Registered Nurse Practitioner
Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs currently has one opening for a Certified Registered Nurse
Practitioner at Hollidaysburg Veterans Home in Duncansville (Blair
County). This is a full-time position (40-hour work week) with occasional
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.
For more information about this
opportunity, please contact:
Amanda Irving, Recruitment and
Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans
Human Resource Service Center
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.