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Nurse Practitioner

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Job Responsibilities: Practical Nurse

Salary: 41000 per YEAR

Company: US Veterans Health Administration

Location: Colorado Springs, CO US

Educational requirements: Graduate

Duties

Using the PACT Model of Care the PACT LPN provides a full range of practical nursing care for primary care; provides effective education to patients and/or family members in relation to medication-prescribed treatment regimens and chronic care management; interacts with patients’ family members’ professional and other supportive personnel involved in the delivery of patient care; prepares administers and appropriately documents actions taken specifically to commonly prescribed oral topical subcutaneous intramuscular and intravenous medications as permitted by the approved local policy; documents all observations treatments and nursing care provided in the computer record; recognizes the need for and to institute emergency measures when indicated promptly seeking the assistance of RN or MD recognizes and responds to breakage/malfunction of equipment safety hazards and supply deficiencies; assists in maintaining a safe and therapeutic patient-centered environment.

An integral role in PACT the LPN will function as a nursing team member within the scope of practice determined by licensure and Healthcare System policy and procedure standards. He/she uses standardized procedures in the observation and care of the ill and provides health promotion and patient teaching under the supervision of a Registered Nurse.

Requirements

  • You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply for this job.
  • Must be proficient in written and spoken English.
  • You may be required to serve a probationary period.
  • Subject to background/security investigation.
  • Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding process.
  • Must pass a pre-employment physical examination.
  • Participation in the seasonal influenza vaccination program is a requirement for all Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care Personnel (HCP).

Qualifications

Applicants pending the completion of education or certification/licensure requirements may be referred and tentatively selected but may not be hired until all requirements are met.

Basic Requirements:

  • United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy.
  • Education: Graduate of a school of practical or vocational nursing approved by the appropriate State agency and/or the National League for Nursing [Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)] at the time the program was completed by the applicant.
  • Licensure: Full active current and unrestricted licensure as a licensed practical or vocational nurse in a State Territory or Commonwealth (i.e. Puerto Rico) of the United States or District of Columbia.
  • English Language Proficiency: Licensed practical or vocational nurses appointed to direct patient care positions must be proficient in [both] spoken and written English.

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