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Nurse Practitioner - Primary Care

VA Medical Center


Location:
Tomah, WI
Date:
09/12/2017
2017-09-122017-10-11
Job Code:
f46604
Categories:
  • Medical/Surgical
  • Nurse Practitioner
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Nurse Practitioner - Primary Care
Tomah, WI
Duties:

The primary care NP assists with the total care of the patient's medical needs by performing history and physical exams, ordering appropriate lab tests,  and evaluating those tests, to ensure quality care of the patient. This will also include providing preventive medicine services, managing chronic disease problems and providing outpatient follow-up as needed.

·   Assists in the preparation of the patient to include, but not be limited to, teaching, accumulating data and medical problems, and as needed, presenting patient-centered discussion of the medical problems with his/her supervising physician.

·  Responsible for maintaining medical record entries which reflect the patient's healthcare.

·  Act as the focal point of the designated outpatient clinic by being the contact person for all other consultant-specialty services regarding patient care.  The primary care NP will ensure that the care is coordinated and communicated to the outpatient.

·  Will provide services as directed to meet the needs of the patient population being served by the medical center.  These duties may include backup coverage to areas under the supervision of the Clinical Lead, Ambulatory Care. The NP must be flexible in the work assignments based upon the immediate needs of the service line.

 

Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:00a-4:30p


Functional Statement Title/#:  Nurse Practitioner

YOU MUST INCLUDE VA FORM 10-2850A IN YOUR APPLICATION PACKAGE TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS VACANCY. Available at http://www.va.gov/vaforms/medical/pdf/vha-10-2850a-091998-fill.pdf

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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.

 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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