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 position is with the Home Based Primary Care, Geriatrics & Extended Care Service Line. The Department of Veterans Affairs, Geriatrics and Extended Care offers a very comprehensive array of Long Term Care Services for Veterans and their family members in its Medical Center, in the community in the Veteran's home or other community non institutional settings. The advanced practice registered nurse (APRN) will be assigned to this department and will be responsible for providing prescriptive authority and provides care for an identified patient panel independently or in collaboration with a physician. Core functions include diagnosing and treating acute and chronic health care problems, performing adult care check-ups, and prescribing medication and treatments. Teaches health promotion and disease prevention to patients. Includes other duties as assigned. Work Schedule: Full-time and Part-time shifts available, Tour TBD 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.