The VA Northeast Ohio Healthcare System is recruiting for a Licensed Practical Nurse, Specialty Care at the Parma VA Clinic for Specialty Care. The Licensed Practical Nurse will function in Community Outpatient Services. The LPN Staff Nurse for Specialty Care in the ambulatory setting functions in a multidisciplinary, collaborative practice environment. The LPN Staff Nurse for Specialty Care practices in the outpatient setting providing non-acute surgical, medical diagnostic, and/or community nursing to the veteran population. The duties include, but are not limited to the incumbent is expected to perform the following duties: Provides nursing care for adults with population specific needs. Provides direct nursing care to patients based on an individualized plan of care, reinforces teaching and written instructions, and collaborates with the Registered Nurse to prioritize patient care. initiated by Registered Nurse Care Manager. Maintains accurate documentation of nursing care and patient interactions to include, but not limited to: screenings, clinical reminders, encounters, immunizations, etc. Knowledgeable of infection control policy and procedures. Competent in use of medical equipment assigned services: glucometers, respiratory equipment, and electrocardiogram machine (ECG). Demonstrates the ability to vary the order and sequence of assigned procedures based on the patients/ condition. Recognizes signs and symptoms of medical and behavioral emergencies and responds appropriately. Maintains a positive attitude and positive interpersonal relationship skills in an interdisciplinary team environment setting. Actively promotes and effectively incorporates established customer service standards in all aspects of practice. Responds promptly to patient requests for assistance. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 08:00 AM - 04:30 PM Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
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.