LPN- Extended Care

Location
Saint Cloud, MN
Posted
Jun 01, 2018
Closes
Jul 01, 2018
Ref
CBAN-10166383-18
Contact
The Minneapolis VA Health Care System
Job Type
Employee
Employment Status
Full Time

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?


"Veterans' preference does not apply for current permanent Federal agency employees as long as they are listed as part of the area of consideration."

VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply. The health related positions in VA are covered by Title 38, and are not covered by the Schedule A excepted appointment authority.





Responsibilities

As an Licensed Practical Nurse(LPN), you will function as a nursing team member on the Extended Care and Rehabilitation Service line.

Key functions include:

-Good use of judgment in selecting the most appropriate application of procedures and guidelines

-Accurate reporting/recording significant veteran information

-Demonstrate ability to observe/identify/respond to veteran needs for nursing/medication/equipment-assisted care and to recognize deviations from normal

-Modification of Veteran care plans considering veteran physical, emotion and social factors and developmental stage

-Demonstrates ability to use practical knowledge of human behavior, motivations, and reactions to situations in effectively working with patients, family, significant others and other staff members

-Responds to emergency situations

-Performs other duties as assigned

Work Schedule: FT and PT tours may vary based on the needs of the units. May be eligible for compressed work schedules





Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status No

Promotion Potential 6


CBAN-10166383-18-MB

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