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Registered Nurse (rn) Registered Nurse (rn) Pcmhi Job

Registered Nurse (rn) Registered Nurse (rn) Pcmhi Job

Vacancy No. Department Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Salary $62,685.00 to $113,737.00 Grade 00 to 00
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 10/5/2017 Close Date 10/26/2017
Who may apply Public

Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)


  • Open & closing dates

    10/05/2017 to 10/26/2017

  • Salary

    $62,685 to $113,737 per year

  • Pay scale & grade

    VN 00

  • Work schedule

    Full-Time - Full Time

  • Appointment type

    Permanent - Excepted Service Permanent


4 vacancies in the following locations:

Relocation expenses reimbursed


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  • Duties



    OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise – To care for them who shall have borne the battle, and for their survivors – by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans.

    Salary range depends on location (as well as experience, education, level, etc.).

    Bend/Salem Full Range for RN: $62,685 - $104,498;

    Vancouver, WA Full Range for RN: $67,652 - $113,737

    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 Registered Nurse provides care and counseling of persons or in the promotion and maintenance of health and prevention of illness and injury based upon the nursing process which includes systematic data gathering, assessment, appropriate nursing judgment, and evaluation of human responses to actual or potential health problems through such services as case finding, health teaching, health counseling, provision of care  supportive to or restorative of life and well-being, and executing medical regimens including administering medications and treatments prescribed by a licensed or otherwise legally authorized provider.  The nurse's primary commitment is to the patient, whether an individual, family, group, or community.  The Registered Nurse, as a licensed professional, is responsible and accountable for his/her practice.

    VA Portland Health Care System (VAPORHCS) is a Level 1A major interdisciplinary teaching and tertiary facility with service-lines serving primary care, emergency medicine, medicine, surgery, specialty, psychiatry, physical medicine and rehabilitation, neurology, oncology, dentistry, geriatrics and extended care inpatients and outpatients throughout Oregon and Southwestern Washington.  In addition to two main divisions located in Portland, OR and Vancouver, WA, VAPORHCS operates nine community based outpatient/outreach clinics (CBOCs) and is a consulting and referral center for many patient care specialties not offered at other VHA medical centers within VISN 20.  There is a large outpatient psychiatric population, with admissions for medical co-morbidities.  VAPORHCS operates a Community Resource and Referral Center (CRRC) which serves homeless Veterans in downtown Portland.  The CRRC has a Homeless Patient Aligned Care Team (HPACT) co-located and offers primary care medical services to homeless and formerly homeless Veterans.  Home-Based Primary Care nursing care is also provided through the VAPORHCS catchment area.

    VAPORHCS received its initial Magnet designation in May 2006, re-designation in December 2010, and again in October 2015.

    The incumbent practices as an RN in the Outpatient Mental Health Clinic as a Mental Health Specialist (MHS) Triage Nurse assigned to Primary Care Mental Health Integration (PCMHI) which is co-located with the Primary Care outpatient clinics. The incumbent is responsible for triaging new patient referrals, facilitating follow-up care for established patients, collaborating with treatment providers and managing VAPORHCS Mental Health consults. The RN will co-manage and provide evidenced-based mental health nursing care to Veterans treated in both the Mental Health and Neurosciences Division and Primary Care Division. The incumbent will possess experience in mental health nursing as well as knowledge of VAPORHCS resources and community resources. The incumbent will provide nursing clinical leadership and consultation with tools to improve and sustain the quality and effectiveness of care for depression, anxiety, PTSD, smoking cessation, substance abuse, and other mental health disorders in conjunction with PCMHI and PC providers. Triage case management and consultation may take place individually, in groups and by telephone.

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

    Functional Statement Title/#: Registered Nurse #000000

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    U.S. Citizens and Federal Employees

    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/481369300. 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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