Registered Nurse (PACT)

Veterans Health AdministrationVeterans Health Administration

Glen Burnie, MD , US
Job Description
This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan payment reimbursement program. You must meet specific individual eligibility requirements in accordance with VHA policy and submit your EDRP application within four months of appointment. Approval, award amount (up to $200,000) and eligibility period (one to five years) are determined by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Services program office after complete review of the EDRP application.
The Patient Aligned Care Team (PACT) Nurse Care Coordinator is a self-directed professional nurse who assumes leadership role in managing a group of patients, coordinating care with physicians, nurse practitioners, medical residents/students, other health professional and hospital systems. The RN assumes leadership in coordinating responsibility for patients assigned to the Patient Aligned Care Team. The RN executes position responsibilities that demonstrate leadership, experience and creative approaches to the management of complex needs of patients. The RN coordinates care for the patient across and between the health care system including inpatient hospitalization and care in the community. The RN uses motivational interviewing skills to guide the patient in establishing goals through patients self-management, supporting prevention and wellness.

Certification in Ambulatory Care or Case Management is expected to be achieved within two years after appointment.

VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package: VA Nurse Total Rewards

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 between the hours of 07:30am and 05:00pm
Telework: Not available
Virtual: This is not a virtual position.
Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not authorized
EDRP Authorized: Contact , the EDRP Coordinator for questions/assistance. Learn more
Permanent Change of Station (PCS): Not authorized
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
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