligible for 10-point preference (such as widows or mothers of eligible Veterans) must also submit an SF-15 "Application for 10 Point Veteran Preference" with required proof as stated on the form. Documentation is required to award preference. For more information on Veterans' Preference, please visit http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/vetpref/index.aspx.

The following documents are accepted, and may be required if applicable to your eligibility and/or qualifications for this position. Please use this checklist to ensure you have included all documents required for your application, such as a copy of your transcript (if using education to qualify), SF-50's, etc.
  • Cover Letter
  • DD-214
  • 10-2850a and Copy of License
  • VBA Disability Award Letter
  • Resume
  • SF-15
  • SF-50
  • Transcript

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