Licensed Practical Nurse
Veterans Affairs-Veterans Health Administration
About the organization
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?
The duties of the LPN will range from site to site.
General LPN duties include, but are not limited to:
Accountable for adhering to established policies, procedures, standards of care and standards of practice, and for maintaining competencies consistent with role and responsibilities.
Works under the supervision of the registered nurse who provides guidance and direction. Daily assignments are prepared by the registered nurse and reviewed with the licensed practical nurse.
Documents in the medical record and reports observations and findings to the registered nurse and if appropriate, to the physician.
Utilizes therapeutic communication with Veterans, families and other members of the interdisciplinary healthcare team.
Assumes responsibility and accountability for individual nursing judgments and actions and acts as a patient advocate.
Administers medications as ordered.
Basic Requirements: United States Citizenship: Non-citzens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy.
Education: Must be a graduate of practical nursing approved by the appropriate State accrediting agency and/or the National League for Nursing at the time the program was completed by the applicant.
Licensure:Full, current, active and unrestricted licensure as a graduate licensed practical nurse in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth (i.e., Puerto Rico) of the United States or District of Columbia.
$32,123-$71,654 per annum
Contact email: [email protected]
Equal Opportunity Employment
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