Registered Nurse - Primary Care Mental Health Integration (PCMHI) Nurse Care Manager
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Location: Spokane, Washington
Internal Number: 616743200
Demonstrate leadership and mastery of practice in delivering efficient, comprehensive, continuous, patient-driven mental health care through active collaboration, communication and coordination of resources. Work in partnership with assigned Mental Health Treatment Team and VA PACT teams for effective holistic, recovery-oriented treatment, management and follow up care for Veterans with mild to moderate depression and associated illnesses, and promotion of psychological wellness and recovery Duties include but not limited to: Demonstrates leadership and mastery of practice in delivering efficient, comprehensive, continuous, patient-driven mental health care through active collaboration, communication and coordination of resources. The PCMHI RN Care Manager uses the nursing process and evidence-based practice to collaborate with the Primary Care PACT Treatment Teams. Develops and tracks patients progress and provides follow along care through a recovery oriented treatment plan. Responsible for collaborating with services internal and external to the VA to facilitate care in order to effectively meet patient's needs. PCMHI RN Care Manager provides patient and family health education with a focus on recovery, self-management, prevention and wellness based on patient goals. Demonstrates leadership by serving as an advocate for patients and a team player to colleagues. Provides follow along care for Veterans with mild to moderate depression and associated illness. Promotes psychological and wellness recovery. Provides care management services via the telephone on site or remotely as needed. The RN can be placed, detailed, or temporarily assigned to other locations for duties as otherwise assigned Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, Four 10 hours shifts Telework: Eligible Virtual: This is not a virtual position. Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized Permanent Change of Station (PCS): Not Authorized 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.