Posted: Thursday, June 1, 2017 2:44 PM
Fort Meade is conveniently located between Washington, D.C. and Baltimore. The installation lies approximately five miles east of Interstate 95 and one:half mile east of the Baltimore:Washington Parkway, between Maryland State routes 175 and 198. Fort Meade is located near the communities of Odenton, Laurel, Columbia and Jessup. With approximately 52,000 employees, Fort Meade is MarylandA?s largest employer and is the third:largest workforce of any Army installation in the U.S. As a Practical Nurse, you will perform duties such as, but not limited to: A: Provide a wide variety of skilled technical nursing care to adult male, female, and pediatric patients ranging from acutely ill to suffering from potentially life threatening and/or critically ill conditions. A: Assist with vasectomies, flexible sigmoidoscopies, excisions, biopsies, and other surgical procedures A: Ensure patient safety during treatment by continuous observation, monitoring and reporting to prevent complications and intervenes in the event of complications. A: Monitor for signs of complications and responds to severe life threatening allergic reactions. A: Assist with patient screening and patient flow within the clinic. Performs patient education of health maintenance and preventative health issues. A: Assign and monitor staff including infection control, supply, patient privacy, rest periods, pain assessment, and patient education activities and documentation.US Citizen At least one year experience working as an LPN: Nursing Experience is defined as: providing nursing care to patients, collecting specimens for lab analysis, such as drawing blood, swabbing throats, needle sticks, and eye/throat/nasal and wound cultures; administering medications or immunizations to patients, and performing patient procedures or treatments, such as electrocardiograms, wound re:dressing, ear irrigations, finger stick glucose, urine dipsticks, insertion and removal of catheters, visual acuity tests, and phlebotomies. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS:05). May include shift work or on:call duties (evenings, weekends, holidays). A current license to practice as a practical/vocational nurse in a State or territory of the United States or District of Columbia. All Health Care Providers must be able to obtain and maintain current Basic Life Support (BLS) Training and certification. Current Advanced Life Support of other advanced certification does not supersede BLS completion.
• Location: ft. meade, Western Maryland
• Post ID: 22762393 westernmaryland