Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse

Job ID: 11852

Posted: 9 Days Ago

Base: Naval Hospital - Gulfport, MS

FLSA: Hourly Non-Exempt

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Florida (FL)

Gross Pay: $22.22

LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE/VOCATIONAL NURSE

“We encourage Military Veterans and Military Spouses to apply"

SITE OF SERVICE

  • Primary Care and Allergy/Immunization at Naval Branch Health Clinic (NBHC) Naval Construction Battalion Center (NCBC) Gulfport, MS.
  • Full Time Position

POSITION QUALIFICATION/REQUIREMENTS:

  • Degree: Certificate 
  • Education: Graduate from 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).
  • Certifications: Current Basic Life Support (BLS) hands on certification through the American Heart Association or American Red Cross.
  • Experience: Possess a minimum of two (2) years of experience within the last five (5) years as an LPN.
  • Licensure: Current, full, active, and unrestricted license to practice as a LPN/LVN in any one of the 50 States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Guam or the U.S. Virgin Islands.
  • U.S. Citizenship: Shall be a U.S. citizen
  • English Language Requirement: Able to read, write, and speak English well enough to effectively communicate.
  • Physical Capability: Shall be physically capable of standing and/or sitting for extended periods of time and physically capable of performing all services required under the contract.

CORE DUTIES:

  • 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.
  • 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.

HOURS:

  • Shifts will generally be scheduled for a nine (9) hour period Monday through Friday including an uncompensated one (1) hour meal break between the hours of 0700 and 1800.
  • Services will not normally be provided on the day of observance of Federal holidays.
  • In no instance will a HCW be required to provide services (on-site service plus approved leave and holidays) in excess of 40 hours per week.

BENEFITS:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision/401K
  • Life Insurance/Disability Insurance
  • Paid Federal Holidays
  • PTO
  • Continuing Medical Education Reimbursement

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 does not discriminate based on race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability or veteran status in provision of services or employment opportunities and benefits. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.

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Why choose LUKE?

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.