The LPN is responsible for observing, recording, and reporting changes in the patients' condition. Duties include, but are not limited to, providing supportive nursing care to patients, ranging from adults to geriatrics, and must possess the necessary skills to carry out the most complex practical nursing care assignments. The incumbent is responsible for providing the highest level of nursing care possible in accordance with the standards of practice established for the area of assignment. Manages and delivers nursing care for complex patient situations under the direction of a Registered Nurse or Provider. Responsibilities include (but are not limited to): Taking vital signs Giving medications and treatments as prescribed Communicating preventive health care issues to patients Accessing a variety of computerized clinical application programs, including documenting patient information in the computerized medical record. Work Schedule: 12 hour shifts, days or nights, with rotating days off. 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.