VA Connecticut (VACT) Healthcare System is seeking multiple full-time Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) for our Primary Care Department. A majority of these vacancies are located at our West Haven and Newington Campuses. We are anticipating future vacancies at our Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOCs) which are located throughout the state. Applications may be stored future use. Duties include but are not limited to: Recognizes and quickly responds to emergency situations and makes appropriate and timely interventions; Actively contributes to the interdisciplinary team in the development, implementation, and evaluation of the patient's treatment plan and promotes patient participation by fostering self-reliance and independence; Communicates and identifies anticipated patient care problems or problems which may impede the patient care; Performs diagnostic tests such as 12 lead EKGs. Accurately monitors, reports and records vital signs, i.e. temperature, pulse, respiration, blood pressure, weights, major pulse point, peripheral circulatory checks, and neurological checks; Performs glucometer testing; Performs urine collection and point of care pregnancy testing; Performs phlebotomy according to hospital policy; Conducts screening and testing for suspected COVID patients; Scheduling appointments; and Check in and check out patients. Work Schedule: Tour of duty may vary. Work schedule will be determined at time of selection. Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
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