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LVN - Licensed Vocational Nurse
Ref No.: 15-00630
Category: Registered Nurse
Location: Dayton, Ohio
Start Date: 09/15/2015
LVN - Licensed Vocational Nurse
The Birthplace of Aviation - leader of aerospace technology

The Community - Dayton, OH
Known as The Birthplace of Aviation, Dayton is home to the Wright Brothers, the Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park, the Wright family mansion Hawthorn Hill, the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force (the world's largest and oldest military aviation museum and the state's most visited free tourist attraction!), and Wright Patterson Air Force Base where scientists and engineers at the Air Force Research Laboratories are developing the latest in aerospace technology. Dayton/Montgomery County, located at one of the busiest crossroads of America, where I-75 north/south meets I-70 east/west, also boasts an international airport serviced by the major carriers. Accessible, affordable, Dayton/Montgomery County offers world-class attractions, diverse accommodations, fantastic arts and culture performances, beautiful parks with bike and recreation trails, a variety of sporting venues and events, plus fabulous shopping and dining.

Wright-Patterson Air Force Base
Wright-Patterson Air Force Base is located less than one mile from the city of Fairborn, Ohio. The City of Dayton is within 5 miles of the installation. The base is one of the largest and most important bases in the U.S. Air Force. The past, present and future at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base are all linked with the Wright Brothers' legacy. The Wright Brothers called Dayton, Ohio, home and Daytonians have long since called their city the "Birthplace of Aviation. "


REQUIREMENTS
  • Serves as a vocational nurse performing patient care and nursing administrative duties for outpatients in accordance with established policies, procedures, protocols, and guidelines.
  • Performs a variety of diagnostic procedures; sets up procedure room and equipment; provides individualized patient teaching on a preventative healthcare and health maintenance.
  • Prepares and administers prescribed medications by oral, sublingual, intramuscular, intradermal, subcutaneous, topical, dermal and inhalation routes.
  • Prepares and positions patient for examinations and treatments.
  • Participates in in-services and continuing education programs.
  • Establishes and maintains good interpersonal relationships with co-workers, families, peers, and other health team members.
  • Ensure all equipment is properly cleaned and stored at the end of each work shift. Ensure preventive maintenance and routine cleaning are performed as directed.
  • Ensure a safe work environment and employee safe work habits.
  • The nurse shall provide patients with the utmost care and attention. All patients shall be assured of their privacy and personal dignity.
  • The nurse shall prepare all documentation to meet or exceed established standards of the MTF, to include, but not limited to, timeliness, accuracy, content and signature. Only MTF and Air Force-approved abbreviations shall be used for documentation of the patient health record.
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Must have, as a minimum, a current Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) certificate from an accredited national, state or military trained equivalent school.
  • Shall have and maintain an active, valid, current, unrestricted license (with no limitations, stipulations or pending adverse actions) to practice nursing as an LVN/LPN in a US jurisdiction.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in aerospace medicine or primary care to include performing care and treatment of patients; operating and maintaining therapeutic equipment; properly administering oral and parenteral medications; conducting paraprofessional portions of physical examinations; or assisting in medical treatment of patients in accordance with established procedures and protocols, within the LVN/LPN scope of practice.
  • Minimum of 12 months of experience within the last 36 months working in an outpatient clinic environment.
  • Lean or Six Sigma Green or Black Belt certification.
  • Prior instructional experience (e.g., Basic Cardiac Life Support, etc.) preferred.
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