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Licensed Practical Nurse Job in CLEVELAND, OH

Licensed Practical Nurse Job in CLEVELAND, OH

Vacancy No. CBBE-18-MS-10107912-BU Department Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Salary $38,645.00 to $55,161.00 Grade 00 to 00
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 1/2/2018 Close Date 1/24/2018
Who may apply Status Candidates

Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)


  • Open & closing dates

    01/02/2018 to 01/24/2018

  • Salary

    $38,645 to $55,161 per year

  • Pay scale & grade

    GS 00

  • Work schedule


  • Appointment type



2 vacancies in the following location:

Relocation expenses reimbursed


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  • Duties



    OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise - "To care for him who shall have borne the battle and for his widow, and his orphan" - by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?

    Focusing on treating the whole Veteran through health promotion and disease prevention, the Northeast Ohio VA Healthcare System provides comprehensive, seamless health care and social services for more than 112,000 Veterans across Northeast Ohio. With 18 locations of care, including a 674-bed tertiary medical center, 13 outpatient clinics, two community resource and referral centers, a psychosocial rehabilitation and recovery center, a chronic dialysis center and an ambulatory surgery center, the Northeast Ohio VA Healthcare System's quality services are easily accessible to Veterans in 24 counties.
    The healthcare system's hub, the Cleveland VA Medical Center, is a national and regional referral center providing a full range of patient care services with state-of-the-art technology, medical education, research, and general acute and psychiatric emergency rooms. The medical center has been recognized for more programs of excellence than any other VA medical center and is home to two VA research centers, the Cleveland FES Center and the Advanced Platform Technology Center.
    The number of unique patients and complexity of care provided makes the Northeast Ohio VA Healthcare System the 3rd largest in the VA.
    With us, you will find a challenging, yet rewarding career experience.

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    The Northeast Ohio VA Healthcare System is recruiting for a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN). The LPN will function in WCT-6 for Nursing Psychiatry Service. The LPN duties include:

    • Providing direct patient care to individuals in various forms of psychosocial recovery.
    • Preparing and administering medications.
    • Collaborating with the Registered Nurse in the assessment and planning of care.
    • Functioning with minimal supervision.
    • Participating as a team player.
    • Maintaining the clinical environment according to environmental and safety standards.
    • Providing health and wellness education in one on one and in group format.
    • Communicating effectively with the Registered Nurse and other health team members.
    • Documenting care timely and appropriately.
    • Possessing the ability to participate in Prevention and Management of Disruptive Behavior techniques.
    • Recognizing and responding appropriately to signs and symptoms of medical and behavioral emergencies.
    • Knowledgeable of safe body mechanics, wears personal protective equipment (PPE), proficient in safe patient movement uses mechanical lifts appropriately with correct harness and requests assistance with patient care when needed.
    • Competent in using equipment and technical procedures in the assigned area such as: glucose-meters; respiratory equipment, other related equipment.
    • Responding promptly to patient requests for assistance.
    • Knowledge of life safety, fire, and occupational regulations and responding to environment, medical and psychiatric emergencies appropriately.
    • Providing nursing care for adults with population specific needs by incorporating pertinent physical, psychosocial and cultural needs into the patient plan of care.
    Work Schedule: Full-time night tour 11:30 pm - 8:00 am with occasional rotation to day and evening tours as needed. Rotation of weekends and holidays.
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not Required

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    Federal Employees - Current, Permanent VA Employees and Current, Permanent Employees of Other Federal Agencies

    Questions? This job is open to 2 groups.

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Note: We cannot accept applications on behalf of Federal Agencies. Application instructions are listed within the Job Description.

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