To fulfill President Lincoln's promise – "To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan" – by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans.
The Greenville VA Health Care Clinic (HCC), which is located at 401 Moye Boulevard, Greenville, NC 27834, opened in January 2014. It operates as a satellite facility of the Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center.The Greenville VA HCC houses primary care, specialty care, mental health, prosthetics, women's health, audiology, optometry, dental, pharmacy, radiology, laboratory services, and physical/occupational-therapy services. The Greenville HCC plans to add procedures such as endoscopy in 2015. The Greenville HCC serves 10,058 patients and has a rapidly growing patient base. The Greenville HCC enjoys a growing partnership with East Carolina University (ECU).
Greenville is home to 27,000 students who attend ECU, which offers a wide range of cultural and sporting events, including musical concerts, theatrical and dance productions, travel films and lectures. The Greenville Museum of Art displays local art, as well as rotating exhibitions. Theater performances are also beginning to emerge in Greenville. Local groups such as the Greenville Theater Project and the Magnolia Arts Center offer outlets for both performers and audiences alike. Many restaurants offer live entertainment on weekends. Uptown Greenville is a non-profit revitalization project that promotes numerous events in the downtown district. One of the most anticipated annual events in the downtown area of Greenville is the large annual Halloween street party. Greenville is located 80 miles from the Crystal Coast Beaches, including Atlantic Beach, Emerald Isle, historic Beaufort and Morehead City. We are also within commuting distance of the waterfront towns of Washington and New Bern. Greenville is also located 80 miles east of the capital city, Raleigh.
VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply. The health related positions in VA are covered by Title 38, and are not covered by the Schedule A excepted appointment authority.
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This Position is located in Morehead City, NC
The PACT (Patient Aligned Care
Team) Registered Nurse will function as a primary care nurse in support of the
physician or mid-level providers. Duties
will include, but not be limited to, oversight of nursing staff, patient
intake, documentation, point of care testing and health screening. The RN will assess, triage, take histories
and document conditions and concerns for veterans presenting to the clinic in
person and via the telephone. The
clinical nurse will coordinate care through the health continuum. Patient/health education, health coaching and
health promotion are integral functions of the role. Clinical areas to cover
are primary care nurse
groups, telehealth, Diabetes, HTN, Nurse clinic, Anticoagulation clinic, and
The Registered Nurse will rotate
primarily through the Mental Health area and will coordinate care to veterans with a
variety of psychiatric diagnoses. The
major diagnosis reasons for follow-up care would include the following: recent psychoses, substance abuse and
dependence disorders, post-traumatic stress disorders (PTSD), organic disorders
and neuroses. Veterans are provided
therapeutic modalities through group therapy or education, one-to-one education
and/or counseling and medication management.
The interdisciplinary team will discuss care planning and future needs
of veterans in the outpatient setting.
Allied health team providers provide psychological testing and
counseling, social services, vocational counseling, and recreational therapy if
needed as consults. The nursing needs of
patients are evaluated using the nursing process and care is individualized
through interdisciplinary approaches of care.
Four Most Common Patient
Problems Requiring Nursing Care:
2. Substance Abuse
3. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
Tour of Duty: Monday through Saturday, 8 hour tours between the hours of 7am - 6pm.