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 This is an OPEN CONTINUOUS ANNOUNCEMENT. The initial cut-off date for referral of eligible applications will be May 14, 2021 and applicants will be reviewed periodically thereafter until vacancy is filled. This announcement may close sooner than the posted date. The Licensed Practical Nurse works under the direction of a RN and reports to the Associate Nurse Executive. The LPN is responsible for administering vaccines, observing, recording, and reporting changes in the patient's condition. The LPN is a member of Nursing Service and the Vaccine team. The LPN demonstrates active collaboration and communication with Nursing service as well as the expanded team (internal and community-based services involved in providing vaccine to veterans and eligible community members.) Provides support for the COVID-19 Vaccine clinics following established nursing policies and procedures. Demonstrates age appropriate care for the following age groups who may be experiencing medical and psychological consequences of illness: adult, age 18, to the elderly adult, age 65 and over. Participates in selected health screenings, clinical reminders, telephone calls and nursing treatments as assigned. Administers medications according to the 5 rights of Medication administration. Documents medication administration using BCMA/CPRS. Demonstrates proper infection control techniques including but not limited to hand washing, blood borne pathogens, needle stick management, and personal protective equipment. Demonstrates ability to effectively handle multiple projects and duties simultaneously; prioritizes appropriately. Work Schedule: Mon - Fri 8:00am - 4:30pm Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
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