The LVN is responsible for observing, recording and reporting changes in the patient's condition, as well as assisting in the development and revision of the patient-driven holistic care plan for life. The LVN requires a general review of their work by an RN or appropriateness and conformity with license, policies and procedures. The LVN is an advocate for the patient and the patient's family and promotes safety by practicing within their scope of practice and in accordance with local policy and procedures. Responsible for the daily operations in support of a primary care provider with the following duties: patient screening with vital signs and reason for seeking care documented, completion of clinical reminders, medication administration via oral, intramuscular and topical routes, immunizations, patient calls, routing and follow up of patient messages, as well as dressing changes and assisting providers with invasive procedures such as joint injections. Conducts blood pressure and glucose checks as ordered by provider staff. Enters clinical documentation in the electronic patient record with strict security protocols followed. Work Schedule: 8:00am-4:30pm, Monday-Friday Financial Disclosure Report: Not required Physical Requirements: Heavy lifting, 45 pounds and over; Heavy carrying, 45 pounds and over; Straight pulling (1 hour); Pulling hand over hand (0.5 hour); Pushing (1 hour); Reaching above shoulder; Use of fingers; Both hands required; Walking (6 hours); Standing (6 hours); Crawling (1 hour); Kneeling (1 hour); Repeated bending (1 hour); Climbing, legs only (1 hour); Both legs required; Ability for rapid mental and muscular coordination simultaneously; Near vision correctable at 13" to 16" to Jaeger 1 to 4; Both eyes required; Depth perception; Ability to distinguish basic colors; Ability to distinguish shades of colors; Hearing (aid may be permitted); Mental & emotional stability.
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.