The Float Outpatient Specialty Nurse Coordinator will help cover the medical or surgical specialties to be the liaison between Ambulatory Care practitioners and disciplines at VA Puget Sound. Duties include but are not limited to: coordinate and manage the consult process in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team provide tracking and reintegration of patients referred for outside care via Veterans Choice Program and Non-VA care service assist in organizing, scheduling and supporting clinics work collaboratively with patients, their families and health care providers to ensure optimal care for patients throughout the continuum of care. provide multidisciplinary approach to patient's needs, working closely with clinicians, the OR, Anesthesia and OEC telephone triage for patients including outside consultations develop and coordinate seamless transitioning of patients through the inpatient and outpatient care processes The RN will cross-train and cover all subspecialties as needed. Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 7:30-4:00 pm Travel: Yes Telework: Not Authorized Virtual: This is not a virtual position. Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized EDRP : Not Authorized: Permanent Change of Station (PCS): Not Authorized Financial Disclosure Report: Not required Pay: Competitive salary, regular salary increases. Paid Time Off: Annual leave at the rate of eight (8) hours per biweekly pay period; Sick leave at the rate of four (4) hours per biweekly pay period; 11 paid Federal holidays per year. Retirement: Traditional federal pension (5 years' vesting) and federal 401K with up to 5% in contributions by VA. Insurance: Federal health/vision/dental/term life/long-term care (many federal insurance programs can be carried into retirement). Licensure: 1 full and unrestricted license from any US State or territory. INCENTIVE: NOT AUTHORIZED Due to COVID-19, VA is currently in an expanded telework posture. If selected, you may be expected to temporarily telework, even if your home is located outside the local commuting area. Once employees are permitted to return to the office, you will be expected to report to the duty station listed on this announcement. [Management officials will provide information about returning to the official, pre-pandemic worksite, when applicable.] At that time, you may be eligible to request to continue to telework depending upon the terms of your organization's telework policy and the duties of the position.
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.