The two (2) Nurse Practitioner (NP) positions are located in the VISN 1 Clinical Contact Center (CCC). The position may be located at any VISN 1 campus. The positions are full-time, 40-hour per week. The CCC Nurse Practitioner's provide over the telephone/VA Video Connect (VVC) and soon to be deployed chat evaluation and management of patients with symptoms. The CCC provides service to veterans from VISN 1 New England Healthcare System, as well as state of the art telephone care service to veterans 24-hours, 7-days a week. Tele-medicine/VVC duties include, but are not limited to: symptom analysis and management ordering labs and diagnostic tests medication prescription and adjustment medication reviews and adherence reviews patient education Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm; schedule may be adjusted as required Compressed/Flexible: Not Authorized Telework: Available as determined by agency policy Virtual: This is not a virtual position. Functional Statement #: PDF03095/F03133/F03134 Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized Permanent Change of Station (PCS): Not Authorized Financial Disclosure Report: Not required Notifications: -This is an American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) Bargaining Unit position. -Selectee must reside within VISN 1 Healthcare System -Selectee may be required to work at any VISN 1 Healthcare System campus as needed. -This position is covered by a special rate. -Current or former employees must submit copies of their most recent Sf-50, (Notice of Personnel Action). The SF-50 must identify the position title, series, grade, step, tenure and type of service (Competitive or Excepted). In some cases, more than one SF-50 may be required to show a higher grade previously held. -This position is in the Excepted Service. -The Professional Standards Board (a peer-review group) will recommend the grade and salary for new appointments based on the candidate's education and experience. For internal selectees being promoted, the board will determine grade and HR will determine step in accordance with policy. -Veterans preference does not apply for other current permanent Federal agency employees.
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.