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Nurse Practitioner - Mental Health - Outpatient

VA Medical Center

Wisconsin Rapids, WI
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Nurse Practitioner - Mental Health - Outpatient
Wisconsin Rapids, WI

The Tomah VA Medical Center is hiring for a Nurse Practitioner (NP) to work in the Primary Care Mental Health Integration section and Outpatient Clinic. Primary duties of the position include, but are not limited to the following:


·        The NP is a psychiatric prescriber for veterans, including medication management and clinical (psychiatric) management of veterans.

·        The NP will be supported by staff psychiatrists, including psychiatrists available remotely via telemental health.

·        The NP may be asked to respond to consults initiated from medicine inpatient units and other CLCs in this facility.

·        There will be telephone contact with supervising psychiatrist/psychiatrist on inpatient psych unit regarding all admissions and discharges.   

·        There will be telephone contact with supervising psychiatrist/psychiatrist on inpatient psych unit regarding all acute psychiatric inpatients being assessed for seclusion/restraint. The MOD or Psychiatrist will complete all orders for seclusion/restraint.

·        There will be telephone contact with supervising psychiatrist/psychiatrist regarding all complex and/or high risk acute psychiatric patients.

·        The NP will provide intake, assessment, and treatment services for the Mental Health Outpatient Clinic


Work Schedule: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 8:00a-4:30p (0.6 position)

Functional Statement Title/#:  Nurse Practitioner



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To care for him who shall have borne the battle and for his widow and his orphan." These words, spoken by Abraham Lincoln during his Second Inaugural Address, reflect the philosophy and principles that guide VA in everything we do, and are the focus of our endeavors to serve our Nation's veterans and their families.

 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.

 As the Department of Veterans Affairs heads into the 21st century, we will strive to meet the needs of the Nation's veterans today and tomorrow. We are a more customer-focused organization, functioning as "One-VA" and delivering seamless service to our customers.

We benchmark our service with the best in business. We use innovative means and high technology to deliver "World-Class Customer Service". We foster partnerships with our customers and stakeholders, making them part of the decision-making process.

Department of Veterans Affairs is an Equal Opportunity Employer.