The Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) is a direct-care provider who has the technical proficiency and observation skills necessary for initiating, performing, and completing assigned duties in delivering comprehensive practical nursing care to variable patient populations. The LVN is a member of the Patient Aligned Care Team (PACT) and Expanded Team involved in providing care to the patient and in developing the patient aligned care plan. This is an Open and Continuous announcement. Names will be referred to the service every two weeks after the first cut off until position is filled or until the announcement closes. The first cut off date is November 2, 2021. Salary range for Livermore: $47,209-$85,920 Salary range for Palo Alto: $47,209- $85,920 Salary range for Modesto: $41,717- $73,280 Salary range for Stockton: $43,008- $78,274 Salary range for Sonora: $41,717- $73,280 Salary range for Fremont: $47,209- $85,920 Salary range for San Jose: $47,209- $85,920 Salary range for Capitola: $34,251- $62,337 Major duties and responsibilities include, but not limited to: Utilizes judgement in selecting the appropriate order and sequence of procedures and treatments. Demonstrates knowledge of "time out" process before invasive procedures. Utilizes judgment in selecting the most appropriate application of procedures and guidelines. Initiates and participates in preventative health screening and instructions for ambulatory care patients. Observes, identifies and responds to patients' needs for care, including medication and equipment-assisted care, and recognizes deviations from normal. Performs venipuncture and inserts peripheral IVs, upon completion of IV class or certification and competency where indicated. Work Schedule: 8:00am- 4:30pm Monday- Friday Telework: Not Available Virtual: This is not a virtual position. Position Title/Functional Statement #:Licensed Vocational Nurse- PACT/PD00000 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.