The Nurse Manager/Telehealth Coordinator provides supervisory oversight to program staff in the day-to-day operations of Telehealth and is responsible for overall planning, coordination, implementation, management, and evaluation of clinical applications of telehealth within the facility organization, with particular emphasis on improving access to veterans identified as rural and highly rural. The Nurse Manager/Telehealth Coordinator provides professional assessment, coordination and planning of multiple health care services and acts on behalf of the veteran to assure that necessary clinical services are received and that progress is being made. In addition, the Nurse Manager/Telehealth Coordinator provides ongoing education and evaluation of care management services provided by program staff and coordinates and manages in the Kansas City VA telehealth infrastructure to assist multi-health services in the provision of telehealth services and programs. The Nurse Manager/Telehealth Coordinator is knowledgeable of overall facility and network goals, missions and priorities to ensure that the Connected Care Telehealth (CCT) programming is effectively coordinated with other programs or resources. S/he has awareness of management discussions, decisions, and policy-making concerning CCT and rural health. The Nurse Manager/Telehealth Coordinator integrates CCT program planning within facility operations as a whole to ensure goals and priorities are complementary and in congruence with the overall VISN CCT program. The Nurse Manager/Telehealth Coordinator possesses the knowledge and skills necessary to: Communicate and interact appropriately and courteously with internal and external customers. Maintain confidentiality of written, electronic, and verbal patient/employee information. Work and function in a safe manner including infection control and operation of equipment. Assure patient safety is paramount in all care provided. Integrate and apply pertinent aspects of VHA, VISN, and Medical Center performance improvement program into his/her professional practice. Utilize evidence based practice, nursing research, and current literature to assess, develop, and implement nursing care models and delivery systems. Assure that care is provided as appropriate to the age specific needs of the adult and geriatric patient. Assure compliance with accrediting, practice, and regulatory requirements. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, normal business hours Financial Disclosure Report: Not require
Internal Number: 599587500
About Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
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.