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    OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise - "To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan" - by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?

    This is an open continuous announcement. Applications will be reviewed and names forwarded for consideration as vacancies occur or on the closing of the announcement 09/30/2019.

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    Your application is not complete until you've submitted the required application, 10-2850c. Please carefully review the 'How to Apply' and 'Required Documents' section.

    Open-continuous announcement for the Austin Outpatient Clinic - Primary Care only.

    Tour of duty:
    Tours of Duty to include days, weekends, and extended hours. Tours of duty may include 7:00am - 3:30P, 7:30am - 4:00pm, 8:00am -4:30pm, 08:30am -5:00pm, 9:30am - 6:00pm, 11:30am - 8:00pm or compressed tour ten-hour shift 7:30am to 6:00pm.

    The LVN performs patient care duties under the direct supervision of the RN. He/she provides patient care which is appropriate to the cognitive, emotional, spiritual, chronological, recreational, and diversion needs of the adult (ages 17-59) or geriatric (ages 65+) patient. The LVN demonstrates knowledge of changes associated with aging and provides care based upon age related factors as specified in his/her competencies. Contributes to the interdisciplinary team in developing, implementing, and evaluating the patient's treatment plan. Promotes patient participation in the therapeutic community by fostering self-reliance and independence. Performs assigned duties, treatments, or procedures in acceptable timeframes, following established policies and practices. Performs more complex treatments as assigned. Demonstrates flexibility and adaptability while promoting a team oriented concept of providing quality service.

    Functional Statement Title: Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) GS 6.

    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/524044400. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.