Posted on Jul. 15, 2017
LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSES
The Department of Veterans Affairs a 24/7 long term facility is currently seeking Licensed Practical Nurses.
Positions in this job series are assigned responsibilities for supervising and/or performing technical direct and indirect nursing care in an Oklahoma Veterans Center under the supervision or direction of a registered nurse or licensed physician. This includes taking temperatures, pulse, respiration, and blood pressure, and various other technical nursing tasks in providing health care to patients.
The OK Department of Veterans Affairs provides a wide array of benefits for full-time staff along with competitive salaries.
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The Licensed Practical Nurse job series has three levels that are distinguished based on the level of skill required, responsibility and complexity of specific assignments, and responsibility for providing leadership or supervision to others.
This is the basic LPN where employees perform routine entry-level tasks under close professional supervision and in a training status to build their skills in providing nursing care as a licensed practical nurse.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities required at this level include knowledge of nursing techniques, procedures, practices, and theory, of medical terminology, and of infection control measures. Ability is required to exercise sound judgment; to follow detailed oral or written instructions; and to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of possession of a valid permanent Oklahoma license as a licensed practical nurse as approved by the Oklahoma Board of Nursing.
This is the career level LPN where employees are assigned responsibility for performing a full range of nursing assignments as a Licensed Practical Nurse and perform nursing tasks at the full performance level in providing care to patients. Responsibilities will include providing guidance and training to others in completing routine nursing tasks and activities.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities required at this level consist of those identified in Level I plus demonstrated ability to provide nursing care to patients.
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of those identified in Level I plus one year of practical nursing experience.