Nurse Practitioner- Home Based Primary Care (HBPC)
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Location: Harrisonburg, Virginia
Internal Number: 616675400
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 HBPC Special Population PACT is a VA home care program that provides comprehensive, interdisciplinary, primary care in the homes of Veterans with serious medical, social, and behavioral conditions for whom routine clinic-based care is not effective or may not be possible. HBPC Special Population PACT furnishes in-home interdisciplinary primary care services to a Veteran where the Veteran is residing. HBPC Special Population PACT serves Veterans as they face the challenges of disability, aging, and chronic disease by providing comprehensive longitudinal home care. HBPC Special Population PACT is designed to serve Veterans through the months and years before death, providing primary care, palliative care, rehabilitation, disease management and coordination of care services. The HBPC team members work interdependently in assessing, planning, problem solving, decision-making, and implementing team tasks. In addition to being a core member of the HBPC interdisciplinary team, the provider collaborates with an HBPC physician and is responsible for: (1) Assuming primary medical responsibility for assigned patients. (2) Delivering care in the home. (3) Assessing care needs of patients and caregivers. (4) Identifying a patient's medical problems and defining the medical management. (5) Prescribing medications and treatment in accordance with their individual scope of practice or delineation of privileges. (6) Determining the need for consultation from subspecialties. (7) Determining the need for, and facilitating admission to, the VA medical facility and other transitions of care. (8) Participating in the development of the individual plan of care at interdisciplinary care meetings for assigned panel of patients. (9) Participating in the development and implementation of HBPC's process for continuous performance improvement. Work Schedule: 8:00am-4:30pm Mon-Fri Telework: Not Available Virtual: This is not a virtual position. Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized EDRP Authorized: Contact Kelli Cromwell, email@example.com, the EDRP Coordinator for questions/assistance 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.