If you are not a current, permanent Federal employee, you should apply under CBST-11073989-21-HC. This position is located in the Community Care Service at the Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System in Little Rock, AR. The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), functions as a member of the team as assigned. Demonstrates sound techniques in complex nursing care procedures and basic care of patients in all areas. TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, YOU MUST SUBMIT A COMPLETE APPLICATION PACKAGE, OR YOU WILL RECEIVE AN ELECTRONIC NOTICE THAT YOU ARE RATED INELIGIBLE. SEE REQUIRED DOCUMENTS SECTION FOR DETAILS. THE QUALIFICATION STANDARDS SHOULD BE EVIDENT IN YOUR RESUME. PLEASE SEE THE QUALIFICATION SECTION. PLEASE READ THIS ENTIRE ANNOUNCEMENT AND REFER BACK TO IT OFTEN WHEN WRITING YOUR RESUME. Incumbent completes work with only a general review by an RN. Demonstrated ability to respond to the patient's nursing needs for nursing, medication, and equipment-assisted care; and to recognize deviations from normal. Demonstrated ability to work effectively with patients, family and other staff members and to respond appropriately to emergency situations. Incorporates acceptable, established customer service standards into practice. Demonstrates knowledge and skill sufficient to prepare, administer, and appropriately document actions taken specific to commonly prescribed oral, topical, subcutaneous, intramuscular, and/or intravenous medications as permitted by approved local facility policies and procedures. Observation and documentation will include patient's response to medication administered and the reporting of any noted change in patient's condition to RN. Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 7:30am-4:00pm Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.