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    Summary

    These positions are located at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC), Director for Medicine, Department of Pediatrics. There are several vacancies.

    This is a standing-register/open-continuous announcement. Applicants will be reviewed for consideration every 14 days. This announcement will keep running until all positions have been filled.

    This is a Direct Hire Solicitation

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    Responsibilities

    • As a Practical Nurse, you will provide nursing care to pediatric patients.
    • Take vital signs. Perform hearing and vision screening. Perform point-of-care-testing, such as Hcg, Hgb, lead, glucose, rapid strep, etc. Perform metabolic screening on newborns.
    • Monitor/observe patients that will be admitted to the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU), Emergency Room (ER), or ward.
    • Prepare patients information for morning huddles for the Medical Home Teams.
    • Perform treatment procedures, such as: pediatric IV insertions and blood drawl, Cyrotherapy, ear irrigation , oxygen and nebulizer treatments, assisting with licensed providers, etc.
    • Set up medical equipment and equipment for pediatric procedures. Administer pediatric intramuscular antibiotics and immunizations.
    • Clean up exam/treatment rooms, medical instruments/supplies, and the supply cabinets.
    • Utilize an electronic medical/healthcare system to input or retrieve data in the patient's medical record/chart.
    • Educate patients and their family members on health, disease management, and their test results.
    • Communicate with patients and their family members on a regular basis via phone and secure messaging.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    None

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/521328600. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.