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Nurse Practitioner for Spinal Cord Injury

James J. Peters VA Medical Center

Bronx, New York 10468
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The James J. Peters VA Medical Center


Join the VA Team - Caring for our Veterans!


The James J. Peters VA Medical Center, Bronx VAMC affiliated with the Mt. Sinai School of Medicine (NYC), numerous Nursing Academic Affiliations and the Hospital for Special Surgery, is located in the NW Bronx on a self-contained campus easily accessible by car (free parking for eligible employees) and public transportation.


Opportunity available for a Nurse Practitioner (NP) for Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) Home Care Program


Basic Qualifications: Nurse practitioner must be licensed or otherwise recognized as a nurse practitioner in a State, must have a current, full, active and unrestricted registration, 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 (Spinal Cord Injury; or Adult Nurse Practitioner). U.S. Citizen 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)

Preferred Requirements:

  • Master’s Degree from a Nurse Practitioner program with a BSN (NLN or AACN program)
  • Certificate as an Adult or Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Current/valid unrestricted RN License (any U.S. State). 
  • Three years of experience  as a Nurse Practitioner


We offer comparable salary. English Language Proficiency and U.S. Citizenship required.


To be considered please send curriculum vitae/resume, degree, college transcripts, certification along with a copy of your Nurse Practitioner/RN license and the Application for Nurses and Nurse Anesthetists (VA-Form 10-2850a) available at: to the Human Resources Management Program at:


Department of Veterans Affairs

James J. Peters VA Medical Center

Attn: Human Resources Program (05)

130 West Kingsbridge Road

Bronx, New York 10468

Or FAX to (718) 741-4598

Or email to   NLT 8/21/17


Selected Applicant 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 funding and it is not guaranteed.

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.

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

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