OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise - "To care for him who shall have borne the battle and for his widow, and his orphan" - by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans? This position is permanent but will temporarily support the COVID-19 Response Team until at least March of 2022. There is one full time opening for Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) who will support various efforts in response to COVID-19 at the Northeast Wisconsin Ambulatory Clinic in Green Bay. The Licensed Practical Nurse demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and ability necessary to effectively apply aspects of the nursing process (assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementing, and evaluation) when caring for the veteran population. The Licensed Practical Nurse provides care in the promotion and maintenance of health and prevention of illness and injury using the nursing process. The Licensed Practical Nurse function is to provide quality nursing care to a culturally diverse veteran population of varying complexity in a variety of settings. The Licensed Practical Nurse is responsible for delivering safe and timely care and services including but not limited to the following: Screens all recipient's pre-vaccine for potential concerns as identified by facility guidelines. Reinforces education to recipient and administers vaccine as indicated. Documents vaccine administration using appropriate medical record system. Assists with monitoring pre and post vaccination for potential side effects and refers for additional assessment/care, as indicated. Collects COVID-19 specimens, as indicated. Provides virtual care enhancement, engagement, and support for preventative health inventory efforts. Collaborates effectively with all disciplines and levels of care regarding patient care. Complies with various Isolation Precautions and Infection Control Guidelines. Possesses skills in time management, priority setting, assessment and urgent intervention. Other duties may be assigned by Nurse Manager. Work Schedule: Full-time, with varied days and start times which may include an occasional PM/2nd shift and or weekend shift
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.