The Public Health Advanced Practice Nurse is capable of practicing independently and has a specialized knowledge of practice related to geriatric veteran populations with highly-complex health problems requiring an expert level of care. Principal Duties: The Public Health Advanced Practice Nurse is tasked with arranging and monitoring non-institutional care programs, including Purchased Skilled Home Care, Homemaker/Home Health Aide (HHA), Adult Day Health Care (ADHC), Home Respite, Home Hospice, Home Infusion, Community Nursing Home (CNH), Bowel & Bladder and Veteran Directed Home and Community Based Care programs. This requires collaboration with the interdisciplinary team, Veteran/family and community vendors which come in contact with and serves Veterans in these areas. Effective utilization of community resources, maintenance of effective professional relationships and demonstrated leadership and independence in making sound nursing judgments are the key factors. As a medical provider the Public Health Advanced Practice Nurse is delegated by the Chief of Staff to review and provide concurrence on all NON VA CARE GEC consults for non-institutional care for New Jersey as assigned. The Public Health Advanced Practice Nurse must have knowledge of funding sources (Medicare, Medicaid, fee service and insurance policies). The position also requires networking with multiple community agencies to facilitate a timely response to referrals, collecting, analyzing and reporting on all Non-Institutional Care Performance Measures mandated by VHA directive. Work Schedule: Monday-Friday- 8:00AM-4:30PM 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.