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    Summary

    This position is located within Long Term Care Section ofNursing Service at the Martinsburg VA Medical Center.

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    Responsibilities

    Duties will include but are not limited to providing supportive nursing care to patients, ranging from adults to geriatrics, and must possess the necessary skills to carry out the most complex practical nursing care assignments. This includes assignments for selected acute care, long-term care, ambulatory care or psychiatric patients requiring skilled nursing care. The incumbent is responsible for providing the highest level of nursing care possible in accordance with the standards of practice established for the clinical area of assignment. Manages and delivers nursing care for complex patient situations under the direction of a Registered Nurse or Provider. Responsibilities include (but are not limited to) taking vital signs, giving medications and treatments as prescribed, communicating preventive health care issues to patients, and accessing a variety of computerized clinical application programs, including documenting patient information in the computerized medical record.

    Work Schedule: Rotating Shifts with every other weekend
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    6

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    0620 Practical Nurse

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/519789300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.