The NP (Nurse Practitioner) practice as the NP in the Primary Care Clinics and may be assigned to clinics located in Portland, Vancouver, Camp Rilea, Bend, Salem, Fairview, The Dalles, West Linn, or Hillsboro. She/he has administrative accountability to the Primary Care Division Clinical Director, Director of Nursing, an Administrative Director. Duties include but are not limited to: Work in collaboration with physicians, nurses, social workers, pharmacist, therapists, nutritionist, psychologist, clerical staff, and others to coordinate and to enhance the quality of care provided for patients. Demonstrate performance and leadership that is broad enough to coordinate medical care for a group of patients. Accountable for the evaluation, management, and coordination of care for a panel of patients under his/her care. Provide comprehensive outpatient primary, preventative and wellness care as well as a spectrum of acute, episodic and end of-life care to Veterans. Initiate consults and referrals, prescribing medication and supplies in accordance with VA policy, VA formulary and State Regulations and formulating, initiating and responsible for documented clinical performance outcomes at the primary care service level. Guide, develop, and support staff from a leadership perspective. Use professional standards of care, scientific evidence, and practice to evaluate programs and/or service activities. Responsible for documented clinical performance outcomes at the primary care service level. Guide, develop, and support staff from a leadership perspective. Use professional standards of care, scientific and evidence based practice to evaluate programs and /or service activities. Integrate Whole Health Initiatives into daily practice. Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 7:00 am to 5:30 pm Financial Disclosure Report: Not required This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan payment reimbursement program. You must meet specific individual eligibility requirements in accordance with VHA policy and submit your EDRP application within four months of appointment. Approval, award amount (up to $200,000) and eligibility period (one to five years) are determined by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Services program office after complete review of the EDRP application. Learn more
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.