The nurse in this role functions as part of the Mental Health Service Line (MHSL). This nurse demonstrates a thorough knowledge of Major Psychiatric Diagnoses and substances dependence/abuse. The NP will provide psychiatric emergency on-call crisis support and other duties as assigned by the supervisor and/or Director of MHSL. The NP will be responsible to the Chief of MH, Service Line designee or other NM with practice accountability to the ADPCS/Nurse Executive.
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.