Nurse Practitioner-Primary Care-Float Pool
Company: Association of Clinicians for the Underserved
Location: Missouri City
Posted on: April 4, 2021
Nurse Practitioner-Primary Care-Float Pool Qualifications
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements
by the closing date of this announcement, 04/02/2021.
- 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
- 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
1. Master's Degree in Nursing with NP program completion
2. Certification as an adult or family practice NP by a national
certifying body required.
3. Possession of a current license from a State with full
prescriptive authority and a current DEA is preferred.
4. A minimum of 4 years of advanced practice nursing experience
managing a panel of patients in primary care.
Grade Determinations: The following criteria must be met in
determining the grade assignment of candidates, and if appropriate,
the level within a grade:
- 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.
The Physical requirements of this position include the following
tasks which may be performed intermittently: lifting of up to 50
lbs. (3 hours), sitting (2 hours), standing (4 hours), walking (8
hours), climbing (1 hour), kneeling (3 hours), bending/stooping (3
hours), twisting (2 hours), pushing/pulling (6 hours), simple
grasping (8 hours), fine manipulation (8 hours), reaching above the
shoulder (4 hours), and operating machinery (8 hours).
Participation in the seasonal influenza program is a condition of
employment and a requirement for all Department of Veterans Affairs
Health Care Personnel (HCP). HCP are individuals who, during the
influenza season, work in VHA locations where patients receive care
or who encounter VA patients as part of their duties. VHA locations
include, but are not limited to, VA hospitals and associated
clinics, community living centers (CLCs), community-based
outpatient clinics (CBOCs), domiciliary units, Vet centers and
VA-leased facilities. HCP include all VA licensed and unlicensed,
clinical and administrative, paid and unpaid, full- and part-time
employees, intermittent employees, fee basis employees, VA
contractors, students, researchers, volunteers, and trainees who
work at these facilities. EducationIMPORTANT: A transcript is not
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 employment. You can
verify your education here: . If you are using foreign education to
meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of
Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit
for that education. For further information, visit: .
1420 Spring Hill Road
McLean, VA 22102
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