Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
The Clinical Resource Hub (CRH) Physician Assistant (PA) functions as a member of an interdisciplinary team consisting of therapists, clinical pharmacy specialists, psychiatrists, case/care managers and/or addiction therapists most often as a member of the spoke site or Hub BHIP team. May be required to travel 25 percent of the time. The CRH Mental Health PA may assume the role of a team provider or consultant depending on the Hub care model. The incumbent may conduct psychiatric evaluations, develop treatment plans, implement treatment, and provide clinical management for a variety of complex mental health conditions, including, but not limited to: Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), substance abuse, depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, psychosis, and other related conditions. Treatment planning focuses on utilization of pharmacological, psychotherapeutic and technological interventions as well as appropriate referral for additional studies and/or for adjunctive psychosocial interventions. Treatment planning also involves informing patients of risks, benefits, and alternative treatments and answering all questions. Incumbent will provide consultation to Veterans' families/caregivers as well Licensed Independent Practitioners (LIP) and other professional staff on the assessment, education, and treatment of Veterans with complex clinical problems as appropriate. Position requires a working knowledge of advanced psychopharmacology, psychotherapy, and telehealth technologies Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:30pm Functional Statement Title/#: Physician Assistant/000000 Financial Disclosure Report: Not Required Recruitment/Relocation Incentive: Not Authorized PCS Relocation Expenses: Not Authorized THIS IS A VIRTUAL POSITION
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.