Licensed Practical Nurse (Home Based Primary Care) Job in Lorain County, Ohio – Department of Veterans Affairs

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The United States government is a massive employer, and is always looking for qualified candidates to fill a wide variety of open employment positions in locations across the country. Below you’ll find a Qualification Summary for an active, open job listing from the Department of Veterans Affairs. The opening is for a Licensed Practical Nurse (Home Based Primary Care) in Lorain County, Ohio Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!

Licensed Practical Nurse (Home Based Primary Care) – Lorain County, Ohio
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 108618
Start Date: 06/11/2019
End Date: 07/01/2019

Qualification Summary
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 07/01/2019. Basic Requirements: United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy. Must be a graduate of school of practical or vocational nursing approved by the appropriate State agency and/or accredited by the National League for Nursing. (Education will be waived for current VHA employees who were converted to appointments under 38 U.S.C. 7401(3) in implementation of Public Law 98-160, enacted November 21, 1983, and for VHA employees converted to appointments under 38 U.S.C. 7405 in implementation of Public Law 99-576, enacted October 28, 1986. The waiver will not apply to persons appointed under 38 U.S.C. 7401(3) or 7405 after these conversions.) Must possess a full, active, current and unrestricted licensure as a licensed practical or vocational nurse in a State, Territory or Commonwealth (i.e., Puerto Rico) of the United States, or District of Columbia. Must possess a valid drivers license Preferred Experience: Clinical experience in an adult medical nursing setting, skilled nursing facility, skilled home care or hospice setting Sound history/physical screening experience Leadership and critical thinking skills. Flexibility as a team member and positive relationship skills on an interdisciplinary team. Able to prioritize responsibilities Able to work in wide variety of home environments. Grade Determinations:GS-07: Must possess at least one year of qualifying experience at the GS-6 level or equivalent. You must fully meet all performance requirements for the GS-6 LPN/LVN or equivalent and your resume must fully support this. Examples of experience include: proficiency in initiating, performing and completing assigned duties in providing care to variable patient populations, knowledge and ability to appropriately carry out assigned patient care based on patients’ conditions; selecting the appropriate order and sequence of procedures and treatments; completed work only needs a general review by a registered nurse or physician; preparing and administering prescribed medications (oral, topical, subcutaneous, intramuscular and/or intravenous); and performing duties for complex diagnostic tests and/or specialized practices. References: VA Qualification Standards in VA Handbook 5005/3, Part II, Appendix G13.The full performance level of this vacancy is GS-07. Physical Requirements: Applicant must possess the ability to climb stairs; lift, carry, pull, and push up to 25 pounds; frequent walking, standing, kneeling; repeated bending, squatting; and driving a car for periods up to 2 hours.

If you’d like to submit a resume or apply for this position, please contact Premier Veterans at abjobs@premierveterans.com. All are free to apply!

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