This position is located within Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC), Staff Development and Telehealth Service, Southern Arizona VA Healthcare (SAVAHCS), Stafford, AZ. The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) will provide clinical and technical support to patients receiving care via telemedicine, teleconsultation, tele-education services. The LPN will be accountable for adhering to established policies, procedures, standards of care and standards of practice and for maintaining competencies consistence with role and responsibilities. Works independently, under the supervision of a registered nurse requiring minimal guidance and direction. Completed work needs only a general review by a registered nurse for technical soundness, appropriateness and conformity to policy and accepted nursing standards. The incumbent documents care in the medical record and reports observations and findings to the registered nurse and if appropriate the clinical provider. Performs complex age specific nursing care for adult and geriatric patients with a variety of physical, mental, behavioral or psychological needs and is limited to situations demanding a degree of practical nursing knowledge and skills, according to assignment and training. Engages in nursing care which requires the knowledge and skills of an individual qualified as a licensed practical nurse. The position is located in a Community Based Outpatient Clinic. Work Schedule: Monday to Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm 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.