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Location:
WARRENSBURG, MO
Date:
08/17/2017
2017-08-172017-09-16
Job Code:
CD-17-MDM-1993459-BU
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Licensed Practical Nurse Pact Warrensburg Cboc Job in WARRENSBURG, MO

Licensed Practical Nurse Pact Warrensburg Cboc Job in WARRENSBURG, MO

Vacancy No. CD-17-MDM-1993459-BU Department Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Salary $36,363.00 to $57,088.00 Grade 00 to 00
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 8/2/2017 Close Date 8/22/2017
Who may apply Status Candidates
Locations:
WARRENSBURG, MO

Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)
  • Open & closing dates

    2017-08-02 to 2017-08-22

  • Salary

    $36,363 to $57,088 / per year

  • Pay scale & grade

    GS 00

  • Series

    0620 Practical Nurse

  • Appointment type

    Agency Employees Only

  • Work schedule

    Full Time

  • Job announcement number

    CD-17-MDM-1993459-BU

  • Control number

    475630500

Locations

1 vacancy in the following location:

Job Overview

Job Overview

Summary

Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 1993459

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?

The Kansas City VA is embarking on a journey of moving beyond performance measure and becoming the Healthcare System Veterans Trust and Choose.

Our patients depend on us and we depend on professionals like you.

If you are interested in being a part of a LEAN organization and putting other's needs before your own this may be the organization for you. Yours might be the first face they see when they come through our doors. Yours might be the voice they hear right after a surprise diagnosis.  Yours might be the eyes they look into as they are pushed in a wheelchair to a frightening procedure.  Your attitude reflects us and everything we are proud of in this organization. By applying for this position you have chosen to help serve our patients and we appreciate you.

With the initiation of cultural change, along with knowledge and tools for change, the Kansas City VA will continue to move towards a practice of continuous improvement.  In the endeavor, we recognize that this change will not occur suddenly, that dedicated individuals like yourself will be required, that leadership involvement is necessary, and employee engagement paramount. 

As a 157 bed medical, surgical, and psychiatric facility, the Kansas City VA provides comprehensive health care through primary care and tertiary care in subspecialty medicine, surgery, psychiatry, physical medicine and rehabilitation. It is also a teaching hospital affiliated with the University of Kansas and the University of Missouri Kansas City. Take a closer look at Kansas City at www.thinkkc.com.

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.

We are filling one position in Warrensburg, Missouri (Community Based Outpatient Clinic).

This announcement is open to current KCVA  and other VA and federal employees only. External applicants should apply to announcement number CD-17-MDM-1993461-BU, opening August 14, 2017. Link to announcement:

http://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/475632500   

Duties

The Licensed Practical Nurse works under the direction of an RN and is part of the Patient Aligned Care Team with a focus on patient centered care delivery. The LPN will function at the top of his or her license. 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 life care plan.  The LPN demonstrates active collaboration, communication and problem solving with Core Team (Patient, Primary Care Provider, RN Care Coordinator and Clerk) and Expanded Team (family/caregiver, internal and community based services involved in providing care to the patient).  The LPN is responsible for actively participating as part of a high functioning team in meeting the PACT initiatives and outcomes.  The LPN will be assigned to assist other PACT teams as needed at a CBOC or at the KCVA campus.

The LPN possesses the knowledge and skills necessary to effectively apply aspects of the nursing process within a collaborative, interdisciplinary practice setting. This broad based clinical knowledge enables the LPN to effectively implement health promotion and prevention interventions, manage acute and chronic illness states, assist veterans in the attainment of optimal levels of functioning through rehabilitation, and provide supportive measures for the dying patient and their significant others. The LPN possesses the knowledge and skills necessary to:

-Communicate and interact appropriately and courteously with internal and external customers.

-Maintain confidentiality of patient / employee information electronically, verbally, and written.

-Work and function within a safe manner including infection control and operation of equipment.

-Integrate and apply pertinent aspects of the Medical Center performance improvement program into his/her professional practice.

-Utilize nursing research, evidence based practice and literature in daily practice.

-Provide care appropriate to the bio-psychosocial needs of the population served. This knowledge includes an understanding of the changes associated with aging and principles of growth and development relevant to the adult and geriatric population. He/ she must be able to assess and interpret data relating to the patient's current health status, which will facilitate the delivery of care appropriate to the age specific needs of the adult and geriatric patient.

-Provide culturally competent care to a diverse patient population.

-Practice requirements include BLS. ACLS is preferred.

Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 7:45am - 4:15pm


Functional Statement Title/#: Licensed Practical Nurse/PACT Primary Care

Supervisory Status

No

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No

Who May Apply

This job is open to…

This announcement is for current Kansas City VA, VA wide and other federal employees only.

Questions? This job is open to 2 groups.

Job Requirements
Additional Information
How to Apply
Required Documents

Department of Veterans Affairs

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration

Contact

Melissa Menzel
Phone: (816)861-4700x53833

Address

VHA Kansas City VAMC
Human Resources Office
4801 Linwood Blvd
Kansas City
MO


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


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