FSR (Federal Staffing Resources)
  • San Diego, CA, USA
  • Full Time

 

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN/LVN) - Pain Management Program job in San Diego, California. 

The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN/LVN) - Pain Management Program job is a civilian position providing care to active duty military, military retirees, and their families. The position is based at a facility in Balboa Park.

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

  • Civilian contract position starting Spring 2019
  • Monday-Friday days
  • Multiple positions
  • Fantastic PTO accrual rate
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Benefit Package (health, dental, and vision plans)

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN/LVN) - Pain Management Program Job Overview:

  • Check patients into the clinic and assess using clinic guidelines.  Inform the nurse or physician of the patient's condition and potential problems.
  • Obtain and document patient and pertinent family history.
  • Perform a full range of diagnostic support duties which include taking vital signs, collecting specimens, obtaining, recording and tracking results of diagnostic tools.
  • Assist the physician in a variety of diagnostic examinations such as lumbar punctures, colposcopies and sigmoidoscopies, by preparing, positioning and monitoring patients, and setting out and handling instruments and equipment.
  • Perform laboratory tests such as checking urine for sugar and stool for blood.  Record and report results of test.
  • Perform a range of treatment procedures that include sterile dressing changes, applying compresses, monitoring IV fluids, inserting catheters and suctions, inserting nasogastric tubes, administering medications, giving enemas, setting up and giving treatment that requires auxiliary equipment such as oxygen and suction. Ambulate patients to other areas to include Radiology, various clinics, and physical therapy.
  • Prepare patients for tests, examinations, treatments, and/or surgery.  Collect specimens such as urine, sputum and stool.  Label specimens for laboratory examinations and follow up by using CHCS/AHLTA or calling the laboratory for reports.  Alert provider to conditions which deviate from expected findings.
  • Prepare, start, monitor and discontinue intravenous fluids with accuracy and in accordance with established procedures.
  • Observe, report and document all observed symptoms, reactions, treatments and changes in the patient condition to the registered nurse or physician.  Make careful observations to assess that nursing procedures and treatment do not cause additional distress.
  • Perform routine nursing care activities such as taking blood pressures, temperatures, baths and hygiene care, passing and removal of trays, changing of linen, and otherwise assist in the care of the physical needs of the patient.
  • Operate basic equipment required in delivery of patient care such as pumps, IV pumps, oxygen administration apparatus and incentive spirometers.
  • Maintain records of nursing care, dose and time of medication administered, and indicate if the medication was not administered and the reason.
  • Administer immunizations in a safe and accurate manner with strict adherence to all Military/Medical and DoD Treatment Facilities and CDC Immunization policies.
  • Recognize emergency situations and assist with, or institute emergency measures for sudden adverse developments in patients such as cardiac arrests.
  • Perform preoperative procedures for minor surgery, and fill out pre-op checklist.
  • Support the patient and/or family members toward the achievement of treatment plan goals.  Provide instructions to the patient on invasive procedures, surgical procedures and post-surgical conditions which were previously provided to the patient by a nurse or physician.
  • Instruct patients on how equipment is used such as oxygen, suction, cardiac monitor and pulse oximeter.  Instruct patients and family on use of prescribed medications, contraindications of medications, and the necessity of proper follow-up care.
  • Ensure necessary supplies are available and equipment is in functioning order.
  • Responsible for coordination of outpatient care services of patients belonging to the MHP clinic area of responsibility that are discharged from other facilities.

 

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN/LVN) - Pain Management Program Job Qualifications:

  • LPN/LVN Licensure: current unrestricted in any U.S. jurisdiction
  • BLS
  • Graduation from an accredited nursing educational program.
  • One year of clinical work experience as a full-time LPN/LVN within the preceding three 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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