Intermittent Nurse Case Manager Primary Care Chico Job in CHICO, CA

Employer
Location
CHICO, CA United States
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Sep 24, 2017
Closes
Sep 27, 2017
Ref
100723847
Discipline
Medicine, Nursing
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Type
Manager
Job Details

Intermittent Nurse Case Manager Primary Care Chico Job in CHICO, CA

Intermittent Nurse Case Manager Primary Care Chico Job in CHICO, CA

Vacancy No. Department Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration Salary $60,761.00 to $107,039.00 Grade 00 to 00 Perm/Temp Temporary FT/PT Full-time Open Date 9/22/2017 Close Date 10/10/2017 Who may apply Public Locations: CHICO, CA

Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)

Overview
  • Open & closing dates
    09/22/2017 to 10/10/2017
  • Salary
    $60,761 to $107,039 per year
  • Pay scale & grade
    VN 00
  • Work schedule
    Intermittent
  • Appointment type
    Intermittent


Location
1 vacancy in the following location:

  • Chico, CA 1 vacancy


Relocation expenses reimbursed
No

This job is open to

  • The public
    U.S. citizens, nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S., and excepted service employees.


  • Federal employees

    Current or former competitive service employees, including:
    • Merit promotion
    • Career Transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL)
    • Transfer




Announcement number
612-17-AYA-2013967BU

Control number
480210500

  • Duties
    Duties Summary

    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?

    POSITION SUMMARY:

    The Patient Aligned Care Team (PACT) RN Care Manager (RNCM) is a licensed professional RN who is assigned to a designated panel of patients within Primary Care. The PACT RNCM works in partnership with other team members, which includes the patient, to effectively and efficiently deliver and manage preventative, proactive, patient–driven care and chronic disease management and care needs. The RNCM demonstrates leadership in delivering efficient, comprehensive, and continuous patient-driven holistic care through active patient care, collaboration, communication, and coordination of resources. The RNCM will float to other areas in the clinic based on workload demands. The RNCM will be required to obtain BLS prior to any patient care and ACLS within the first six month of hire.

    NOTE: THIS IS AN INTERMITTENT POSITION

    BENEFITS MAY NOT BE THE SAME AS FOR A FULL-TIME POSITION. PLEASE SPEAK WITH HR FOR SPECIFIC QUESTIONS REGARDING BENEFITS AVAILABLE TO INTERMITTENT STAFF.

    Salary will be pro-rated based on actual hours worked.

    This position maybe converted to a permanent position without further competition.

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    Responsibilities

    Relocation Expenses: Relocation expenses are not

    authorized for this position.

    MAJOR DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

    1. Demonstrates advanced clinical knowledge in assessing, planning, implementing, documenting, and evaluating care for a panel of patients across the continuum of care, recognizing the age related cognitive, physical, emotional, and chronological maturation needs of the adult and geriatric patient.

    2. Exhibits leadership in promoting proactive and evidence-based care by bringing up to date research and data to the team and leading process improvements to keep team practices current.

    3. Participates in chronic disease management for panel in collaboration with provider. Engages in Shared Medical Appointments (SMA), Group visits, Team visits and/or RNCM visits.

    4. Utilizes the Primary Care Almanac and PACT Metrics to address population health management issues and improve Team processes.

    5. Triages and applies a collaborative team approach in identifying, analyzing, and resolving patient care problems.

    6. Assists in determining appropriate scheduling based on patient's clinical need. Right person, right place, right time

    7. Collaborates with ancillary team members and resources within the clinic to manage clinic access issues. This may include assisting other nursing staff with maintaining clinic flow.

    8. Exhibits leadership in promoting proactive and evidence-based care by bringing research and data to the team and leading process improvements to keep team practices current.

    9. Promotes patient, family and team interactions, and problem solving by actively participating in interdisciplinary meetings to facilitate coordination and the achievement of identified goals.

    10. Retains current knowledge of multidisciplinary resources, programs, and services, referring patients for community resources as appropriate. Demonstrates ability to collaborate and coordinate with all levels of services and disciplines.

    11. Collaborate with patients to assess and identify needs, issues, care goals, and resources for achieving desired outcomes post hospital recovery and health maintenance/wellness by effectively using Motivational Interviewing and TEACH techniques.

    12. Supports patient self-management by providing an ongoing relationship with the PACT with current information regarding all options, choices, and resources. Provides patient centered care while respecting patient's personal values, cultural, and belief system.

    Travel Required
    Not required

    Supervisory status
    No

    Promotion Potential
    03

    Who May Apply This job is open to… United States Citizens and Current Federal Employees
    Questions? This job is open to 2 groups.

  • Job family (Series)
    0610 Nurse

  • Requirements
    Requirements Conditions of Employment
    • U.S. Citizenship
    • Full unrestricted Licensure, Certification, or Registration required.
    • Must pass pre-employment examination.
    • Designated and/or Random Drug Testing required.
    • Background and/or Security Investigation required.
    • English Language Proficiency required.


    When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference on their application or résumé.

    Qualifications

    BASIC REQUIREMENTS:
    • U.S. citizenship. Non-citizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy.
    • Full unrestricted Licensure, Certification, or Registration required.
    • Graduate of a school of professional nursing approved by the appropriate State-accrediting agency and accredited by one of the following accrediting bodies at the time the program was completed by the applicant: The Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) or The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). In cases of graduates of foreign schools of professional nursing, possession of current, full, active and unrestricted registration will meet the requirement of graduation from an approved school of professional nursing. The completion of coursework equivalent to a nursing degree in a MSN Bridge Program that qualifies for professional nursing registration constitutes the completion of an approved course of study of professional nursing. Students should submit the certificate of professional nursing to sit for the NCLEX to the VA along with a copy of the MSN transcript. (Reference VA Handbook 5005, Appendix G6)
    • Current, full, active, and unrestricted registration as a graduate professional nurse in a State, Territory or Commonwealth (i.e., Puerto Rico) of the United States, or the District of Columbia.

    Grade Determinations:
    The following criteria must be met in determining the grade assignment of candidates, and if appropriate, the level within a grade:

    • Nurse I Level I - An Associate Degree (ADN) or Diploma in Nursing, with no additional nursing practice/experience required.
    • Nurse I Level II - An ADN or Diploma in Nursing and approximately 1 year of nursing practice/experience; OR an ADN or Diploma in Nursing and a bachelor's degree in a related field with no additional nursing practice/experience; OR a Bachelor's of Science in Nursing (BSN) with no additional nursing practice/experience.
    • Nurse I Level III - An ADN or Diploma in Nursing and approximately 2-3 years of nursing practice/experience; OR an ADN or Diploma in Nursing and a Bachelor's degree in a related field and approximately 1-2 years of nursing practice/experience; OR a BSN with approximately 1-2 years of nursing practice/experience; OR a Master's degree in nursing (MSN) or related field with a BSN and no additional nursing practice/experience.
    • Nurse II - A BSN with approximately 2-3 years of nursing practice/experience; OR ADN or Diploma in Nursing and a Bachelor's degree in a related field and approximately 2-3 year's of nursing practice/experience; OR a Master's degree in nursing or related field with a BSN and approximately 1-2 year's of nursing practice/experience; OR a Doctoral degree in nursing or meets basic requirements for appointment and has doctoral degree in a related field with no additional nursing practice/experience required.
    • Nurse III - Master's degree in nursing or related field with BSN and approximately 2-3 year's of nursing practice/experience; OR a Doctoral degree in nursing or related field and approximately 2-3 year's of nursing practice/experience.


    Reference: VA Regulations, specifically VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G-6 Nurse Qualification Standard. This can be found in the local Human Resources Office.

    Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religions; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

    Education
    APPLICANTS PLEASE NOTE: Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications (particularly positions with a positive education requirement.) Therefore, applicants must report only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Applicants can verify accreditation at the following website: http://www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html All education claimed by applicants will be verified by the appointing agency accordingly. If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education.

    Additional information

    This position is in the Excepted Service and does not confer competitive status.

    This position does not require completion of the OGE Form 450, Confidential Financial Disclosure Report.

    How You Will Be Evaluated

    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    Your application, résumé and/or supporting documentation will be verified. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect consideration for employment. You may also be evaluated based upon the question responses you provide during a structured interview. In responding to structured interview questions you should be sure to cite specific examples of experience, explain exactly what you did, and the outcome.

    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance
    Other

  • Required Documents
    Required Documents

    You must provide a complete Application Package which includes:
  • CV or Resume.
  • VA Form 10-2850a - Application for Nurse and Nurse Anesthetist (Available at http://www.va.gov/vaforms/medical/pdf/vha-10-2850a-fill.pdf ) (required).
  • If prior military service, include all copies of your DD Forms 214 or proof of service (required). Applicants claiming preference based on service-connected disability, or based on being the spouse or mother of a disabled or deceased Veteran, must also complete and submit an SF 15, Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference (available at http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/SF15.pdf).
  • If currently employed in the VA system, include latest SF-50 - Notification of Personnel Action. (required).


  • If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:
    Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

    Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

  • Benefits
    Benefits

    A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding.
    • Benefits for federal employees
    • Healthcare insurance
    • Pay and leave


    Working for the Department of Veterans Affairs offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation, sick leave, holidays, life insurance, health benefits, thrift savings plan, and participation in the Federal Employees Retirement System. In addition to traditional "dollars and cents" benefits, we offer a range of benefits to help balance work and life. For more information please visit us at

    http://www.va.gov/JOBS/Job_Benefits/benefits.asp

    .

    This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies.

    Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.

  • How to Apply
    How to Apply

    To begin the process, click the button at the right side of this screen to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account. Follow the prompts to complete the occupational questionnaire. Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button at the end of the process.
    YOU MUST INCLUDE VA FORM 10-2850a IN YOUR APPLICATION PACKAGE TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS VACANCY. You may upload the completed form to your USAJOBS or Application Manager account if you . Then you can use the uploaded form again and again when applying for future vacancies. Please see this guide ( http://www.va.gov/OHRM/joblistings/uploading-and-using-documents-online.doc ) for more information on uploading and re-using the form in your applications. Other required forms and documents can also be saved in your account and used the same way. Applicants are urged to ; this process is much easier and faster.

    Note: To return to a previously Saved or Incomplete application, just reapply through your account in USAJOBS. Check your account ( https://my.usajobs.gov/Account/Login ) to see the status of your application after applying, including any messages that may have been sent to you.

    If you cannot :
  • Click the following link to view and print the occupational questionnaire: View Occupational Questionnaire .
  • Print this 1203FX form to provide your response to the occupational questionnaire: http://www.opm.gov./forms/pdf_fill/OPM1203fx.pdf .
  • Fax the completed 1203FX form along with all supporting documents to (478)757-3144. Your 1203FX form must be placed on top of all materials being faxed and will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission.
  • Keep a copy of your fax receipt in case verification is needed.

  • To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload:
  • Complete this cover page http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf using the following Vacancy ID: 2013967. You must use this fax cover sheet in order for your documents to be matched with your online application.
  • Fax your documents to (478)757-3144.

  • The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Tuesday, October 10, 2017.

    Agency contact information ARTUR Y. AKKERMAN

    Phone
    (925)372-2267
    Email
    ARTUR.AKKERMAN@VA.GOV

    Address

    VHA Northern California HCS Sacramento
    Department of Veterans Affairs
    150 Muir Road
    Martinez, CA

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    Next steps

    After we receive your complete application package (including any required documents), your qualifications will be reviewed to decide if you meet the basic requirements. You will be notified when this decision is made.

  • Fair & Transparent
    Fair & Transparent
    The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.
    Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

    The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.
    • Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) office at OPM
    • Office of Equal Opportunity

    Reasonable Accommodation Policy

    Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

    A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.

    Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when:
    • An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
    • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
    • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.


    You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.

    Learn more about disability employment and reasonable accommodations or how to contact an agency.

    Legal and regulatory guidance
    • Financial suitability
    • Social security number request
    • Privacy Act
    • Signature and false statements
    • Selective Service
    • New employee probationary period



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