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Licensed Practical Nurse Psychiatry Homeless Domiciliary Job in CLEVELAND, OH

Licensed Practical Nurse Psychiatry Homeless Domiciliary Job in CLEVELAND, OH

Vacancy No. 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 9/28/2017 Close Date 10/19/2017
Who may apply Status Candidates

Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)


  • Open & closing dates

    09/28/2017 to 10/19/2017

  • Salary

    $38,645 to $55,161 per year

  • Pay scale & grade

    GS 00

  • Work schedule

    Full-Time - Full Time

  • Appointment type

    Agency Employees Only


2 vacancies in the following location:

Relocation expenses reimbursed


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  • Duties



    As a VA professional, your opportunities are endless. With many openings in the multiple functions of VA, you will have a wide range of opportunities at your fingertips. Not only is it the largest, most technologically advanced integrated health care system in the nation, but we also provide many other services to Veterans through the Benefits Administration and National Cemeteries.

    The Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center is a 673-bed tertiary healthcare facility which provides care to over 100,000 veterans in northern Ohio. We provide care through our main medical facility at the Wade Park campus, 13 community based outpatient clinics, and 3 vet centers. The medical center has been recognized for more programs of excellence than any other Veterans Affairs Medical Center. These programs of excellence include: Open Heart Surgery, Care of the Seriously Mentally Ill, Geriatric Evaluation and Management, Substance Abuse Care, Spinal Cord Injury Care, Medical Care of the Homeless, Domiciliary Care of the Homeless, Functional Electrical Stimulation, Advance Platform Technology, Primary Care Education, and Patient-Centered Specialty Care Education. We are a teaching hospital providing a full range of patient care services to Veterans with state-of-the art technology as well as medical education and research. Our main campus in Cleveland, Ohio has a full service ER for both general acute care and psychiatric care and a comprehensive reference clinical laboratory. With us, you will find a challenging, yet rewarding career experience.

    Note: A Professional Standard Board (a peer-review group) will review the selected candidate's education and experience and recommend the step at which the candidate will be placed in that specific grade. The salary is based on the grade and step approved for the selected candidate.

    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 Louis Stokes Cleveland Veterans Affairs Medical Center is recruiting for (2) Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN). The Licensed Practical Nurse will function in the Homeless Domiciliary Unit within Nursing Psychiatry Service. The Licensed Practical Nurse 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 in patient care conferences.
    • 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, infusion pumps, other related equipment.
    • Recognizing signs and symptoms of medical and behavioral emergencies and responds appropriately. 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: 3:30pm - 12:00am with rotation to day shift with rotating weekends and holidays.

    Relocation Expenses: Relocation expenses are not authorized for this position.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

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

    Questions? This job is open to 2 groups.

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/470464600. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.

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

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