FSR (Federal Staffing Resources)
  • Colorado Springs, CO, USA
  • Full Time

 

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN/LVN) - Flight Medicine/Occ Health job in Colorado Springs, CO. 

The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN/LVN) - Flight Medicine/Occ Health 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)

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN/LVN) - Flight Medicine/Occ Health Job Overview:

  • Assists in routine care and treatment of patients, to include flying and special operational duty personnel, when required.
  • Organizes the medical environment, performs and participates in support activities for outpatient care situations, including contingency operations and disasters. 
  • Serves as a member of the Field Response Team and is subject to participate in exercises and real-world incidents as a regular team member. 
  • Serves as a Practical/Vocational Nurse performing patient care and nursing administrative duties for outpatients in accordance with established policies, procedures, protocols, and guidelines.
  • Monitors and records age appropriate physiological measurements.
  • Orients new patients to the clinic/hospital environment.
  • Assists with patient check-ins, admissions, discharges, and transfers as directed.
  • Provides individualized patient teaching on appropriate topics to include preventative healthcare and health maintenance.
  • Prepares and positions patients for diagnostic testing, examinations, treatments, and clinical procedures.
  • Performs appropriate portions of medical examinations, treatment, diagnostic, and clinical procedures.
  • Records treatment, procedure rendered, and observed effects. 
  • Identifies and records patient problems and appropriately notifies provider/nursing  team of observations.
  • Prepares and administers medications in accordance with scope of practice and training.
  • Recognizes and responds to emergencies and performs basic life support measures.
  • Performs appropriate portions of physical examinations including age appropriate physical measurements.
  • Adheres to infection control procedures including use of personal protective equipment, disposal of waste, and aseptic technique.
  • Performs administrative quality reviews of DLCs, FAE with durations > 180 days, physical examinations for qualification purposes, profiles, and appropriate clearances before these documents are forwarded/leave the facility (Exceptions: routine PHAs, RILO packages, and WWDs).
  • Manages the profiling/duty limitation system IAW AFI 10-203 and AFI 48-149.  Serves as the communication link amongst unit Commanders, health care providers, Profile Officer (PO), and Airmen.
  • Will review assignment actions to ensure Airmen are qualified for PCS

 

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN/LVN) - Flight Medicine/Occ Health Job Qualifications:

  • Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) orLicensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) certificate from an accredited national, state or military trained equivalent school.
  • LPN/LVN license
  • Experience performing care and treatment of patients; operating and maintaining therapeutic equipment; properly administering oral and parenteral medications; conducting paraprofessional portions of physical examinations; or assisting in medical treatment of patients
  • Hands-on patient care in the outpatient clinical setting for at least 12 months within the past 24 months. 
  • Work in an occupational medicine clinic setting is preferred.

 

 

 

 Position contingent on contract award for 1/2019 start.

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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