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    Specialty & Diagnostics is looking for an LPN to join the team! The LPN works under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse in providing direct care to adult and geriatric Veterans. The LPN demonstrates the knowledge and ability to provide a full range of practical nursing care to patients with a variety of physical and/or behavioral problems, and is responsible for providing clerical and clinical services within the Surgery/Specialty Clinics of the Specialty & Diagnostic Service Line.

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    Responsibilities

    The duties of the position include but are not limited to the following:

    • Receives requests or instructions for procedures
    • Interprets requests or instructions for medical or health care personnel
    • Receives assignments for a variety of examinations
    • Determines technical factors and operates equipment and instruments
    • Adjusts and adapts specialized equipment for procedures
    • Performs a range of diagnostic support duties such as taking, recording and reporting to the provider deviations in vital signs, taking specimens, labeling specimens for the laboratory
    • Secures the confidences and cooperation of patients during procedures
    • Provides general clerical/administrative support coordination work for the unit
    • Coordinates all activities for the clinical area, avoiding conflicts in patient treatment plans
    Work Schedule: Compressed schedule of four days a week, 10 hour days, 7:00 am to 5:30 pm
    Recruitment/Relocation Incentives: NOT Authorized
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    6

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/581245500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.