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Registered Nurse

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U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs - Agency Wide

Kerrville, TX

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Summary OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise - \To care for him who shall have borne the battle and for his widow, and his orphan\ - by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans? Duties The Registered Nurse will work in the Primary Care Mental Health Integration-Outpatient Mental Health Clinic located in Kerrville, Texas for the South Texas Veterans Healthcare System. You will demonstrate a therapeutic relationship with the acute and chronic mentally ill patient by focusing attention on the emotional and behavioral concerns through a mutually defined professional relationship. You will perform complex, systematic psychiatric assessments which include the total health status of the patient. You will demonstrates leadership in utilizing verbal and behavioral treatment modalities. You will complete structured clinical assessments for patients, that requires knowledge of medical terminology, diagnostic categories, and chart review. You will review assessments completed by others, and obtain missing information from providers, patients and medical records. You will demonstrate appropriate of computer software including the use of the BHL software program for interviewing participants (this includes determining the appropriate level of care need for patients not in treatment and the ability to understand the variety of clinical options available through the medical center and local community), CPRS and other clinical related software or programs. You will Initiate patient and family education to include information about mental illness, medication, benefits and consequences of behaviors, coping strategies, evaluations and assessments and legal treatment modalities. This includes the development of an appropriate treatment plan and\/or safety plan for patients, and the ability to communicate that plan to the patient's provider. You will provide for self-expression and processing of feelings in a group setting. You will demonstrate extensive oral and written communication skills: contact patients through written correspondence and telephone calls, and conduct the initial core assessment and all follow-up interviews and create and maintain forms, surveys, instruments, and materials for proper coordination of the different treatment modules. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 7:30am-4:00pm OR 8:00am-4:30pm Financial Disclosure Report : Not Required $56,959 $118,883 Job Details Application Open Date 1\/10\/2018

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The Veterans Health Administration is home to the United States’ largest integrated health care system consisting of 152 medical centers, nearly 1,400 community-based outpatient clinics, community living centers, Vet Centers and Domiciliaries. Together these health care facilities and the more than 53,000 independent licensed health care practitioners who work within them provide comprehensive care to more than 8.3 million* Veterans each year.

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