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Job Title: Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner-Dermatology
Company Name: Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Location: Richmond, VA
Position Type: Full-Time
Post Date: 07/15/2020
Expire Date: 08/27/2020
Job Categories: Healthcare, Practitioner and Technician, Human Resources, Information Technology, Medical
Job Description
Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner-Dermatology
Applicants pending the completion of educational or certification/licensure requirements may be referred and tentatively selected but may not be hired until all requirements are met. 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. Must have a bachelor's degree from a Physician Assistant Training Program which is certified by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA) OR graduation from a PA training program of at least 12 months duration which is certified by ARC-PA and a bachelor's degree in a health care occupation or a health related science OR graduation from a PA training program of at least 12 months duration which is certified by ARC-PA and a period of progressively responsible health care experience such as an independent duty medical corpsmen, licensed practical nurse, registered nurse, medical technologist or medical technician. The duration of approved academic training and health care experience must total at least 5 years. Must be certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA). Master's degree from an NLN or CCNE accredited Nurse Practitioner program National Certification as a Nurse Practitioner Current, full, unrestricted license as a Registered Nurse State approval to practice as an NP Must be proficient in spoken and written English as required by 38 USC 7402(d), 7407(d). Preferred Experience: Minimum of at least two years of successful practice as a Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner providing medical care to patients Demonstrated ability to work effectively with other disciplines Demonstrated excellence in written/verbal communication and time management Demonstrated ability to use computer systems in support of patient care delivery At least one-year experience with Dermatology Grade Determinations: The following criteria must be met in determining the grade assignment of candidates, and if appropriate, the level within a grade: Preferred Level of Education Physician Assistant Masters in Physician Assistant Nurse Practitioner MSN with Adult, Family or Geriatric NP or DNP ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Preferred Certification(s) BLS (PA and NP) Geriatric NP (Nurse Practitioner) References: VA Handbook 5005 Appendix G The full performance level of this vacancy is VN-603-13 The actual grade at which an applicant may be selected for this vacancy is the VN-603-13 for the Physician Assistant. For the Nurse Practitioner 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 and approximately 2-3 year's of nursing practice/experience. 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 work requires some standing, bending, and lifting up to 25lbs as well as wearing fluoroscopy protective equipment. Near vision correctable at 13" to 16"; far vision correctable in one eye to 20/20 and to 20/40 in the other; eye and hand coordination; ability to distinguish basic colors; hearing (aid permitted). Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding process. The incumbent must have the ability to stand and walk for prolonged periods of time to interact with the patients and/or to perform procedures.
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Company Name: Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Website:https://www.usajobs.gov:443/GetJob/ViewDetails/573487800?utm_source=VHA&utm_medium=Job%20Board&utm_campaign=HBCU
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