The Nurse Practitioner is an independent member of the Medical Staff, with delineated clinical privileges and 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. Position will support Women's and Resident Clinics. The duties and responsibilities of the position includes but is not limited to the following: Practices as an independent provider utilizing direct face-to-face visits, telephone visits, and veteran video connect visits (VVC). Responsible for contributing to achievement of quality of care standards, efficiency, process improvement and patient satisfaction. Works in collaboration with physicians, nurses, social workers, pharmacists, nutritionists, psychologists, clerical staff and others to enhance quality of care for patients. Initiates tests/studies, consults and referrals, prescribes medications and supplies. Will be supervised by the Clinic Practice Manger at the primary clinic site and will also be accountable to the Primary Care Clinical Director, Director of Nursing and Administrative Director. Work Schedule: Monday-Friday with varying hours between 7:00 am to 5:30 pm Financial Disclosure Report: Not required 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
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.