This position is located in the Austin, TX Outpatient Clinic. The primary purpose is to perform assigned duties that promotes quality health care, position customer service and the maintenance of an environment committed to serving the veteran. The LVN performs within this functional statement under close supervision of the Nurse Manager or designee. Note: This vacancy will remain open until filled. The first cut-off date is 04/01/2021. Additional applications will be referred as needed. DUTIES: The LVN performs patient care duties under the direct supervision of the RN. Must have astute prioritization skills, critical He/she provides patient care which is appropriate to the cognitive, emotional, spiritual, chronological, recreational, and diversion needs of the adult (ages 17-59) or geriatric (ages 60+) patient. The LVN demonstrates knowledge of changes associated with aging and provides care based upon age related factors as specified in his/her competencies. Contributes to the interdisciplinary team in developing, implementing, and evaluating the patient's treatment plan. Promotes patient participation in the therapeutic community by fostering self-reliance and independence. Performs assigned duties, treatments, or procedures in acceptable timeframes, following established policies and practices for Primary Care. Performs more complex treatments as assigned Work Schedule: Various tours of duty to include days, weekends and extended hours based on needs of service and organization 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.