13 days old
2017-11-282017-12-28

Nurse Practitioner (Primary Care)

Brookings, SD 57006

Roseburg VA Healthcare System is currently seeking highly motivated, experienced Adult or Family Nurse Practitioners to oversee and provide care to a panel of Veteran patients. Positionsare located in Primary Care Clinicsandare administratively responsible to the Group Practice Manager or Associate Chief of Staff for Ambulatory Care with clinical accountability to the Associate Director Patient Care Services/Nurse Executive. Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Identifying patient medical and psychological problems
  • Defines and implements management of patient healthcare needs
  • Provides theory and research-based care to clients facilitating attainment of health goals
  • Implements preventive health measures with an emphasis on patient, significant other, and family education
  • Utilizes advanced nursing practices to improve outcomes cost-effectively
  • Provides clinical expertise to affect system-wide changes in organizations to improve programs of care
  • Consults/collaborates with other team members and healthcare clinicians
  • Provides leadership in improving and maintaining standards of care
  • Provides leadership to facilitate the delivery of quality nursing care
  • Hours of Work: Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

    Functional Statement Title/#: Scope of Practice (NP)








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    $143,736





    Job Details



    Application Open Date

    10/1/2017



    Application Close Date

    12/1/2017




    Organization

    Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration



    Who May Apply

    US Citizens and Status Candidates



    Status

    Full Time




























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

      • It is the policy of the VA to not deny employment to those that have faced financial hardships or periods of unemployment.

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

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




    • QualificationsOpen Qualifications SectionClose Qualifications Section

      • BASIC REQUIREMENTS:
        • U.S. citizenship. Non-citizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy.
        • Full unrestricted Licensure, Certification, or Registration required
        • National Nurse Practitioner Certification required.
        • 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 Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) 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. The completion of coursework equivalent to a nursing degree in a MSN Bridge Program that qualifies for professional nursing registration constitutes the completion of an approved course of study of professional nursing. Students should submit the certificate of professional nursing to sit for the NCLEX to the VA along with a copy of the MSN transcript. (Reference VA Handbook 5005, Appendix G6)
        • Current, full, active, and unrestricted registration as a graduate professional nurse in a State, Territory or Commonwealth (i.e., Puerto Rico) of the United States, or the District of Columbia.(NOTE: This position requires the incumbent to work as a licensed independent practitioner. Applicant must possess a license from a State granting independent practice, or if selected, must be willing to obtain a license from a State granting independent practice upon hire.)

        • Education/Experience Requirements: 2-3 years of nurse practitioner experience that demonstrates leadership and performance in the application of the nursing process to patient care, organizational processes and/or systems and improving patient care outcomes including NP experience in adult health.

        • Preferred Experience: Experience in a primary care setting is preferred.
            • Grade Determination: Experience as a RN will 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.

              • Practice: practice, ethics and resource utilization;
              • Professional Development: performance, education/career development;
              • Collaboration; collaboration, collegiality;
              • Scientific Inquiry: quality of care, research.
          • Reference:VA Regulations, specifically VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G-6 Nurse Qualification Standard. This can be found in the local Human Resources Office.
          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; religions; 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 experience.




      • BenefitsOpen Benefits SectionClose Benefits Section

        • VA offers a comprehensive benefits package. This link provides is an overview of the benefits currently offered: http://www.vacareers.va.gov/why-choose-va/benefits/index.asp.

          Annual leave shall accrue for full-time Nurses, Nurse Practitioners and Nurse Anesthetists at the rate of 8 hours for each full biweekly pay period.




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

        • All applicants are encouraged to apply online.

          To apply for this position, you must complete the View Occupational Questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below.

          The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Friday, December 01, 2017 to receive consideration.

          1. To begin, click Apply Online to create a USAJOBS account or log in to your existing account. Follow the prompts to select your USAJOBS resume and/or other supporting documents and complete the occupational questionnaire.

          2. Click Submit My Answers to submit your application package.

          NOTE: It is your responsibility to ensure your responses and appropriate documentation is submitted prior to the closing date.

          To verify your application is complete, log into your USAJOBS account, https://my.usajobs.gov/Account/Login, select the Application Status link and then select the more information link for this position. The Details page will display the status of your application, the documentation received and processed, and any correspondence the agency has sent related to this application. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.

          To return to an incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account and click Update Application in the vacancy announcement. You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete.




      • Additional DetailsOpen Additional Details SectionClose Additional Details Section

        • Series: 0610-Nurse


          Job Pay Type: Per Year


          Job Openings: 1


          Job Position: LW-17-CAS-2016207-BU




          Roseburg VA Healthcare System is currently seeking highly motivated, experienced Adult or Family Nurse Practitioners to oversee and provide care to a panel of Veteran patients. Positionsare located in Primary Care Clinicsandare administratively responsible to the Group Practice Manager or Associate Chief of Staff for Ambulatory Care with clinical accountability to the Associate Director Patient Care Services/Nurse Executive. Duties include, but are not limited to:

        • Identifying patient medical and psychological problems
        • Defines and implements management of patient healthcare needs
        • Provides theory and research-based care to clients facilitating attainment of health goals
        • Implements preventive health measures with an emphasis on patient, significant other, and family education
        • Utilizes advanced nursing practices to improve outcomes cost-effectively
        • Provides clinical expertise to affect system-wide changes in organizations to improve programs of care
        • Consults/collaborates with other team members and healthcare clinicians
        • Provides leadership in improving and maintaining standards of care
        • Provides leadership to facilitate the delivery of quality nursing care
        • Hours of Work: Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

          Functional Statement Title/#: Scope of Practice (NP)







      Categories

      • Healthcare
      • Nursing - Nurse Practioner
      • Therapy - Others

      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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