The PACT (Patient Aligned Care Team) Licensed Practical Nurse will work to support the Primary Care Clinics. The LPN will work under the direction of the Registered Nurse and/or Physician with minimal supervision and is accountable to the Clinic Nurse Manager. Demonstration of self-direction and critical thinking is required in carrying out simple to the most complex practical nursing care assignments for variable patient populations. The PACT (Patient Aligned Care Team) Licensed Practical Nurse will function under the direction of a primary care nurse in support of the physician or mid-level providers. The LPN will perform, report and record assigned nursing care in the Primary Care Clinics, including, but not limited to: Assisting with minor procedures, including obtaining and arranging necessary equipment, positioning patients, ensuring comfort and privacy - monitoring patient during the procedure Provision of direct nursing care to patients with an emphasis on patient teaching, care coordination and interventions such EKGs and phlebotomy Documentation of care activities Perform procedures, treatments and delegated tasks Medication administration and oxygen therapy Clinical reminders with appropriate consults and alerts as indicated Cleaning and reprocessing of reusable medical equipment Preferred Experience: Primary Care Outpatient experience preferred. Functional Statement: LPN; Ambulatory Care (Interventional, Primary Care, Specialty) Work Schedule: The primary tour of duty will be the day shift: 7:30-4:00pm or 8:00am to 4:30pm Monday thru Friday, May also include some extended hours, alternate tours and occasional Saturdays. 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.