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Licensed Practical Nurse Job

Licensed Practical Nurse Job

Vacancy No. RZ-10118641-18-TT Department Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Salary $28,622.00 to $49,736.00 Grade 3 to 6
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 1/23/2018 Close Date 12/10/2018
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Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)


  • Open & closing dates

    01/23/2018 to 12/10/2018

  • Salary

    $28,622 to $49,736 per year

  • Pay scale & grade

    GS 3 - 6

  • Work schedule


  • Appointment type



11 vacancies in the following locations:

Relocation expenses reimbursed


Announcement number


Control number


  • 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?

    About the Memphis VA Medical Center: The VAMC in Memphis, TN consists of one main campus located at 1030 Jefferson Avenue, which includes a 60-bed Spinal Cord Injury Unit, and ten community based outpatient clinics (CBOC). It is a tertiary care facility classified as a Clinical Referral Level I Facility and one of the most complex medical centers in the VA system. It is a teaching hospital, providing a full range of patient care services, with state-of-the-art technology, as well as extensive education and research programs. Comprehensive primary, secondary, and tertiary health care is provided in areas of medicine, general cardiovascular and neurological surgery, psychiatry, physical medicine and rehabilitation, spinal cord injury, neurology, oncology, dentistry, and geriatrics. Specialized outpatient services are provided through general, specialty, and subspecialty outpatient clinics including a women's health center. Services are available to more than 206,000 Veterans living in a 53-county tri-state area (Tennessee, Arkansas, and Mississippi).

    VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply. The health related positions in VA are covered by Title 38, and are not covered by the Schedule A excepted appointment authority.

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    The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) functions as a member of the team assigned. Observes for and reports physiological and/or psychological deviations in acutely or chronically ill patients. Incumbent demonstrates basic knowledge in nursing care procedures and basic care of the acutely ill and chronic patients in the various units. Charts pertinent data regarding the patient's condition such as progress of patient's condition, procedures performed, and medications given. Interviews patients to obtain information and/or communicate data regarding the patient. Incumbent initiates patient teaching regarding procedures, tests, medications, specimen collection, ambulatory aides, or care to be delivered in the hospital or at home. Identifies educational needs of patients and reinforces education that the patient has received. Recognizes medical and/or surgical emergencies and initiates appropriate response. Administers medication, including IVPB drugs per policy, and assesses the need for and administers PRN medications.

    Work Schedule: Various
    Functional Statement Title/#: Licensed Practical Nurse/000000.
    Location: This position is located at the Memphis VA Medical Center, 1030 Jefferson Avenue, Memphis, TN 38104

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    U.S. Citizens. NOTE: All Internal Employees, Agency Employees, Current Federal Employees are encouraged to apply to the internal announcement (Vacancy#10118610)

    Questions? This job is open to 3 groups.

  • Requirements
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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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