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Nurse Practitioner Mental Health Job in DETROIT, MI

Nurse Practitioner Mental Health Job in DETROIT, MI

Vacancy No. DESTIMP-10129801-18-MAJ Department Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Salary $62,143.00 to $125,480.00 Grade 00 to 00
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 2/1/2018 Close Date 2/22/2018
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  • Open & closing dates

    02/01/2018 to 02/22/2018

  • Salary

    $62,143 to $125,480 per year

  • Pay scale & grade

    VN 00

  • Work schedule


  • Appointment type



2 vacancies in the following location:

Relocation expenses reimbursed


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  • Duties



    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?

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    The Mental Health Service at the Detroit VA Medical Center is a large inter-professional service that provides comprehensive Mental Health services to Veterans The Service has several clinical sections and provides a variety of clinical services. The Mental Health 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 Mental Health 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 Mental Health Clinic.

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

    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

    Work Schedule: Two positions with two different shifts, to be discussed at interview.
    Monday - Friday 8:00am-4:30pm
    Monday - Friday 1:30pm-10:00pm

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    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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