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Occupational Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Department of Energy Government Contract

Company: Valor Healthcare Inc.
Location: Richland
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

Description:Valor Healthcare operates more than 50 Veteran Affairs Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOCs) in the United States as a contractor for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). Valor provides a full range of medical services to veterans through the operations of CBOCs. Our comprehensive set of services includes primary care, diagnostics, laboratory, telehealth, behavioral health, and more. In addition, we are always looking at other government contracts where this assignment comes into play as a contract position working directly in a Department of Energy facility for a occupational medicine outpatient clinic in Richland, Washington.Position SummaryThe Licensed Practical (LPN) or Vocational Nurse (LVN) provides prescribed medical treatment and personal care services to patients in a clinic setting, as directed by physician or mid-level provider.Schedule: This is a full time day shift position with no contract end in sight.Core ResponsibilitiesPatient Care: Actively assists with patient care, physical examinations and ancillary tests.Performs the annual and routine nursing assessments and performs preventive health services authorized by the clinic Medical Director. This includes interviewing and collecting patient information, including pain assessment, pulse rate, temperature, height & weight, blood pressure and other relevant details. Records information in patients electronic medical record.Administers medications, as appropriate or ordered by a medical provider, orally, or by subcutaneous or intramuscular injection, and notes time and amount in patients electronic charts, applies compresses, both hot and cold as indicated. Observes patient and reports adverse reactions to the clinic physician.Operates electrocardiograph (EKG) and other diagnostic equipment to administer routine diagnostic test and treatments, including glucometers, pulse oximeters, nebulizers, oxygen equipment, spirometry, eye exams, etc.Dresses wounds and incisions, interprets physicians instructions to patients, assists with emergencies, and performs related tasks, as directed.Collects lab specimens, including but not limited to urine, blood and sputum, from patients for testing and may perform waived laboratory tests on these specimens.Cleans treatment rooms, equipment and supplies using approved manufacture wipes and/or solutions.Submits any received laboratory and radiology results to medical providers and provides private practice results for scanning or scans results into patients medical records after the provider has reviewed.Inputs all patients information into EMRMay assist with front desk for check-in, check-out and phone coverage.Provides patient and family health education with a focus on self-management, prevention, wellness, related health issues and healthy lifestyle choices. Advises in services available through community resources.Maintains confidentiality of veterans data and information.Requirements:Diploma or certificate of an accredited program of practical or vocational nursing as approved by the stateLicense: valid, unrestricted license in Washington state as a licensed to practice nursingA minimum one-year experience as a LPN with occupational health experience.Preferred certification in occupational health nursing and case management.Current certification in Basic Life Support - CPRProficiency in written and spoken EnglishStrong computer skills, including EMR experienceThis job is CONTINGENT upon contract award, client approval, completion of a favorable background investigation, and the ability to obtain and maintain a Public Trust / High Risk clearance.Valor Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer.Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran statusby Jobble

Keywords: Valor Healthcare Inc., Richland , Occupational Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Department of Energy Government Contract, Healthcare , Richland, Washington

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