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Registered Nurse (rn) Cardiology Care Coordinator Job in KANSAS CITY, MO

Registered Nurse (rn) Cardiology Care Coordinator Job in KANSAS CITY, MO

Vacancy No. Department Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Salary $53,021.00 to $95,676.00 Grade 00 to 00
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 11/8/2017 Close Date 11/23/2017
Who may apply Status Candidates

Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)


  • Open & closing dates

    11/08/2017 to 11/23/2017

  • Salary

    $53,021 to $95,676 per year

  • Pay scale & grade

    VN 00

  • Work schedule

    Full-Time - Full Time

  • Appointment type

    Agency Employees Only


1 vacancy in the following location:

Relocation expenses reimbursed


Announcement number

CD-18-NLS-2023167 BU

Control number


  • Duties



    The Kansas City VA is embarking on a journey of moving beyond performance measure and becoming the Healthcare System Veterans Trust and Choose.

    Our patients depend on us and we depend on professionals like you.

    If you are interested in being a part of a LEAN organization and putting other's needs before your own this may be the organization for you. Yours might be the first face they see when they come through our doors. Yours might be the voice they hear right after a surprise diagnosis.  Yours might be the eyes they look into as they are pushed in a wheelchair to a frightening procedure.  Your attitude reflects us and everything we are proud of in this organization. By applying for this position you have chosen to help serve our patients and we appreciate you.

    With the initiation of cultural change, along with knowledge and tools for change, the Kansas City VA will continue to move towards a practice of continuous improvement.  In the endeavor, we recognize that this change will not occur suddenly, that dedicated individuals like yourself will be required, that leadership involvement is necessary, and employee engagement paramount. 

    As a 157 bed medical, surgical, and psychiatric facility, the Kansas City VA provides comprehensive health care through primary care and tertiary care in subspecialty medicine, surgery, psychiatry, physical medicine and rehabilitation. It is also a teaching hospital affiliated with the University of Kansas and the University of Missouri Kansas City. Take a closer look at Kansas City at www.thinkkc.com.

    VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply. The health related positions in VA are covered by Title 38, and are not covered by the Schedule A excepted appointment authority.

    You may be eligible to apply for the Education Debt Reduction Program. Please contact Human Resources at this medical center and speak with the Education Debt Reduction Program Coordinator for additional information.

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    The RN Care Coordinator uses the nursing process and evidence-based practice to collaborate with the PACT team members (patient, Provider, Medical Support Assistant and LPN) and larger Team (family/caregiver, internal and community-based services involved in providing care to the patient) in developing the patient driven holistic care plans. The RN Care Coordinator is a member of the PACT team. He/She is responsible for collaborating with services internal and external to the VA to facilitate transition of care that effectively meet the patients' needs. This includes but is not limited to chart reviews, telephone calls to patients for pre-visit preparation or post visit follow up, participation in team huddles, collaborative management of high risk patients, and making follow up telephone calls to patients discharged from the hospital. The RN Care Coordinator provides patient and family health education with a focus on self-management, prevention, and wellness, based on the patient's goals. The RN Care Coordinator demonstrates leadership by serving as an advocate for patients, team player to colleagues as she/he continues to enhance his/her own and the team's professional growth, development and practice. Job Duties include but are not limited to:

    - Assists in coordination of healthcare services and referrals.

    - Serves as patient advocate and direct liaison with physician and other healthcare providers, such as orthopedics, physical therapy, including unique VA healthcare system benefits.

    - Facilitation and coordination of non-VA care referrals and consults. 

    - Maintains awareness of patient's plan of care and communicates as necessary issues that arise, to prevent unnecessary delays in treatment, including missed appointments.

    - Facilitates acquisition of medical records and diagnostic testing to ensure timely delivery of services.

    - Assists with consults as per physician instructions in coordination with the referral team.

    - Active involvement in Cardiology clinics, participates in new consults with physicians and education as indicated for diagnostic procedures and treatment plan.

    - Assistance with medication management including tracking relevant laboratory values, monitoring treatment compliance, education on medications.

    - Assesses patients to identify needs, issues, and care goals in order to identify resources and critical factors for achieving desired outcomes of care.

    - Educates patient and/or family on specific needs that will facilitate their participation in the plan of care

    Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 730am to 4pm

    Functional Statement/#: Registered Nurse: Care Coordinator, Cardiology

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    This announcement is open to current VA and federal employees only.

    Questions? This job is open to 2 groups.

  • Job family (Series)

    0610 Nurse

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/483961100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.

Note: We cannot accept applications on behalf of Federal Agencies. Application instructions are listed within the Job Description.

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