Job opening: Nurse Practitioner (Clinical Practice Manager)
Salary: $102 136 - 179 791 per year
Published at: Aug 09 2023
Employment Type: Full-time
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.
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The NP CPM will be responsible with the Clinical Nurse Manager for the daily operations of the assigned practice group. The incumbent will be the first line supervisor within their practice group. The NP CPM will be a member of the Primary Care Division Management Team, including both the CPM Management Group and the Primary Care Operations Group and be responsible for assigned clinical leadership duties.The NP CPM will have responsibility for providing primary care to a defined panel or primary care patients. The NP CPM will work with other divisions within the medical center to achieve compliance with internal and external regulatory and accreditation standards, such as TJC and OSHA.
The NP CPM is responsible for working with Primary Care Division and other divisions within the medical center to achieve quality care standards, productivity targets, efficiency and process improvement, patient satisfaction goals, accessibility to care standards, and meet performance targets, including External Peer Review Program (EPRP) and Advanced Clinic Access (ACA) measures.
VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package: VA Nurse Total Rewards
Recruitment Incentive (Sign-on Bonus): May be authorized
EDRP Authorized: Contact Contact [email protected]
and [email protected]
the EDRP Coordinator for questions/assistance. Education Debt Reduction Program (Student Loan Repayment): Learn more.
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 7:00am to 5:30pm
Telework: Available (ad-hoc, per agency needs)
Virtual: This is not a virtual position.
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.
United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy.
English Language Proficiency. In accordance with 38 U.S.C. 7402(d), no person shall serve in direct patient care positions unless they are proficient in basic written and spoken English.
Graduate of a school of professional nursing approved 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). The approving official may authorize a waiver of the requirement for ACEN or CCNE accreditation of any degree in nursing provided the college or university has regional accreditation from an accrediting body recognized by the Department of Education at the time of the candidate's graduation and the composite qualifications of the applicant warrant such consideration. 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.
Master's or Doctoral Degree from a program accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing or the Commission (ACEN-Formerly NCLAC) or the Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).
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.
Nurse Practitioners must be licensed or otherwise recognized as a nurse practitioner in a State and maintain full and current certification as a nurse practitioner from the American Nurses Association or another nationally recognized certifying body. The certification must be in the specialty to which the individual is being appointed or selected.
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 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.
Note regarding MSN degrees: If your MSN was obtained via a Bridge Program that qualifies for professional nursing registration, a BSN is not required.
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: Moderate lifting, 15-44 pounds; Moderate carrying, 15-44 pounds; Straight pulling (0.5 hrs); Pushing (0.5 hrs); Reaching above shoulder; Use of fingers; Both hands required; Walking (4 hrs); Kneeling (0.5 hrs); Ability for rapid mental and muscular coordination; Depth perception; Ability to distinguish basic colors; Hearing (aid may be permitted); Mental & Emotional stability required.
Environmental Factors: Working closely with others.
- Address VA Portland Health Care System
3710 Southwest US Veterans Hospital Road
Portland, OR 97239
- Name: Mary Smith
- Phone: 202-745-8000 X55169
- Email: [email protected]