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WA State Dept of Veterans Affairs Licensed Practical Nurse 4, Orting in Olympia, Washington

Here at the Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs (WDVA), we are passionate about our mission of “Serving Those Who Served.” As a national leader in our advocacy for more than 500,000 veterans and their family members, we strive to connect them to earned benefits as well as innovative programs focused on their overall health and wellness. In addition, we provide critical community services through a variety of programs, and at our four State Veterans Homes located in Orting, Port Orchard, Spokane, and Walla Walla. These locations provide Medicare and Medicaid nursing home care to honorably discharged veterans, including, in some instances, their spouses, widows, or Gold Star. We are seeking a positive and professional senior level Licensed Practical Nurse 4 to supervise and evaluate our LPNs and NACs in the care of our residents at the Washington Veteran’s Home here in Orting. As a LPN 4, it will be your responsibility to ensure prompt and courteous interactions with residents, their families, visitors, and coworkers that build trust and confidence in the facility. Our Veteran residents are in need of skilled nursing care in their daily living activities, and this is your opportunity to do work within the mission of our agency in the most personal way. This role will work the following shift: Thursday – Monday 10:00 p.m. – 6:30 a.m. with Tues/Wed Off.Duties *Under direction and supervision of a registered nurse, and in accordance with current standards of practice, functions as a responsible member of a health care team. *Administers medications and treatments, or monitors self-administered medications of residents. *Process physician orders. *Plan, implement, and document appropriate discharge planning for residents. *Perform basic nursing procedures. *Direct, supervise and work as a team with subordinate Licensed Practical Nurses 2, Nursing Assistant Leads, and Nursing Assistants. *Reviews Position Descriptions with assigned employees. *Completes Performance Development Plans and Evaluations. *Occasionally perform duties as Charge Nurse in absence of Registered Nurse 2. *And much more!

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