Job Overview

Summary

Vacancy Identification Number (VIN) 950949

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.

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. 

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: Relocation expenses are not authorized for this position.

Duties

The Home Based Primary Care Staff Nurse provides skilled nursing service and case management to a group of veteran's in their home/ residential setting. He/she is knowledgeable and skillful in the use of the equipment necessary to function safely in the home and community setting. He/she possesses a valid unrestricted driver’s license. He/she is expected to drive to veteran's place of residence in order to provide skilled nursing services. He/she consistently demonstrates the skills and competencies necessary to function autonomously within the scope of their professional practice. He/she must possess positive interpersonal skills that facilitate good communication and care coordination between the veteran, caregiver and the HBPC team. He/she represents the VAMC and HBPC as a competent professional in all encounters with the public.

Tour of duty: Days (Monday-Friday)

Travel required: 85 percent