Job Title:LPN, Primary Care (PACT)
Department:Department Of Veterans Affairs
Agency:Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Job Announcement Number:CD-13-KZK-883415
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|$28,392.00 to $44,843.00 / Per Year|
|Friday, April 26, 2013 to Friday, May 24, 2013|
SERIES & GRADE:
|Full Time - Excepted Service Permanent|
|1 vacancy in the following location:|
Kansas City, MO United StatesView Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
|United States Citizens|
Vacancy Identification Number (VIN) 883415
There is currently a vacancy for a full time IV certified Licensed Practical Nurse as part of a Patient Aligned Care Team in the Primary Care Clinic. The Licensed Practical Nurse works under the direction of an RN and is part of the Patient Aligned Care Team with a focus on patient centered care delivery. The LPN will function at the top of his or her license. The LPN is responsible for observing, recording and reporting changes in the patients condition, as well as assisting in the development and revision of the patient-driven holistic life care plan. The LPN demonstrates active collaboration, communication and problem solving with Core Team (Patient, Primary Care Provider, RN Care Coordinator and Clerk) and Expanded Team (family/caregiver, internal and community based services involved in providing care to the patient). The LPN is responsible for actively participating as part of a high functioning team in meeting the PACT initiatives and outcomes. The LPN will be assigned to assist other PACT teams as needed. The shift is eight hour days, Monday through Friday. The LPN will be under the supervision of the Nurse Manager for the assigned clinic.
First referral to selection manager will be made after May 10, 2013. Subsequent referrals will be made, as needed, until position is filled.
First area of consideration will be given to permanent Kansas City VAMC employees. Internal and External Candidates will be considered.
Salary and grade will be determined upon qualifications and experience.
Be a member of a team providing compassionate health care to veterans. We are an employer of choice who is a center of excellence in patient care, education, and research. We value trust, respect, commitment, compassion, and excellence; we value you.
As a VA professional, your opportunities are endless. With many openings in the multiple functions of VA, you will have a wide range of opportunities at your fingertips. Not only is it the largest, most technologically advanced integrated health care system in the nation, but we also provide many other services to Veterans through the Benefits Administration and National Cemeteries.
VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply.
VA professionals feel good about their careers and their ability to balance work and home life. VA offers generous paid time off and a variety of predictable and flexible scheduling opportunities. For more information on the Department of Veterans Affairs, go to http://www.vacareers.va.gov/ .
- Must pass pre-employment examination
- Must be proficient in written and spoken English
- Designated and-or Random Drug Testing required
- Background and-or Security Investigation required