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2017-11-282018-01-02

Licensed Practical Nurse-Batavia (GEC)

Batavia, NY 14020

Licensed Practrical Nurses (LPN) work under the supervision of a Registered Nurse and desplay knowledge and ability in providing a full range of practrical nursing care to patients with a variety of physical and/or behavioral problems. LPNs serve as responsible members of the nursing team and interact with patients, family members, professional and supportive personnel who provide patient care. LPNs participate in the assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of nursing care as appropriate to their area of assignment.

Tour of Duty:Variable shifts; subject to change based on Agency needs.








graph of estimated pay ranges
$30,454

$49,731





Job Details



Application Open Date

11/21/2017



Application Close Date

12/5/2017




Organization

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration



Who May Apply

United States Citizens



Status

Full Time




























  • More About VAOpen More About VA SectionClose More About VA Section

    • The Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP)and Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP)provide eligible displaced Federal competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. To be qualified you must submit appropriate documentation and be found well-qualified (have a final rating of 90 or more before any veterans preference points) for this vacancy.Information about ICTAP and CTAPeligibility is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website at http://www.opm.gov/rif/employee_guides/career_transition.asp#ctap.

      Receiving Service Credit for Earning Annual (Vacation) Leave: Federal Employees earn annual leave at a rate (4, 6 or 8 hours per pay period) which is based on the number of years they have served as a Federal employee. VA may offer newly-appointed Federal employees credit for their job-related non-federal experience or active duty uniformed military service. This credited service can be used in determining the rate at which they earn annual leave.

      INTERVIEWS: Any interviews that may be conducted for this position will use the Performance Based Interviewing (PBI) process. Further information is available at www.va.gov/pbi.

      Probation: Position is subject to a one (1) year probationary period.

      The Federal Government has special appointing authorities for persons with qualifying disabilities (go to http://www.opm.gov/disability/peoplewithdisabilities.asp





  • QualificationsOpen Qualifications SectionClose Qualifications Section

    • Grade Determination:

      In addition to the basic requirements, the following qualification criteria must be met for each grade.The candidates qualifications must clearly demonstrate the level of competence required for the grade.

      (1)GS-3.None beyond the basic requirements.[LPNs at this grade level are expected to perform all duties within the scope of their license (e.g., medication administration); however, completed work may require routine or detailed higher level review depending upon the complexity of the duties involved.]

      (2)GS-4.[Employees may be appointed at or advanced to GS-4 if they meet any of the criteria in paragraphs 3b(2)(a) through (c) below:

      (a)Six months of qualifying experience as an LPN or LVN; or

      (b)Graduation from an approved school (which may be waived as provided in paragraph 4 of Section C) and one year of experience that involved nursing care work in a hospital, outpatient clinic, nursing home, or other supervised medical, nursing, or patient care facility that provided a practical knowledge of human body structure and sterile techniques and procedures; or

      (c)Graduation from an approved school of at least 24 months duration.

      (d)LPNs at the GS-4 grade level perform all duties expected of employees at the GS-3 grade level; however, they are expected to exercise greater judgment, require less supervision, and to operate in accordance with all established policies, procedure, and techniques.]

      (3)GS-5

      (a)Completion of at least 1 year of qualifying experience at the GS-4 level or equivalent.

      (b)Demonstrated knowledge and ability to provide a full range of practical nursing care to patients with a variety of physical and/or behavioral problems.[Works with the RN and/or MD/DO to appropriately orient/train less experienced LPNs/LVNs and/or Nursing Assistants (NAs)/Health Technicians (HTs) in relation to acceptable standards of practice in promoting optimal patient care delivery.Provides effective education to patients and/or family members in relation to common disease processes, medication, and /or prescribed treatment regimes.]

      (c)Demonstrated ability to serve as a responsible member of the nursing team and interact [in an appropriate manner] with patients, family members, professional and [other] supportive personnel [involved in the delivery of] patient care, [incorporating acceptable, established customer service standards into practice.

      (d)Knowledge and skill sufficient to prepare, administer, and appropriately document actions taken specific to commonly prescribed oral, topical, subcutaneous, intramuscular, and/or intravenous medications as permitted by approved local facility policies and procedures.Observation and documentation will include patients response to medication administered and the reporting of any noted change in patients condition to RN or MD/DO.

      (e)Knowledge and ability to recognize the need for and to institute emergency measures when indicated, promptly seek the assistance of the RN or MD/DO, and assist in resuscitation procedures in cardiac and/or pulmonary arrest.

      (f)Recognizes and appropriately responds to breakage/malfunction or loss of equipment, safety hazards, and supply deficiencies, promptly reporting to appropriate personnel for corrective action.

      (g)Completed work is under the general supervision of an RN or MD/DO.Individuals at this grade level are expected to have a broad working knowledge of practical nursing procedures.However, completion of more complex practices or procedures may be subject to closer higher-level review.

      Preferred experience:

      Previous LPN Experience preferred





  • BenefitsOpen Benefits SectionClose Benefits Section

    • Working for the Department of Veterans Affairsoffers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation, sick leave, holidays, life insurance, health benefits, and participation in the Federal Employees Retirement System.In addition to traditional "dollars and cents" benefits, we offer a range of benefits to helpbalance work and life.For more informationplease visit us at http://www4.va.gov/jobs/job_benefits/benefits.asp.

      The Department of Veterans Affairs offers Permanent Change of Station (PCS) relocation services. Permanent Change of Station is the relocation of a household due to government convenience in connection with a transfer between duty stations or facilities. For more information go to http://vaww.fscdirect.fsc.va.gov/pcs.asp.





  • How To ApplyOpen How To Apply SectionClose How To Apply Section

    • To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:

      1. Your Rsum

      2. Declaration of Federal Employment, OF 306 http://www.opm.gov/Forms/pdf_fill/OF306.pdf (THIS FORM MUST BE SUBMITTED OR YOUR PACKAGE WILL NOT BE REVIEWED)

      3. VA Form 10-2850C http://www.va.gov/vaforms/medical/pdf/vha-10-2850c-fill.pdf (THIS FORM MUST BE SUBMITTED OR YOUR PACKAGE WILL NOT BE REVIEWED)

      4. Evidence of your eligibility to apply for this vacancy (see Required Documents section below)

      5. Additional Required Documents (see Required Documents section below)

      6. A complete Occupational Questionnaire View Assessment Questions

      The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Tuesday, December 05, 2017.

      To begin the process, click the Apply Online button to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account. Follow the prompts to complete the occupational questionnaire. Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button at the end of the process. Applicants are encouraged to apply online; this process is easier, faster and provides more information as applications are processed.

      Note: To return to a previously Saved or Incomplete application you may use the following link: https://applicationmanager.gov/. After applying, return to Application Manager or your member account in USAJOBS to see the status of your application, including any messages that may have been sent to you.

      If you cannot apply online:

      1. Click the following link to view and print the occupational questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire,

      2. Print this 1203FX form to provide your response to the occupational questionnaire http://www.opm.gov./forms/pdf_fill/OPM1203fx.pdf, and

      3. Fax the completed 1203FX form along with any supporting documents to (478)757-3144. Your 1203FX will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission.

      To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload:

      1. Complete this cover page http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf using the following Vacancy ID 2024727.

      2. Fax your documents to (478)757-3144.





  • Additional DetailsOpen Additional Details SectionClose Additional Details Section

    • Series: 0620-Practical Nurse


      Job Pay Type: Per Year


      Job Openings: Few


      Job Position: VHA-528-18-AQ2024727-JH-BU




      Licensed Practrical Nurses (LPN) work under the supervision of a Registered Nurse and desplay knowledge and ability in providing a full range of practrical nursing care to patients with a variety of physical and/or behavioral problems. LPNs serve as responsible members of the nursing team and interact with patients, family members, professional and supportive personnel who provide patient care. LPNs participate in the assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of nursing care as appropriate to their area of assignment.

      Tour of Duty:Variable shifts; subject to change based on Agency needs.







Categories

  • Healthcare
  • Cardiology
  • Managed Care
  • Nursing - LPN and LVN
  • Therapy - Others
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Nursing support

Best Care / Best Careers

To care for him who shall have borne the battle and for his widow and his orphan." These words, spoken by Abraham Lincoln during his Second Inaugural Address, reflect the philosophy and principles that guide VA in everything we do, and are the focus of our endeavors to serve our Nation's veterans and their families.

 The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has one of the most diverse, challenging, and rewarding missions in the United States Government. We strive to meet the needs of the Nation's veterans and their families today and in the future.

VA manages one of the largest health care systems in the world and the nation's leading employer of registered nurses. Nurses in Veterans Health Administration (VHA) are engaged in a variety of roles and have multiple opportunities for career and professional development. The VHA provides veterans and their dependents with many other services such as benefits and education, and also provides burial benefits.

Our goal is to provide excellence in patient care, veterans' benefits and customer satisfaction. We can provide you with challenging, interesting, meaningful work to care for the veterans who have risked their lives to protect our freedom.

 As the Department of Veterans Affairs heads into the 21st century, we will strive to meet the needs of the Nation's veterans today and tomorrow. We are a more customer-focused organization, functioning as "One-VA" and delivering seamless service to our customers.

We benchmark our service with the best in business. We use innovative means and high technology to deliver "World-Class Customer Service". We foster partnerships with our customers and stakeholders, making them part of the decision-making process.

Department of Veterans Affairs is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Batavia, NY 14020

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