This position is located in Medical Services. The registered nurse provides care and counseling of persons or in the promotion and maintenance of health and prevention of illness and injury based upon the nursing process which includes systematic data gathering, assessment, appropriate nursing judgment, and evaluation of human responses to actual or potential health problems through such services as case finding, health teaching, health counseling. Nurse Practitioner (NP): Must have a minimum of a master's degree in nursing/nurse practitioner major, and board certification as an NP from a VA-approved certifying body required. A Scope of Practice will guide advanced practice beyond basic education and is renewed every two years. As an advanced practice registered nurse (APRN), has prescriptive authority with a panel of patients. Core functions include diagnosing and treating acute and chronic health care problems, performing adult care check-ups, and prescribing medication and treatments. Diagnoses and manages minor trauma including suturing. Teaches health promotion and disease prevention to patients. Work Schedule: Monday- Friday / 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Financial Disclosure Report: Not required Functional Statement Title/#: Registered Nurse/000000 Recruitment/Relocation Incentive: Not Authorized PCS Relocation Expenses: Not Authorized
Internal Number: 599508900
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Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.