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Registered Nurse-Caregiver Support - Dallas, Texas - Med Surg

Company: VA North Texas health care
Location: Dallas
Posted on: February 12, 2024

Job Description:

Registered Nurse-Caregiver Support - Dallas, Texas

Duties

Community outreach, resource development, continuous quality improvement activities, and the evaluation of caregiver issues are significant duties that are also provided by the CSP Nurse. The incumbent will function in support of caregivers, Veterans, and family members throughout the medical center and in community settings and must be a skilled communicator capable of developing effective partnerships with local, state and federal agencies as well as non-governmental organizations.

The CSP Nurse is proficient with clinical documentation, current standards of care, compliance of care and utilization management. The CSP Nurse utilizes critical thinking skills and sound judgment to ensure positive outcomes, maximize hospital resource utilization, while ensuring quality patient care services. The CSP Nurse will work closely with Caregiver Support Program Coordinators, interdisciplinary teams as well as other healthcare professionals in planning, implementing and evaluating care. The CSP Nurse is responsible for assessing, evaluating and analyzing care provided to Veterans and their Caregivers to assure treatment is safe, timely, appropriate, high quality and cost effective. The CSP Nurse confers with Nursing and Social Work Service Leadership, as well as other care providers to evaluate and initiate changes to ensure quality care. The CSP Nurse must demonstrate clinical evidence-based services, interventions, education and consultation for the caregiver, Veteran, and staff on caregiver issues. As the CSP Nurse, the incumbent will conduct home visits, provide on-going monitoring of approved caregivers, identify problems and areas of concern, careful documentation of all findings and communication to Caregiver Support Program Coordinators and providers. The CSP Nurse will Initiate methods to monitor patients' progress, maintain appropriate The CSP Nurse is proficient with clinical documentation, current standards of care,

compliance of care and utilization management. The CSP Nurse utilizes critical thinking skills and sound judgment to ensure positive outcomes, maximize hospital resource utilization, while ensuring quality patient care services.



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: M-F, 8a-4:30p

Telework: Available 6+ days per payperiod

Virtual: This is not a virtual position.

Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized

Permanent Change of Station (PCS): Not Authorized

Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

Keywords: VA North Texas health care, Dallas , Registered Nurse-Caregiver Support - Dallas, Texas - Med Surg, Healthcare , Dallas, Texas

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