Licensed Practical Nurse - Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Service
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Location: Lexington, Kentucky
Internal Number: 630390600
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 Carries out patient care duties, including assignments in selected inpatient and/or outpatient care settings. Performs and completes assigned duties providing care to variable patient populations. Observes, identifies, and responds to patient's needs for care including medication, equipment-assisted care, patient/family education in planning, organizing, and delivering care. Recognizes and considers emotional, cultural, spiritual, socioeconomic, and age-related factors. Prepares and administers prescribed medications (oral, topical, subcutaneous, intra-muscular and/or intravenous) and other routes. Performs treatments according to established policies/procedures. Observes for physical and/or emotional changes in the patient's condition from prescribed medications/treatments, promptly and accurately documents noted changes, and reports any deviations from normal to Registered Nurse, and/or preceptor, or MD. Recognizes urgent or emergent patient care situations, notifies the Registered Nurse, and/or preceptor, and/or physician provider, and initiates appropriate emergency interventions. Performs support duties for complex diagnostic tests and/or specialized procedures. Provides data for patient assessments under the direction of the Registered Nurse. Provides input into the interdisciplinary planning of care with development of resident-centered goals and outcomes with a rehabilitative/restorative/support focus. Implements the plan of care with focus to prevent deterioration, achieve and maintain optimal levels of function/independence, and promote comfort. Recognizes population-specific resident needs and will apply his/her knowledge in delivering care. Pay Scale: V744 Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Telework: Not Available Virtual: This is not a virtual position. Position Title/Functional Statement #:Licensed Practical Nurse - Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Service/PD000000 Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized EDRP Authorized: Contact firstname.lastname@example.org, the EDRP Coordinator for questions/assistance Permanent Change of Station (PCS): Not Authorized 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.