Veterans Health Administration, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System - Community Health Nurse Program

Veterans Health Administration, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System


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General Information
Description of ServiceVA Pittsburgh Healthcare System's Community Health Nurse (CHN) Program coordinators maintain a centralized referral program which involves assessing impatient and outpatients for home health skilled nursing needs.

CHN staff explores availability of community skilled nursing services with each patient referred for home care services. They complete and forward nursing care referrals and provide on-going liaison services between the home health agency and VAPHS health care providers.
LocationAllegheny
Geographical AreaAllegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Fayette, Greene, Indiana, Lawrence, Mercer, Washington, Westmoreland
Intake ProcedureFor more information; call 412-360-6212.
Helpful TipsPharmacy Hotline
Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm
866-400-1242

Prescription Refills
412-822-3140
 
Client Information
Target PopulationMilitary/Veterans
GenderEither
EligibilityYou may be eligible for VA benefits if you are a: veteran; veteran's dependent; surviving spouse, child or parent of a deceased veteran; uniformed service member; present or former reservist or National Guard member.
 
Contact Information
 
Physical Site Address 1 University Drive
Physical Site City, State, Zip Pittsburgh, PA 15240
Mail Attention To VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System
Main Phone 412-822-2222
Hotline Phone Veterans Crisis Line: 1-800-273-8255 (Press 1) or text Get Help NOW to 838255
Emergency/After Hours Phone 24-hour toll-free: 866-482-7488
Web Address www.pittsburgh.va.gov
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: United States Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Affiliated Program: Veterans Health Administration, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System
This Service: Veterans Health Administration, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System - Community Health Nurse Program
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Retired Military (YN-7000)
Veteran Housebound Benefits (NS-1800.9000-940)
Veterans (YN-9000)