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2017-11-302017-12-30

Assistant Nurse Manager (Case Manager)

Denver, CO

The Eastern Colorado Health Care System (ECHCS) is seeking to hire experienced Assistant Nurse Manager (ANM)/Case Manager serves as an assistant with line authority to the department Nurse Manager in providing leadership and direction to the home health care department. He/she exhibits leadership in delivering and improving holistic care through collaborative strategies with others. The incumbent practices as a RN qualified by education and experience to serve as an Assistant Nurse Manager/ Case Manager for the ECHCS Health Care System Non-Institutional Care (NIC) program. As the Assistant Nurse Manager/Case Manager, the incumbent RN executes position responsibilities that demonstrate leadership, expertise, oversight and creative approaches to the management of complex client care coordination within Non-VA purchase care. The ANM/Case Manager promotes, creates and ensures a culturally diverse workforce in which the values and needs of all individuals are respected. He/she provides an environment that fosters employees to perform to their full individual potential.

The Assistant Nurse Manager/Case Manager provides patient centered care utilizing an expertise in the coordination of care for high risk clients in the inpatient setting.

Job duties include, but are not limited to, the following

1. Assesses the patients case management needs.

2. Provides support to the Treatment Team by coordinating the healthcare plan of patients.

3. Participates in team rounds to provide efficient care management of patients.

4. Identifies problems to be resolved through physician action, nursing action, or appropriate interdisciplinary referral.

5. Provides direct patient care/case management and educational patient visits with documentation (in the electronic medical record) of patient responses to care in a clear, concise manner.

6. Provides mentoring/instruction to students on case management.

7. Identifies system problems/barriers, which may inhibit patient access to appropriate care or expedites movement through the system.

8. Conducts utilization review activities as needed and supports research and quality improvement activities.

9. Interacts with family and/or significant others to facilitate patient care and discharge planning including appropriate patent education.

10. Serves as a consultant and resource person to the treatment team, nursing staff, and other healthcare disciplines.

11. Collaborates with the outside facilities if indicated and appropriate VA staff to formulate and implement comprehensive plans for care.

12. Coordinates care for patients with Interfacility Consults (IFCs) from referring facilities.

13. Works with the appropriate subspecialties to ensure appropriate medical information is available for evaluation.

14. Ensures IFCs are addressed in a timely manner in accordance with Advanced Clinical Access principles.

15. Tracks referrals in a database.

16. Works directly with providers to ensure high risk patients are monitored appropriately via visits, phone calls, or trans-telephonic means.

17. Obtains appropriate outside records& documents them in CPRS.

18. Facilitates medical and surgical work-up and evaluation as indicated.

19. Works with Attendings/Residents/NP/PA in following specific patients as needed for specific situations or medical conditions.

20. Assists designated clinic in achieving ACA principles.

21. Collaborates with PACT teams to ensure PCP assignment and follow up.

22. Collaborates with PACT teams to ensure communication regarding patient care needs.

23. Adheres to VHA Case Management Standards of Care.

24. Provides coverage in the Case Management Program based on patient care needs.

Work Schedule: Monday - 40 hours work week, generally 8 hour tours between 7:00am to 5:30pm. Alternate schedule to be determined by Program Manager.
Functional Statement: Assistant Nurse Manager (Case Manager)
Telework: The work location may vary, it includes, but is not limited to the Denver VA Medical Center, CBOC or CLC Office space and telework. This position is Telework approved








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$69,785

$116,335





Job Details



Application Open Date

11/23/2017



Application Close Date

12/5/2017




Organization

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration



Who May Apply

Agency Employees Only - Appearing on USAJOBS



Status

Full-Time




























  • More About VAOpen More About VA SectionClose More About VA Section

    • Annual leave shall accrue for full-time Nurses, and Nurse Anesthetists at the rate of 8 hours for each full biweekly pay period.

      This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies.

      It is the policy of the VA to not deny employment to those that have faced financial hardships or periods of unemployment.

      This position is in the Excepted Service and does not confer competitive status.

      United States Citizenship Required; non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy.

      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.

      Veterans and Transitioning Service Members: Please visit the VA for Vets site for career-search tools for Veterans seeking employment at VA, career development services for our existing Veterans, and coaching and reintegration support for military service members.

      If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.





  • QualificationsOpen Qualifications SectionClose Qualifications Section

    • Basic 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. t
        • 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)
      • 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.
      Preferred Experience:

      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.




  • BenefitsOpen Benefits SectionClose Benefits Section





  • How To ApplyOpen How To Apply SectionClose How To Apply Section

    • All applicants are encouraged to apply online. To apply for this position, you must complete the full questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below. The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (ET) on 12/05/2017 to receive consideration.

      1. To begin, click Apply Online to create a USAJOBS account or log in to your existing account. Follow the prompts to select your USA JOBS resume and/or other supporting documents and complete the occupational questionnaire.
      2. Click Submit My Answers to submit your application package.

      NOTE: It is your responsibility to ensure your responses and appropriate documentation is submitted prior to the closing date.

      To verify your application is complete, log into your USA JOBS account, https://my.usajobs.gov/Account/Login, select the Application Status link and then select the more information link for this position. The Details page will display the status of your application, the documentation received and processed, and any correspondence the agency has sent related to this application. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process. To return to an incomplete application, log into your USA JOBS account and click Update Application in the vacancy announcement. You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USA JOBS account or your application will be incomplete.




  • Additional DetailsOpen Additional Details SectionClose Additional Details Section

    • Series: 0610-Nurse


      Job Pay Type: Per Year


      Job Openings:


      Job Position: IMP-10080520-18-SC




      The Eastern Colorado Health Care System (ECHCS) is seeking to hire experienced Assistant Nurse Manager (ANM)/Case Manager serves as an assistant with line authority to the department Nurse Manager in providing leadership and direction to the home health care department. He/she exhibits leadership in delivering and improving holistic care through collaborative strategies with others. The incumbent practices as a RN qualified by education and experience to serve as an Assistant Nurse Manager/ Case Manager for the ECHCS Health Care System Non-Institutional Care (NIC) program. As the Assistant Nurse Manager/Case Manager, the incumbent RN executes position responsibilities that demonstrate leadership, expertise, oversight and creative approaches to the management of complex client care coordination within Non-VA purchase care. The ANM/Case Manager promotes, creates and ensures a culturally diverse workforce in which the values and needs of all individuals are respected. He/she provides an environment that fosters employees to perform to their full individual potential.

      The Assistant Nurse Manager/Case Manager provides patient centered care utilizing an expertise in the coordination of care for high risk clients in the inpatient setting.

      Job duties include, but are not limited to, the following

      1. Assesses the patients case management needs.

      2. Provides support to the Treatment Team by coordinating the healthcare plan of patients.

      3. Participates in team rounds to provide efficient care management of patients.

      4. Identifies problems to be resolved through physician action, nursing action, or appropriate interdisciplinary referral.

      5. Provides direct patient care/case management and educational patient visits with documentation (in the electronic medical record) of patient responses to care in a clear, concise manner.

      6. Provides mentoring/instruction to students on case management.

      7. Identifies system problems/barriers, which may inhibit patient access to appropriate care or expedites movement through the system.

      8. Conducts utilization review activities as needed and supports research and quality improvement activities.

      9. Interacts with family and/or significant others to facilitate patient care and discharge planning including appropriate patent education.

      10. Serves as a consultant and resource person to the treatment team, nursing staff, and other healthcare disciplines.

      11. Collaborates with the outside facilities if indicated and appropriate VA staff to formulate and implement comprehensive plans for care.

      12. Coordinates care for patients with Interfacility Consults (IFCs) from referring facilities.

      13. Works with the appropriate subspecialties to ensure appropriate medical information is available for evaluation.

      14. Ensures IFCs are addressed in a timely manner in accordance with Advanced Clinical Access principles.

      15. Tracks referrals in a database.

      16. Works directly with providers to ensure high risk patients are monitored appropriately via visits, phone calls, or trans-telephonic means.

      17. Obtains appropriate outside records& documents them in CPRS.

      18. Facilitates medical and surgical work-up and evaluation as indicated.

      19. Works with Attendings/Residents/NP/PA in following specific patients as needed for specific situations or medical conditions.

      20. Assists designated clinic in achieving ACA principles.

      21. Collaborates with PACT teams to ensure PCP assignment and follow up.

      22. Collaborates with PACT teams to ensure communication regarding patient care needs.

      23. Adheres to VHA Case Management Standards of Care.

      24. Provides coverage in the Case Management Program based on patient care needs.

      Work Schedule: Monday - 40 hours work week, generally 8 hour tours between 7:00am to 5:30pm. Alternate schedule to be determined by Program Manager.
      Functional Statement: Assistant Nurse Manager (Case Manager)
      Telework: The work location may vary, it includes, but is not limited to the Denver VA Medical Center, CBOC or CLC Office space and telework. This position is Telework approved







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  • Healthcare
  • Management
  • Home health
  • Nursing - Management
  • Nursing - Nurse Practioner
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To care for him who shall have borne the battle and for his widow and his orphan." These words, spoken by Abraham Lincoln during his Second Inaugural Address, reflect the philosophy and principles that guide VA in everything we do, and are the focus of our endeavors to serve our Nation's veterans and their families.

 The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has one of the most diverse, challenging, and rewarding missions in the United States Government. We strive to meet the needs of the Nation's veterans and their families today and in the future.

VA manages one of the largest health care systems in the world and the nation's leading employer of registered nurses. Nurses in Veterans Health Administration (VHA) are engaged in a variety of roles and have multiple opportunities for career and professional development. The VHA provides veterans and their dependents with many other services such as benefits and education, and also provides burial benefits.

Our goal is to provide excellence in patient care, veterans' benefits and customer satisfaction. We can provide you with challenging, interesting, meaningful work to care for the veterans who have risked their lives to protect our freedom.

 As the Department of Veterans Affairs heads into the 21st century, we will strive to meet the needs of the Nation's veterans today and tomorrow. We are a more customer-focused organization, functioning as "One-VA" and delivering seamless service to our customers.

We benchmark our service with the best in business. We use innovative means and high technology to deliver "World-Class Customer Service". We foster partnerships with our customers and stakeholders, making them part of the decision-making process.

Department of Veterans Affairs is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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