Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan reimbursement program within VHA. If selected for this position you must meet specific individual eligibility criteria in accordance with VHA policy 1021 and apply for EDRP within four (4) months of appointment. Final award amount and program start date is determined after review of a complete EDRP application and supporting documentation by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Services office. The Nurse Practitioner (NP)/Physician Assistant (PA) functions as a professional providing medication management to assigned panel of Mental Health patients at a Community Based Outpatient Clinic. Consultations with patients with atypical findings or new diagnosis. Schedules appropriate follow-up and provides additional health care service in a cost-effective manner. Coordinates and monitors the out come of the referral and integrates any recommend treatments into the management plan. Help fill out disability forms, conducts history and physicals, according to required time frame in the clinic and see patients presenting to the clinic as well. Consistently formulates and assists others in the formulation of the individualized written plan of care which reflects synthesis of assessment data, etiology, diagnoses and unique patient/family needs and plans programs to improve the delivery of patient care. Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:00 am-4:30 pm Financial Discloser Report: Not required
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.