The incumbent serves as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) at the Kansas City VA Medical Center's Shawnee Community-Based Outpatient Clinic located in Shawnee, KS. The LPN function is to provide quality nursing care to a culturally diverse employee population. The Licensed Practical Nurse works under the direction of an RN and is part of the Patient Aligned Care Team with a focus on patient centered care delivery. The LPN is responsible for observing, recording and reporting changes in the patient's condition, as well as assisting in the development and revision of the patient-driven holistic life care plan. The LPN demonstrates active collaboration, communication and problem solving with core team (Patient, Primary Care Provider, RN Care Coordinator and Clerk) and expanded team (family/caregiver, internal and community based services involved in providing care to the patient). The LPN is responsible for actively participating as part of a high functioning team in meeting the PACT initiatives and outcomes. Work Schedule: 8 hour shift between the hours of 7am and 530pm Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.