The Marion Illinois VA Health Care Center is seeking a full-time Licensed Practical Nurse to join the Community Living Center within Nursing Service located in Marion, IL. The incumbent will serve as a Staff Nurse and demonstrate the knowledge and ability to provide a full range of nursing care to patients with a variety of physical and/or behavioral problems under limited supervision. The incumbent serves as a responsible member of the nursing team and interacts with patients, family members, professional and supportive personnel who provide patient care with members of other services. This position covers all Neighborhoods of the Community Living Center. The incumbent will be working with rehab/skilled residents, long term care and hospice care residents. PLEASE NOTE: These positions require Basic Life Support (BLS) certification. If selected, Applicants will provide proof of current certifications prior to employment. Only BLS certification which included Automated External Defibrillator (AED) obtained from either the American Heart Association (AHA) or the Military Treatment Training Network (MTN) will be accepted. Work Schedule: Primarily night shift (7:00 p.m. - 7:30 a.m.) with 12 hour tours to include weekend and holiday rotation as scheduled. There are six (6) 12 hour shifts and one eight (8) hour shift per pay period. Telework: Not Available Virtual: This is not a virtual position. Position Title/Functional Statement #:LPN (CLC)/PD000000 Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized Permanent Change of Station (PCS): Not Authorized Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.