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Nurse Practitioner Mental Health Job in DETROIT, MI

Nurse Practitioner Mental Health Job in DETROIT, MI

Vacancy No. Department Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Salary $61,285.00 to $123,748.00 Grade 00 to 00
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 10/3/2017 Close Date 10/23/2017
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  • Open & closing dates

    10/03/2017 to 10/23/2017

  • Salary

    $61,285 to $123,748 per year

  • Pay scale & grade

    VN 00

  • Work schedule

    Full-Time - Full Time

  • Appointment type

    Permanent - Excepted Service Permanent


2 vacancies in the following location:

Relocation expenses reimbursed


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  • Duties




    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 Mental Health Service at the Detroit VA Medical Center is a large inter-professional service that provides comprehensive MH services to Veterans. The Service has several clinical sections and provides a variety of clinical services. The MH Nurse Practitioner position will be primarily based in the outpatient clinic, within the Behavioral Health Inter-professional Program (BHIP). Our BHIP teams include psychiatrists, nurse practitioners, nurses, social workers, psychologists, peer specialists, clinical chaplains, SUD specialists, housing specialists, and trainees from a variety of disciplines. The primary clinical responsibility of the incumbent will involve caring for those with MH and Substance Use disorders within the context of the inter-professional team. This position will include management of a panel of patients (continuity of care) and provision of Same Day Services (non Emergent) within our MH walk in clinic.

    *The incumbent will balance management of a primary case load of Veterans, with providing walk-in services in our general MH clinic. In addition, based on coverage needs, there may be assigned clinical duties within other MH programs, such as Consultation-Liaison, Emergency Psychiatry, Inpatient Psychiatry or integrated MH services.

    *Orders and interprets findings of relevant diagnostic and laboratory tests.
    *Identifies both typical and atypical presentations of psychiatric and medical disorders and other related health problems.

    *Plans care to minimize the development of complications and promote function and quality of life using treatment modalities.*Prescribes psychotropic and medical medications based on clinical indicators of a patient's status, including results of diagnostic and lab tests as appropriate, to treat symptoms of psychiatric and medical disorders and improve functional health status.

    *Collaborates as a member of the interdisciplinary mental health and other health care team(s).
    *Provides consultation to health care providers and others to enhance quality and cost-effective services for patients and to effect change in organizational systems.


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

    Functional Statement Title/#:  NP MH 00361-553

    Travel Required

    25% or less - A valid driver's license is required

    Supervisory status


    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/480926400. 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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