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LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE

VA Medical Center


Location:
Richmond, VA
Date:
09/12/2017
2017-09-122017-10-11
Job Code:
df984d
Categories:
  • Medical/Surgical
  • LPN/LVN
  • Neurology/Neurosurgery
  • IV Therapy
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LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE
Richmond, VA
Duties:

The VA Mid-Atlantic Health Care Network Office VISN 6 is currently recruiting for ONE (1) full-time License Practical Nurse (LPN/LVN). Position is located at the Richmond VA Medical Center, Richmond, Virginia.

 

The LPN Neurology performs a range of treatment procedures according to hospital policy and procedures. Incumbent is responsible for collecting data from patients during their visit and communicating with providers, patients, and other members of the health care team.  Observes, reports and documents all pertinent data. Prepares and assists with special procedures. Contributes to the interdisciplinary team in the development, implementation and evaluation of the patient's treatment plan. The incumbent will observe, record and report changes in the patients condition. Prepares, administers, and documents medications. Communicates with customers in a manner which effectively projects a positive, cooperative image of the organization. He/she will assist patients to identify and establish health goals, performs assigned nursing care responsibilities requiring the use of advanced equipment technology. Provides information and services in a thorough and timely manner. Recognizes and reports potential and/or existing safety hazards. Performs official duties related to the access of sensitive material and/or electronic files in a confidential manner. Works in other clinics of the Medical Specialty Clinics.  

 

 

Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, extended hours, weekends, and holidays may be required for coverage. **Management reserves the right to determine and/or change tour of duty.**

Bargaining Unit Position:  Yes.  

Supervisory Position: No.

Functional Statement Title: Licensed Practical Nurse/Licensed Vocational Nurse, GS-0620-06, dated December 2016.

 

 

 

 

 

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To care for him who shall have borne the battle and for his widow and his orphan." These words, spoken by Abraham Lincoln during his Second Inaugural Address, reflect the philosophy and principles that guide VA in everything we do, and are the focus of our endeavors to serve our Nation's veterans and their families.

 The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has one of the most diverse, challenging, and rewarding missions in the United States Government. We strive to meet the needs of the Nation's veterans and their families today and in the future.

VA manages one of the largest health care systems in the world and the nation's leading employer of registered nurses. Nurses in Veterans Health Administration (VHA) are engaged in a variety of roles and have multiple opportunities for career and professional development. The VHA provides veterans and their dependents with many other services such as benefits and education, and also provides burial benefits.

Our goal is to provide excellence in patient care, veterans' benefits and customer satisfaction. We can provide you with challenging, interesting, meaningful work to care for the veterans who have risked their lives to protect our freedom.

 As the Department of Veterans Affairs heads into the 21st century, we will strive to meet the needs of the Nation's veterans today and tomorrow. We are a more customer-focused organization, functioning as "One-VA" and delivering seamless service to our customers.

We benchmark our service with the best in business. We use innovative means and high technology to deliver "World-Class Customer Service". We foster partnerships with our customers and stakeholders, making them part of the decision-making process.

Department of Veterans Affairs is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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