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    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. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans.

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    Responsibilities

    CLC short stay and post-acute care program

    The Nurse Practitioner (NP) for the Geriatrics & Extended Care Service will serve as a member of an interdisciplinary team in Community Living Center (CLC) short stay program- post acute care. The NP is responsible for wide range primary care services for patient-family care for assigned panel of patients in the CLC short stay-post acute care program. These patients have identified needs that require CLC level care such as short stay rehab, short stay skilled care (complex wound care, IV antibiotics, etc.), short stay dementia care, short stay mental health recovery, and post-operative skilled and rehabilitation services.


    Duties include, but are not limited to:

    -Admission screening, Admission History and Physical, daily rounds, write orders, participation in daily team huddles, wound care and interdisciplinary team meetings.

    -Collaborate to initiate and implement interdisciplinary care plan, write progress notes, initiate specialty care & rehabilitation consults to implement care plan, timely completion of discharge orders/summaries.

    -Collaborate with facility wide treatment teams to implement care plan and facilitate discharge/ transition of care.

    -Review and revise patient care based on clinical findings, specialty care consultation and assessment while following approved clinical protocols/privileges.

    -Initiate & interpret diagnostic tests as appropriate based of clinical privileges and scope of practice.

    -Collaborates with managing physician daily on all aspects of patient-family care.-Provide patient-family education.

    -Provide education to CLC interdisciplinary team members.

    -Participate in MDS, quality measures and quality improvement projects.

    -Responsible and accountable for maintaining National Certification in advanced practice nursing and prescriptive authority and maintain BLS.

    -Responsible for demonstrating the educational, and knowledge/practice-based competency requirements outlined in the four (4) dimensions: Practice, Professional Development, Collaboration, Scientific Inquiry.



    Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
    Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Status: Exempt
    Supervisory Position: No
    Bargaining Unit Position: Yes
    Financial Discloser Report: Not required
    Recruitment/Relocation Incentives/Expenses: Not Approved

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/536260800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.