OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise - "To care for him who shall have borne the battle and for his widow, and his orphan" - by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans? The Maternity Care Coordinator (MCC) /RN Care Manager demonstrates advanced clinical knowledge, leadership and mastery of nursing practice in delivering efficient, comprehensive and continuous patient-driven holistic care through active collaboration, communication, and coordination of resources for women Veterans. The MCC, as a member of the Women's Health Patient Aligned Care Team (WHPACT), promotes patient and family health education with a focus on self-management, prevention, and wellness, based on the patient's goals. As a change agent, the MCC promotes an environment that embraces new knowledge, innovations and improvements. The MCC is responsible for ensuring that there is a mechanism in place that addresses the following elements: monitoring the delivery of services, coordination of care, tracking of results and dysplasia follow up. This includes ensuring coordination of non-VA maternity care with relevant VA providers, especially if the Veteran has pre-existing medical or mental health conditions. The MCC will coordinate and monitor the Veteran's prenatal care and delivery, acting as a as a liaison between the patient, the non-VA provider, and the facility. Collaboration with the Nurse Navigator as necessary to maintain knowledge in skills with scheduling mammography and outsourced women health consults. Provide coverage when Nurse Navigator is unavailable or on leave. The Case Manager performs business case analysis comparing actual care to Diagnosis-Related Group codes to accurately predict and ensure billing is accurately projected and overbilling does not occur. Coordinates admissions and assists with bed control functions to transition Veteran inpatient care back to Lebanon at the earliest possible juncture. Serves as admission coordinator, working closely with LVAMC and Civilian hospitals in coordination of inpatient admissions. Performs business case analysis for purchased care to ensure the highest level of care at the most economical costs. Works closely with fee resources and civilian hospitals to ensure timely and accurate invoicing and payment for services. The Case Manager assist with interfacility VA transfers as well as the Traveling Veteran. The Case Manager provides effective communication and collaboration with members of the interdisciplinary team, the Veteran, and the Veteran's family members to ensure the Veteran receives timely and appropriate care to meet the Veteran's needs. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday (7:30am - 4:00pm) Telework: Not Available Virtual: This is not a virtual position. 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.