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2018-07-122018-08-11

Nurse Practitioner - HIH

Syracuse, NY
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Summary
Duties

The Nurse Practitioner utilizes preventative clinical guidelines, appropriate standards of care, and collaboration with the HBPC Medical Director in providing quality care to patients presenting with acute and chronic conditions. The Nurse Practitioner HIH Program conducts a comprehensive assessment of patients' medical, physical and bio psychosocial status including:

  • Obtains a relevant health and medical history. Performs a physical examination based on age and history.
  • Conducts preventative screening procedures based on age and history.
  • Updates evaluation of health status to determine need for further health care.
  • Formulates appropriate medical diagnoses based on data obtained.
  • Orders appropriate diagnostic procedures and laboratory tests.
  • Identifies and prescribes appropriate pharmacological and non-pharmacological agents.
  • Identifies needs of the individual and family as a result of the evaluation of collected data.
  • Provides relevant patient/family education.
  • Makes appropriate referrals to other health professionals and community agencies.
  • Consults with collaborating health care professionals when doubt exists as to the diagnosis, when expected improvement is not soon apparent and when specialized therapeutic or diagnostic techniques are indicated.
  • Determines the effectiveness of the plan of care through documentation of client car outcomes.
  • Reassesses and modifies the plan as necessary to achieve medical and health goals.
  • Performs any procedures for which she/he has been credentialed.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Work Schedule: Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm
Financial Discloser Report: Not required

PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU READ THE ENTIRE ANNOUNCEMENT AND COMPLETE ALL REQUIRED DOCUMENTS UNDER THE HOW TO APPLY SECTION.
graph of estimated pay ranges
$66,086
$110,172
Job Details
Application Open Date
7/10/2018

Application Close Date
10/29/2018
Organization
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration

Who May Apply
None

Status
None


  • More About VAOpen More About VA SectionClose More About VA Section
    • 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:
      • 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.
      • Nurse Practitioners in the Department of Veterans Affairs must possess a master's degree from a program accredited by the ACEN or CCNE.
      • 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.
      • Possess prescriptive authority in NYS.
      Preferred Experience: 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 with emphasis in the home based primary care specialty area preferred.

      Grade Determinations: The following criteria must be met in determining the grade assignment of candidates, and if appropriate, the level within a grade:
      Nurse I Level I - An Associate Degree (ADN) or Diploma in Nursing, with no additional nursing practice/experience required.
      Nurse I Level II - An ADN or Diploma in Nursing and approximately 1 year of nursing practice/experience; OR an ADN or Diploma in Nursing and a bachelor's degree in a related field with no additional nursing practice/experience; OR a Bachelor's of Science in Nursing (BSN) with no additional nursing practice/experience.
      Nurse I Level III - An ADN or Diploma in Nursing and approximately 2-3 years of nursing practice/experience; OR an ADN or Diploma in Nursing and a Bachelor's degree in a related field and approximately 1-2 years of nursing practice/experience; OR a BSN with approximately 1-2 years of nursing practice/experience; OR a Master's degree in nursing (MSN) or related field with a BSN and no additional nursing practice/experience.
      Nurse II - A BSN with approximately 2-3 years of nursing practice/experience; OR ADN or Diploma in Nursing and a Bachelor's degree in a related field and approximately 2-3 year's of nursing practice/experience; OR a Master's degree in nursing or related field with a BSN and approximately 1-2 year's of nursing practice/experience; OR a Doctoral degree in nursing or meets basic requirements for appointment and has doctoral degree in a related field with no additional nursing practice/experience required.
      Nurse III - Master's degree in nursing or related field with BSN and approximately 2-3 year's of nursing practice/experience; OR a Doctoral degree in nursing or related field and approximately 2-3 year's of nursing practice/experience

      References: VA Handbook 5005/27 Part II, Appendix G6, Nurse Qualification Standard.

      Physical Requirements: Moderate lifting, 15-44 pounds, light carrying, under 15 pounds, straight pulling (2 hours), pushing (2 hours), reaching above shoulder, use of fingers, both hands required, walking (3 hours), standing (6 hours), kneeling (1.5 hours), repeated bending (2 hours), 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, hearing (aid permitted), clear speech) and working closely with other.
  • 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 10/29/2018 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: CBAL-10254613-18-REW

      The Nurse Practitioner utilizes preventative clinical guidelines, appropriate standards of care, and collaboration with the HBPC Medical Director in providing quality care to patients presenting with acute and chronic conditions. The Nurse Practitioner HIH Program conducts a comprehensive assessment of patients' medical, physical and bio psychosocial status including:

      • Obtains a relevant health and medical history. Performs a physical examination based on age and history.
      • Conducts preventative screening procedures based on age and history.
      • Updates evaluation of health status to determine need for further health care.
      • Formulates appropriate medical diagnoses based on data obtained.
      • Orders appropriate diagnostic procedures and laboratory tests.
      • Identifies and prescribes appropriate pharmacological and non-pharmacological agents.
      • Identifies needs of the individual and family as a result of the evaluation of collected data.
      • Provides relevant patient/family education.
      • Makes appropriate referrals to other health professionals and community agencies.
      • Consults with collaborating health care professionals when doubt exists as to the diagnosis, when expected improvement is not soon apparent and when specialized therapeutic or diagnostic techniques are indicated.
      • Determines the effectiveness of the plan of care through documentation of client car outcomes.
      • Reassesses and modifies the plan as necessary to achieve medical and health goals.
      • Performs any procedures for which she/he has been credentialed.
      • Performs other duties as assigned.

      Work Schedule: Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm
      Financial Discloser Report: Not required

      PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU READ THE ENTIRE ANNOUNCEMENT AND COMPLETE ALL REQUIRED DOCUMENTS UNDER THE HOW TO APPLY SECTION.

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 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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