Nurse Practitioner - Urology

Location
Charlotte, NC
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Oct 16, 2019
Closes
Nov 15, 2019
Specialty
Nurse Practitioner
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Duties include, but are not limited to:
  • Evaluating urology patients in an outpatient setting; making appropriate referrals/consults, follow-ups, and treatment plans.
  • Initial and interim histories and physical examinations on assigned outpatients and/or inpatients, as well as daily physical assessments on general urology inpatients.

  • Follows acute and chronic physical health problems in the outpatient setting by providing ongoing comprehensive monitoring of these issues and some follow-up on urology symptoms; provides medication management; orders routine laboratory, radiologic and diagnostic tests on assigned patients; and provides medication adjustments for physical problems.

  • Writes/dictates consults, general progress notes, post-operative progress notes, and discharge summaries, when appropriate; may perform joint injections, veni-puncture and arterial punctures to obtain tests on assigned patients; may order electrocardiograms; provides patient education; and applies currently accepted preventive health care measures to patients and/or their families.
  • Performs evaluative activities, such as quality assurance, peer reviews, and may be directed by the Chief Urology and/or ACOS/Surgery Service to perform other assessment duties.

  • Assists other specialist in the process of evaluation and treatment of the urology patients, and actively participates in corrective actions against untoward responses to urology interventions.

  • Participates in various medical center committees, departmental and facility in-service and education programs of the department and the medical center.

Work Schedule: Categorized as administrative work week, Monday - Friday 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM, with some unscheduled/occasional extended hours, holidays, nights or weekends may be required.

Functional Statement Title/#: APRN Urology/000000

Financial Disclosure Report: This position is NOT required to file the Public Financial Disclosure Report.Basic Requirements:
  • United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy.
  • Full unrestricted Licensure, Certification, or Registration required. 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).
  • Graduate of a school of professional nursing approved by the appropriate State-accrediting agency and accredited by one of the following accrediting bodies at the time the program was completed by the applicant: The Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) or The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). In cases of graduates of foreign schools of professional nursing, possession of current, full, active and unrestricted registration will meet the requirement of graduation from an approved school of professional nursing. [The completion of coursework equivalent to a nursing degree in a MSN Bridge Program that qualifies for professional nursing registration constitutes the completion of an approved course of study of professional nursing. Students should submit the certificate of professional nursing to sit for the NCLEX to the VA along with a copy of the MSN transcript. (Reference VA Handbook 5005, Appendix G6)]
  • Current, full, active, and unrestricted registration as a graduate professional nurse in a State, Territory or Commonwealth (i.e., Puerto Rico) of the United States, or the District of Columbia.

Reference: VA Regulations, specifically VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G-6 Nurse Qualification Standard.

Physical Requirements: Physical and mental status of individuals should enable them to perform all their duties under normal and emergent conditions. The applicant must have the ability to perform efficiently and without hazard to self or others will encompass consideration of physical, mental, and emotional ability as related to realistic requirements for the duties and responsibilities to be assumed.None

To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:
  • VA Form 10-2850a: APPLICATION FOR NURSES AND NURSE ANESTHETISTS
  • Resume

VA Form 10-2850a - Application for Nurses and Nurse Anesthetists can be found at: http://www.va.gov/vaforms/search_action.asp?FormNo=2850&tkey=&Action=Search.

The following documents are accepted, and may be required if applicable to your eligibility and/or qualifications for this position. Please use this checklist to ensure you have included all documents required for your application, such as a copy of your transcript (if using education to qualify), etc.
  • Cover Letter
  • DD-214
  • VA Form 10-2850a: APPLICATION FOR NURSES AND NURSE ANESTHETISTS
  • Certified Veterans Preference Service-Connected Disability Letter
  • Resume
  • SF-50
  • Transcript

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