Nurse Practitioner-Home Based Primary Care Modesto
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Location: Modesto, California
Internal Number: 623515100
This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan payment reimbursement program. You must meet specific individual eligibility requirements in accordance with VHA policy and submit your EDRP application within four months of appointment. Approval, award amount (up to $200,000) and eligibility period (one to five years) are determined by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Services program office after complete review of the EDRP application. Learn more **This is an OPEN CONTINOUS ANNOUNCMENT and will remain open until September 30, 2022. The initial cut-off date for referral of eligible applications will be December 6, 2021. with subsequent cut-off dates on the 1st of each month. Eligible applications received after that date will be accepted on an ongoing basis and qualified candidates will be considered as vacancies become available.** ***Applicant Expiration: Applicants will remain active for 3 months after their initial application is received and/or updated. After that time, you must update your application through your USAJobs account if you would like to be made active again for possible consideration during the open period.*** Home Based Primary Care (HBPC) is an interdisciplinary program that provides short term and long-term health care services to patients who are homebound. The HBPC Nurse Practitioner provides and coordinates comprehensive, interdisciplinary, primary medical care & case management in the homes of veterans with complex medical, social, and behavioral conditions. Population served includes those patients with multiple chronically active medical problems, impairment in self care, non-ambulatory, cognitive impairment, frequent use of the ER / hospital, terminally ill, no caregiver/support network; no other accessible primary care provider. The HBPC Nurse Practitioner works at the Modesto Division of Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System (VAPAHCS). Major duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Provides oversight when consulting & collaborating with interdisciplinary team members to develop strategies / plan of care for handling specific patient needs. Develops and updates, with the collaboration of the interdisciplinary team, patient treatment plans and ensures care coordination by involving the patient, caregiver(s), family, VA and community programs. Provides and/or coordinates skilled nursing services which includes but not limited to: monitoring and management of chronic and acute illnesses, medication management, wound care, lab tests, catheter care, injections, electrocardiograms, promotion of health, wellness, and independence. Supports the services offered by HBPC that include short-term transitional care, palliative care, facilitate the transition from an institutional setting to the community, and chronic disease management. Facilitates interdisciplinary academic and clinical training in geriatrics/gerontology to students in the health professions of medicine, nursing, pharmacy, psychology, occupational therapy, and social work. Work Schedule: To be determined. Tour of duty will include the need for flexibility to meet patient and program needs. Compressed/Flexible: Available. Telework: Available. Virtual: This is not a virtual position. Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Authorized. EDRP Authorized: Contact [email protected], the EDRP Coordinator for questions/assistance. Permanent Change of Station (PCS): Not Authorized. Financial Disclosure Report: Not required. Bargaining Unit Position: Covered.
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.