The Float Nurse Coordinator will help cover a variety of surgery/medicine nurse coordinators when they are on leave, FMLA or retire from their positions. Float Nurse Coordinator will also have the opportunity to choose to reside in a vacant nurse coordinator position they are covering, or to train another nurse to the open role. This is a great opportunity to see what surgery specialty you enjoy most or to continually float supporting many different teams. Pay: Competitive salary, regular salary increases. Paid Time Off: Annual leave at the rate of eight (8) hours per biweekly pay period; Sick leave at the rate of four (4) hours per biweekly pay period; 10 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. Incentive(s): PCS/Recruitment/Relocation incentives are not authorized. The Float Nurse Coordinator will help cover the medical or surgical specialties to be the liaison between Ambulatory Care practitioners and disciplines at VA Puget Sound. Duties include but are not limited to: Coordinates patient care related to acute or chronic medical conditions. Works collaboratively with patients, their families and health care providers to ensure optimal care for patients throughout their surgeries/medical visits. Provides multidisciplinary approach to patient's needs, working closely with clinicians and other departments. Assist in organizing, scheduling and supporting clinics. Main point of contact for veterans. Performs telephone, MyHealthyVet and other triage of patients. Provides tracking and reintegration of patients referred for outside care via Community Care. Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 7:30am to 4:00pm 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.