Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses
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POST DATE 9/4/2016
END DATE 10/14/2016
Spectrum Healthcare Resources Colorado
Colorado Springs, CO
JOB DESCRIPTIONSpectrum Healthcare Resources has an opportunity for a civilian Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse at USAFA AFB in CO. This contract position offers:
- Full-time available
- Paid Time Off
- Comprehensive Benefits: Medical, Dental, 401(k), Vision, Life Insurance, Long Term Disability, Short Term Disability, Healthcare Reimbursement Account, Dependent Care Reimbursement Account, Employee Assistance Program, NurseLine Services, TeamHealth Wellness Program
- Competitive Income
- Busy, Stable Patient Base
- Healthy/Deserving Patient Population
- Care for America s Military Families
The LPN/LVN will have the following requirements:
EDUCATION: Must have successfully completed all education and training requirements leading to and graduated from an accredited national, state or military equivalent school for Practical Nursing or Vocational Nursing.
LICENSE: Must have and maintain throughout course of contract, a current, active, valid, unrestricted license (with no limitations, stipulations or pending adverse actions) to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), or Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) from a US jurisdiction. License must be recognized and accepted by the State of practice in accordance with governing regulations.
KNOWLEDGE: As appropriate within established procedures, protocols and scope of practice, must have understanding of and ability to correctly utilize and/or apply; medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, psychology, pharmacology, medical ethics and legal concepts, clinical procedures, patient care; emergency medical treatment to include cardiopulmonary resuscitation, aseptic technique, specimen collection, diagnostic testing, prepare and administer oral and parenteral (excluding IV) medications, vaccination procedures, mechanisms of anaphylaxis and shock and their treatment; prescription drugs and their administration; operating and maintaining therapeutic equipment, risk management, medical contingency operations, computer operations in the use of basic word processing, data entry and automated medical records. Must know or quickly learn the role of an occupational medicine nurse. Must know or quickly learn the role of the MSME.
EXPERIENCE: 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 in accordance with established procedures and protocols, within the LPN scope of practice.
Shall have practiced as an LPN/LVN performing 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.
Shall be able to read, understand, speak, and write English well enough to communicate effectively and be a United States citizen.
Spectrum Healthcare Resources (SHR) was established in 1988 to deliver systems and processes designed to meet the unique needs of Military and VA Health Systems. SHR is a leading organization that provides physician and clinical staffing and management services to United States Military Treatment Facilities, VA clinics and other Federal Agencies through various contracting vehicles. A Joint Commission Certified Health Care Staffing Services firm, SHR is the federal staffing division of TeamHealth, a Nationwide organization that serves approximately 730 civilian and military hospitals with a team of 7,100 affiliated health care professionals.
Spectrum Healthcare Resources complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination in employment based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability and genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, and status as a disabled veteran or other covered veteran. Additionally, we will make reasonable accommodations for an otherwise qualified individual with a disability or disabled veteran employee or applicant for employment unless the accommodation would impose undue hardship on the operation of our business.