You will function as the Contract Nursing Home Registered Nurse for the Amarillo VA Health Care System (AMVAHCS. You will communicate with facility staff and assist to facilitate timely services for Veterans in their care. You will provide active participation in the consultation process for specialty services that may be required for the care of Veterans that have been placed in contracted long-term care facilities. Knowledge of long-term care regulatory requirements in the community. You will perform as a liaison between AMVAHCS and all contract nursing homes in the AMVAHCS catchment area. You will make on site visits to all contract nursing homes caring for placed Veterans to assure standards of care are being provided. You will act as a point of contact for receiving consults/assessments for Veterans placed in contract homes and SVH for additional DME that may be required. You will be an active participant in the screening committee for veteran placement in contract long-term care facilities. You will be a participating member of the survey team for the State Veterans Home and VA liaison with on-site SVH representative. Maintain COR level II training (Contracting Officer Representative). Attend meetings for VISN and VACO for SVH and CNH and report information to the GEC Chief. Deactivate or reactivate by notifying HAS, pharmacy and clinic team to change access to primary and pharmacy at the VA. Report information and changes to the Chief of GEC on issues with SVH, CNH changes in Star ratings, state reportables, and issues related to consults for specialty services. Work Schedule: Full-time Monday-Friday, 8:00am-4:00pm Telework: Available Virtual: This is not a virtual position. Functional Statement #: PD000000 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.