MEDCOM

Nurse Practitioner (Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Practitioner/Psychiatric)

US-TX-FT. HOOD
Job ID
2017-4310
# Positions
1
Category
Medical
Salary Range
$85,816 to $111,560
Recruitment Bonus
Negotiable
Relocation Assistance
No
Student Loan Repayment
Negotiable

Overview

This position is located at Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center, Fort Hood, TX.

 

Ft Hood is nicknamed The Great Place because of the quality of life the post and area offer Soldiers and their families. Ft Hood covers a total of 340 sq miles and rests in the beautiful 'hill and lake' country of Central Texas, between Killeen and Copperas Cove. For those who enjoy the outdoors, Ft Hood is the ideal location because of warm winters and hot summers. The nearby lakes, Belton and Stillhouse, offer year round outdoor recreation activities. Please visit: http://pao.hood.army.mil/.

 

Fort Hood rests in the beautiful hill and lake country of Central Texas approximately 60 miles north of Austin and 50 miles south of Waco. Because of the weather, outdoor recreation is available much of the year. Two lakes are only 15 minutes away. Affordable urban and suburban housing is readily available. Local colleges provide higher educational opportunities. The area is home to many churches, shopping centers, recreational facilities and fine restaurants. For more info, visit pao.hood.army.mil.

 

About your resume:

 

  • If your resume includes a photograph or other inappropriate material or content, it will not be used to make eligibility and qualification determinations and you may not be considered for this vacancy.
  • For qualifications determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week and the dates of employment (i.e., HRS per week and month/year to month/year or month/year to present). If your resume does not contain this information, your application will be marked as incomplete and you will not receive consideration for this position.

 

 

Responsibilities

 

As a Clinical Nurse (Psychiatric/Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Practitioner), you will:

  • Performs psychiatric intakes and evaluations, and prescribes medications.
  • 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.

 

Qualifications

Must be United States Citizen

 

May include shift work or rotating shifts (evenings, weekends, holidays)

 

This position has a certification requirement. You must have a Nurse Practitioner certification by a national certifying body as appropriate for their specialty area of practice.

 

ACLS and BLS are required for this position.

 

Other Qualifications/Requirements

 

  • Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
  • You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
  • Two year trial/probationary period may be required.
  • Direct Deposit of Pay is Required.
  • Personnel Security Investigation required.
  • A Childcare Background Check (CNACI) is required. This position has a specific initial background investigation and periodic re-verification requirements since its duties require contact with children.
  • This position is subject to annual seasonal influenza vaccinations. Applicants tentatively selected for appointment to this position will be required to sign a statement (Condition of Employment) consenting to seasonal influenza vaccinations or must provide a recognized exemption.
  • This position is a Testing Designated Position (TDP) subject to applicant testing and random drug testing. Tentatively selected applicants will be required to sign DA Form 5019 requiring participation in random drug urinalysis testing. A job offer to an applicant who is a not a current employee will be withdrawn if the applicant refuses to be tested. Applicants with verified positive test results shall be refused employment. Applications from such individuals shall not be considered for employment for a period of 6 months from the date of the test results.
  • A pre-placement medical examination is required.
  • Immunization screening is required. Hepatitis B immunization is required for all positions with direct patient contact. Applicants may be required to show proof of other immunizations depending on the type of position.
  • All Health Care Providers must be able to obtain and maintain current Basic Life Support (BLS) Training and certification that is sponsored or endorsed by the American Heart Association (AHA). Current Advanced Life Support or other advanced certification does not supersede BLS completion.
  • Position is designated as Inclement Weather Essential. The incumbent must make every attempt to report for work on time and/or remain on duty during severe weather conditions.

 

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