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Nurse Practitioner Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Np Internal Job

Nurse Practitioner Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Np Internal Job

Vacancy No. Department Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Salary $87,432.00 to $134,883.00 Grade 00 to 00
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 10/18/2017 Close Date 9/28/2018
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Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)


  • Open & closing dates

    10/18/2017 to 09/28/2018

  • Salary

    $87,432 to $134,883 per year

  • Pay scale & grade

    VN 00

  • Work schedule

    Full-Time - Full Time

  • Appointment type

    Permanent - Excepted Service Permanent


Few vacancies in the following locations:

Relocation expenses reimbursed


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Control number


  • Duties



    Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 2019297


    Please read the entire announcement before beginning the application process to ensure you submit all the required documents. All applicable forms must be completed and signed prior to uploading to receive consideration for this position (see Required Documents section).

    This is an open continuous announcement. Qualified applicants may be referred as early as October 27, 2017 and thereafter as vacancies become available.

    The Area of Consideration for this announcement will be both internal (current Federal employees) and external (U.S. Citizen) applicants. Please note that first consideration will be given to current Amarillo VAHCS employees. 

    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?

    "Work for Amarillo Mental Health – where you will be a valued member of our integrated interdisciplinary service line, garnering some of the best Veteran and Provider satisfaction in the country, and promoting a healthy collegial team atmosphere.  Be a Behavior Healthcare Intake Program (BHIP) Team leader and build your own care team with talented social worker therapists, psychologists, and Peer Specialists who all work under the same service umbrella, and enjoy collaborating and supporting each other."
     excepted appointment authority.

    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.

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    The Certified Psychiatric or Mental Health Nurse Practitioner functions as part of a multidisciplinary team of mental health professionals in providing a wide range of services to patients with mental health and/or substance abuse problems in the setting of an outpatient mental health clinic.  The incumbent will provide general advanced practice nursing care as well as specialized mental health functions.

    ·         Provide and coordinate comprehensive care for assigned patients in any care setting;

    ·         Perform initial complete mental health history examinations that include full mental status examinations;

    ·         Provide education, therapy, and counseling of patients and families in psychiatric conditions, addiction issues, and medical conditions related to psychotropic medication use;

    ·         Initiating, prescribing, renewing, refilling, monitoring, and managing the care of patients on psychotropic medications;

    ·         May be involved in carrying a patient panel, providing same-day access support, and working in Primary Care-Mental Health Integration.

    Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm. Position does require on-call rotation, some evening and rotating Saturday work to cover after hour clinics.

    Bargaining Unit: AFGE


    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    US Citizens and Status Candidates

    Questions? This job is open to 2 groups.

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/482222400. 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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