RN (Associate Director of Medical Services)
This is a great opportunity for an RNwith spinal cord injury experience to advance to the next step in their career!
- Coordinates schedules and conducts site visits to assigned VA medical facilities for investigative, evaluation, or informational purposes as directed by senior management.
- Conducts focus site visits to evaluate specific issues and concerns related to the members or to a VHA facility.
- Compiles and writes reports on scheduled site visits and focus visits to be sent to the Secretary of Veteran?s Affairs.
- Provides clinical expertise in matters concerning the provision of clinical services and the quality of those services, as they relate to veterans with spinal cord injury or disease (Helpline).
- Conduct investigations; prepares reports and letters of inquiry in response to patient complaints about the quality of medical care.
- Prepares information in response to inquiries by organizations, professionals, and individuals with an interest or involvement in spinal cord injury or disease or related issues.
- Establish and maintain communications and rapport with Veterans Administration personnel related to medical and healthcare issues about spinal cord injury or disease.
- Attends conferences, prepare presentations, and accept speaking engagements related to medical and healthcare issues.
- Provide reports both written and oral in support of the Field Advisory Committee and other departments requiring professional nursing input.
- Authors articles and responses to care questions for publication in Paraplegia News.
- Collaborate with the company National Staff on all issues concerned with the education of health professionals, patient health education, and other aspects of staff development and continuing education.
- Collaborates with the National Architecture staff as consultants in the design of facilities and equipment needs of the SCI/D members.
- Serves as faculty at training seminars and otherinternal and external functions. Plans, prepares, and conducts individual training presentations.
- Perform other duties relating to the mission of the department and the company, and conduct special projects as assigned.
Knowledge and Skills Required:
- Registered Nurse, who is currently, licensed by a state, commonwealth or the District of Columbia to practice nursing, with a minimum of three (3) years SCI/D experience.
- Superior oral, written, computer and interpersonal communication skills.
- Familiarity with patient treatment files (PTF), case management techniques, and clinical record interpretation.
- Experience in interdisciplinary team organization and functions.
- Demonstrate the ability to review clinical records and identify specific clinical issues and issues relative to the claims process for veterans? benefits.
- Experience and or knowledge in the evaluation of SCI/D VHA programs.
- Management and/or training experience desirable.
Job Type: Full-time
- SCI/D: 3years
Required license or certification:
- Registered Nurse (RN)
Will have to move to DC.