Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 10410421041042
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.
THIS IS A TEMPORARY PART-TIME POSITION NOT TO EXCEED ONE YEAR AND A DAY. WORK SCHEDULE WILL BE 20 HOURS A WEEK. HOWEVER, POSITION MAY NONCOMPETITIVELY BE CONVERTED TO A PERMANENT POSITION IF PERMANENT FUNDING IS RECEIVED.
position will be located at the Martinez Outpatient Clinic, VA Northern
California Health Care System (VA NCHCS), but, the position will be split so
that the incumbent will be expected to provide services at both the VA NCHCS
and the San Francisco VA Medical Center locations. Some provision of services
will occur through the use of tele-health technology.
Salary quoted is an annual salary for a full-time position and will be prorated for actual hours worked.
As a VA professional, your opportunities are
endless. With many openings in the multiple functions of VA, you will have a
wide range of opportunities and leadership positions 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
For more information on the Department of
Veterans Affairs, go to http://www.vacareers.va.gov/
Note: The full performance level of this vacancy is GS-13. The Professional Standards Board
(a peer-review group) will review the selected candidates education and
experience and recommend the grade and step at which the candidate will be
placed. The salary is based on the grade and step approved for the selected
Special Employment Consideration: VA encourages persons with
disabilities to apply.
For Positions Covered by the Bargaining Unit: First
consideration will be given to employees of this facility.
Rotating Shifts: No
Required to Work Holidays or Weekends: No
Work Schedule: 20 hours per week will be scheduled
Fair Labor Standards Acts (FLSA): Exempt
Bargaining Unit Position: Yes
incumbent works closely with the Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) Multidisciplinary
Team and collaborating programs and services.
The position will be located at the Martinez Outpatient Clinic, VA
Northern California Health Care System (VA NCHCS), but, the position will be
split so that the incumbent will be expected to provide services at both the VA
NCHCS and the San Francisco VA Medical Center locations. Some provision of
services will occur through the use of tele-health technology. Clinical roles include psychosocial
assessment and education of patients and their families regarding management of
CKD, and individual and group coaching of patients regarding health behavior,
adherence to medical regimens, and coping with physical symptoms and
disease-related distress. The incumbent also
trains staff members in evidence-based methodologies to communicate with,
motivate, and support patients in CKD management and decision-making.
Relocation Expenses: Relocation expenses are not authorized for this position.