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Nurse Practitioner Endocrinology Job in SIOUX FALLS, SD

Nurse Practitioner Endocrinology Job in SIOUX FALLS, SD

Vacancy No. SU-17-KCB-1995548-BU Department Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Salary $65,219.00 to $117,706.00 Grade 00 to 00
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 8/7/2017 Close Date 8/16/2017
Who may apply Public

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

    2017-08-07 to 2017-08-16

  • Salary

    $65,219 to $117,706 / per year

  • Pay scale & grade

    VN 00

  • Series

    0610 Nurse

  • Appointment type


  • Work schedule

    Full Time

  • Job announcement number


  • Control number



1 vacancy in the following location:

Job Overview

Job Overview


Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 1995548

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?

At the Sioux Falls VA Health Care System (SFVAHCS), we strive to hire only the best! Working with and for America's Veterans is a privilege, and we pride ourselves on the quality of care we provide. In return for your commitment to quality health care for our nation's Veterans, VA offers an incomparable benefits package. No state income tax. The SFVAHCS is a teaching hospital providing a full range of patient care service, with state-of-the-art technology as well as education and research. Care is provided to eligible veterans in eastern South Dakota, northwestern Iowa, and southwestern Minnesota. Comprehensive health care is provided through primary care, tertiary care, and long-term care in the areas of medicine, surgery, psychiatry, physical medicine and rehabilitation, neurology, oncology, dentistry, geriatrics, and transitional care.

The SFVAHCS is part of VA Midwest Healthcare System (VISN 23), which includes facilities in Minnesota, North Dakota, Iowa, Nebraska, and South Dakota. Every job at the VA impacts the Veterans that we serve. You can be part of that team, helping to make sure that our Veterans receive the top-quality care they deserve. As a VA professional nurse, your opportunities are endless. With many openings in the multiple functions of VA, you will have a wide range of opportunities at your fingertips. Not only is it the largest, most technologically advanced integrated health care system in the nation, but we also provide many other services to Veterans through the Benefits Administration and National Cemeteries. VA professionals feel good about their careers and their ability to balance work and home life. VA offers generous paid time off and a variety of predictable and flexible scheduling opportunities. For more information on the Department of Veterans Affairs, go to http://www.vacareers.va.gov/

The procedures outlined in AFGE Master Agreement, Article 23, Section 8 will be followed. First consideration will be given to current Sioux Falls VAHCS employees.

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.

Requires Filing a Financial Disclosure Report: No


The Sioux Falls VA Health Care System is currently recruiting for a Full-time, Permanent, Nurse Practitioner. This position will be located in the Primary and Specialty Medicine Service Line in the Endocrinology clinic. As a Nurse Practitioner, you are responsible for the following duties to include, but not limited to:

  • Leads and organizes delivery of care to assure continuity of care and peer accountability for practice, including access to care and discharge planning.
  • Displays courtesy, empathy, tact, and respect for Veterans, families/significant others, and hospital staff.
  • Collaborates with Veterans, families, health care practitioners, and health care leaders in policy and program development, implementation, and evaluation, as well as in the delivery of care.
  • Provides comprehensive management of the complex diabetic population, including oversight of the insulin pump program.
  • Provides expertise and provides leadership to support the facility's American Diabetes Association accreditation.
  • Serves as an expert in complex diabetic management, educating and mentoring staff.
  • Performs as a Licensed Independent Practitioner (LIP) under approved privileges.
  • Manages new and unstable insulin pump patients.
  • Approves all new initiation of Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) therapy and interprets CGM data and adjusts the treatments as indicated.
  • Manages chronic endocrine patients.
  • Approves all new initiation of CGM therapy based upon VHA guidelines.
  • Reviews and updates Outpatient Diabetes Case Management in collaboration with the Endocrinology staff, facility CDEs and Diabetes Advisory Committee.
  • Serves as facility liaison to external resources as related to diabetic and endocrinology services.
  • Engages in quality improvement projects as needed to ensure sustained quality of care for high-risk populations.
  • Provides endocrinology consultation, including diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the thyroid, parathyroid glands, pancreas, adrenals and pituitary.
  • Serves on the facility's Diabetes Advisory Committee.
  • Serves as a resource to members of the health care team, providing consultation and education as needed.
  • Actively participates in Department level quality improvement processes and initiatives.
  • Performs physical exams and prescribes.
  • Orders and interprets diagnostic tests.

NOTE: Assignment to other areas of the service line, medical center, or other CBOC's may be required. The Nurse Practitioner - Endocrinolgy reports to the Associate Chief of Specialty Medicine and works in collaboration with his/her assigned CORE team, however, assignments may be made to other areas for purposes of cross coverage.

Work Schedule: The tour of duty for this position is routinely five administrative days per week.  Additional information about the tour of duty will be discussed in the interview.

Functional Statement: Nurse Practitioner - Endocrine

Supervisory Status


Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • For training or to Community Based Outpatient Clinics

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


Kristl C. Bryant
Phone: (605)336-3230x6852


VHA Sioux Falls HCS
Department of Veterans Affairs
2501 West 22nd Street
Sioux Falls

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

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