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 Homeless-PACT Nurse Practitioner is a Nurse Practitioner in the Mental Health Service who will provide primary care services within an integrated PACT team. They will be responsible for the primary care management for Veterans on the Homeless Pact panel. This position will work directly with the Mental Health Service and other departments to optimize patient care, patient safety and operational efficiency. Other duties include but are not limited to: Provide leadership in the application of the nursing process to patient care, organizational processes and/or systems, improving outcomes at the program or service level. Lead and organize delivery of care to assure continuity of care and peer accountability for practice, including access to a care and discharge planning. Responsible for the development of strategies to actively manage patient care and follow up as necessary. Responsible for direct patient care and the facilitation of the care plan within the Primary Care and Mental Health outpatient setting. Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8am-4:30pm Financial Disclosure Report: Not required Recruitment/Relocation Incentive: Not authorized. PCS/Reimbursement: Not authorized.
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.