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    This psychiatric Physician Assistant (PA) is a member of the mental health team working for the Veterans Health Care System of the Ozarks (VHSO). The PA will be an independent provider within the general mental health outpatient and inpatient clinics as needed. As such, he/she will perform patient mental health assessments/consultations and provide ongoing case management.

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    Responsibilities

    Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP): This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan reimbursement program within VHA. If selected for this position you must meet specific individual eligibility criteria in accordance with VHA policy 1021 and apply for EDRP within four (4) months of appointment. Final award amount and program start date is determined after review of a complete EDRP application and supporting documentation by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Services office.

    Some of the duties of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

    • Independent provider within the general mental health clinic. As such, he/she will perform patient mental health assessments/consultations and provide ongoing case management
    • Initiate and implement outpatient plans of care for each patient; initiate and monitor the patient's medication regimen
    • Order laboratory and diagnostic tests and evaluate the results with consultation when necessary
    • Has prescriptive authority without co-signature for outpatient pharmaceuticals within the Scope of Practice using the current medical center formulary
    Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    00

  • Job family (Series)

    0603 Physician Assistant

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/526361200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.