Licensed Vocational Nurse (Fort Stockton)

Location
Fort Stockton, TX
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Nov 14, 2017
Closes
Dec 14, 2017
Specialty
LPN / LVN
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

***Relocation/Recruitment Incentive Not Authorized***

Applicationswill be reviewed every 10 calendar days until vacancy is filled.

This announcement is not intended to cover all the duties, responsibilities or qualifications of this position. This position is part time LVN,at the George H. O'Brien, Jr. VA Medical Center, for The West Texas VA Health Care System, Big Spring, TX., in the Fort Stockton Clinic. The selected individual in conjunction with the RN will be responsible for the hands on direct care of outpatient clinic patients to include phlebotomy.

Our facility is seeking individuals who possess good organizational skills which enable completion of work, a demonstrated ability to participate in a patient centered program, and the ability to establish effective communication with patients, families, visitors and members of the interdisciplinary team.

Functional Statement #000000
Work Schedule: The clinic is open on Tuesday and Thursday 0800-1630. This is a part-time position.

Financial Disclosure: Not required

Basic Requirements:

  • U.S. citizenship -Non-citizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy.
  • English language proficiency - Must be proficient in both spoken and written English as required by 38 U.S.C. 7402(d) and 7407(d).
  • Licensure - Full, active, current, and unrestricted licensure as licensed practical or vocational nurse in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United States or District of Columbia.
  • Education - Graduate of a school of practical or vocational nursing approved be the appropriate State agency and/or accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC) at the time the program was completed by the applicant.

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religions; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

Grade Determinations: Applicants education and experience will be reviewed by a Professional Standards Boardto determine the grade and salary of the applicant selected.

Physical Requirements: The work is primarily sedentary but also requires some standing, walking, bending, lifting, and carrying of light items. The position requires above average agility and dexterity. The work may require heavy lifting of equipment or assisting patients.

All applicants are required to submit the following supporting document type(s):
*OF-306
*Other(VA Form 10-2850)
*Resume
*Transcript

Applicants may also submit the following supporting document type(s),which may not be required for all applicants:

*Cover Letter
*DD-214
*Other Veterans Document
*SF-15
*SF-50

The following documents are required to be considered for this position:
Resume -All applicants must submit an updated resume.
Responses to the Occupational Questionnaire - All applicants must answer the occupational questionnaire.

VA Form 10-2850a

Copy of education transcripts - If you are using your education to qualify for this position you must submit a copy of your transcripts.

DD-214 and any documentation on Service Connected disabilities - Any applicant applying based on Veteran status must provide a copy of their DD-214. In addition, if you are claiming Veterans Preference you must provide documentation of the basis for your preference. Note: If you have more than one DD214 please submit a copy of each document. If you are claiming Veterans Preference you must submit documentation for the basis of your preference.
SF-50 - If you are a prior or current Federal employee submit your most recent SF-50.

The Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) and Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP)provides eligible displaced Federal competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. To be qualified, you must submit appropriate documentation and be found well-qualified for this vacancy. Information about CTAP and ICTAP eligibility is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website at http://www.opm.gov/rif/employee_guides/career_transition.asp .

Please use this checklist to make sure you have included other documents required for your application, such as a copy of your transcript (if using education to qualify), documentation to support Veterans Preference claims, or ICTAP/CTAP documentation (for displaced Federal employees). You will not be contacted for additional information.

Veterans' Preference: When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference on the Occupational Questionnaire in the section provided and provide a legible copy of your DD214(s) and/or documentation related to your active duty service which shows dates of service, character of service (honorable, general, etc.), or dates of impending separation. Additionally, disabled veterans and others eligible for 10-point preference (such as widows or mothers of eligible Veterans) must also submit an SF-15 "Application for 10 Point Veterans Preference" with required proof as stated on the form. For more information, please visit http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/vetpref/index.aspx.

Faxing Applications or Supporting Documents: You are encouraged to apply online. Applying online will allow you to review and track the status of your application. If you are unable to apply online or unable to upload your supporting documents to your online application, follow the directions located at the following site: Fax Options. The Vacancy ID of the job opportunity announcement is 1827639.

NOTE: If you applied online and your application is complete, do not fax the paper application (1203-FX) as this will overwrite your prior online responses and may result in you being found ineligible.

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