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? The Advanced Vascular Access Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) GS-7 serves as a Licensed Practical Nurse at the point of care for the Zablocki VA Medical Center and its Community Based Outpatient Clinics. The Licensed Practical Nurse function is to provide quality nursing care to a culturally diverse veteran population of varying complexity in a variety of settings - primary care, acute care, sub acute, rehabilitation, palliative and long-term care, inpatient, outpatient and home care. The Licensed Practical Nurse possesses the knowledge and skills necessary to effectively apply all aspects of the nursing process within a collaborative, interdisciplinary practice setting. Major Duties: Communicates and interacts appropriately and courteously with internal and external customers. Maintains confidentiality of patient/employee information electronically, verbally, and written. Works and functions within a safe manner including infection control and operation of equipment. Integrates and applies pertinent aspects of the Medical Center performance improvement program into his/her professional practice. Utilizes nursing research, evidence based practice and literature in daily practice. Provides care appropriate to the bio-psychosocial needs of the population served. Provides culturally competent care to a diverse patient population. This knowledge includes an understanding of the changes associated with aging and principles of growth and development relevant to the adult and geriatric population. Assess and interpret data relating to the patient's current health status, which will facilitate the delivery of care appropriate to the age specific needs of the adult and geriatric patient. Practices requirements include Basic Life Support (BLS) for the Health Care Provider, through the American Heart Association. Work Schedule: Full Time; 7:00am - 3:30 pm Financial Disclosure Report: Not require
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.