Contract Buy Out Program: This position may be eligible for the Physician/Provider Contract Buy Out Program (CBOP), this authorizes VHA to buy out service contracts (Locum agreements, loan repayments, sign-on bonus contracts, Physician-owned practices) in exchange for employment at certain rural/highly rural facilities for a period of obligated service (min 4 yrs). For additional information & eligibility requirements contact the VHA Contract Buy Out Program Manager - email@example.com Applicants pending the completion of educational or certification/licensure requirements may be referred and tentatively selected but may not be hired until all requirements are met. Basic Requirements: United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy. English Language Proficiency. In accordance with 38 U.S.C. 7402(d), no person shall serve in direct patient care positions unless they are proficient in basic written and spoken English. Graduate of a school of professional nursing approved by one of the following accrediting bodies at the time the program was completed by the applicant: The Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) or The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). The approving official may authorize a waiver of the requirement for ACEN or CCNE accreditation of any degree in nursing provided the college or university has regional accreditation from an accrediting body recognized by the Department of Education at the time of the candidate's graduation and the composite qualifications of the applicant warrant such consideration. OR The completion of coursework equivalent to a nursing degree in a MSN Bridge Program that qualifies for professional nursing registration constitutes the completion of an approved course of study of professional nursing. Students should submit the certificate of professional nursing to sit for the NCLEX to the VA along with a copy of the MSN transcript. (Reference VA Handbook 5005, Appendix G6) OR In cases of graduates of foreign schools of professional nursing, possession of a current, full, active and unrestricted registration will meet the requirement for graduation from an approved school of professional nursing. Master's or Doctoral Degree from a program accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing or the Commission (ACEN-Formerly NCLAC) or the Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). Current, full, active, and unrestricted registration as a graduate professional nurse in a State, Territory or Commonwealth (i.e., Puerto Rico) of the United States, or the District of Columbia. Nurse Practitioners must be licensed or otherwise recognized as a nurse practitioner in a State and maintain full and current certification as a nurse practitioner from the American Nurses Association or another nationally recognized certifying body. The certification must be in the specialty to which the individual is being appointed or selected. Preferred Experience and Certifications: Experience in Family/Internal Medicine, Family NP, Acute Care NP, Acute-Geri NP Minimum of two (2) years clinical experience providing care to the adult population Grade Determinations: The following criteria must be met in determining the grade assignment of candidates, and if appropriate, the level within a grade: Nurse I Level III - Master's degree in nursing (MSN) or related field with a BSN and no additional nursing practice/experience. Nurse II - Master's degree in nursing or related field with a BSN and approximately 1-2 year's of nursing practice/experience; OR a Doctoral degree in nursing or meets basic requirements for appointment and has doctoral degree in a related field with no additional nursing practice/experience required. Nurse III - Master's degree in nursing or related field with BSN and approximately 2-3 year's of nursing practice/experience; OR a Doctoral degree and approximately 2-3 year's of nursing practice/experience. Note regarding MSN degrees: If your MSN was obtained via a Bridge Program that qualifies for professional nursing registration, a BSN is not required. Reference: VA Regulations, specifically VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G-6 Nurse Qualification Standard. This can be found in the local Human Resources Office. Physical Requirements: Moderate lifting, 15-44 pounds; reaching above shoulder; Use of fingers; Both hands requires; Walking and Standing (8 hours); Kneeling (8 hours); Repeated bending (8 hours); Both legs required; Both eyes required; Depth perception; Ability to distinguish basic colors and shades of colors; Hearing (aid may be permitted). Environmental Factors: Working closely with others; working alone. ["Roseburg is the heart of the scenic and recreational paradise known as the Land of Umpqua and Eugene is the 2nd most populous city in Oregon after Portland (an also referred to as the 'Emerald City'). Roseburg (Home | City of Roseburg), Eugene (Eugene, OR Website | Official Website (eugene-or.gov)), North Bend (Coastal community- City of North Bend, Oregon - Official Website (northbendoregon.us)) and Brookings (Southern Coast; Brookings, OR - Official Website | Official Website) offer an abundant of outdoor adventures and experiences that is bordered by picturesque rivers and lush valleys. Roseburg, Oregon is known for its 359 miles of streams along the north and south forks of the Umpqua River. The Roseburg area reflects small-town values, has dedicated business leaders and a strong education system from K-12 to our local community college. The community possesses a hardworking, well-trained workforce. These characteristics have proved instrumental in drawing new residents and companies to the region, while keeping families here for generations. Moreover, you will find the college culture, focus on the arts, recreational activities, scenic views, coastal charm and green activism inviting and authentic. Come explore the Northwest while taking care of our wonderful Veterans! VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package: VA Nurse Total Rewards Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: May be authorized for highly qualified applicants EDRP Authorized: 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. Contact V20CompensationTeam@va.gov and VHAEDRPProgramSupport@VA.gov , the EDRP Coordinator for questions/assistance. Learn more. Duties (but not limited to): The primary purpose of the nurse practitioner (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 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. Core elements of performance include but are not limited to panel management, care of walk in patients, triage patient phone calls, secure messaging, knowledge and active participation in clinic/program level quality improvement processes and initiatives as well as customer service programs. Will also influence care outcomes by providing expert consultation and guidance to nursing staff within the field of his/her specialty and by implementing improvements in health care delivery systems. Assess, plan, implement, and evaluate the total health care of a specialized patient population. Resolves unusual or unique care problems or situations for the panel, program, or service which require analytical, interpretive, and constructive thinking. Has prescriptive authority within the panel of patients. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm Compressed/Flexible: Available Telework: Not available. Virtual: This is not a virtual position."]
The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) is the largest integrated health care system in the United States, providing care at 1,321 health care facilities, including 172 VA Medical Centers and 1,138 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics) to over 9 million Veterans enrolled in the VA health care program. At VA Long Beach Healthcare System, our health care teams are deeply experienced and guided by the needs of Veterans, their families, and caregivers. Our medical center provides primary care and specialty health services, including cardiology, mental health care, treatment for spinal cord injuries and disorders, suicide prevention, women’s health services, and more.