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Licensed Vocational Nurse (Developmental)

Company: MEDCOM HQ
Location: Fort Riley
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Job Description:

Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.Irwin Army Community Hospital (IACH) at Ft Riley is uniquely located in the rolling Flint Hills region of Northeast Kansas. Nestled between Junction City (pop. 25,000) and Manhattan (pop. 57,000), the local area has an abundance of outdoor activities where you with unlimited opportunities to fish, hike, swim, and explore!Enjoy BigXII college sports and entertainment at Kansas State University in Manhattan; as well as a thriving night life. Experience travel simplified at the Manhattan Regional Airport or international travel through Kansas City International Airport. Manhattan has been recognized on the following for its quality of life:. #3 on a list of Best Small Places for Business and Careers (Forbes). Top 10 Places to Retire (Money Magazine). Top 50 College Towns in America (Best College Reviews). Top 10 Best Places to Retire Young (CNN Money). Top 100 Places to Live in America (Livability)Join #TeamIACH, your home in the Flint Hills; making Fort Riley the best place in the Army for Soldiers to live, train, deploy from, and come home to.Gather information from patient and/or family to identify major complaints, symptoms, or reason for seeking health care and document in the health record.Obtain patient vital signs.Assist the physician with various examinations and diagnostic procedures.Administer oxygen, IV fluid and prescribed oral, rectal, subcutaneous and intramuscular medications.Perform routine procedures, such as EKGs, eye, throat, nasal and/or wound cultures, dressing changes, ear irrigation, and application of bandages.Basic Requirement for Practical Nurse/Vocational Nurse:Licensure: A current license to practice as a practical or vocational nurse in a State, territory of the United States, or the District of Columbia; OR must have applied for a license to practice. Applications of candidates possessing a license must be accompanied by a certified or photostatic copy of the license, a notarized statement attesting to the fact, or a citation of the license number and State issuing it. Non-licensed candidates who have completed their training may be appointed subject to obtaining the required license during the probationary period. Those not licensed must furnish the date on which they applied for a license and the jurisdiction involved. No person appointed pending licensure may be retained beyond the probationary period if licensure has not been attained.In addition to meeting the basic requirement above, to qualify for this position you must also meet the qualification requirement listed below:Experience:For GS-4: Successful completion of a program in practical nursing of a least 9 months' duration combined with 1 year of nursing assistant experience; or successful completion of a 2-year degree program in an accredited community college, junior college, or college or university in practical nursing.

Keywords: MEDCOM HQ, Topeka , Licensed Vocational Nurse (Developmental), Healthcare , Fort Riley, Kansas

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