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Registered Nurse-Outpatient Tele Mental Health-EDRP - Abilene, Texas - Mental Health

Company: George H O'Brien Jr VA Medical Center
Location: Abilene
Posted on: May 20, 2023

Job Description:

Registered Nurse-Outpatient Tele Mental Health-EDRP - Abilene, Texas

VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package:

The Nurse is responsible and accountable for all elements of the nursing process when providing and/or supervising mental health patient care in the delivery of evidence based care to identify a variety of emotional and psychiatric problems including Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), depression, anxiety disorders, alcohol misuse, etc. As an active member of the Mental Health team the incumbent will be responsible for collaboratively making appropriate care decisions, monitoring patients, providing education, and support in the Veteran's treatment and therapy to meet the best interests of Veterans' well-being. Administers medications and procedures per established policies and guidelines. Collaboration of care is accomplished with other members of the treatment team or other interdisciplinary treatment teams as appropriate. The incumbent demonstrates clinical knowledge in the profession, provides consultation and guidance to colleagues, role models effective clinical practice skills, teaches or provides orientation to less experienced staff, develops innovations in practice interventions, and may provide clinical supervision. The incumbent assesses suicide/homicide risks, evaluates depression, and substance abuse history and onset and any other routine mental health risk factors and advises the physician of these concerns. The incumbent may be assigned in settings where they have no access to direct clinical supervision, such as community-based outpatient clinics (CBOCs) or satellite outpatient clinics. The incumbent will be assigned to work with special patient populations with highly complex health or mental health problems.

Pay: Competitive salary, regular salary increases, potential for performance awards
Paid Time Off: 50 days of paid time off per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 11 paid Federal holidays per year)
Retirement: Traditional federal pension (5 years vesting) and federal 401K with up to 5% in contributions by VA
Insurance: Federal health/vision/dental/term life/long-term care (many federal insurance programs can be carried into retirement)
Licensure: 1 full and unrestricted license from any US State or territory

Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 08:00am-04:30pm
Telework: Available Ad Hoc
Virtual: This is not a virtual position.
Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized
EDRP Authorized: Contact , the EDRP Coordinator for questions/assistance
Permanent Change of Station (PCS): Not Authorized
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

Keywords: George H O'Brien Jr VA Medical Center, Abilene , Registered Nurse-Outpatient Tele Mental Health-EDRP - Abilene, Texas - Mental Health, Healthcare , Abilene, Texas

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