FSR (Federal Staffing Resources)
  • Fort Belvoir, VA, USA
  • Full Time

 

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) job in Fort Belvoir, Virginia. 

The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) job is within the military medical system and is a civilian position. Civilian and military personnel work together in the extensive military medical system. The hospitals and medical clinics provide services to the active duty military service members, military retirees, and their families and provide a full range of medical services. 

Our employees are our best assets! Come join our team of healthcare professionals where you are valued.

  • Fantastic PTO accrual rate
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Benefit Package (health, dental, and vision plans)
  • Dedication Program Manager to support your employment

 

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Job Overview:

  • Obtain vital signs, procure height and weight, wound irrigations, and suture removal, obtain and prepare specimens for laboratory testing, perform EKG/ECG, perform quality checks and assist with calling patients to remind them of appointments or results as directed by RN or provider.
  • Assist provider with treatment and diagnostic procedures, preparing equipment and the area. Position patient for procedure, observe patient for physical or emotional reactions, provide reassurance during procedure. Assist with BCLS.
  • Maintain readiness of crash cart.
  • Maintain record of treatment and patient log sheets. May initiate arrangements for follow-up care or assist with patient check-in.
  • Instructs patient(s) on self-care in accordance with provider instructions.
  • Completes additional tasks as assigned by the clinic chief nurse or his/her designated representative.
  • Obtains initial health data in relation to the patient's psychosocial and physiologic needs through observing and interviewing techniques. Performs on sight screening of patients with a wide range of medical problems.
  • Administers Health Risk Appraisal questionnaire.
  • Performs quality control checks and operator maintenance for all equipment used in the clinic.
  • Provides educational services to patients and their families for the promotion of health and prevention and/or detection of disease, i.e. prenatal care, self-breast examination, and blood pressure screening.
  • Assists in identifying patient needs and implements plan of care.
  • Documents care given and patient's response in the electronic medical record.
  • Recognizes signs and symptoms of impending emergency situations, assesses patient care needs, and institutes emergency nursing measures to include CPR.
  • Prepares patients for physical examination and diagnostic tests such as, but not limited to draping and positioning patient for chest, abdomen, rectal and vaginal examinations.
  • Carries out prescribed nursing and physician orders and document patient medical record.
  • Performs a range of diagnostic support duties which includes but is not limited to obtaining throat cultures and initiating laboratory slips, isolating suspected contagious cases, and giving complete instructions on the proper method of collecting a specimen such as clean catch urine and sputum specimen. Explains and provides instruction sheets on the non-fasting and fasting blood work done in the laboratory.
  • Performs electrocardiograms in the absence of the technician. Changes dressings, performs ear irrigation's, and tests patients' urine and stool specimens.
  • Administers prescribed medications and observes for desired action, dosage, and adverse reactions to the medication.
  • Assists in patient/family education regarding prescribed medications, therapies, and diagnostic procedures that must be accomplished.
  • Communicates pertinent patient information and data to the team leader, charge nurse, or physician as appropriate.
  • Possesses knowledge of actions and usual dosages of most commonly used emergency drugs and their location.

 

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Job Qualifications:

  • BLS
  • ACLS
  • LPN/LVN Licensure: Current, full, active and unrestricted. Any U.S. jurisdiction.
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Mminimum of two years of experience working as a Licensed Practical Nurse in a hospital setting
  • Practiced as a Licensed Practical Nurse within the last two years

 

 

 Position contingent on contract award. Incumbents HIGHLY encourage to contact us! Come join our team of healthcare professionals! 

 


www.FSRpeople.com

FSR provides healthcare professionals to government healthcare facilities supporting active military service members, retirees, and their families nationwide. Since 2004, FSR has matched talented individuals to organizations to create mutually beneficial, sustainable partnerships. FSR is a well-established, award winning organization built with committed professionals who have a unified vision of helping others to succeed and thrive.

We invite you to join our team and grow with us!

FSR is a woman-owned, minority, small business based out of Maryland.

 

Federal Staffing Resources dba FSR is an Equal Opportunity Employer: disability/veteran/military spouse

This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.

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