This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan payment reimbursement program. You must meet specific individual eligibility requirements in accordance with VHA policy and submit your EDRP application within four months of appointment. Approval, award amount (up to $200,000) and eligibility period (one to five years) are determined by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Services program office after complete review of the EDRP application. Learn more This is an OPEN CONTINUOUS ANNOUNCEMENT and will remain open until June 30, 2021. The initial cut-off date for referral of eligible applications will be 19 May 2021. Eligible applications received after that date will be referred at regular intervals, every Monday, or as additional vacancies occur on an as-needed basis until positions are filled. The Maternity and Specialty Care Coordinator (MSCC) or designee coordinates care for both mammography and maternity patients. The MSCC or designee is responsible for ensuring that there are mechanisms in place that addresses the required VHA Directive, VISN and local policies and any related guidelines for facility compliance. Maternity: Monitoring the delivery of services, coordination of care, and tracking of maternal and fetal outcomes. This includes ensuring coordination of non-VA maternity care with relevant VA providers, especially if the Veteran has pre-existing medical or mental health conditions. Ensuring the coordination of maternity care throughout the local health care system, including Community-Based Outpatient Clinics. This includes: (1) Working with the local Business Management Service to collaborate on community care referrals and contracts that impact the delivery of maternity care (2) Informing the Veteran of VA authority for newborn care, and reviewing the need for other Non-VA payment options for possible continued care past the VA payment authority. (3) Maintaining a minimum of bi-monthly contact with the patient while she is in the care of the contractor or community care provider. (4) Functioning as a liaison between the patient, contracted provider, and the local VA medical facility (e.g., providers, Business Office, Pharmacy). (5) Coordinating a Women's Health Clinic or VA Primary Care Provider postpartum appointment within 3 months, or earlier if indicated by the Veteran's co-morbid conditions. (6) Maintaining statistical data on maternity care including: (1) Patient demographics; (2) Number of patients being managed for maternity care; (3) Pregnancy outcomes (maternal complications, neonatal complications, method of delivery and medications); and (4) Lactation status. (7) Ensuring coordination of care with the relevant VA providers and the VA facility's WVPM, especially if the Veteran has pre-existing medical or mental health conditions. (8) Plan, organize and facilitate multidisciplinary Maternity Shared Medical Appointments (SMA)/baby shower for the Women's Health Program. (9) Coordinate scheduling for the MOM& More Clinic and serve as the primary RN for the clinic. Specialty Care: Monitoring the delivery of services, coordination of care, and tracking of mammography. This includes ensuring coordination of Community Care breast services/mammography studies with relevant VA providers. Ensuring the coordination of mammography/breast care throughout the local health care system, including Community-based Outpatient Clinics and outpatient clinics that are distant from the main facility. This includes: tracking of mammography, notifications, review of consults, etc. Collaborating with the local Business Management Service to collaborate on community care referrals and contracts that impact the delivery of maternity care. Provide coverage for RN in the Breast Health Clinic when needed. Other Duties: Provide coverage for RN in the GYN Clinic when needed. Provide coverage for WVPM/WHP when needed for Environment of Care Rounds and nursing/NEO Orientation. Participate in outreach/in-reach events as needed for Women's Health Program. Work Schedule: Monday through Friday 730AM to 4PM 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.