This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan payment reimbursement program. You must meet specific individual eligibility requirements in accordance with VHA policy and submit your EDRP application within four months of appointment. Approval, award amount (up to $200,000) and eligibility period (one to five years) are determined by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Services program office after complete review of the EDRP application. Learn more The LVN is an advocate for the patient and the patient's family and promotes safety by practicing within their scope of practice and in accordance with local policy and procedures. The LVN is responsible for the daily operations of a Primary Care provider. The LVN duties include conducting patient screening, performing vital signs, recognizing normal/abnormal vital signs for age group, communicating screening findings to provider, completing clinical reminders, attending daily huddles, closing open encounters, scrubbing patient lists, serving as a member of the rapid response team, performing dressing changes, and assisting providers with necessary procedures. Each LVN will conduct blood pressure and glucose checks as ordered by the provider. All clinical documentation is entered in the electronic patient record with strict security protocols followed. Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 7:30am - 4:15pm Financial Disclosure Report: Not required Physical Requirements: Heavy lifting, 45 pounds and over; Heavy carrying, 45 pounds and over; Straight pulling (1 hour); Pulling hand over hand (.5 hour); Pushing (1 hour); Reaching above shoulder; Use of fingers; Both hands required; Walking (6 hours); Standing (6 hours); Crawling (1 hour); Kneeling (1 hour); Repeated bending (1 hour); Climbing, legs only (1 hour); Both legs required; Ability for rapid mental and muscular coordination simultaneously; Near vision correctable at 13" to 16" to Jaeger 1 to 4; Far vision correctable in one eye to 20/20 and to 20/40 in the other; Both eyes required; Depth perception; Ability to distinguish basic colors; Ability to distinguish shades of colors; Hearing (aid may be permitted); and, Mental & Emotional Stability
Internal Number: 600016100
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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.