18 days old
2017-11-282017-12-28

Licensed Practical Nurse - Camp Hill

Camp Hill, PA 17011

As a licensed practical or vocational nurse, you will deliver nursing care to patients in an outpatient clinic setting. Your duties will also include:

  • Interviewing patients.
  • Performing a general systems appraisal of the patients' conditions, and collecting subjective and objective data.
  • Collaborating with the registered nurse (RN) in developing, selecting the appropriate sequence of procedures and implementing a plan of care individualized to carry out the nursing needs of the patients.
  • Performing complex diagnostic tests or specialized practices/procedures and medication administration.
  • Anticipating and recognizing emergency situations, responding promptly, by notifying the RN and or the health care provider and instituting appropriate actions according to policy and procedures.
Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 7:45 am to 4:15 pm, unless an alternate tour is approved by the supervisor.

Functional Statement Title/#: Licensed Practical/ Vocational Nurse/ 000000

Financial Disclosure Report: Not Required






graph of estimated pay ranges
$34,855

$50,917





Job Details



Application Open Date

11/22/2017



Application Close Date

11/29/2017




Organization

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration



Who May Apply

Current VA employees and current employees of other federal agencies



Status

Full-Time




























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

    • This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies.

      It is the policy of the VA to not deny employment to those that have faced financial hardships or periods of unemployment.

      This position is in the Excepted Service and does not confer competitive status.

      United States Citizenship Required; non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy.

      VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply. The health related positions in VA are covered by Title 38, and are not covered by the Schedule A excepted appointment authority.

      Veterans and Transitioning Service Members: Please visit the VA for Vets site for career-search tools for Veterans seeking employment at VA, career development services for our existing Veterans, and coaching and reintegration support for military service members.

      If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.





  • QualificationsOpen Qualifications SectionClose Qualifications Section

    • Basic Requirements:
      • U.S. citizenship. Non-citizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy.
      • Graduate of a school of practical or vocational nursing approved by the appropriate State agency and/or accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC) at the time the program was completed by the applicant. Verification can be obtained from the State approving agency or the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission, 61 Broadway, 33rd Floor, New York, NY 10006. Additional information may also be obtained from the NLNAC Website. Exceptions include:
      (1) Health care education in the military service or training in the military service which is accepted by the licensing body in the jurisdiction in which the individual is licensed as qualifying for full LPN/LVN licensure will be accepted as meeting the education requirements for VHA employment.

      (2) VHA employees who were converted to appointments under 38 U.S.C. 7401(3) in implementation of Public Law 98-160, enacted November 21, 1983, and for VHA employees converted to appointments under 38 U.S.C. 7405 in implementation of Public Law 99-576, enacted October 28, 1986; and for their future personnel actions under this authority. The waiver will not apply to persons appointed under 38 U.S.C. 7401(3) or 7405 after these conversions.

      (3) Individuals granted a license by a jurisdiction that does not require graduation from an approved school.
      • Licensure. Full, active, current and unrestricted licensure as a licensed practical or vocational nurse in a State, Territory or Commonwealth (i.e., Puerto Rico) of the United States, or District of Columbia.
      • English Language Proficiency. Licensed practical or vocational nurses appointed to direct patient care positions must be proficient in both spoken and written English.
      Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religions; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

      Grade Determinations:

      GS-3:
      None beyond the basic requirements.
      GS-4: Employees may be appointed at or advanced to GS-4 if they meet any of the following criteria : (a) Six months of qualifying experience as an LPN or LVN; or (b) Graduation from an approved school (which may be waived in accordance with policy) 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.
      GS-5: Completion of at least 1 year of qualifying experience at the GS-4 level or equivalent.
      GS-6: Completion of at least 1 year of additional qualifying experience at the GS-5 level or equivalent, fully meeting all performance requirements for the GS-5 LPN/LVN.

      References: VA Handbook 5005, Licensed Practical or Vocational Nurse Qualification Standard. This can be found in the local Human Resources Office.

      Preferred Experience: At least one year of nursing care experience

      The full performance level of this vacancy is GS-06. The actual grade at which an applicant may be selected for this vacancy is in the range of GS-03 to GS-06.




  • BenefitsOpen Benefits SectionClose Benefits Section





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

    • All applicants are encouraged to apply online. To apply for this position, you must complete the full questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below. The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (ET) on 11/29/2017 to receive consideration.

      1. To begin, click Apply Online to create a USAJOBS account or log in to your existing account. Follow the prompts to select your USA JOBS resume and/or other supporting documents and complete the occupational questionnaire.
      2. Click Submit My Answers to submit your application package.

      NOTE: It is your responsibility to ensure your responses and appropriate documentation is submitted prior to the closing date.

      To verify your application is complete, log into your USA JOBS account, https://my.usajobs.gov/Account/Login, select the Application Status link and then select the more information link for this position. The Details page will display the status of your application, the documentation received and processed, and any correspondence the agency has sent related to this application. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process. To return to an incomplete application, log into your USA JOBS account and click Update Application in the vacancy announcement. You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USA JOBS account or your application will be incomplete.




  • Additional DetailsOpen Additional Details SectionClose Additional Details Section

    • Series: 0620-Practical Nurse


      Job Pay Type: Per Year


      Job Openings: 2


      Job Position: CBDB-10085468-18-BO




      As a licensed practical or vocational nurse, you will deliver nursing care to patients in an outpatient clinic setting. Your duties will also include:

      • Interviewing patients.
      • Performing a general systems appraisal of the patients' conditions, and collecting subjective and objective data.
      • Collaborating with the registered nurse (RN) in developing, selecting the appropriate sequence of procedures and implementing a plan of care individualized to carry out the nursing needs of the patients.
      • Performing complex diagnostic tests or specialized practices/procedures and medication administration.
      • Anticipating and recognizing emergency situations, responding promptly, by notifying the RN and or the health care provider and instituting appropriate actions according to policy and procedures.
      Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 7:45 am to 4:15 pm, unless an alternate tour is approved by the supervisor.

      Functional Statement Title/#: Licensed Practical/ Vocational Nurse/ 000000

      Financial Disclosure Report: Not Required





Categories

  • Healthcare
  • Managed Care
  • Nursing - LPN and LVN
  • Emergency Medicine

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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