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LVN/LPN (Pediatrics)

Company:
Air Force Civilian Service
Location:
AR
Post Date:
November 28, 2022
Job Status:
Full-Time
Description:

Come be a part of something big! Smart Minds, Cool Jobs and Awesome Rewards! Fueled by innovation, talent and ambition, the Air Force Civilian Service (AFCS) is seeking civilian professionals prepared to deploy war-winning capabilities on behalf of the United States Air Force.


The Air Force Civilian Service (AFCS) is looking for a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN/LVN) (GS-0620-05), located at Pediatrics section of the base clinic on Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas. The clinic is open from 7:30– 4:30 Monday through Friday.


This is full-time federal position that offers a rewarding and exciting career with exceptional pay and benefits!  This position is being filled using direct hiring authorities and can close at any time. Apply Now!


Salary $35,265 – 45,847


Duties and Responsibilities


-  Observes, assess, and documents the patients’ physical and mental status


-  Obtains history of chief complaint and/or collection of specimens, vital signs, allergies to medications and medical reconciliation.


-  Reviews patients’ medical history documentation in the electronic medical record. 


-  Performs a wide variety of treatments to include; dispensing prescribed medications and vaccines, wart removals, obtain nasal, throat, and wound cultures, removes sutures, changes dressings, irrigates wounds, ear irrigation, applies oxygen, performs spirometry test, performs EKGs, performs nebulizer treatments, and performs visual screening exams.


-  Performs or assists in the performance of a number of specialized medical and minor surgical procedures


-  Administers prescribed medications and vaccines.


-  Performs a variety of miscellaneous support duties in support of the care and treatment provided for patients (receives phone calls and walk-in patients, escorts patients as necessary, and schedules appointments in the automated systems as necessary)


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSA’s)


-  Knowledge of basic and commonly used medical equipment, supplies, and procedures sufficient to perform duties such as taking vital signs and taking samples


-  Knowledge sufficient to prepare and administer commonly prescribed medications, and to recognize adverse medical reactions in patients


-  Knowledge sufficient to change sterile dressings and maintain the sterile condition of medical supply items


 Qualifications


-  US Citizenship is required


-  Must be a licensed LVN/LPN and fulfill recertification requirements


-  This is a Testing Designated Position. The employee is subject to random drug testing


-  Must possess a current Basic Life Support (BLS) certificate


-  The position may be identified as having “regular contact with children,” requiring a State Criminal History Repository (SCHR) check to be completed on any person selected for the position


 Air Force Civilian Service Benefits


TIME OFF


-  10 Federal Holidays


-  13 Sick Leave days


VACATION TIME


-  Based upon length of employment… Starts at 13 days and earn up to 26 days


INSURANCE


-  No Waiting Period to qualify for health insurance for you and your family


RETIREMENT


-  Immediate coverage by the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS), part of a three tiered systems which contains a Basic Benefits Plan, Social Security, and Thrift Savings Plan (TSP), similar to a 401(K)


 To ensure compliance with an applicable preliminary nationwide injunction, which may be supplemented, modified, or vacated, depending on the course of ongoing litigation, the federal government will take no action to implement or enforce the COVID-19 vaccination requirement pursuant to Executive Order 14043 on Requiring Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination for federal employees. Therefore, to the extent a Federal job announcement includes the requirement that applicants must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 pursuant to E.O. 14043, that requirement does not currently apply. Federal agencies may request information regarding the vaccination status of selected applicants for the purposes of implementing other workplace safety protocols, such as protocols related to masking, physical distancing, testing, travel, and quarantine. More information on COVID-19 requirements may be found at: https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/faq/vaccinations/. (Last Updated: 24 Jan 2022)


Click the apply button to complete an application and upload resume (PDF or Word Doc) and/or additional documents (Transcripts, certifications, Vet Docs (DD214), SF-50).


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Equal Opportunity Employer. U.S. citizenship required. Must be of legal working age.

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