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 The NP (Nurse Practitioner) practice as the NP in the Primary Care Clinics and will be assigned to the clinic located in Fairview OR, She/he has administrative accountability to the Primary Care Division Clinical Director, Director of Nursing, an Administrative Director. The NP functions as an integral member of the healthcare team, working in the collaboration with physicians, nurses, social workers, pharmacist, therapists, nutritionist, psychologist, clerical staff, and others to coordinate and to enhance the quality of care provided for patients. The NP is an Advanced Practice RN who demonstrates performance and leadership that is broad enough to coordinate medical care for a group of patients. The NP is an independent member of the Medical Staff, with delineated clinical privileges. The NP is accountable for the evaluation, management, and coordination of care for a panel of patients under his/her care. S/he provides comprehensive outpatient primary, preventative and wellness care as well as a spectrum of acute, episodic and end-of-life care to Veterans. This includes test/studies, initiating consults and referrals, prescribing medication and supplies in accordance with VA policy, VA formulary and State Regulations and formulating, initiating and responsible for documented clinical performance outcomes at the primary care service level. The NP guides, develops, and supports staff from a leadership perspective. S/he does this using professional standards of care, scientific evidence, and practice to evaluate programs and/or service activities. Teaching activities are for NP students and may occur within the NP's practice setting. The NP is responsible for documented clinical performance outcomes at the primary care service level. S/he guides, develops, and supports staff from a leadership perspective. S/he uses professional standards of care, scientific and evidence based practice to evaluate programs and /or service activities. The NP will integrate Whole Health Initiatives into daily practice. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 7:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Varying Tours Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Internal Number: 600140000
About Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
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.