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  • Practical Nurse/Vocational Nurse GS03-06

    Location US-WA-TACOMA
    Job ID
    2018-4850
    # Positions
    6
    Category
    Medical
    Salary Range
    36,879 to 55,931
    Recruitment Bonus
    Negotiable
    Relocation Assistance
    No
    Student Loan Repayment
    No
  • Overview

    First and Foremost:  US Citizenship Required

     

    Care for our Service Members and their families in a state of the art medical center.

     

    Tacoma is a progressive city of 200,000 nestled between Seattle and the state capital of Olympia, offering the attractions of larger metropolitan areas with a hometown feel. Tacoma is located 32 miles south of Seattle, 31 miles north of our state capital, Olympia, and 18 miles south of Sea-Tac International Airport, on the shores of Commencement Bay, within pristine eyesight of Mount Rainier. World-class museums, hotels and theaters draw thousands to downtown Tacoma while the shores of the Puget Sound and Mount Rainier inspire outdoor enthusiasts. Enjoy the mild climate and its excellent schools, universities, parks, festivals and regional shopping centers.

     

    Items of Interest:
    Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber of Commerce
    Madigan Army Medical Center
    Joint Base Lewis McChord

    Responsibilities

      • Obtain information from patient and/or family to identify major complaints, symptoms, or reason for seeking healthcare.
      • Take vital signs (blood pressure, temperature, pulse, respiration, pain level, height, weight) and perform a behavioral health screening.
      • Provide individualized nursing care to patients of all ages based upon the physician's medical plan, the nursing assessment and the physical, mental and emotional needs of the patient.
      • Assist physician with various examinations and diagnostic procedures.
      • Screen and review immunization records to select required immunizations, correct dosages, and administer oral, intradermal, subcutaneous, intramuscular immunizations to all age groups.
      • Perform teaching to patients and/or family regarding self-care procedures and documents teaching.

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