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2017-11-282018-01-11

Advanced Nurse Practitioner - Fairbanks, Alaska CBOC

Fairbanks, AK

The Advanced Nurse Practitioner (ANP) in the Primary Care Service at the Alaska VA Healthcare System (AVAHCS) provides outpatient care to eligible Veteran patients who present with urgent/chronic medical conditions, changes in mental status and/or functional decline. The ANP functions as an independent member of the Medical Staff with delineated clinical privileges granted by the Medical Executive Board and is a member of an interdisciplinary team providing primary care for patients.

  • Member of an interdisciplinary team providing primary care for patients and/or employees.
  • Assessment of risk factors, performing histories and physicals, ordering diagnostic and therapeutic tests/studies, initiating consults and referrals, prescribing medications/supplies in accordance with VApolicy, VA and DoD formulary and state regulations.
  • Seek consultation with physicians whenever cases are outside of scope of practice.
  • Communicate relevant patient data in case presentations and medical records, formulates, initiates and evaluates health care teaching related to patients and families, facilitates communication related to patients with personnel responsible for their hospital and clinic services, and act as a consultant to nursing and medical staff.
  • Women's Health

Scope: Executes position responsibilities that demonstrate leadership, experience, and creative approaches to management and coordination of complex client care. Leadership is characterized as substantial, continuous responsibility for a population group.

Work Schedule: Work Schedule: 5 days per week, not to exceed 8 hours per day between the hours of 6am to 6 pm, weekends included.

Functional Statement Title/#: Nurse Practitioner/000000








graph of estimated pay ranges
$103,095

$137,107





Job Details



Application Open Date

9/12/2017



Application Close Date

12/31/2017




Organization

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration



Who May Apply

United States Citizens



Status

Full Time




























  • More About VAOpen More About VA SectionClose More About VA Section

    • This position is in the Excepted Service and does not confer competitive status.





  • QualificationsOpen Qualifications SectionClose Qualifications Section

    • QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: In order to qualify for this position you must meet the following:

      • Citizenship: Citizen of the United States.
      • Education: Graduate of a school of professional nursing approved by the appropriate State-accrediting agency and accredited by one of the following accrediting bodies at the time the program was completed by the applicant:The National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC) or The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). In cases of graduates of foreign schools of professional nursing, possession of current, full, active and unrestricted registration will meet the requirement of graduation from an approved school of professional nursing. Master's degree in Nursing accredited by the NLNAC or CCNE is required.
      • Registration/Licensure: Current, full, active, and unrestricted registration/licensure as aNurse and as a Nurse Practitioner in a State, Territory or Commonwealth (i.e., Puerto Rico) of the United States, or the District of Columbia. Alaska State licensure as a NP with prescriptive authority required prior to start.
      • Certification: National Certification as Nurse Practitioner required. [The certification must be in the specialty of Adult Health, or Family Nurse Practitioner or related.]
      • English Language Proficiency:Must be proficient in spoken and written English.
      • Pre-placement physical is required in accordance with VA Directive and Handbook 5019.

      Applicant's education and length of nursing practice (experience) will be considered by a Nurse Professional Standards Board in determining the grade and salary of the applicant selected.

      Experiencewill be evaluated to determine if the experience is of an acceptable level of quality with regard to the following four dimensions of nursing: Practice, Professional Development, Collaboration and Scientific Inquiry. Each dimension of practice has criteria that demonstrate essential core competencies for VHA Nursing Personnel. The criteria are as follows:

      • Practice: practice, ethics and resource utilization.
      • Professional Development: performance, education/career development.
      • Collaboration; collaboration, collegiality.
      • Scientific Inquiry: quality of care, research.

      Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer eexperience.

      IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WEWILL NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE.

      Reference: VA Handbook 5005/27, Part II, Appendix G-6 NURSE QUALIFICATION STANDARD http://www1.va.gov/vapubs/viewPublication.asp?Pub_ID=464&FType=2

      Physical Requirements: Heavy lifting, 45 pounds and over; Moderate carrying, 15-44 pounds; Straight pulling (1 hours);Pushing (1 hours); Reaching above shoulder; Use of fingers; Both hands required; Walking (4 hours); Standing (4 hours); Kneeling (1 hours); Repeated bending (1 hours); Climbing, legs only (1 hours); Both legs required; Operation of crane, truck, tractor, or motor vehicle; Near vision correctable at 13 to 16 to Jaeger 1 to 4; Far vision correctable in one eye to 20/20 and to 20/40 in the other; Depth perception; Ability to distinguish basic colors; Ability to distinguish shades of colors; Hearing (aid permitted); emotional/mental stability.





  • BenefitsOpen Benefits SectionClose Benefits Section

    • Working for the Department of Veterans Affairsoffers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation, sick leave, holidays, life insurance, health benefits, thrift savings plan, and participation in the Federal Employees Retirement System.In addition to traditional "dollars and cents" benefits, we offer a range of benefits to helpbalance work and life.For more informationplease visit us athttp://www.va.gov/JOBS/Job_Benefits/benefits.asp

      This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies.





  • How To ApplyOpen How To Apply SectionClose How To Apply Section

    • To begin the process, click the Apply Online button at the right side of this screen to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account. Follow the prompts to complete the occupational questionnaire. Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button at the end of the process.

      YOU MUST INCLUDE VA FORM 10-2850a IN YOUR APPLICATION PACKAGE TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS VACANCY.You may upload the completed form to your USAJOBS or Application Manager account if you apply online.Then you can use the uploaded form again and again when applying for future vacancies.Please see this guide (http://www.va.gov/OHRM/joblistings/uploading-and-using-documents-online.doc) for more information on uploading and re-using the form in your applications.Other required forms and documents can also be saved in your account and used the same way.Applicants are urged to apply online; this process is much easier and faster.

      Note: To return to a previously Saved or Incomplete application, just reapply through your account in USAJOBS. Check your account (https://my.usajobs.gov/Account/Login) to see the status of your application after applying, including any messages that may have been sent to you.

      If you cannot apply online:

      1. Click the following link to view and print the occupational questionnaire: View Occupational Questionnaire.
      2. Print this 1203FX form to provide your response to the occupational questionnaire: http://www.opm.gov./forms/pdf_fill/OPM1203fx.pdf.
      3. Fax the completed 1203FX form along with all supporting documents to (478) 757-3144.Your 1203FX form must be placed on top of all materials being faxed and will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission.
      4. Keep a copy of your fax receipt in case verification is needed.

      To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload:

      1. Complete this cover page http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf using the following Vacancy ID: 2009654. You must use this fax cover sheet in order for your documents to be matched with your online application.
      2. Fax your documents to (478) 757-3144.

      The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Sunday, December 31, 2017.





  • Additional DetailsOpen Additional Details SectionClose Additional Details Section

    • Series: 0610-Nurse


      Job Pay Type: Per Year


      Job Openings: 1


      Job Position: CAYH-2009654-17-ANP-VMD-BU




      The Advanced Nurse Practitioner (ANP) in the Primary Care Service at the Alaska VA Healthcare System (AVAHCS) provides outpatient care to eligible Veteran patients who present with urgent/chronic medical conditions, changes in mental status and/or functional decline. The ANP functions as an independent member of the Medical Staff with delineated clinical privileges granted by the Medical Executive Board and is a member of an interdisciplinary team providing primary care for patients.

      • Member of an interdisciplinary team providing primary care for patients and/or employees.
      • Assessment of risk factors, performing histories and physicals, ordering diagnostic and therapeutic tests/studies, initiating consults and referrals, prescribing medications/supplies in accordance with VApolicy, VA and DoD formulary and state regulations.
      • Seek consultation with physicians whenever cases are outside of scope of practice.
      • Communicate relevant patient data in case presentations and medical records, formulates, initiates and evaluates health care teaching related to patients and families, facilitates communication related to patients with personnel responsible for their hospital and clinic services, and act as a consultant to nursing and medical staff.
      • Women's Health

      Scope: Executes position responsibilities that demonstrate leadership, experience, and creative approaches to management and coordination of complex client care. Leadership is characterized as substantial, continuous responsibility for a population group.

      Work Schedule: Work Schedule: 5 days per week, not to exceed 8 hours per day between the hours of 6am to 6 pm, weekends included.

      Functional Statement Title/#: Nurse Practitioner/000000







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Best Care / Best Careers

To care for him who shall have borne the battle and for his widow and his orphan." These words, spoken by Abraham Lincoln during his Second Inaugural Address, reflect the philosophy and principles that guide VA in everything we do, and are the focus of our endeavors to serve our Nation's veterans and their families.

 The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has one of the most diverse, challenging, and rewarding missions in the United States Government. We strive to meet the needs of the Nation's veterans and their families today and in the future.

VA manages one of the largest health care systems in the world and the nation's leading employer of registered nurses. Nurses in Veterans Health Administration (VHA) are engaged in a variety of roles and have multiple opportunities for career and professional development. The VHA provides veterans and their dependents with many other services such as benefits and education, and also provides burial benefits.

Our goal is to provide excellence in patient care, veterans' benefits and customer satisfaction. We can provide you with challenging, interesting, meaningful work to care for the veterans who have risked their lives to protect our freedom.

 As the Department of Veterans Affairs heads into the 21st century, we will strive to meet the needs of the Nation's veterans today and tomorrow. We are a more customer-focused organization, functioning as "One-VA" and delivering seamless service to our customers.

We benchmark our service with the best in business. We use innovative means and high technology to deliver "World-Class Customer Service". We foster partnerships with our customers and stakeholders, making them part of the decision-making process.

Department of Veterans Affairs is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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