The VA Maryland Health Care System (VAMHCS) is a Level I tertiary multi campus teaching facility affiliated with the University of Maryland, School of Medicine and over 100 educational institutions. The VAMHCS consists of the acute care Baltimore facility; the multi building Perry Point campus ; the Loch Raven campus ; and six urban and rural outpatient clinics The PACT LPN serves as the essential role of being the first direct care clinician to make contact with the patient at their appointment. The LPN checks vital signs, patient weight, interviews the patient for clinical reminder resolution, medication administration and regular communication with the PACT RN and/or provider. Duties also include ancillary testing for glucose, hemoglobin A1C and PT/INR as well as 12-lead EKG as needed. The LPN interacts with patients regarding health promotion and disease prevention regarding immunizations and follow up for chronic disease state management. Work Schedule: Schedule Monday - Friday 7:30am - 4:30pm Financial Disclosure Report: Not required Functional Statement: 000000 This position is at full performance level.
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.
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