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Licensed Practical Nurse Telehealth Job in SPIRIT LAKE, IA

Licensed Practical Nurse Telehealth Job in SPIRIT LAKE, IA

Vacancy No. Department Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Salary $29,545.00 to $48,401.00 Grade 3 to 6
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 1/9/2018 Close Date 1/19/2018
Who may apply Public

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  • Open & closing dates

    01/09/2018 to 01/19/2018

  • Salary

    $29,545 to $48,401 per year

  • Pay scale & grade

    GS 3 - 6

  • Work schedule


  • Appointment type



1 vacancy in the following location:

Relocation expenses reimbursed


Announcement number


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  • Duties



    This is an EXTERNAL announcement. Current permanent Sioux Falls VAHCS employees, current permanent VA employees from other facilities, and current permanent employees from other Federal Agencies should apply under the INTERNAL announcement, CBAS-10112164-18-EBE unless applying by using Veterans Preference. All applicants applying under this external announcement will be subject to Veterans Preference.
    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?
    At the Sioux Falls VA Health Care System (SFVAHCS), we strive to hire only the best! Working with and for America's Veterans is a privilege, and we pride ourselves on the quality of care we provide. In return for your commitment to quality health care for our nation's Veterans, VA offers an incomparable benefits package. Located in southeast South Dakota, Sioux Falls is a family-oriented community with no state income tax. The SFVAHCS is a teaching hospital providing a full range of patient care service, with state-of-the-art technology as well as education and research. Comprehensive health care is provided through primary care, tertiary care, and long-term care in the areas of medicine, surgery, psychiatry, physical medicine and rehabilitation, neurology, oncology, dentistry, geriatrics, and transitional care. The SFVAHCS is part of VA Midwest Healthcare System (VISN 23), which includes facilities in Minnesota, North Dakota, Iowa, Nebraska, and South Dakota. Every job at the VA impacts the Veterans that we serve. You can be part of that team, helping to make sure that our Veterans receive the top-quality care they deserve.

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    The Sioux Falls VA Health Care System is currently recruiting for one Full-time, Permanent, Licensed Practical Nurse. This position will be located in the Associate Director Patient Care Services - TeleHealth. As a Licensed Practical Nurse, you are responsible for the following duties to include, but not limited to:

    • Incumbent performs Telehealth imaging, including tele-retinal screening, tele-dermatology, tele-wound care imaging and other Telehealth programming as technology becomes available.
    • The incumbent serves as a patient site clinical coordinator of Telehealth services in assigned clinic(s).
    • Incumbent is responsible for the patient site clinical, business, scheduling and technical aspects for real-time Telehealth applications, including, all specialty and primary care Telehealth encounters (clinical video, imaging and support of home Telehealth).
    • Maintains, inventories and trains staff on all video-conferencing technologies, Telehealth peripherals including stethoscopes and otoscopes.
    • Opens the Telehealth patient room, readies the equipment for the examination, training, education, access, and establishes the online, video conferencing or other connections. Creates the appropriate clinical and/or training setting/environment using interactive technology and is knowledgeable of adult learning using interactive technology and maximizing environments to support such activity. The above activities are conducted for Clinic Based Telehealth and Home Telehealth.
    • Schedules, confirms and coordinates Telehealth services of inpatients and outpatients to/from VISN to VISN, Facility to Facility, CBOC to CBOC etc. and private facilities including nursing homes, hospitals and clinics.
    • Reviews each Telehealth encounter planned for needed resources (e.g. video conferencing, clinical peripherals, tele-presenter, scheduling, medical equipment, telehealth environment) to ensure resources are appropriate and meet safety requirements for the patient telehealth encounter.
    • Documents patient reminders, clinical reminders, clinical interaction and closes encounters, answering questions, and performing other duties as needed to ensure a beneficial visit, online activity and/ or training and support of the PACT team.Assignment to other areas of the service line, medical center, or other CBOC's may be required. The LPN reports to the CLC Nurse Manager and works in collaboration with his/her assigned team, however, assignments may be made to other areas for purposes of cross coverage.
    Work Schedule: The tour of duty for this position is typically Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm. Additional information regarding the tour of duty for this position will be discussed during the interview process.
    Functional Statement Title/#: Licensed Practical Nurse (TeleHealth)

    Travel Required

    50% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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