Nurse Practitioner (Integrative Pain Management)
This Nurse Practitioner executes position responsibilities that demonstrates leadership, experience, and creative approaches to management of complex patient care.
The NP is an EXPERT nurse, “with an enormous background of experience, who now has an intuitive grasp of each situation and zeros in on the accurate region of the problem without wasteful consideration of a large range of unfruitful, alternative diagnoses and solutions” (Benner). The NP demonstrates performance and leadership that is broad enough to improve the care for a group of patients.
The NP is responsible for the documented outcomes at the program or service level. Program or service level outcomes must be broad and complex and can be demonstrated at any organizational level within a facility, VISN, or VACO. Program is defined as a substantial coordinated group of activities impacting patients and/or employees.
The NP demonstrates:
(a) Leading and organizing delivery of care to assure continuity of care and peer accountability for practice, including access to care and discharge planning;
(b) Using advanced clinical knowledge/judgment to promote staff involvement in planning, decision-making, and evaluating outcomes,
(c) Functioning as an expert in clinical practice and/or areas related to the assigned roles and responsibilities,
(d) Systematically evaluating current practice, and formulating outcomes for groups of patients and/or organizational processes within an area of expertise,
(e) Guiding, developing, and supporting staff from a leadership perspective, and
(f) Using professional standards of care, scientific evidence, and practice to evaluate programs and/or service activities.
Must have Pain Management Experience
Work Schedule: Monday – Friday; 8:00am – 4:30pm
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Authorized