Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Quality Care Our Heroes Deserve
Now is the time to take your career to the next level and become part of the high-caliber talent that is VA. Experience what 300,000 current VA employees already have state-of-the art practice settings, access to the latest technology, a multi-disciplinary team environment and the opportunity to provide the men and women who have bravely served this country with the finest patient care, benefits and customer satisfaction. And with VA Patient Satisfaction Scores leading the healthcare industry, youll be joining one of the most respected facilities in the Nation.
We are currently recruiting for a full-time, Nurse Practitioner in our Urology Department The Urology Nurse Practitioner will diagnose and treat a patientâ??s urologic health problems; perform histories, physicals and health assessments; case manage, coordinate, document and deliver care. He/she will provide education and counseling to patients and families about genito-urinary conditions; order and execute medical regimens; and perform procedures, such as urinary catheterization; participate in the interdisciplinary health care team and as a resource and consultant; and serve on hospital committees to plan and implement the health care needs of consumers. The candidate will demonstrate leadership, experience and creative approaches to the management complex vulnerable populations. Requires flexibility in schedule assignments, as this is a 24/7 hospital. Functions as a licensed independent provider in Urology. Participates in Outreach and In-reach events and serves as a clinical leader of specialty nursing practice. Collaborates with the inter-professional team to provide and improve care for women veterans. Participates in Interdisciplinary Planning â?? Discharge Conferences. Cares for patients from age 18 through adulthood and geriatrics; Responsibilities include ordering diagnostic and laboratory test; leading and organizing care to assure continuity peer accountability. Access to care and discharge planning. Uses advanced clinical knowledge/judgment to promote staff involvement in planning, decision-making, and evaluating outcomes. Functions as an expert in gento-urology clinical practice and/or areas related to the assigned roles and responsibilities. Systematically evaluates current practices, and formulates outcome or groups of patients and/or organizational processes within an area of expertise. Guides, develops and supports staff from a leadership perspective. Uses professional standard of care and practice and scientific evidence to evaluate programs and/or service activities
Bring your expertise to VA and be valued as part of a team that is recognized and respected for significant contributions to medicine. Youâ??ll enjoy a patient-focused environment, terrific benefits and incentives, and the ability to practice at any VA facility in the country.
VA needs new employees with a wide variety of skills and professions.Whatever the job title, every position in VA will give you a chance to make a meaningful and personal contribution to the lives of some truly special and deserving people.Working for VA is one of the most emotionally satisfying and professionally rewarding ways to dedicate the best within you to your country's service.Those who a...lready work at VA feel privileged to assist the men and women who have defended our country. Gratitude is our motivation and service is our mission.The Department of Veterans Affairs is much more than just another employer. It is an honorable, open and welcoming community of those who care. America's veterans need you.