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    Summary

    A relocation/recruitment incentive has been approved for this vacancy and may be offered to "HIGHLY QUALIFIED APPLICANTS"

    TELEWORK ELIGIBLE:
    Negotiable dependent upon programmatic and Veteran needs.

    VIRTUAL: Not Available - Applicants will be expected to relocate to the local commuting area.

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    Responsibilities

    The VA Medical Center in Manchester is seeking an experienced Nurse Practitioner who is certified in Adult Psychiatric Nursing as a Nurse Practitioner. The incumbent will be accountable for the delivery of quality care including the assessment, diagnosis and prescribing services for the management of Veterans with acute and chronic mental illnesses. S/He will work collaboratively with disciplines within the Mental Health Service Line and within the VA Medical Center. In the clinical setting, the incumbent will be responsible for serving a critical role in the outpatient continuity of care. S/He will independently manage a caseload of Mental Health patients within the mental Health Clinic. S/He will participate in transitioning Veterans from inpatient to outpatient treatment settings, provide ongoing evaluation and diagnosis, and assess psychological functioning, substance abuse, and psychosocial well-being, and treatment of Veterans. A primary function in this role includes providing assessment and diagnosis to individuals with mental illness and prescribing psychiatric medications and treatment.

    Work Schedule: The primary work schedule is 8:00 am - 4:30 pm although both full and part time opportunities exist. Extended Hour tours may be required
    Financial Discloser Report: Not Required

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Travel may be required between Medical Center and Outpatient Clinics

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    None

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/516515700. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.