The VA Northeast Ohio Healthcare System is recruiting for a Nurse Practitioner for the Carl Nunziato VA Clinic. The Nurse Practitioner will function in Community Outpatient Service. "All applicants tentatively selected for VA employment in a testing designated position are subject to urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use prior to appointment. Applicants who refuse to be tested will be denied employment with VA " The Nurse Practitioner is the leader of a Patient Aligned Care Team (PACT) (physician, RN, LPN, and clerical associate) which provides direct care for Veterans enrolled in Primary Care. The Nurse Practitioner is assigned responsibility for a panel of patients at a specific location. However, the provider may be asked on some occasions to assist in patient care or administrative duties at the main hospital or at another site. The Nurse practitioner, a member of the Outpatient Mental Health Clinic team, is primarily responsible for timely evaluation and management of patients presenting to the Outpatient Mental Health Clinic of the VA Northeast Ohio Healthcare System. The Nurse practitioner works collaboratively in a multi-disciplinary environment to assess, plan, and implement the care of patients with acute and chronic health mental health conditions. The Nurse practitioner promotes self-care and collaborates with patients to establish realistic Recovery-based goals. Nurse practitioner provides direct patient care which includes prescribing medications and adjunctive modalities, psychoeducation, supportive therapy, motivational interviewing and participates in recovery based, interdisciplinary treatment planning. In addition to providing direct patient care the Nurse practitioner also provides family teaching, staff education, consults and collaborates with other health care providers as well as participating in nursing and psychiatry research. The Nurse practitioner serves as an expert practitioner, executing position responsibilities that demonstrate leadership, experience and creative approaches to management of complex patient care. The nurse practitioner adheres to the requirements of the Medical Center and Mental Health standards of practice. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 08:00 AM - 04:30 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.