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Licensed Practical Nurses (3 Full-Time Positions), Bronx VAMC

James J. Peters VA Medical Center
Bronx, New York
  • Job Code
    Announcement Number 2019-91
  • Job Type

The James J. Peters VA Medical Center 

Join the VA Team - Caring for our Veterans!


The James J. Peters VA Medical Center, Bronx VAMC affiliated with the Mt. Sinai School of Medicine (NYC), numerous Nursing Academic Affiliations and the Hospital for Special Surgery, is located in the NW Bronx on a self-contained campus easily accessible by car (free parking for eligible employees) and public transportation.


We are currently recruiting for 3- FULL TIME Licensed Practical Nurses GS-620, for the Community Living Center in the Extended Care Program.


1st Area of consideration is Current Permanent James J. Peters VAMC Employees, 2nd Area of Consideration is Current Permanent VA Employees, 3rd Area of Consideration is US Citizens


Tour of Duty: Two (2) LPNs – Monday -Friday, Night Shift 11:30pm-8am- Alternating Weekends and Holidays, One (1) LPN- Monday- Friday, Day Shift 7:30am-4pm- Alternating Weekends and Holidays


*Grade and Salary Will be determined by the Licensed Practical Nurses Professional Standards Board for new appointees.   Current employees will be reassigned at their current grade and step. *


Preferred Qualifications:

Experience in Long Term Care/Geriatrics, Experience with Vent Care, Experience with Hospice/Palliative Care.


Duties: The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) works in the Community Living Center under the supervision of an RN and/or MD for the administration and evaluation of nursing care delivery to assigned patients. The LPN participates in the interdisciplinary team in the development, implementation and evaluation of the patients' treatment plan while utilizing patient centered care. Interacts with patients in various groups in accordance with the treatment plan; observes, identifies and responds to patients' needs for nursing, medication and equipment-assisted care. Must successfully and consistently demonstrate the exercise of independent technical judgment (without the need for readily available supervision) and possess a comprehensive and thorough working knowledge of the most complex or difficult practices and procedures within the LPN scope of nursing practice. The incumbent will also administer vaccinations, complete screenings, take vital signs, ensure delivery of excellent, safe, patient centered care, collaborate with various providers and Registered Nurses and comply with documentation standards.


Note: 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; religious; spiritual; community; students; 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.

Reasonable Accommodations Statement:
Federal Agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

*This position does not require a filing of financial disclosure form**All applicants tentatively selected for VA employment in a testing designated position are subject to urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use prior to appointment. Applicants who refuse to be tested will be denied employment with VA.*

Eligible and interested applicants should stop by the Human Resources Management Program Office, 9th floor-RM. 9C-09 and apply under Open & Continuous Announcement Number 2019-91. Current James J. Peters VAMC LPN employees should complete VA Form 4078, Application for Promotion or Reassignment and submit an updated resume for consideration and include most recent SF-50 showing current grade, step, salary and tenure.


All other applicants must submit Application for Associated Health Occupations (VA Form 10-2850c) dated within the last year available at: http://www.va.gov/vaforms/medical/pdf/vha-10-2850c-fill.pdf)   along with a detailed resume, LPN license, and proof of education (Transcripts) and most recent SF-50 showing current grade, step, salary and tenure if applicable to our office: Human Resources, 9th Floor, Room 9C-09 by close of business Tuesday, May 28 2019. Please submit complete application package to our office, or by fax to (718) 741-4598 or by email to Natalie.israel@va.gov. Please reference Announcement Number 2019-91 on the application package.


For questions concerning this announcement please contact Natalie Israel, Resources Specialist at (718)584-9000, ext. 6530 or via email at Natalie.israel@va.gov.

Department of Veterans Affairs

James J. Peters VA Medical Center

Attn: Human Resources Program (05)

130 West Kingsbridge Road

Bronx, New York 10468

Or FAX to (718) 741-4598

Or email to natalie.israel@va.gov


The VA is an EOE M/F/V/H




Posted: 2019-05-09 Expires: 2019-06-08

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Licensed Practical Nurses (3 Full-Time Positions), Bronx VAMC

James J. Peters VA Medical Center
Bronx, New York

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