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Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner Job in SHERIDAN, WY

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Location:
SHERIDAN, WY
Date:
12/11/2017
2017-12-112018-01-09
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Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner Job in SHERIDAN, WY

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner Job in SHERIDAN, WY

Vacancy No. Department Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Salary $70,815.00 to $123,573.00 Grade 00 to 00
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 11/20/2017 Close Date 12/15/2017
Who may apply Public
Locations:
SHERIDAN, WY

Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)

Overview

  • Open & closing dates

    11/20/2017 to 12/15/2017

  • Salary

    $70,815 to $123,573 per year

  • Pay scale & grade

    VN 00

  • Work schedule

    Full-Time

  • Appointment type

    Permanent

Location

2 vacancies in the following location:

Relocation expenses reimbursed

No

Announcement number

CBBQ-10085704-18-HMR-BU

Control number

484895300

  • Duties

    Duties

    Summary

    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?

    The function of the Nurse Practitioner (NP), Psychiatric and Mental Health is the designated responsible practitioner (with attending backup) who is physically present at the Sheridan, Wyoming VA facility to promote standards of practice to ensure patient safety and to optimize outcomes while providing on-site inpatient/outpatient coverage. The NP ensures complete availability during their tour of duty. The NP will provide coverage to the following areas but is not limited to: outpatients seen in the Mental Health Clinic, inpatient units and tele health appointments at the various CBOC's. The NP may be requested by the Chief of Staff or the ACOS, Mental Health to assist with providing coverage when other care providers may be absent.

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    Responsibilities

    The NP consults with the on-call psychiatrist regarding mental health patients.

    Delivers holistic and comprehensive patient focused mental health services as the primary provider or as a case manager of selected groups of patients utilizing the nursing process which includes: Assessment, Diagnosis, Planning, Implementation and Evaluation and modification based upon the response to the plan of care. Consults with a Psychiatrist as needed to provide appropriate care of patients.

    Serves as a mental health care provider, prescribing and monitoring the implementation of pharmacological and psychotherapeutic interventions, which include antipsychotic, anti anxiety, psycho stimulant, and antidepressant medications.

    Provides psychotherapy, crisis intervention, brief problem solving, and counseling to Veterans, families and groups for the treatment and management of substance abuse, psychotic disorders, stress disorders, and other psychiatric disorders including dementia.

    Orders and interprets laboratory tests.

    Initiates requests for consultation services with specialty care, psychiatry, psychology, social work, and neurology.

    Assists with providing mental health care to patients on the inpatient units and outpatient Mental Health clinic during their tours of duty.

    Serves as a case manager for selected patients optimizing patient outcomes while providing cost effective care across the continuum of care.

    Responds to each unscheduled fire alarm and to all emergency situations, catastrophic occurrences, including disaster drills.

    Responds to all Code II situations.

    Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 7:30am to 4:00pm
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not Required

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    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/484895300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.


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