Registered Nurse Practitioner
Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs currently has one opening for a Certified Registered Nurse
Practitioner at Gino J. Merli Veterans Center in
Scranton (Lackawanna County). This is a full-time position (40-hour work
week) with occasional on-call duties.
is advanced professional nursing work in the treatment of residents in
Pennsylvania’s Veterans Homes, in collaboration with and under the
direction of a licensed physician. You will be responsible for providing
health care services including medical assessment and prescription of
therapeutic measures; promotion and maintenance of health; prevention of
illness and disability; care during illness; and the implementation of
appropriate reporting and/or referral, standardized procedure or changes
in treatment regimen to address observed abnormal characteristics.
You will develop individual health profiles; assess and perform
findings of histories and physical examinations of patients; analyze and
evaluate clinical laboratory data and diagnostic tests; set forth
preliminary medical diagnoses; order diagnostic studies and assess the
findings; develop and evaluate primary medical treatment plans and
initiate adjustments in conjunction with the supervising physician; and
implement therapeutic procedures outlined in comprehensive treatment
plans. You will also evaluate patients’ capabilities to perform self-care;
determine referral to specialized health care providers and community
resources; and counsel patients and families regarding the illness and/or
disability, the medication regimen and treatment procedures.
travel is required for training and conferences at other facilities.
Travel expenses will be paid.
J. Merli Veterans Center
For more information about this
opportunity, please contact:
Irving, Recruitment and Placement Analyst
Pennsylvania Department of
Military and Veterans Affairs
Human Resource Service Center
Fort Indiantown Gap
Annville, PA 17003-5002
Phone: (717) 861-6993
Fax: (717) 861-8628
health insurance; liberal retirement/pension plan; paid vacation, personal
and sick leave; paid holidays; prescription, vision and dental plan
coverage (after six months); paid group life insurance, and much more.