24 days old
2018-01-302018-03-15

Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner (Medical Service) Gastroenterology/Dermatology

Wyoming, MI

Summary

OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise - "To care for him who shall have borne the battle and for his widow, and his orphan" - by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?

NOTE: Applicants Education and length of Advanced Practice Nursing or Physician Assistant Practice (experience) will be considered by the Professional Standards Boards in determining the grade and step of the applicant selected.

This position will be filled with either a Nurse Practitioner or Physician assistant working in both the Gastroenterology and Dermatology Clinics.

The Battle Creek VA Medical Center is a level three complexity hospital serving 22 counties in southwest lower Michigan. In FY 13, the Medical Center and its four Community-Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOCs) located in Wyoming, Muskegon, Benton Harbor and Lansing, MI, serves over 41,000 Veterans. Battle Creek has 176 inpatient beds, which includes medicine, psychiatry and long-term care. In addition to primary care at all sites, the Medical Center offers a variety of specialty outpatient services at the main campus in Battle Creek and its largest CBOC in Wyoming, MI. Battle Creek is a progressive diverse small city with excellent schools located in proximity to several notable colleges and universities. It is also located within easy traveling distances to several large metropolitan areas including Detroit, Ann Arbor, Grand Rapids, and Chicago.

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.




Duties

The Gastroenterology/Dermatology provider will assist the Gastroenterologist in the GI Clinic including consultations and follow-up as well as other duties deemed necessary under the supervision of the Gastroenterologist. This position is a hybrid, with the provider working in the Dermatology procedure clinic on days set by Medical Service. The Dermatology duties include providing consultation/treatment of dermatologic procedures including but not limited to liquid nitrogen treatments, incision and drainage as well as excision of skin lesions and skin biopsies.

Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Hours may be rotated or extended based upon the needs of the Medical Center or our Veterans.








graph of estimated pay ranges
$49,765

$111,560





Job Details



Application Open Date

1/26/2018



Application Close Date

2/16/2018




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

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

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

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

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

      United States Citizenship Required; non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy.

      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.

      Veterans and Transitioning Service Members: Please visit the VA for Vets site for career-search tools for Veterans seeking employment at VA, career development services for our existing Veterans, and coaching and reintegration support for military service members.

      If you are unable to apply online view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.





  • QualificationsOpen Qualifications SectionClose Qualifications Section

    • Basic Requirements:
      • Citizenship - United States citizen.
      • English Language Proficiency - Proficient in spoken and written English.
      • Certification - Possess a current, full, active and unrestricted nursing license or certification by the National Commission on Certification of Physician's Assistants (NCCPA) is a requirement for employment. (This requirement does not apply to non-certified PAs on VA rolls as of that date).
      EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
      • Possess a MSN degree from a program accredited by the National League of Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC) or the Commission on College Nursing Education (CCNE) or I hold a bachelor's degree from a PA training program which is certified by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education of the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA); or graduated from a PA training program of at least 12 months duration which is certified by the ARC-PA and a bachelor's degree in a health care occupation or a health-related science; or graduated from a PA training program of at least 12 months duration which is certified by the ARC-PA and a period of progressively responsible health care experience such as an independent duty medical corpsman, licensed practical nurse, registered nurse, medical technologist, or medical technician. The duration of approved academic training and health care experience must total at least 5 years.
      GRADE DETERMINATIONS:
      • GRADE: To be determined by the Professional Standards Board (PSB) commensurate with experience and education.
        tSALARY: Salary will be determined by the Professional Standards Board (PSB) and is based on experience and education.
        tExperience 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.

        tNote: Only education or degrees recognized by the U.S. Department of Education from accredited colleges, universities, schools, or institutions may be used to qualify for Federal employment. You can verify your education here: http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/. If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education.




  • BenefitsOpen Benefits SectionClose Benefits Section





  • 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 full questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below. The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (ET) on 02/16/2018 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 USA JOBS 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 USA JOBS 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 USA JOBS account and click Update Application in the vacancy announcement. You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USA JOBS 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:


      Job Position: CAZV-10123528-16-660-KLH




      The Gastroenterology/Dermatology provider will assist the Gastroenterologist in the GI Clinic including consultations and follow-up as well as other duties deemed necessary under the supervision of the Gastroenterologist. This position is a hybrid, with the provider working in the Dermatology procedure clinic on days set by Medical Service. The Dermatology duties include providing consultation/treatment of dermatologic procedures including but not limited to liquid nitrogen treatments, incision and drainage as well as excision of skin lesions and skin biopsies.

      Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Hours may be rotated or extended based upon the needs of the Medical Center or our Veterans.







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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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