MEDCOM

Licensed Practical Nurse - GS-0620-06

US-AL-HUNTSVILLE
Job ID
2017-4306
Category
Medical
Salary Range
$34,907.00 to $45,376.00 / Per Year Plus Locality Incentives
Recruitment Bonus
Negotiable
Relocation Assistance
Yes
Student Loan Repayment
Yes

Overview

This position is located at Redstone Arsenal, Alabama.

 

Redstone Arsenal is located in the heart of the Tennessee Valley, in northern Alabama. It's a perfect area for those who enjoy fishing, hunting, boating, water skiing, picnicking, hiking, biking, or just sitting and enjoying the scenery. Redstone Arsenal's 38,248 acres are bordered by Huntsville, Alabama, on the north and east with the Tennessee River forming Redstone's southern boundary. Situated close to other metropolitan areas such as Birmingham, Alabama (100 miles), Atlanta, Georgia (246 miles), Chattanooga, Tennessee (103 miles), Nashville, Tennessee (125 miles), and Memphis, Tennessee (216 miles).

 

Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.

Responsibilities

As a Licensed Practical (Vocational) Nurse, you will:

  • Obtain information from patient and/or family in order to identify major complaints, symptoms, or reason for seeking healthcare.
  • Provide individualized nursing care to patients of all ages based upon the physician's medical care plan, nursing assessment, and the physical, mental, and emotional needs of the patient.
  • Review immunization records in order to determine required immunizations, correct dosages, and routes of administration.
  • Administer oral, intradermal, subcutaneous, and intramuscular immunizations to patients of all ages.
  • Instruct parents/guardians regarding normal verses adverse reactions to immunizations and treatment.
  • Perform both administrative and logistical tasks as a member of the healthcare team for the clinic, or hospital by contributing to maintaining the environment and resources to deliver healthcare.
  • KEY REQUIREMENTS

    • This is a Direct Hire Solicitation.
    • May be required to work weekend and evening call duties.
    • May include shift work or rotating shifts (evenings, weekends, holidays).

Qualifications

US Citizen

Active, unrestricted LPN License

1 Year of clinical experience AFTER licensure

At least one year of recent hospital clinical experience.

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