Licensed Practical Nurse (Community Living Center)
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana
Internal Number: 581154200
The Licensed Practical Nurse performs a wide range of resident care and supportive duties in the Community Living Center (CLC). The LPN GS-7 must demonstrate an exceptional degree of practical nursing knowledge and skills necessary for concentrated effort and self-direction to provide care of the medically complex veteran population. If you are a federal employee, please apply under Announcement #CBST-10932878-21-DW Duties include but are not limited to: The LPN assigned to CLC is held accountable for delivering direct resident care to adult through geriatric aged residents. He/she recognizes the age-related needs and demonstrates knowledge and care appropriate to that age group. He/she considers the cognitive, physical, emotional, and chronological maturation need of the resident demonstrates competence and correctly provides appropriate care for that age group or groups. He/she has a broad working knowledge of practical nursing procedures. He/she recognizes culture differences in residents and demonstrates ability to understand and respect the resident's culture, values, beliefs, and practices. He/she directs residents in restorative techniques to preserve functioning and prevent complications through exercise, ambulation, gait training, bowel/bladder training, socialization groups, and activity of daily living. Other duties assigned Work Schedule: Rotating 8 hour shifts 07:00am-03:30pm/3:00pm-11:30pm and 11:00pm-07:30am Telework: This is not a telework position Virtual: This is not a virtual position 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.