This position is a float provider and theincumbent will be expect to work in various departments within the Wyoming Health Care Center to include Primary Care Panel Coverage, Surrogate Provider coverage, Women's Health, Employee Health, provide specialty exams, and work in other areas assigned by the supervisor.
Primary job functions include the provision of direct patient care and of consultation services of medical cases. The incumbent interacts and works with clinicians from other Services as a member of a multidisciplinary treatment team. The incumbent is skillful in interpersonal relationships including conflict resolution and the ability to work collaboratively with staff from other professions. The incumbent determines patients' needs for medical evaluation, specialized evaluation procedures, diagnostic procedures, and medication management. The incumbent provides a full range of comprehensive, efficacious and evidence-based interventions, as well as interview based assessments and medication management as approved and credentialed by the Professional Standards Board.The incumbent is responsible for timely completion of all clinical charting and documentation required by the VAMC for Veterans to whom the incumbent provides services. The incumbent provides education to patients, family members, and significant others.
Work Schedule: Primary duty hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.due to the unique nature of the position the providermaybe expected to cover shift changehours 8:30a.m. to 5:00p.m. Provide covered for extended hours on a rotating Wednesdays.RotatingSaturdays 2:30p.m. to 4:30p.m. or 8:00a.m. to 12:00p.m.
Hours may be rotated or extended based upon the needs of the Medical Center or our Veterans.
English Language Proficiency - Proficient in spoken and written English.
Certification - Possess a current, full, active and unrestricted nursing license or certification by the National Commission on Certification of Physician's Assistants (NCCPA) is a requirement for employment. (This requirement does not apply to non-certified PAs on VA rolls as of that date).
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: Possess a MSN degree from a program accredited by the National League of Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC) or the Commission on College Nursing Education (CCNE) or I hold a bachelor's degree from a PA training program which is certified by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education of the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA); or graduated from a PA training program of at least 12 months duration which is certified by the ARC-PA and a bachelor's degree in a health care occupation or a health-related science; or graduated from a PA training program of at least 12 months duration which is certified by the ARC-PA and a period of progressively responsible health care experience such as an independent duty medical corpsman, licensed practical nurse, registered nurse, medical technologist, or medical technician. The duration of approved academic training and health care experience must total at least 5 years. GRADE DETERMINATIONS: GRADE: To be determined by the Professional Standards Board (PSB) commensurate with experience and education. SALARY: Salary will be determined by the Professional Standards Board (PSB) and is based on experience and education.
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religions; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
Physician Assistant: The work requires walking, standing, bending stooping, and reaching which performing physical examinations and providing treatment to patients. Nurse Practitioner: Prolonged periods of walking and standing are required as well as the ability to bend and stoop. High levels of stress may be experienced in relation to working with patients with chronic and terminal illnesses.
All applicants are required to submit the following supporting document type(s): *Resume
Applicants may also submit the following supporting document type(s),which may not be required for all applicants:
*Cover Letter *DD-214 *Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs) *OF-306 *Other(VA Form 10-2850a and VA Form 10-2850c) *Other Veterans Document *SF-15 *SF-50 *Transcript
Please use this checklist to ensure you have included other documents required for your application, such as a copy of your transcript (if using education to qualify), documentation to support Veterans Preference claims, etc. You will not be contacted for additional information.
Veterans' Preference: When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference for 5pt (TP), or 10pt (CP/CPS, XPP, XP), or for Sole Survivor Preference (SSP), on the Occupational Questionnaire in the section(s) provided. A legible copy of your DD214(s), VA letter and SF-15 if claiming 10 pt. preference or if you currently on active duty; a certification of expected discharge or release from active duty stating you are expecting to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions within 120 days must be submitted with your application for eligibility verification.
Faxing Applications or Supporting Documents: You are encouraged to apply online. Applying online will allow you to review and track the status of your application. If you are unable to apply online or unable to upload your supporting documents to your online application, follow the directions located at the following site: Fax Options. The Vacancy ID of the job opportunity announcement is 1969831.
NOTE: If you applied online and your application is complete, do not fax the paper application (1203-FX) as this will overwrite your prior online responses and may result in you being found ineligible.