The Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL) is responsible and accountable for the coordination of care focused on patient transition through the continuum of care, patient and family education, patient self-management after discharge, and supporting factors that impact customer satisfaction CNL). Applies the nursing process and care management principles within a collaborative, interdisciplinary practice setting. Daily assessment of patient care needs to determine the most appropriate use of expertise in clinical coordination, patient and staff education. Triages and improves system issues that require intervention, and quality and performance measures. Assists the nursing staff in the provision of complex patient care. Leading and organizing delivery of care to assure continuity of care and peer accountability for practice, including access to care and discharge planning. Functioning as an expert in clinical practice and/or areas related to the assigned roles and responsibilities. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday; 7:30am to 4:00pm
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.