Advanced Nurse Practitioner (MATSU)

Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 1833428
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?
As a VA professional nurse, your opportunities are endless. With many openings in the multiple functions of VA, you will have a wide range of opportunities 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.
The VA is much more than just anotheremployer. It is an honorable, open and welcoming community of those who care.Gratitude is our motivation and service is our mission. The VA has adopted CoreValues and Characteristics that apply universally across the Department. Thefive Core Values define "who we are," our culture, and how we carefor Veterans, their families and other beneficiaries. The Values are Integrity,Commitment, Advocacy, Respect and Excellence("I CARE").
America's Veterans need you!
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VA encourages persons with disabilitiesto apply. The health related positions in VA are covered by Title 38, and arenot covered by the Schedule A excepted appointment authority.
Cost of Living Allowance (COLA is tax-free) is currently 5.31% and is subject to change in the future.
RelocationExpenses:Relocation expenses maybe authorized for this position.
NOTE: Applicant's educationand length of nursing practice (experience) will be considered by a NurseProfessional Standards Board in determining the grade and step of the applicantselected.
The AdvancedNurse Practitioner (ANP) in the Primary Care Service at the Alaska VAHealthcare System (AVAHCS) (MATSU Location) provides outpatient care to eligible Veteran patientswho present with urgent/chronic medical conditions, changes in mental status and/orfunctional decline. The ANP functions as an independent member of the MedicalStaff with delineated clinical privileges granted by the Medical ExecutiveBoard and is a member of an interdisciplinary team providing primary care forpatients.
Member of an interdisciplinary team providing primary care for patients and/or employees.
Assessment of risk factors, performing histories and physicals, ordering diagnostic and therapeutic tests/studies, initiating consults and referrals, prescribing medications/supplies in accordance with VA policy, VA and DoD formulary and state regulations.
Seek consultation with physicians whenever cases are outside of scope of practice.
Communicate relevant patient data in case presentations and medical records, formulates, initiates and evaluates health care teaching related to patients and families, facilitates communication related to patients with personnel responsible for their hospital and clinic services, and act as a consultant to nursing and medical staff.
Women's Health
Scope:Executes position responsibilities that demonstrate leadership, experience, andcreative approaches to management and coordination of complex client care.Leadership is characterized as substantial, continuous responsibility for apopulation group.
Work Schedule: Work Schedule: 5 days per week, not to exceed 8hours per day between the hours of 6am to 6 pm, weekends included.
Functional Statement Title/#: Nurse Practitioner/000000
Travel Required
Not Required
Relocation Authorized

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