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    Summary

    The inpatien nurse practitioner position is located at the Louis A. Johnson Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Clarksburg, West Virginia.

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    Responsibilities

    Major Duties:

    - Perform initial history and physical examinations for all medical and after hour psychiatric admissions.

    - Order laboratory, radiologic and other diagnostic tests and provide initial interpretations.

    - Order electrocardiograms (EKG) and provide initial interpretation.

    - Screen patients for disease prevention and identify health risks and needs.

    - Formulate a diagnosis based on history & physical examination and clinical findings; develop and implement a treatment plan; order appropriate pharmacological agents; refer to other healthcare professionals or community agencies as appropriate.

    - Participate in inpatient rounds as needed, interfacing with multiple other services, and coordinating patient care.

    - Respond to nursing and other staff calls on urgent/non-urgent issues on all hospitalized patients in an appropriate and professional manner, using great communication skills.

    - Perform inpatient procedures as experience and competency dictates.

    - Must demonstrate expertise in making medical judgments and be an active member of the multidisciplinary healthcare team.

    - Prepare discharge summaries.
    - Responsible for maintaining current clinical privileges and keeping licensure, advanced cardiac life support (ACLS) and basic life support (BLS), and all other appropriate documents up-to-date.

    Other duties as assigned.


    Work Schedule: Twelve-hour shifts, after-hours and weekends, 7days on/7 days off; however, subject to change, depending on the needs of the service/medical center.

    Financial Discloser Report: Not required

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    None

  • Job family (Series)

    0610 Nurse

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/519422000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.