This LPN position with the Veterans Healthcare System of the Ozarks is located in Joplin, MO, and serves as the Telehealth Clinical Technician (TCT) in a specialized role to support Telehealth clinical programs. The incumbent provides a wide range of clinical and technical services to the veteran, and demonstrates complex technical judgement. Duties may include but are not limited to: Serves as site imager for Telehealth store and forward applications. Facilitates real time Clinical Video Telehealth (CVT) encounters, including patient education activities, primary care, and specialty care remote visits. Provides technical and scheduling support, and other program duties as assigned. Demonstrates expert knowledge of disease processes to observe for and recognize physiological and/or psychological deviations in the patient's condition and initiate appropriate changes in plan of care with concurrence of charge nurse. Obtains information about the patient and charts pertinent data regarding the patient's condition. Provides patient and family education regarding the patient's condition, procedures, and preventive health care; reinforces health teaching initiated by the multidisciplinary treatment team. Demonstrates expert knowledge and skill sufficient to provide therapeutic, rehabilitative and preventive care for patients. Reports and records current observations such as patient's physical condition, emotional response, and results of procedures. Observes skin conditions, variations in vital signs, personal habits of patients, and listens for clues to patient's reaction to illness and treatment. Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 7:30AM-4:00PM. Financial Disclosure Report: Not required.
Internal Number: 599967000
About Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
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.