LPN- Extended Care
"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.
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
Not requiredSupervisory status No Promotion Potential 6