The Nurse Practitioner (NP) practices in the Residential Rehabilitation Treatment Program within the Mental Health Service Line at White City, OR. The NP provides direct patient care for veterans receiving care within the mental health residential rehabilitation treatment program (MHRRTP}. The Nurse Practitioner duties includes but not limited to: Comprehensive medical assessment and diagnostic services; Education regarding physical health disorders and best practice approaches; Provides comprehensive assessment of veterans at imminent risk of harm to self and/or others, and facilitates admission for acute psychiatric hospitalization when necessary; Provides direct patient care through evidence-based pharmacology; Provides direct patient care through ordering monitoring and responding to all necessary lab and radiological assessments; Responsible for the initiation of appropriate healthcare consults and referrals for all direct care patients as applicable; Consultation to healthcare providers about assessment findings and treatment plan to ensure that care is coordinated, collaborative, and integrated within the medical system; Develops implements and documents within the medical record for all direct care patients as indicated and appropriate; Complies with service line documentation requirements; Adheres to facility and service line policies and practices for the delivering direct patient care. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 08:00 am - 4:30 pm Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.