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    Summary

    About the Position: This position is located at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in the Directorate for Surgery, Department of OB/GYN. Work is performed in a hospital based clinic, where exposure to contagious and infectious disease is common.

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    Responsibilities

    • Identify normal and abnormal patient conditions, identifies problems, implements nursing orders, and conducts nursing interventions as prescribed and within scope of practice.
    • Perform all treatments and nursing procedures associated with patient care as directed, indicated, and/or prescribed.
    • Observe and monitor patients' conditions.
    • Prepare patients for procedures and assists with tests and examinations.
    • Assist physicians during diagnostic, therapeutic and/or minor surgical procedures by preparing necessary supplies and equipment.
    • Provide patient education on health promotions and disease management.
    • Input data into the computer and retrieves information such as laboratory and diagnostic procedure results.
    • Update medical information into Composite Health Care System (CHCS), Armed Forces Health Longitudinal Technology Application (AHLTA).

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    6

  • Job family (Series)

    0620 Practical Nurse

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