skip to main content

Important Notice

It appears you are using an older version of your browser. While some functions will be available, Delaware JobLink works best with a modern browser such as the ones provided by:

Please download and install the latest version of the browser of your choice. We apologize for any inconvenience.



Nurse Practitioner (Primary Care) Open Continuous

Click the Facebook, Google+ or LinkedIn icons to share this job with your friends or contacts. Click the Twitter icon to tweet this job to your followers. Click the link button to view the URL of the job, which then can be copied and pasted into an e-mail or other document.

Job Details
Job Order Number
JC140685842
Company Name
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Physical Address

Wilmington, DE 19806
Job Description

Nurse Practitioner (Primary Care) Open Continuous
=============

  1. Department of Veterans Affairs

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration

Overview
-——-

- ##### Open & closing dates

03/29/2019 to 08/30/2019

- ##### Service

Excepted

- ##### Pay scale & grade

VN 00

- ##### Salary

$78,708 to $131,207 per year

- ##### Appointment type

Permanent

- ##### Work schedule

Full-Time

Location
-——-

1 vacancy in the following location:

-

Wilmington, DE 1 vacancy

  1. Relocation expenses reimbursed

No

  1. Telework eligible

No

- Duties
-—-

  1. Summary

Recruitment Incentives are not Authorized.

This Open Continuous Announcement is for full-time Primary Care
Nurse Practitioners to work in various locations as needed.

Learn more about this agency

  1. Responsibilities

The Wilmington VA Medical Center is seeking a full-time Primary Care
Nurse Practitioner to provide care to patients at various locations
located in Wilmington, Delaware or our Community Based Outpatient
Clinics (CBOCs) located in Kent County Delaware, Sussex County,
Delaware, Vineland, New Jersey, Northfield, New Jersey and Cape May,
New Jersey. The responsibilities of this position include:

- Works as a member of a primary care team consisting of clerical
staff, nurses, physicians, social workers, and clinical
pharmacists.
- Provides or coordinates all aspects of the patient’s care
including preventive, urgent, and routine care including women’s
healthcare.
- Must meet access, quality, efficiency, satisfaction, and other
standards of performance established by the Veterans Health
Administration.
- This position may include participation in the provision of
telemedicine care to outlying communities as well as occasional
travel to other VA clinics to provide clinical coverage.
- This position may also support residency training of affiliated
medical universities and programs.

Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.,
however the schedule is subject to change based on patient or
facility needs.
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

  1. Travel Required

Not required

  1. Supervisory status

No

  1. Promotion Potential

00

- #### Job family (Series)

0610 Nurse

  1. Similar jobs

- Healthcare Practitioners, All Other
- Nurse Practitioners
- Practitioners, Healthcare, All Other
- Practitioners, Nurse

- Requirements
-————-

  1. Conditions of Employment

- You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply for this job
- Designated and/or random drug testing required
- Selective Service Registration is required for males born after
12/31/1959
- You may be required to serve a probationary period
- Subject to a background/security investigation
- Must be proficient in written and spoken English
- Selected applicants will be required to complete an online
onboarding process
- Must pass pre-employment physical examination

  1. Qualifications

To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements
by the closing date of this announcement, 08/30/2019.
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.
- Graduate of a school of professional nursing approved by the
appropriate State-accrediting agency and accredited 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). In cases of graduates of foreign
schools of professional nursing, possession of current, full,
active and unrestricted registration will meet the requirement
of graduation from an approved school of professional nursing.
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.
- 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.

Preferred Experience: Primary Care Experience Preferred.

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 I – An Associate Degree (ADN) or Diploma in
Nursing, with no additional nursing practice/experience
required.
- Nurse I Level II – An ADN or Diploma in Nursing and
approximately 1 year of nursing practice/experience; OR an ADN
or Diploma in Nursing and a bachelor’s degree in a related field
with no additional nursing practice/experience; OR a Bachelor’s
of Science in Nursing (BSN) with no additional nursing
practice/experience.
- Nurse I Level III – An ADN or Diploma in Nursing and
approximately 2-3 years of nursing practice/experience; OR an
ADN or Diploma in Nursing and a Bachelor’s degree in a related
field and approximately 1-2 years of nursing
practice/experience; OR a BSN with approximately 1-2 years of
nursing practice/experience; OR a Master’s degree in nursing
(MSN) or related field with a BSN and no additional nursing
practice/experience.
- Nurse II – A BSN with approximately 2-3 years of nursing
practice/experience; OR ADN or Diploma in Nursing and a
Bachelor’s degree in a related field and approximately 2-3
year’s of nursing practice/experience; OR a 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.

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: The physical requirements of this
position include lifting, prolonged standing and sitting, frequent
bending, walking (distance), climbing (steps, ladder, etc, reaching
(overhead, extensive/repetitive), repetitive motion and stooping.
The mental/sensory requirements include recall, reasoning,
problem-solving, hearing, speaking clearly, writing legibly,
keyboarding, reading and logical thinking. The environment’s pace
can vary from steady to a sometimes fast pace requiring handling of
multiple priorities, frequent, sometimes intense customer
interactions, and the ability to adapt to frequent changes in a
sometimes noisy environment. There may be the need to use personal
protective equipment to prevent exposure to disease, illness and
hazardous materials.

  1. Education

IMPORTANT: A transcript must be submitted with your application
if you are basing all or part of your qualifications on education.

Note: Only education or degrees recognized by the U.S.
Department of Education from accredited colleges, universities,
schools, or institutions may be used to qualify for Federal
employm


To view full details and how to apply, please login or create a Job Seeker account.