Currently recruiting a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN/LVN) near Grand Forks, North Dakota to work to provide care to active-duty heroes and their families at the Separations History and Physical Exam (SHPE) Clinic Nurse at Grand Forks AFB. The successful Separations Clinic LVN/LPN candidate will possess one year of clinical work experience in an outpatient clinic as a full-time LPN/LVN within the last two years.
Responsibilities of the Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN/LVN):
The Separation History and Physical Exam (SHPE) Program works with active duty members separating (leaving or retiring) from the military. Service members require a physical exam prior to separation, which includes occupational health and other health surveillance requirements, and potentially referrals for other exams, such as audiology testing. A complete medical records review is performed. The LPN/LVN will:
- 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 MD/DO, and initiate appropriate emergency interventions as directed.
- Perform support duties for complex diagnostic tests and/or specialized practices or procedures, which include 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.
Qualifications of the Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN/LVN):
- 1 year of LVN or LPN experience after graduation.
- 1 year of clinical work experience.
- Current, valid, and unrestricted license to practice as an LVN/LPN in any one of the 50 States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Guam or the U.S. Virgin Islands.
- Certificate degree minimum; graduate from an accredited community college, junior college, college, university, or vocational nursing program approved by the appropriate State agency and accredited by Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), formally NLNAC.
- Current BLS (AHA Healthcare Provider) certification.
- U.S. Citizenship (required for access to Government computers
Compensation & Benefits of the Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN/LVN):
- Competitive pay
- 10 days paid time off per year plus 7 sick days per year
- 10 paid Federal holidays
- Health & Welfare allowance covers the cost of health insurance, long and short-term disability, and life insurance
- Dental and vision plans offered, 401(k)
About The Arora Group
The Arora Group is an award-winning, Joint Commission-certified nationwide healthcare services company that, for over 25 years, has provided medical care for the men and women who serve our country in the U.S. Armed Forces. Our mission is to provide world-class care and give our over 500 healthcare professionals opportunities to improve their skills, learn from the best, and serve the needs of active duty servicemembers, their families, and veterans. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability