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 The primary purpose of the Neurology Clinic APRN position is to demonstrate proficiency in practice to manage complex patient care. The Neurology Clinic APRN has advanced knowledge and skills in the assessment and management of the physical and psychological problems of the population by which he/she serves. Utilizing a patient-centered model of care approach for delivery of services, the APRN will either have a scope of practice which guides their individual practice or be granted full practice authority in accordance with the By-Laws for the Medical Staff. The care delivery for the Neurology Clinic APRN will be performed in conjunction with the inter-professional team members and includes management of the patients assigned under his/her care and the APRN will provide comprehensive care to meet that patient's needs. This can include but is not limited to assessment of the patient's current condition, the status of any known chronic illness, diagnosis of any new illnesses, and prescribing appropriate treatment and therapies (including medications) in accordance with either his/her scope of practice or credentialing authority by the Chief Of Staff. The Neurology Clinic APRN is responsible for applying all relevant clinical guidelines when recommending care, and provides recommendations based on these nationally recognized standards. He/she may be required to cover other providers when needed or perform any number of functions as a member of the healthcare team. He/she provides care in a non-judgmental, non-discriminatory manner that is sensitive to the adult or elderly patient and family's diversity, preserving their autonomy, dignity and rights. The Neurology Clinic APRN focuses on problems, initiates referrals to other disciplines and/or services as appropriate. He/she accurately documents in the medical record patient findings, assessments, and care provided. He/she assigns staff to provide care based on staff competencies and identifies priorities to ensure safe and effective patients care. He/she demonstrates and/or verbalizes correct responses to emergencies as well as initiates effective action in emergencies. Neurology Clinic APRN demonstrates understanding of infection control precautions appropriate for the patient population. He/she participates/ leads unit-based shared governance, performance improvement and safety initiatives. Work Schedule: Monday thru Friday. Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
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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.