Certified Registered Nurse (rn) Practitioner Job in ALTOONA, PA

Vacancy No. CAYK-10483521-19-ES Department Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Salary $94,178.00 to $136,522.00 Grade 00 to 00
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 4/23/2019 Close Date 4/22/2020
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  • Open & closing dates

    Opening and closing dates 04/23/2019 to 04/22/2020

  • Service


  • Pay scale & grade

    VN 00

  • Salary

    $94,178 to $136,522 per year

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  • Work schedule



1 vacancy in the following location:

Relocation expenses reimbursed


Telework eligible


This job is open to

Clarification from the agency

This position will be open until filled. Applicants who apply before May 6, 2019 will be among the first group to be referred. The announcement will be removed from USA Jobs when a selection has been made.

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  • Duties



    The James E. Van Zandt VA Medical Center consists of a parent site, located in Altoona, PA and 5 community based outpatient clinics (CBOCs) located in DuBois, Huntingdon, Indiana, Johnstown & State College, PA. The medical center serves Veterans from a 14 county area in Central PA, providing exceptional health care in the areas of Acute Care, Behavioral Health, Diagnostic Services, Urgent Care, Long Term Care, Pharmacy, Primary Care, Social Services, Specialty Care & Women's Health.

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    This position is assigned to the Primary Care Service at the James E. Van Zandt VA Medical Center, a secondary care facility with 11 acute beds and a 40 bed Nursing Home Care Unit, and five Community Based Outpatient Clinics. The duty station is Altoona, Pennsylvania. The duties for this position include, but are not limited to: all primary care needs, including acute and chronic illness, women's health, gender specific, mental health, and preventive care, along with coordination of care delivery. Demonstrated knowledge and competence in area of practice to include pap smears, epidemiological principles, infectious disease, adult education principles, and patient care practices.

    Work Schedule: Tour of duty is varying daylight hours, Monday through Friday; however, weekend and evening hours may occur when Veteran needs arise. Travel to Altoona VAMC and other CBOCs as needed if staffing needs arise but at the time of travel the individual will be reimbursed according to local guidelines.

    Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

    Telehealth: Knowledge of Telehealth processes and procedures.

    EDRP: This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan reimbursement program. To participate in the program, you must meet specific individual eligibility requirements in accordance with VHA Policy 1021 and submit your application within four months of appointment. The final award amount (up to $200,000) and eligibility period (one to five years) is determined by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Service office.

    Please note: This position may be filled either by a CRNP from this vacancy announcement or a Physician Assistant from another vacancy announcement.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel to VAMC Altoona, and other CBOCs as needed.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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