Nurse Practitioner

Bronx, New York
Feb 06, 2019
Mar 06, 2019
Nurse Practitioner
Contract Type
Full Time

The James J. Peters VA Medical Center

Join the VA Team - Caring for our Veterans!

The James J. Peters VA Medical Center, Bronx VAMC is affiliated with the Mt.Sinai School of Medicine (NYC), numerous Nursing Academic Affiliations and the Hospital for Special Surgery, and Columbia University.  The hospital has a professional practice model and shared governance.  It is located in the NW Bronx on a self-contained campus easily accessible by car (free parking for eligible employees) or public transportation subsidy if qualified.

We are currently are recruiting for 1 full-time Nurse Practitioner in the Spinal Cord Injury (Home Care).

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must have the following to be considered: 

A Master’s Degree (MSN) from a program accredited by the NLNAC or CCNE; current, unrestricted RN and Nurse Practitioner license issued by any U.S. State; and current Nurse Practitioner Certification from the American Nurses Association (ANA) or another nationally recognized certifying body.  The certification must be in one of the following specialty: Adult Nurse Practitioner or Family Nurse Practitioner for this position. U.S. Citizenship and English language proficiency is required by 38 U.S.C. 7402(d) and 7407(d), and physical standards (see VA Directive and Handbook 5019).

DUTIES: The Nurse Practitioner is accountable for the management and evaluation of patient care under his/her care. He/she functions within a scope of practice in collaboration with a physician to provide care to veterans in a home care setting. Tour of duty is flexible with patient care needs.



  1. Minimum five years of successful nursing practice or post graduate Nurse Practitioner course with didactic and supervisory clinical experience.
  2. General Nursing experience in a home care setting.

Reasonable Accommodation Statement: Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

Drug Testing Statement: All applicants tentatively selected for VA employment in a testing designated position are subject to urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use prior to appointment.  Applicants who refuse to be tested will be denied employment with VA.

EDRP Statement: Selected Applicants may be eligible to apply for an award up to the maximum limitation under the provisions of the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP). Please note that EDRP is contingent upon the availability of the funding and is not guaranteed.

Financial Disclosure Statement: This position does not require the filing of a financial disclosure report.

Interested applicants must complete VA Form 10-2850a, available at:, Application for Nurses & Nurse Anesthetists and submit a detailed resume, copy of license and transcripts, and certification for consideration. 

Please fax a complete application to (718) 741-4598 or email

For additional information, please contact, Joseph Wittman, Human Resources Specialist, at (718) 584-9000 ext. 5764.

The VA is an EOE M/F/V/H

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