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Luke & Associates Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in Radcliff, Kentucky

This is a position listing for a Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse position at the Ft Knox located by Radcliff, KY.

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.

Licensed Practical Nurse

This position will be performed from January to August

SITE 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.

  • HCWs shall receive notification 3 days prior to the reassignment to another location.

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: One year of experience in the past two years

  • Licensure: Current, full, active and unrestricted license as a practical or vocational nurse.

  • U.S. Citizenship: HCWs performing under this contract shall be U.S. citizens.

  • Able to read, write, and speak English well enough to effectively communicate.

  • Shall be physically capable of standing and/or sitting for extended periods of time and physically capable of performing all services required under the contract and TO.

CORE 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:

  • Normally 7:00am – 3:30pm

  • Generally, schedules will be 7 days a week (Sunday – Saturday), 8 hour work day.

  • Any scheduled absences shall be coordinated and approved at least 60 days in advance and mutually agreed upon by the COR and the contractor.

  • Scheduled absences shall be limited to two (2) weeks.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS/SKILLS:

Must 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 does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability or veteran status in provision of services or employment opportunities and benefits. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.

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