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Licensed Practical Nurse/Licensed Vocational Nurse

Company:
Entourage Consulting LLC
Location:
Kadena Cho, Okinawa Prefecture, Japan
Posted:
December 04, 2018

Description:

We are urgently seeking Licensed Practical Nurse/Licensed Vocational Nurse to work in Kadena AB, Japan. Please send your resume information to us.

General Description:

The successful candidate shall provide Base Operational Medicine Cell (BOMC) technician support services by performing the following duties.

Specific Tasks:

• You shall serve as a Vocational Nurse performing patient care and nursing administrative duties for outpatients in accordance with established policies, procedures, protocols, and guidelines.

• You shall ensure compliance of the conduct of all clinical-service portions of the SHPE program, to include face-to-face interviews, and documentation in accordance with DoD and AF instructions.

• You shall perform medical records review in according with AFIs/DoD/local guidance’s for enlistment, retraining applications, initial flight physical exams, security/overseas clearance.

• You shall perform medical records review and administrative quality reviews of physical profiles IAW the AFI 10-203.

• You shall perform medical record review and required paraprofessional exams related to physical exams performed in BOMC and Flight and Operational Medicine Clinic (FOMC).

• You shall utilize military clinical software and Web based applications to perform duties on a daily basis.

• You shall monitor and record age appropriate physiological measurements.

• You shall provide individualized patient instruction on appropriate topics to include preventative healthcare and health maintenance.

• You shall prepare and position patients for diagnostic testing, examinations, treatments, and clinical procedures.

• You shall perform appropriate portions of medical examinations, treatment, diagnostic, and clinical procedures.

• You shall record treatment, procedure rendered, and observed effects.

• You shall identify patient problems and accurately notifies patient care team of observations.

• You shall recognize and respond to emergencies and performs basic life support measures.

• You shall perform appropriate portions of physical examinations including age appropriate physical measurements.

• You shall adhere to infection control procedures including use of personal protective equipment, disposal of waste, and aseptic technique.

• You shall perform central sterile supply duties.

• You shall ensure all equipment is properly assembled, operates, cleaned and stored at the end of each work shift. Ensures preventive maintenance and routine cleaning are performed as directed.

• You shall perform medical records reviews and apply appropriate protocols and guidelines to determine medical needs.

• You shall maintain patient medical records in electronic format as well as hard copy as required.

• You shall prepare and submit administrative reports.

• You shall participate in training and continuing education programs for new procedures, techniques, and equipment.

• You shall ensure a safe work environment and employee safe work habits.

• You shall establish and maintain appropriate, professional, interpersonal relationships with co-workers, families, peers, and other team members.

• You shall plan, organize, and implement medical standards activities for the SGP.

• You shall attend and participate in meetings such as: professional staff conferences, quality improvement meetings, staff meetings, commander’s staff meetings, flight meetings, and other meeting required by applicable regulations, Military Treatment Facility (MTF) guidance, or by the flight Commander or his/her designated representative.

• You shall provide medical standards guidance policy interpretation and application to health care professionals and medical support staffs within the medical treatment facilities and to personnel throughout the installation.

Qualifications:

• You must complete all MTF-specified orientation programs, initial and annual training requirements, and comply with all MTF policies, procedures, productivity standards and instructions as provided by the MTF.

• You must have successfully completed all education and training requirements leading to and graduated from an accredited national, state or military equivalent school for Vocational Nursing or equivalent.

• You must have and maintain throughout the course of contract, a current, active, valid, unrestricted license (with no limitations, stipulations or pending adverse actions) to practice as a LVN or equivalent from a US jurisdiction. License must be recognized and accepted by the State of practice in accordance with governing regulations.

• You must have knowledge of professional care theories, principles, practices, and procedures to perform nursing assignments of moderate difficulty and experience in assessing pediatric, adolescent, adults, obstetrics, and geriatric patients, as appropriate. Utilizes the nursing process as a basis for professional practice.

• You must have knowledge of a wide range of medical disorders/conditions and disease processes across the lifespan, as appropriate.

• You must have knowledge of preventive health schedules, procedures, processes and education methods.

• You must have knowledge of disease management and population health principles.

• You must have knowledge of a variety of pharmacological agents used in patient treatment, the desired effects, side effects, and complications of their use as well as the accurate administration of the pharmacologic agent, including dosage calculations as required. Knowledge of the administrative requirements for proper documentation of patient conditions including disease progress, acknowledgement of teaching, and follow up care.

• You must have knowledge of computer operations and proficiency in use of basic word processing, data entry and automated medical records.

• You must have experience within the last 48 months in a primary care clinic setting.