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Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (rn) Mental Health Newington Job in NEWINGTON, CT

Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (rn) Mental Health Newington Job in NEWINGTON, CT

Vacancy No. Department Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Salary $72,513.00 to $124,028.00 Grade 00 to 00
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 10/30/2017 Close Date 11/20/2017
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  • Open & closing dates

    10/30/2017 to 11/20/2017

  • Salary

    $72,513 to $124,028 per year

  • Pay scale & grade

    VN 00

  • Work schedule

    Full-Time - Full Time

  • Appointment type

    Permanent - Excepted Service Permanent


1 vacancy in the following location:

Relocation expenses reimbursed


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    VA Connecticut Healthcare System was officially formed in 1995. We serve veterans in Connecticut and southern New England. The West Haven facility is a tertiary care facility classified as a Clinical Referral Level I Facility. It is a teaching hospital, providing a full range of patient care services, with state-of-the-art technology and a renowned research program. Comprehensive health care is provided through primary, acute, tertiary and long-term care in areas of medicine, surgery, psychiatry, physical medicine and rehabilitation, neurology, oncology, dentistry, geriatrics and extended care. Newington is an ambulatory care center that provides primary and specialty care. In addition to our main campuses, we operate six community-based primary care centers throughout the state.

    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.

    For more information on the “Who may apply” eligibility requirements, please refer to the OHRM Status Candidates and Other Candidate Definitions document.

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    Mental Health Clinic is recruiting for a full-time Advanced Practice Registered Nurse position at the Newington Campus.  The APRN will function as an integral member of the multi-disciplinary team and will work closely with other team members in the delivery of care of Veterans.  Responsibilities include; but are not limited to:

    • Multi-disciplinary team membership and membership commitment to the VA nursing department.
    • Performing comprehensive initial psychiatric assessments and medication evaluations.
    • Facilitation of psychotherapy group(s), allowing for efficient treatment of veterans with common concerns.
    • Participation in psychopharmacological management of veterans who may require specialty management and intervention related to the specialty of mental health and/or substance abuse treatment.
    • Management of veteran patient assignments and the standard outpatient treatment referrals in VA and community.
    • Provision of evidence based and supportive psychotherapies (individual, couples group) in treatment of individuals with a range of mental health diagnoses.
    • Collaboration with assigned attending physician per VACT by laws.
    • Incorporation of ANA Practice Standards, JACHO standards, VHA and Medical Center policies and procedures into practice.

    Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8:00 am-4:30 pm

    Functional Statement Title:  Advanced Practice Registered Nurse-Psychiatric  

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional Travel between West Haven and Newington campuses and/or training

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    United States Citizens

    Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/482945300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.

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

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