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Registered Nurse, Home Based Primary Care, Case Manager

Company: Audie L. Murphy Memorial VA Hospital
Location: San Antonio
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Registered Nurse, Home Based Primary Care, Case Manager - San Antonio, Texas

VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package:

Home Based Primary Care (HBPC) provides primary care to complex, chronically ill patients in their own homes. The patients are managed by a physician-led interdisciplinary team. HBPC's goal is to decrease unnecessary hospitalizations, and triage visits, and assist with preventing nursing home placement.

The HBPC RN functions as a case manager for 25-30 assigned patients and is responsible for assessing and continually reassessing the needs of the veterans and caregivers, delivering nursing care in the home, and keeping physicians and interdisciplinary team members aware of changes in the patients' conditions. The HBPC RN is also responsible for assessing potential patients, presenting findings at the Interdisciplinary staff meeting, and recommending a plan of care based on the patients' needs.

The case manager must be self-motivated, organized, flexible, responsible, and empathetic. The HBPC nurse must possess excellent critical thinking skills and excellent nursing assessment skills. Recent geriatric medicine and recent home health experience are preferred. Experience in case management is preferred. The ability to work well with different people and personalities is essential. Proficiency in computer skills is beneficial since all documentation is completed through a computerized patient record system. Spanish speaking is preferred.

The position requires traveling in a 80 mile radius area from the VA hospital using a government vehicle.

Pay: Competitive salary, regular salary increases, potential for performance awards
Paid Time Off: 50 days of paid time off per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 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

Work Schedule: Monday- Friday, 7:30am- 4:00pm or 8:00am- 4:30pm
Telework: Not Available
Virtual: This is not a virtual position.
Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized
Permanent Change of Station (PCS): Not Authorized
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

Keywords: Audie L. Murphy Memorial VA Hospital, San Antonio , Registered Nurse, Home Based Primary Care, Case Manager , Executive , San Antonio, Texas

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