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Nurse Practitioner (MOD)

VA Medical Center


Location:
Waco, TX
Date:
09/12/2017
2017-09-122017-10-11
Job Code:
f74f53
Categories:
  • Medical/Surgical
  • Long Term Care
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Psychiatric/Behavioral Health
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Job Detail - VA Careers

Nurse Practitioner (MOD)
Waco, TX
Duties:

This position is in Geriatric and Extended Care (GEC) Service, located in Waco, TX.  

Tour of Duty: Irregular tour of duty will vary outside of a normal (M-F) tour but generally will not exceed 80 hours in a two week period unless overtime is authorized. Tour will include nights, weekends and holidays.

This position is a bargaining unit position.

Duties:

 

The Waco Nurse Practitioner MOD works with an interdisciplinary team and serves as the medical officer on duty for the Waco VA campus. The NP functions in an independent clinical capacity providing direct patient care during off hours.  The clinical components include assessing, diagnosing, planning and prescribing pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic treatment of health problems, health promotion and preventive care, and case management with collaborative back up from both Geriatric and Psychiatric MD's on the phone.

  

Best Care / Best Careers

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.

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