GDIT s military health team is HIRING a Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse to support the US Air Forces COVID research and testing activities. This position will be based at the Keesler Air Force Base in Biloxi, MS.
Initiate, perform and complete assigned duties in providing care to variable patient populations.
Complete assigned patient care based on the patients’ conditions, use judgment in selecting the appropriate order and sequence of procedures and treatments, and accurately recognize, report and record relevant patient information.
Observe, identify and respond to the patient’s needs for care, including medication, equipment-assisted care and patient/family education.
Prepare and administer prescribed medications (oral, topical, subcutaneous, intramuscular and/or intravenous) and perform treatments according to established policies/procedures.
Recognize urgent or emergent patient care situations, seek assistance of the RN and/or staff provider, and initiate appropriate emergency interventions as directed.
Perform support duties for complex diagnostic tests and/or specialized practices or procedures, which include, but shall not be limited to, preparing the patient, assisting in the diagnostic examination, preparing and handling specialized instruments or other specialized equipment, and monitoring the patient’s condition before, during, and following the procedure.
Orient peers and ancillary personnel to unit policies and procedures, skills, and standards of practice.
Integrate healthy work environment principles that result in improved patient healthcare delivery, education of patients and their families and employee satisfaction.
Ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with a diverse group of people for the purpose of informing the healthcare team of plans/actions for teaching/education to benefit the patient and organization. Effectively use appropriate communication format in addressing professional issues.
Ability to synthesize data from a variety of sources and make appropriate clinical decisions.
Manage patient care follow up appointments, referrals and specialty care to include results and notes from outside providers and clinics with the ability to convey and compile information to providers.
Graduate from an accredited community college, junior college, college, university or vocational nursing program approved by the appropriate State agency and they must graduate from a state Board accredited program and have an unrestricted LVN/PN license.
One (1) year of practical or vocational nurse experience after graduation within the last three (3) years.
Current, full, active and unrestricted license as a practical or vocational nurse.
After onboarding, HCW must maintain compliance with Continuing Education requirements and provide documentation of this to Government as required.
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