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

Licensed Vocational Nurse (Fort Stockton)

Fort Stockton, TX 79735

***Relocation/Recruitment Incentive Not Authorized***

Applicationswill be reviewed every 10 calendar days until vacancy is filled.

This announcement is not intended to cover all the duties, responsibilities or qualifications of this position. This position is part time LVN,at the George H. O'Brien, Jr. VA Medical Center, for The West Texas VA Health Care System, Big Spring, TX., in the Fort Stockton Clinic. The selected individual in conjunction with the RN will be responsible for the hands on direct care of outpatient clinic patients to include phlebotomy.

Our facility is seeking individuals who possess good organizational skills which enable completion of work, a demonstrated ability to participate in a patient centered program, and the ability to establish effective communication with patients, families, visitors and members of the interdisciplinary team.

Functional Statement #000000
Work Schedule: The clinic is open on Tuesday and Thursday 0800-1630. This is a part-time position.

Financial Disclosure: Not required








graph of estimated pay ranges
$31,502

$47,254





Job Details



Application Open Date

9/15/2017



Application Close Date

12/1/2017




Organization

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration



Who May Apply

United States Citizens



Status

Part Time 16 hours




























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

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


      Placement Policy: The posting of this announcement does not obligate management to fill a vacancy or vacancies by promotion. The position may be filled by reassignment, change to lower grade, transfer, appointment, or reinstatement. Management may use any one or any combination of these methods to fill the position.


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

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

      EEO Policy Statement: http://www.usajobs.gov/eeo


      The VA is an equal employment opportunity employer. Employment actions must be taken on the basis of merit and without discrimination.

      Reasonable Accommodation Policy Statement: http://www.usajobs.gov/raps

      Veterans Information: http://www.usajobs.gov/vi





  • 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.
      • English language proficiency - Must be proficient in both spoken and written English as required by 38 U.S.C. 7402(d) and 7407(d).
      • Licensure - Full, active, current, and unrestricted licensure as licensed practical or vocational nurse in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United States or District of Columbia.
      • Education - Graduate of a school of practical or vocational nursing approved be 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.

      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: Applicants education and experience will be reviewed by a Professional Standards Boardto determine the grade and salary of the applicant selected.





  • BenefitsOpen Benefits SectionClose Benefits Section

    • VA offers a comprehensive benefits package. This link provides is an overview of the benefits currently offered: http://www.vacareers.va.gov/why-choose-va/benefits/index.asp.

      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.




  • 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 View Occupational Questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below.

      The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Friday, December 01, 2017to 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 USAJOBS 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 USAJOBS 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 USAJOBS account and click Update Application in the vacancy announcement. You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USAJOBS 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: 1


      Job Position: VHA-519-16-NR1827639slf-BU




      ***Relocation/Recruitment Incentive Not Authorized***

      Applicationswill be reviewed every 10 calendar days until vacancy is filled.

      This announcement is not intended to cover all the duties, responsibilities or qualifications of this position. This position is part time LVN,at the George H. O'Brien, Jr. VA Medical Center, for The West Texas VA Health Care System, Big Spring, TX., in the Fort Stockton Clinic. The selected individual in conjunction with the RN will be responsible for the hands on direct care of outpatient clinic patients to include phlebotomy.

      Our facility is seeking individuals who possess good organizational skills which enable completion of work, a demonstrated ability to participate in a patient centered program, and the ability to establish effective communication with patients, families, visitors and members of the interdisciplinary team.

      Functional Statement #000000
      Work Schedule: The clinic is open on Tuesday and Thursday 0800-1630. This is a part-time position.

      Financial Disclosure: Not required







Categories

  • Healthcare
  • Nursing - LPN and LVN
  • Therapy - Others

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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