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Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (Psychiatry Clinic)

VA Medical Center


Location:
Fayetteville, AR
Date:
09/12/2017
2017-09-122017-10-11
Job Code:
3ed1bc
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Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (Psychiatry Clinic)
Fayetteville, AR
Duties:

The mental health Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) is a member of the mental health team.  APRNs will be independent providers within the general mental health clinic. As such, he/she will perform patient mental health assessments/consultations and provide ongoing case management. The APRN will initiate and implement outpatient plans of care for each patient; initiate and monitor the patient's medication regimen. The APRN will order laboratory and diagnostic tests and evaluate the results with consultation when necessary. The APRN must have prescriptive authority without co-signature for outpatient pharmaceuticals within the Scope of Practice using the current medical center formulary.
Work Schedule: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday -Friday

Function Statement Title/#: Advanced Practice Nurse/#000000

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 The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has one of the most diverse, challenging, and rewarding missions in the United States Government. We strive to meet the needs of the Nation's veterans and their families today and in the future.

VA manages one of the largest health care systems in the world and the nation's leading employer of registered nurses. Nurses in Veterans Health Administration (VHA) are engaged in a variety of roles and have multiple opportunities for career and professional development. The VHA provides veterans and their dependents with many other services such as benefits and education, and also provides burial benefits.

Our goal is to provide excellence in patient care, veterans' benefits and customer satisfaction. We can provide you with challenging, interesting, meaningful work to care for the veterans who have risked their lives to protect our freedom.

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