OPEN CONTINUOUS ANNOUNCEMENT for LPNs with Primary Care. Eligible applications received after that date will be referred at regular intervals or as additional vacancies occur on an as-needed basis until positions are filled. Continuous announcement accepting applications for the following areas: White River Junction, Vermont Bennington, Vermont Brattleboro, Vermont Newport, VT Rutland, VT Burlington, VT Keene, NH Littleton, NH The LPN is a member of the health care team and functions with a high degree of independence, is self-directed, displays initiative and good judgement. Duties include but are not limited to: Administers patient care using the nursing process. Identifies emergencies and intervenes appropriately. Performs nursing procedures and therapies according to polices and procedures. Performs support duties for diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. Function as a member of the interdisciplinary team in the development, implementation, and evaluation of the patient's treatment plan. Documents patient care using the electronic medical record. Communicates to patients and families the rationale for treatment, diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. Establishes therapeutic relationships with individual patients. Creates an atmosphere of mutual trust, acceptance and self-worth. Work Schedule: Full time; Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. // If working in White River Junction, Vermont, occasional Saturday coverage may be needed as well. Financial Disclosure Report: Not required NOTIFICATIONS: This position is an AFGE bargaining unit position. This position is covered by a special rate. Travel and relocation expenses are not authorized. This position is in the Excepted Service. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Drug Testing Position: Applicants tentatively selected for VA employment in a testing designated position are subject to urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use prior to appointment. Applicants who refuse to be tested will be denied employment with VA. Applicants will not be appointed to the position if a verified positive drug test result is received. Selectee will be required to complete additional forms to proceed with employment process.
Internal Number: 582228700
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