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Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner Opportunity in Wisconsin Rapids, WI - 49 Days Paid Time Off Per Year!
Nurse Practitioners in the VA have Full Practice Authority!

The Wisconsin Rapids Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) is actively recruiting for a full time Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner. You will be a psychiatric prescriber for Veterans, including medication management and clinical (psychiatric) management of veterans. You will maintain timely and comprehensive chart documentation to include progress notes, response to consults, and medication, admission, and discharge orders. You will be supported on the unit by a psychiatrist and medical PA/NP as well.

The Wisconsin Rapids area is located on the Wisconsin River in the heart of cranberry country. Our convenient location in central Wisconsin makes Wisconsin Rapids an ideal destination for living, working and engaging in recreation.
Here, you'll encounter an array of diverse industry, beautiful scenery and one-of-a-kind experiences, as well as restaurants and shops. Throughout the year, the Wisconsin Rapids area hosts a variety of festivals, races, art exhibitions, sporting competitions and other special events.
Regardless of how you choose to experience it, our area will provide you with an abundance of opportunities to live, work and play.
We hope you will take time to explore this exciting opportunity in our great city!

Wisconsin Rapids a Dream Community
Wisconsin Rapids, the county seat of Wood County, is situated in the geographical center of Wisconsin, along the scenic Wisconsin River. Wisconsin Rapids was designated a "Dream Town" by online publication Demographics Daily; the city received this distinction for its low crime rate, access to health care, low cost of living, good schools, supply of good jobs and quick commutes. Convenient access is plentiful, with interstates 39, 90 and 94 leading to state routes 13, 34, 54 and 73, which all meet in Wisconsin Rapids. The citys population was 18,367 as of the 2010 Census, and covers a total area of 14.67 square miles (9,388.8 acres).

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

- Nurse Practitioners in the VA are granted full practice authority
- Full benefits (see below)
- Competitive pay and guaranteed salary increases!
- Student loan repayment up to $120K possible!
- Hours: Includes some Saturdays with input into the rest of the week's schedule
- Licensure: 1 Full and unrestricted license from any US State is permissible to work at this facility
- Malpractice: Liability protection with tail coverage provided
- No Employment Contract!

In addition to competitive pay and liability protection, the VA also offers a robust benefits plan that includes:

Paid Time Off:

-26 Days paid annual (vacation/personal) leave you can carry over up to 86 days into a new year
-13 Days paid sick leave per year with unlimited carry over! Unused sick leave can be used to extend creditable service time at retirement!
-10 Federal holidays with pay

Insurance:

-Health Insurance: VA employees have an outstanding number of health insurance plans from which to choose (premiums are partially paid by VA)
-Dental & Vision: Our insurance options also include exceptional vision and dental plans
-VA employees have the option to use Flexible Spending Accounts, which allow you to use tax-free dollars to pay for medical, dental, and vision care expenses that are not reimbursed by your health insurance plan
-Term life insurance, family, and additional coverage options are available with the cost shared by the Federal Government.
-Long-term care insurance is available as an option

Federal Retirement Plan:

-VA employees are covered by the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS). FERS is a three-tiered retirement plan composed of 1) Social Security benefits; 2) FERS-FRAE basic benefits (pension); and 3) Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) which is a 401K-type plan
-How is the pension funded? VA employees hired after January 1, 2014 automatically contribute 4.4% of their salary each pay period and the VA contributes 8.3% of the employee's salary each pay period for a total annual contribution percentage equal to 12.7% of the employee's salary
-Similar to the 401(k) savings plans widely available in the private sector, the TSP allows employees to tax defer a portion of their income each year, subject to the requirements of the Internal Revenue Service. For calendar year 2015, employees under the age of 50 may contribute up to $18,000, while those over age 50 are eligible to make catch-up contributions that allow them to defer up to $24,000
-The Federal Government also provides an automatic basic contribution (1% of salary) and up to 4% of salary in matching contributions, depending on the amount of the employee contribution
-For retired military personnel, these benefits are in addition to full monthly retirement pay or pension
-In addition to FERS, VA provides health care insurance coverage for retired personnel
-Disability Retirement
-Employees are vested in a federal pension after only 5 years' service
The Veterans Health Administration (VHA), under the Department of Veterans Affairs, serves the needs of America's Veterans by providing primary care, specialized care, and related medical and social support services. To accomplish this mission, VHA strives to be a comprehensive, integrated health care system that provides excellence in health care value, excellence in service as defined by its customers, and excellence in education and research. Join VA -The Best Care-The Best Careers.

Careers in virtually all specialties, with opportunities to be involved in research and academics and remember - with one unrestricted license, you can practice anywhere! Great benefits and leadership programs to boot!