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    Summary

    South Texas Veterans Health Care System (STVHCS) is comprised of two inpatient campuses: the Audie L. Murphy Memorial Veterans Hospital in San Antonio and the Kerrville VA Hospital in Kerrville, Texas.

    The primary base location for this Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) position will be located at the North Central Federal Clinic, San Antonio, TX.

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    Responsibilities

    If you ARE a current, permanent employee of the Department of Veterans Affairs you MUST apply for this position under vacancy announcement CBAR-10414880-19-MRA.

    Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: The LVN performs tasks such as recording vital signs, preparing and administering medications, immunizations, doing intake histories, assisting the physician with physicals and/or procedures, immunizations, diabetic foot exams, clearing annual clinical reminders, assisting with female wellness exams and performing other duties as requested to meet patient needs and institutional performance measures. The LVN will also perform telehealth duties as required, which may include but not limited to: Assisting providers with set and assessment via telehealth equipment, conducting duties related to telemed, teleretinal, telederm, etc. The delivery of care will be in accordance with established standards, hospital policies and procedures and is consistent with the plan of other health care providers. You will demonstrate knowledge and skills concentrated in carrying out the most complex practical nursing care assignments and observe, identify and respond to patients needs for nursing. Varies order and sequence of assigned procedures based on the patient's condition and will be able to reorganize workload based upon clinic needs. You will accurately report and record significant patient information. The LVN provides input for modifying patient care plans considering physical, emotional and social factors. You will demonstrate ability to pursue practical knowledge of human behavior, motivations, and reactions to situations to work effectively with patients, family and staff members. Your complete work needs only general review by RN for technical and clinical accuracy, appropriateness and conformity with policy and nursing assignments and demonstrate responsible behaviors within the nursing care team. The LVN will use sound judgment in application of the nursing process. They will foster/support a learning environment by participation in the orientation of new employees, providing feedback as appropriate and seeking opportunities for self-improvement. Must be able to participate in all patient aligned care team activities, huddles, and training.

    Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm (Tour of Duty and location may change due to patient care needs to include weekends and extended hours).
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    6

  • Job family (Series)

    0620 Practical Nurse

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/523258400. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.