Job ID: 289530984  |  Last Updated: 11/27/2017

NP Psychiatric opportunity in Crown Point, IN

Employer
Crown Point Community Based Outpatient Clinic
Location
Crown Point, IN
Applicant Contact
Kenneth Mitchell
(734) 222-4298
(734) 222-4340
Accepts J-1 Visas
No
Websites
http://www.VAcareers.va.gov

Job Description

Excellent Work Life Balance (54 paid days off annually with Federal benefits) Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner Opportunity in Crown Point, IN

The Adam Benjamin, Jr. Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) in Crown Point, IN is actively recruiting for a full time Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner. Nurse Practitioners in the VA have full practice authority!

Certification required
US Citizen or Permanent US resident
Full unrestricted license to practice in any US state

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Adam Benjamin, Jr. Outpatient Clinic

Features
Adam Benjamin Jr's Primary Care and Specialty Care, offers a wide spectrum of Mental Health Services, which include Individual Therapy, Group Therapy, PTSD and Addictions Treatment. In addition, ABJ offers Patient Education Classes for Pain, Diabetes, Nutrition and Weight Management among others. Other specialties available are Optometry Department, Optical Department, Rehabilitation Medicine, Audiology, Women's Health, Laboratory , Radiology, Pharmacy, Social Work Services and Podiatry for Veterans in Northwest Indiana and surrounding areas.
Handicapped Accessible: full and easy access for all veterans.
Personal Care: Highly qualified primary care providers, specialty care referrals to the Jesse Brown VA Medical Center.
Laboratory: Blood drawing services available.
Prescriptions: Routine prescriptions processed through the mail or My HealtheVet or by the pharmacy on the premises.
Shuttle Services are available three times daily in both directions.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
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

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