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 This is an open continuous announcement. Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis and qualified candidates will be considered as vacancies become available. First round of applications will be reviewed on 23 August 2021. Applications will remain on file until December 31, 2021. The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) works under the direction of a Registered Nurse/Nurse Manager with Patient Care Services (PCS). The LPN 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 The incumbent provides a wide range of clinical and technical services to the Veteran under general supervision of the Registered Nurse. The duties include checking in the patients, resolving appropriate clinical reminders, patient education, and assisting at the front desk. The LPN demonstrates active collaboration and communication with other members of the Patient Care Service. Additional technical and administrative support and other support duties as assigned. Work Schedule: Monday thru Friday, 8AM to 430PM, Tours may vary based on the needs of the unit assigned. Compressed/Flexible: Not Available Telework: Not Available Virtual: This is not a virtual position. Functional Statement #: FS# 03/04/05/06 Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized EDRP Authorized: Yes Permanent Change of Station (PCS): Not Available PCS Appraised Value Offer (AVO): Not Available Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
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