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Licensed Practical Nurse – Syracuse, New York
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 327180Start Date: 09/17/2020End Date: 01/29/2021
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. Candidate must be a graduate of a school of practical or vocational nursing approved by the appropriate State agency and/or accredited by the National League for Nursing (NLNAC) at the time you completed the program. Exceptions include: (1) Health care education in the military service or training in the military service that is accepted by the licensing body in the jurisdiction in which licensed as qualifying for full LPN/LVN licensure meets the education requirements. (2) Individuals granted a license by a jurisdiction that does not require graduation from an approved school. Candidate must have a full, active, current and unrestricted license as a practical or vocational nurse in s State, Territory or Commonwealth (i.e., Puerto Rico) of the United States or District of Columbia. LPN/LVN nurses appointed to direct patient care positions must be proficient in both spoken and written English. Preferred Experience: at least one year of experience in a hospital setting. Grade Determinations:
GS-3: None beyond the basic requirements.
GS-4: Meeting the basic requirements and 6 months of qualifying experience as a Licensed Practical Nurse.
GS-5: Meeting the basic requirements and Completion of at least 1 year of qualifying experience at the GS-4 level or equivalent (candidate demonstrates knowledge and ability to provide a full range of practical nursing care to patients with a variety of physical and/or behavioral problems.
GS-6: Completion of at least 1 year of qualifying experience at the GS-5 level or equivalent (candidate has demonstrated knowledge and ability to appropriately carry out assigned patient care based on the patient’s conditions; utilizes judgment in selecting the appropriate order and sequence of procedures and treatments). References: VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G6 Nurse Qualification Standard. The full performance level of this vacancy is GS 6. The actual grade at which an applicant may be selected for this vacancy is in the range of GS 3 to GS 6. Physical Requirements: The LPN position requires that the employee be able to lift and carry moderate weight (up to 44 lbs.), stand for long periods of time, walk, bend, pull/push, reach above shoulders and use both hands and fingers. Successful completion of a pre-employment physical exam and random drug screen is a condition of employment.
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