Job Title:Nurse Practitioner (Mental Health Clinic)
Department:Department Of Veterans Affairs
Agency:Department of Veterans Affairs - Agency Wide
Job Announcement Number:FG-12-746577-MHC
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|$82,039.00 to $109,110.00 / Per Year|
|Thursday, September 13, 2012 to Monday, December 31, 2012|
SERIES & GRADE:
|Full Time - Excepted Service Permanent|
|1 vacancy in the following location:|
Alexandria, LA United StatesView Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
|United States Citizens|
Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): FG-12-723748-R19
How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?
The Alexandria VA Health Care System is seeking a Nurse Practitioner to support the mission, vision, and guiding principles of the Medical Center. The Alexandria VA Health Care System, Alexandria, Louisiana is a Joint Commission accredited, complexity level 3 facility serving Veterans within 23 of Louisianas 64 parishes. The VAMC is located in Pineville, Louisiana with community based outpatient clinics (CBOCs) in Jennings, Lafayette, Fort Polk, and Natchitoches, Louisiana.
The Alexandria VA Health Care System is located in the Heart of Louisiana. Alexandria is quickly emerging as one of the nation's best places to start a business, raise a family, and explore the great outdoors. It is a national leader in new and expanded business development and was recently named one of the twenty best cities in the country to find a job. National Geographic Traveler ranks Alexandria as one of America's top ten "wilderness towns" because of its incredible access to the one of the country's most beautiful and expansive national forests.
Central Louisiana has become known as "The Crossroads," a place where all of Louisiana comes together - from culture to food and music. With a population of over 46,342, Alexandria continues to grow in every sector of our society. The city of Alexandria is adjacent to the city of Pineville and separated by the Red River. Alexandria sits on the central corridor of I-49 which makes it a quick access to several major Metro cities. Alexandria is only 2 hours from Shreveport, LA, 3 1/2 from New Orleans, LA, and 4 1/2 from Dallas and Houston, TX.
New Orleans is the home of the Saints Pro football team and the Hornets Pro basketball team.
Come join us in the Heart of Louisiana where we have a lot to offer visitors, from arts and culture to fine dining and shopping to outdoor activities such as hiking, biking, camping, and fishing the Red River.
THE GRADE AND SALARY WILL BE DETERMINED BY A NURSE PRACTITIONER PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS BOARD COMMENSURATE WITH YOUR EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE.
As a VA professional nurse, your opportunities are endless. With many openings in the multiple functions of VA, you will have a wide range of opportunities at your fingertips. Not only is it the largest, most technologically advanced integrated health care system in the nation, but we also provide many other services to Veterans through the Benefits Administration and National Cemeteries.
VA professionals feel good about their careers and their ability to balance work and home life. VA offers generous paid time off and a variety of predictable and flexible scheduling opportunities.
For more information on the Department of Veterans Affairs, go to http://www.vacareers.va.gov/ .
- U.S. Citizenship
- Full unrestricted Licensure, Certification, or Registration required.
- Must pass pre-employment examination.
- Designated and/or Random Drug Testing required.
- Background and/or Security Investigation required.
- English Language Proficiency required.