Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
The Advanced Practice Provider(APP), Physician Assistant (PA) or Nurse Practitioner (NP), will function to coordinate processes of the Orthopedic Department and will work directly for the Chief of Orthopedics as well as the other Orthopedic Attending Staff. The duties and responsibilities will be at the direction and under the supervision of the same. This provider will be fully qualified and certified to function in both a clinical and administrative role in accordance with the VA guidelines.
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.