Job Overview

Summary

Vacancy Identification Number (VIN):   931526 

 Tour of Duty: 8:00am - 4:30pm Extended hours may be required including some evenings and Saturdays.

NOTE:  Applicant's education and length of nursing practice (experience) will be considered by a Nurse Professional Standards Board in determining the grade and step of the applicant selected.  

This position can be filled by either a Physician, Physician Assistant (PA) or a Nurse Practitioner (NP). This announcement details the requirements for the PA. To locate the requirements for Physician Assistant position please refer to VHA-552-13-931505. 

 Dayton Va Medical Center reserves the right to make a selection at any time during the open and close date of this announcement.  First consideration will be given to applicants that apply by August 19, 2013 and will be refer as needed thereafter.

This job has  Amendments to include:  This position is a bargaining unit position and EDRP



Our mission:  To fulfill President Lincoln's promise – "To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan" – by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans.

YOU CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE

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/

 VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply.  The health related positions in VA are covered by Title 38, and are not covered by the Schedule A excepted appointment authority.

 Relocation expenses are not authorized for this position.

You may be eligible to apply for the Education Debt Reduction Program.  Please contact Human Resources at this medical center and speak with the Education Debt Reduction Program Coordinator for additional information.  

 

Duties

A vacancy exist for a Nurse Practitioner for Primary Care Service in our PACT team at the Dayton VA Medical Center.   

POSITION SUMMARY:  The Patient Aligned Care Team (PACT) Nurse Practitioner (NP) works in partnership with their Core Teamlet (Teamlet made up of Veteran, Primary Care Provider (PCP), RN Care Manager, LPN, and Medical Support Assistant), Tier II disciplines (Pharmacist, Social Worker, Dietician, Behavioral Health) and Expanded Team members (family/caregiver, internal and community-based services) in providing effective disease prevention/health promotion and chronic disease care management of their assigned panel of Veterans.  The PACT NP uses the nursing process and evidence-based practice to collaborate with others in managing their assigned panel of patients through the application of specialized, advanced clinical health care knowledge and skills in the areas of direct clinical care, consultation, education of Veterans, families and personnel in the Primary Care Service. 

 Prescriptive Authority is Mandatory.


Travel Required

  • Not Required