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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Fort Knox, KY - (230001)

Company: Luke & Associates
Location: Radcliff
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Licensed Practical/Vocational NurseSITE OF SERVICE:Soldier Readiness Program (SRP), Nelson Troup Medical Center (TMC), Medical Readiness Clinic (MRC), or any other CLINICs Pediatrics, Blue Homes Clinic or Red Homes Clinic at Ireland Army Health Clinic, Fort Knox KY.POSITION QUALIFICATION/REQUIREMENTS:Degree: Certificate.Education: Graduate from an accredited community college, junior college, college, university or vocational nursing program approved by the appropriate State agency and accredited by one of the following accrediting bodies at the time the program was completed by the applicant: The National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC) or the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).Experience: Shall have a minimum of 12 months Experience in the past 24 months.Licensure: Possess and maintain a current unrestricted license to practice as an LPN/LVN in any one of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Guam or the U.S. Virgin Islands.Other Certifications:BLS through American Heart Association. Must be hands on coursePossess and maintain a current Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certificationEnglish Language Requirement: The Contractor shall ensure that all HCWs providing services under this contract are able to read, write, and speak English well enough to effectively communicate.HCW Physical Capability: HCWs shall be physically capable of standing and/or sitting for extended periods of time and physically capable of performing all services required.GENERAL DUTIES: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.HOURS:Services shall be provided Sunday through Saturday, from .SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS/SKILLSMust be comfortable in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. Must be able and willing to reprioritize on short notice and work on multiple simultaneous projects. Flexible and able to work with various personalities. Team work skills required. Time management skills required. The ability to meet deadlines in a deadline intensive environment is essential. High level of adaptability and willingness to embrace change in a fast-paced, demanding environment.Luke & Associates Inc. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration from employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age or any other characteristic protected by law.All Luke & Associates positions have the sole purpose of providing quality medical attention to veterans, the military, and their families. Our commitment is to our employees, our clients and of course the patients and their safety.ALL POSITIONS REQUIRE A BACKGROUND AND FINANCIAL CHECK, DRUG SCREENING AND OTHER SCREENINGS.Links:To learn more about Luke & Associates, please visit our website at:

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Keywords: Luke & Associates, Louisville , Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Fort Knox, KY - (230001), Healthcare , Radcliff, Kentucky

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