Nurse Practitioner (Compensation & Pension)

Location
Amarillo, TX
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Sep 07, 2017
Closes
Sep 29, 2017
Specialty
Nurse Practitioner
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Performs compensation and pension exams. Follows-up on abnormal diagnostic findings by communicating with the patient's Primary Care provider. Gives opinions. Utilizes computer packages including CPRS, GUI, and CAPRI to complete exams. Submits complete reports to Veterans Administration Regional Office. Will also include primary care established and new patients to include complete history and physical, and telehealth,as needed.

Tour of Duty: M-F

AFGE Bargaining Unit position

Recruitment or Relocation expenses are not authorized.



BASIC REQUIREMENTS:

(1) Citizenship. Citizen of the United States.

(2) Graduation from School of Nursing

(a) Graduate of a school of professional nursing approved by the appropriate State agency, and accredited by one of the following accrediting bodies at the time the program was completed by the applicant: the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC) or the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

(3) Registration

(a) Condition of Employment. A registered nurse (RN) will have a current, full, active and unrestricted registration as a graduate professional nurse in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth (i.e., Puerto Rico) of the U.S. or in the District of Columbia. The RN must maintain a current, full, active and unrestricted registration to continue employment with VA.

(4) English Language Proficiency. RNs appointed to direct patient care positions must be proficient in spoken and written English.

(5) Nurse Practitioners. A nurse practitioner must be licensed or otherwise recognized as a nurse practitioner in a State, possess a master's degree from a program accredited by the NLNAC or CCNE, and maintain full and current certification as a nurse practitioner from the American Nurses Association or another nationally recognized certifying body. [The certification must be in the specialty to which the individual is being appointed or selected.]

Veterans' Preference:

When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference on their application or r?Å sum?Å . Applicants claiming preference based on service-connected disability, or based on being the spouse or mother of a disabled or deceased Veteran, must complete an SF 15, Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference. Veterans who are still in the service may be granted tentative preference on the basis of information contained in their applications, but they must produce a DD Form 214 or other proof prior to appointment to document entitlement to preference. For more information on Veterans' Preference, please visit http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/veterans.aspx.

You must provide a complete Application Package which includes:
  1. VA Form 10-2850a - Application for Advanced Practice Nurse, Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist, Nurse Practitioner and Registered Nurse (Available athttp://www.vacareers.va.gov/job-search/applications.asp (required).
  2. CV or Resume.
  3. Optional Form 306 - Declaration for Federal Employment (Available at http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/of0306.pdf). This is a required form and must be submitted with your application.
  4. Occupational Questionnaire
  5. If prior military service, include all copies of your DD Forms 214 (required). Applicants claiming preference based on service-connected disability, or based on being the spouse or mother of a disabled or deceased Veteran, must also complete and submit an SF 15, Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference (available at http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/SF15.pdf).
  6. If currently employed in the VA system, include latest SF-50 - Notification of Personnel Action. (required).