The Orlando VA Healthcare System is seeking a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to help care for the veteran patients visiting the Primary Care Clinic in Kissimmee. The LPN will be responsible for performing complex and supportive nursing and medical tasks necessary for the care of patients during visits to primary care clinics. The LPN will collaborate with the Clinical Pharmacy Specialist to provide care that includes gathering patient information, including clinical reminders in our computerized medical record; medication/vaccine administration; patient/family education for glucometer/ blood pressure device and injection/inhaler teaching; collaborating with Pharmacist to communicate medication adjustments as needed; and other assigned duties. The LPN will report directly to the Primary Care Nurse Manager of the respective location. Work Schedule: Normal work days/hours will be Monday-Friday, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM, with work day/hours flexibility required as patient care needs requires. Telework: Not Available Virtual: This is not a virtual position. Position Title/Functional Statement #:Licensed Practical Nurse (Primary Care)/PD000000, PD80215F, PD80451F, and PD80209F Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized Permanent Change of Station (PCS): Not Authorized 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.