Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse

Job ID: 07743

Posted: 9 Days Ago

Base: Naval Health Clinic - Oak Harbor

FLSA: Hourly Non-Exempt

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Washington (WA)

Gross Pay: $26.67

LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE

"We encourage Military Veterans and Military Spouses to apply"

SITE OF SERVICE:

  • Naval Health Clinic Oak Harbor, WA.
  • Full Time

POSITION QUALIFICATION/REQUIREMENTS:

  • Degree: Certificate.
  • Education: An accredited community college, Junior college, College, University or Vocational nursing program Approved by the appropriate State agency and accredited by one of the following accrediting bodies at the time the program was completed by the applicant: The National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC) or the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).
  • Experience: One year of practical or vocational nurse experience after graduation.
  • Licensure: Current, full, active and unrestricted license as a practical or vocational nurse. In any one of the 50 States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Guam or the U.S. Virgin Islands.
  • Certifications:
  • BLS through American Heart Association or American Red Cross Association.
  • Prior to providing services entailing administration of IV medications under this contract, the HCWs must attend a 2-hour lecture on IV certification. The HCWs must then obtain certifications (e.g., IV, medications and blood administration) in accordance with clinic nursing service and command policy not later than 60 days after commencement of services, including MTF observation of three completed IV sticks during this time.
  • U.S. Citizenship: HCWs performing under this contract shall be U.S. citizens.
  • English language Requirement: Able to read, write, and speak English well enough to effectively communicate.
  • HCW Physical Capability: Shall be physically capable of standing and/or sitting for extended periods of time and physically capable of performing all services required.

CORE DUTIES:

  • Initiate, perform and complete assigned duties in providing care to variable patient populations.
  • Complete assigned patient care based on the patients’ conditions, use judgment in selecting the appropriate order and sequence of procedures and treatments, and accurately recognize, report and record relevant patient information.
  • Observe, identify and respond to the patient’s needs for care, including medication, equipment-assisted care and patient/family education.
  • Prepare and administer prescribed medications (oral, topical, subcutaneous, intramuscular and/or intravenous) and perform treatments according to established policies/procedures.
  • Recognize urgent or emergent patient care situations, seek assistance of the RN and/or MD/DO, and initiate appropriate emergency interventions as directed.
  • Perform support duties for complex diagnostic tests and/or specialized practices or procedures, which include preparing the patient, assisting in the diagnostic examination, preparing and handling specialized instruments or other specialized equipment, and monitoring the patient’s condition before, during, and following the procedure.
  • Orient peers and ancillary personnel to unit policies and procedures, skills, and standards of practice.
  • Integrate healthy work environment principles that result in improved patient healthcare delivery, education of patients and their families and employee satisfaction.

HOURS:

  • Performance hours are as follows: Services shall be provided Monday through Friday, excluding the day of observance of Federal holidays, between the hours of 0630 and 1630.
  • Shifts will normally be scheduled for an 8.5 to 9 hour period, to include an uncompensated 30 to 60 minute lunch break, respectively.
  •  In no instance will the HCW be required to provide services in excess of 80 hours per two-week period.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS/SKILLS

Must be comfortable in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. Must be able and willing to reprioritize on short notice and work on multiple simultaneous projects. Flexible and able to work with various personalities. Team work skills required. Time management skills required. The ability to meet deadlines in a deadline intensive environment is essential. High level of adaptability and willingness to embrace change in a fast-paced, demanding environment.

LUKE is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration from employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age or any other characteristic protected by law.

Links:

To learn more about LUKE, please visit our website at:

http://www.lukestaffing.com

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At LUKE, we’re honored the U.S. Government has entrusted us with their staffing needs for over 20 years. We’ve built a strong reputation as a reliable partner, delivering vital healthcare solutions.

When you join our team, you become part of a nationwide network of top-tier professionals who share your passion for excellence. Whether you’re a nurse, physician, therapist, caregiver, or any other healthcare specialist, we have a diverse range of positions available to match your unique skills and interests.