Registered Nurse - Home Based Primary Care Director
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Location: Spokane, Washington
Internal Number: 622760200
The Home Based Primary Care (HBPC) Program Director is a registered, professional nurse; he/she is accountable for the management, supervision and evaluation of care for patients enrolled in the HBPC and other VA staffed in-home programs that are organizationally aligned under HBPC, which includes Mann-Grandstaff Veterans Affairs Medical Center (MGVAMC), and both CBOC locations. The HBPC Program Director is responsible for directing the clinical and administrative services offered by the program to ensure that the program is in compliance with local and VHA standards and policies as well as accreditation standards for home care organizations. He/she is responsible for the development and continued effective functioning of the interdisciplinary health care team. He/she recognizes and utilizes the skills, knowledge and contributions of each team member. He/she collaborates with the HBPC Medical Director for daily program management and collaborates with other HBPC program Directors, Veteran Integrated Service Network (VISN) 20 leadership and VA Central Office staff on a regular and ongoing basis. He/she is responsible for the interpretation and communication of VA policies to the HBPC team and MGVAMC. In addition, he/she is responsible for communicating and interpreting non-VA national, state, and local home care policies and facilitates coordination and communication with non-VA care providers when necessary. He/she is responsible for the HBPC team development and implementation of local HBPC policies and procedures to include performance improvement, patient safety, utilization review, emergency preparedness, and staff safety. He/she is responsible for the evaluation of the effectiveness of the program and assuring effective/efficient resources are maintained. He/she assures the program is able to optimize cost effectiveness (budget) and patient outcomes. He/she collaborates with the HBPC Medical Director to manage human resources for the HBPC Program including: selecting qualified staff, orients and mentors the staff, promotes staff development and professional growth, and assures a process for ongoing staff clinical competency. He/she determines the continuing education needs of program staff and assures appropriate resources to meet those needs. He/she coordinates student education programs in HBPC. He/she is responsible for managing and tracking program resources to include but not limited to equipment inventory, GSA and VA owned Vehicles. He/she processes, assigns and tracks referrals for HBPC and ensures timely access to HBPC. He/she collaborates with the business office and fiscal service to ensure accurate reporting of HBPC clinical, administrative and workload data. He/she has the major responsibility for implementation of the vision, mission, philosophy, and core values for the organization. The HBPC Program Director for HBPC is responsible to provided assistance, collaboration and subject matter expertise for a complex group of services HBPC often works with, such as Home Oxygen Programs, Home Medical Equipment and contracting services to comply with regulatory standards. He/she is responsible for evaluating program activities and providing follow up actions required by internal and external review organizations and or accrediting bodies. As a leadership member of the GREC Service, he/she participates in the formulation of overall service/program policies and procedures, goals, objectives, strategic planning, cost effectiveness, and quality monitoring. Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 7:30am to 3:00pm 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.