Advanced Practice Registered Nurse-Nurse Practitioner
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Location: Dallas, Texas
Internal Number: 611404100
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. **This is an Open Continuous Announcement for current, permanent North Texas Health Care System (VANTHCS) Employees for consideration when vacancies occur for Advanced Practice Registered Nurse-Nurse Practitioner. The primary purpose of the Advanced Practice Registered Nurse - Nurse Practitioner (APRN-NP) is to practice to the full extent of their education, training and certification, without the clinical supervision or mandatory collaboration of physicians as a licensed independent practitioner to provide specified medical or other patient care service. The APRN-NP collaborates with other disciplines to develop, implement, and coordinate a system of patient care delivery that promotes communication, teamwork, high quality care, patient satisfaction, positive outcomes, appropriate utilization of resources and cost-effective services. The APRN-NP is a registered nurse with advanced education and clinical experience who demonstrates leadership, experience and creative approaches to management of complex patients and functions in a variety of leadership roles that influence patient care, organizational processes and/or systems to improve overall outcomes. The APRN-NP to be a clinical provider who practices within the Rules and Regulations of the Nursing Practice Act of the state licensure board. The APRN-NP is an expanded role to provide health care to individuals, families, and/or groups in a variety of settings including but not limited to homes, hospitals, institutions, offices, industry, schools, community agencies, public and private clinics, and private practice. The APRN-NP acts independently and/or in collaboration with other health care professionals in the delivery of health care services. Vacancies may occur under the following APRN Specialties: Nurse Practitioner (Cardiology) Nurse Practitioner (Cardio-Thoracic Vascular Surgery) Nurse Practitioner (Dermatology) Nurse Practitioner (Emergency Medicine) Nurse Practitioner (Endocrine) Nurse Practitioner (Gastroenterology) Nurse Practitioner (General Surgery) Nurse Practitioner (Geriatric) Nurse Practitioner (GYN/Women's Health) Nurse Practitioner (Hematology/Oncology) Nurse Practitioner (Infectious Disease) Nurse Practitioner (Internal Medicine) Nurse Practitioner (Mental Health) Nurse Practitioner (Nephrology) Nurse Practitioner (Neurology) Nurse Practitioner (Neurosurgery) Nurse Practitioner (Occupational Health) Nurse Practitioner (Ophthalmology) Nurse Practitioner (Otolaryngology) Nurse Practitioner (Pain Management) Nurse Practitioner (Pulmonary) Nurse Practitioner (Rheumatology) Nurse Practitioner (Urology) Nurse Practitioner (CBOCs) Work Schedule: Tours may vary Telework: Not Available Virtual: This is not a virtual position. Functional Statement #: PD00000 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.