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APRN for Fort Jackson, SC
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Title:APRN for Fort Jackson, SC
ID:1498
Department:Psych
Location:Fort Jackson, SC
Work Status:Full Time
Scheduled Work Hours:Mon thru Fri days
Description

OMV Medical, Inc., a recognized leader, has been providing medical staffing and management services for over a quarter of a century. OMV is always looking for dedicated individuals who share our values; flexibility, dependability and quality patient care. When you choose OMV Medical as your employer of choice, you can be confident that you are working with an organization that values you as an individual and understands your dreams, aspirations and wants to help you make your career goals real. Come partner with us!

 

Advanced Practice RN needed for services at

MEDDAC Fort Jackson, South Carolina 29206

 

(Abbreviation- HCWs = Health care workers)

 

U.S. Citizenship: HCWs performing under this contract shall be U.S. citizens.

 

English Language Requirement: The Contractor shall ensure that all HCWs providing services under this contract are able to read, write, and speak English well enough to effectively communicate.

 

HCW Qualifications

Advanced Practice Registered Nurse

Degree/Education: Required to hold a Degree or diploma from a professional nursing program (Advanced Practice Register Nurse) approved by the legally designated State accrediting agency at the time the program was completed by the applicant.

Certifications: All contract service providers must possess and maintain current course completion documentation for Healthcare Provider Basic Life Support (BLS) through an American Heart Association approved training program. BLS shall be renewed prior to expiration. Online certification is not acceptable.

Experience: The Psychiatric advanced Practiced Register Nurse shall have been continuously

employed in the practice of psychiatric advance nursing for at least 2 years beyond their residency prior

to the commencement of services under this contract. Performing psychiatric intake evaluations;

prescribing medications; and observing behavior or monitoring progress of psychiatric patients.

Licensure/Registration: All licensed personnel: All personal services contract health care providers must maintain a current, active, valid and unrestricted license or authorizing document from any U.S. state, District of Columbia; or U.S. territory or jurisdiction to provide health care within the scope of practice for a specific health care discipline. This license must be current (not revoked, suspended, or lapsed in registration), valid (the issuing authority accepts and considers QA information (i.e. practitioner professional performance and conduct in determining continued licenses), and unrestricted (not subject to restriction pertaining to the scope, location, or type of practice ordinarily granted to other applicants for similar licenses in granting jurisdiction).

 

SPECIFIC TASKS/QUALIFICATIONS. All Contractor HCP’s shall meet the qualifications for that

specialty and perform essentially the same functions, within the scope of acceptable for their

technical professional discipline and standard, as those required by Army or government service technical professionals of similar experience and in similar duty assignments. Contractor HCP practices/productivity will be compared to that of other Contractor HCP assigned to the same medical center.

 

SPECIFIC TASKS.

Incumbent performs full range of advanced practice nursing care for treating all beneficiaries requesting behavioral health services. The services may be performed on site at the clinic by qualified individuals or by referral to an appropriate network provider. The position requires an individual who can utilize all the skills of an advanced practice nurse to provide comprehensive care in a busy clinic. The incumbent will evaluate new patients, gather histories, and discuss goals with patients, and implement mutually agreed upon solutions. The advanced practice nurse will prescribe medications, educate patients about risks and benefits, probe for side effects, and monitor progress, always striving to meet the patients' needs. This position functions at an expanded level of responsibility by combining services of the professional nurse

and the physician within the framework of mutually established medical guidelines. This position is involved in primary care which is the care of patients at the point of contact with the health care service or the continued care of ambulatory patients. Performs psychiatric intakes and evaluations, and prescribes medications. Incumbent works closely with other members of the total treatment team in the formulation of the total care plan for patients. Provides comprehensive nursing care for any type of psychiatric patient. Observes patients closely, evaluating and recording any significant behavior and reaction patterns. Screens for and addresses side effects or other medication problems, monitors efficacy, responding as needed, Meets or exceeds quality care standards, achieves clinical excellence, contributes to quality improvement, and strives for high patient satisfaction. Incumbent participates actively in the quality improvement system, to comply with all appropriate Joint Commission standards and National Patient Safety goals, and other quality improvement projects. Maintains appropriate records using a computerized record keeping and coding system. Works closely with primary care and other providers in accepting referrals, providing feedback, and sending referrals as needed. Provides feedback and advice to unit commanders and other leaders regarding the well- being of their soldiers. Presents patient cases and classes for patient care conferences and academic institutions. Acts as a preceptor to graduate students enrolled in psychiatric nurse practitioner programs. Develops and/or conducts in-service education programs for other health care professionals. Serves as advisor/member of committees as needed.

 

Hours of Performance: The performance hours of the MTF are as follows:

 

The contractor HCP shall be required to work 40 hours per week. The normal hours of work are

Monday through Friday, between the hours of 0730-1630 (excluding federal holidays). The exact hours of duty will be coordinated between the Contractor and the COR.

 

All duty schedules will be provided to the contractor 15 calendar days in advance. The above timeframes are subject to change by mutual agreement of the government and the contractor. The actual schedule will be determined by the supervisor and is subject to change due to changing mission requirements. The contractor shall only be paid for actual hours worked. Hours scheduled for shifts do not include travel time Involved in reaching the medical treatment facility. The Contract HCP shall be rested and fully physically and mentally capable for performing the duties required under this contract. Compensatory time (comp time) is not authorized. Overtime is not authorized. Each time that services are performed during normal workdays and for scheduled on-call services, the contractor shall sign in the time of commencement/termination of services on a timesheet maintained in the location where services are performed.

 

Scheduling: The schedule or scheduling process is as follows:

The contractor HCP shall be required to work 40 hours per week. The normal hours of work are Monday through Friday, between the hours of 0730-1630 (excluding federal holidays). The exact hours of duty will be coordinated between the Contractor and the COR.

 

Contractor Travel: Reimbursement will not be provided for travel within a 40-mile radius of the

place of performance. Travel is not covered. Contract employees may work at alternate locations defined in 1.1; therefore, it will be necessary for contract employees to provide their own transportation to the other work centers.

 

Contract HCWs will be required to work on federally recognized holidays when on-call. Holidays. The following is a list of legal federal holidays as referred to elsewhere in the contract/task order. Contractor HCP may be required to work on legal holidays as determined by the Department Chief.

 

New Year’s Day, January 1st

Martin Luther King’s Birthday, 3rd Monday in January

President’s Day, 3rd Monday in February

Memorial Day, Last Monday in May

Independence Day, July 4th

Labor Day, 1st Monday in September

Columbus Day, 2nd Monday in October

Veteran’s Day, November 11th

Thanksgiving Day, 4th Thursday in November

Christmas Day, December 25th

 

Any of the above holidays falling on a Saturday will be observed on the preceding Friday; holidays falling on a Sunday will be observed on the following Monday. Any holidays that are declared by Presidential Executive Order shall be observed in the same manner as the holidays listed above.

 

 

OMV Medical offers its employees Competitive pay & benefits

 

OMV Medical Inc., is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

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For more information: please call the recruiting department at 301-766-0400 or 301-270-9212

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