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Advance Practice Provider Nurse Practioner Physician Assistant Job

Advance Practice Provider Nurse Practioner Physician Assistant Job

Vacancy No. OE-17-SPH-1982355-BU Department Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Salary $49,765.00 to $114,206.00 Grade 00 to 00
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 6/30/2017 Close Date 11/30/2017
Who may apply Public

Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)
  • Open & closing dates

    2017-06-30 to 2017-11-30

  • Salary

    $49,765 to $114,206 / Per Year

  • Pay scale & grade

    VN 00

  • Series

    0603 Physician Assistant

    0610 Nurse

  • Appointment type

    Excepted Service Permanent

  • Work schedule

    Full Time

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  • Control number


Job Overview

Job Overview


Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 1982355

Recruitment/relocation incentive NOT authorized.  Relocation (moving) expenses NOT authorized.

Incumbent of this position is not required to file a Public Financial Disclosure Report.

Applications received by July 14, 2017 will receive first consideration.  If all vacancies are not filled, applications will be reviewed every 2 weeks.

OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise – "To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan" – by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?

VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply. The health related positions in VA are covered by Title 38, and are not covered by the Schedule A excepted appointment authority.

**Physician Assistant salary range:  $49,765.00 - $111,560.00

**Nurse Practitioner salary range:  $76,992.00 - $114,206.00


The Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP) or Physician Assistant (PA) functions relatively independently as guided by approved clinical protocols, and privileges, functioning within the scope of practice for a licensed ARNP or PA. This incumbent works in the Outpatient Section of Mental Health Services at WJBD VAMC Outpatient Clinics located in Columbia, Anderson, Florence, & Orangeburg, South Carolina. The incumbent offers treatment in the form of assessment, clinical consultation and psychological assessment, to other members of the team. He/she diagnoses mental disorders, conducts physical and psycho-social assessments, provides emergent and follow-up treatment of mental disorders through a variety of modalities and provides adjunctive interventions for treatment of medical disorders. Among the modalities provided are individual and family, psycho-pharmacology, and environmental interventions. They consult with medical center staff on a wide varitey of patient care issues. The ARNP or PA is directly responsible to the Chief of Mental Health Service.

The ARNP or PA is a health professional whose duties include, but are not limited to:

• Functions as an expert in clinical practice and/or areas related to outcomes for groups of patients and/or organizational processes within an area of expertise;
• Consistently demonstrates expertise in diagnosing and treating seriously ill multi-symptomatic patients;
• Providing diagnostic interviews, assessments and psychotherapy for adult patients;
• Provision of direct patient care, consultation services-on difficult or complex cases, and education of staff;
• Successfully integrates the activities of the employee's assignment with other patient care programs at the facility and with similar programs on a broader geographic basis;
•Leads and organizes delivery of care to assure continuity of care and peer accountability for practice, including access to care and discharge planning;
•Uses advanced clinical knowledge/judgment to promote staff involvement in planning, decision making, and evaluating outcomes;
•Uses professional standards of care, scientific evidence, and practice to evaluate programs and/or service activities;
•Guides, develops and staff from a leadership perspective.

Work Schedule: Monday – Friday, 8a to 4:30pm, may require some work during non-administrative hours and weekends. Subject to change based on agency needs.
Advance Practice Provider (Physician Assistant)/544-001272-A; Advance Practice Provider (Nurse Practitioner)/544-01246-A

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No

Who May Apply

This job is open to…

United States Citizens

Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

Job Requirements
Additional Information
How to Apply
Required Documents

Department of Veterans Affairs

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration


Sheri Hanna
Phone: (803)776-4000x6735


VHA Columbia SC VAMC
Department of Veterans Affairs
6439 Garners Ferry Road

Fax: (478)757-3144

Note: We cannot accept applications on behalf of Federal Agencies. Application instructions are listed within the Job Description.

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