Nurse Practitioner- Community Care

Veterans Health AdministrationVeterans Health Administration

Jackson, MS , US
Job Description
The Community Care Nurse Practitioner is assigned to the G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center. The incumbent will work with other clinical services within the medical center with the goal of providing education on identified opportunities of improvement that will directly affect the timeliness and quality of requests for Community Care for our Veterans.
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The Nurse Practitioner (NP) III demonstrates (a) Leading and organizing delivery of care to assure continuity of care and peer accountability for practice, including access to care and discharge planning; (b) Using advanced clinical knowledge/judgment to promote staff involvement in planning, decision-making, and evaluating outcomes, (c) Functioning as an expert in clinical practice and/or areas related to the assigned roles and responsibilities, (d) Systematically evaluating current practice, and formulating outcomes for groups of patients and/or organizational processes within an area of expertise, (e) Guiding, developing, and supporting staff from a leadership perspective, and (f) Using professional standards of care, scientific evidence, and practice to evaluate programs and/or service activities. (VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G6). The NP III is an expert who demonstrates expertise in leadership at the systems level that is sustainable, experience, and creative approaches to management of complex situations. The NP incorporates professional standards and implements broad-reaching evidence-based change. Leads and organizes delivery of services to assure continuity and peer accountability for practice.

Pay: Competitive salary, regular salary increases, potential for performance awards
Paid Time Off: 50 days of paid time off per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 11 paid Federal holidays per year)
Retirement: Traditional federal pension (5 years vesting) and federal 401K with up to 5% in contributions by VA
Insurance: Federal health/vision/dental/term life/long-term care (many federal insurance programs can be carried into retirement)
Licensure: 1 full and unrestricted license from any US State or territory

Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm
Telework: Not Available
Virtual: This is not a virtual position.
Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized
Permanent Change of Station (PCS): Not Authorized
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
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