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Position Title: LVN/LPN
Place of Performance: Osan Air Base, South Korea
Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)/Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) shall plans, organizes, and implements medical standards activities, as well as providing consultative services to the MTF on medical standard issues, medical standards training, deployment processing, and other Aerospace Medicine Standards related topics, as required. And also, the duties will be performed in accordance with established procedures and protocols, within the scope of practice.
• Performs administrative quality reviews of Duty Limiting Conditions (DLC), physical examinations, profiles, and appropriate clearances before these documents are forwarded/leave the medical facility.
• Functions as the MTF’s key focal point and functional expert for the analysis, interpretation, and application of medical standards to include waiver actions.
• Represents medical standards element with a variety of installation and functional area organizations.
• Exercises supervisory personnel management responsibilities.
• Strong capability to work with service members and/or veterans and their families who are experiencing a wide range of complicated mental, emotional, behavioral, physical, psychosocial, and environmental problems.
• Ensure all records are returned to the appropriate location as defined by the MTF within a timely manner.
• Applies a comprehensive knowledge of rules, regulations, and policies related to the administrative and technical requirements necessary to coordinate and carry out the administrative operations of the element.
• Check in patients for appointments, including obtaining vital signs, check in and basic history.
• Maintain a level of productivity and quality consistent with: complexity of the assignment; facility policies and guidelines; established principles, ethics and standards of practice of professional social work, Health Services Inspection (HSI); and other applicable DoD and service specific guidance’s and policies. Must also comply with the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Program, infection control and safety policies and procedures.
• Completes medical record documentation and coding and designated tracking logs and data reporting as required by local MTF/AF/DoD instructions, policies and guidance
• Completes all required electronic medical record training, MTF-specific orientation and LVN/LPN training programs.
• A degree in Public Health or Allied Sciences is highly desirable but not required.
• Must have and maintain, active, valid, unrestricted license (with no limitations, stipulations or pending adverse actions) to practice as a LVN/ LPN from a US jurisdiction. License must be recognized and accepted by the State of practice in accordance with governing regulations.
• Must maintain current certification in either the American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) (Course C) or the American Red Cross CPR/BLS Course.
• Shall provide evidence of at least two (2) years full-time experience in care coordination, discharge planning or case management in a medical setting within the last (4) four years as a LVN/LPN.
• Working knowledge of medical privacy and confidentiality (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act [HIPAA]), and accreditation standards of Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC) and The Joint Commission (TJC).
• Skill in use of military medical computer software such as AHLTA, CHCS, ASIMS, PIMR, AIMWTS, and PEPP highly desired.
• Working knowledge of computer applications/software to include Microsoft Office programs, MS Outlook (e-mail), and internet familiarity is required. The ability to input, extract, and format data from established databases is desired.
• Must demonstrate strong ability to communicate in English effectively both orally and written.
• Must be skillful and tactful in communicating with people who may be physically or mentally ill, uncooperative, fearful, emotionally distraught, and potentially agitated.
• Must demonstrate ability to apply critical thinking skills and expertise in resolving complicated healthcare, social, interpersonal and financial patient situations.
• Must possess organization, problem-solving and communication skills to articulate medical requirements to patients, families/care givers, medical and non-medical staff in a professional and courteous way.
• Knowledge of established medical principles, practices, requirements, procedures and regulations and their application in a military health care setting primarily for active duty members as they relate to the specialized practice of Aerospace Medicine under BOMC.
• Must have knowledge and skills to effectively apply LVN/LPN functions.
• Knowledge of overall medical service and individual medical treatment facility organization, management, mission, purpose, programs, related requirements in various administrative areas, philosophy, and objectives on a practical level, as well as an understanding of the JCAHO, AAAHC, and HIS standards and AF and DoD instructions.
• Knowledge of safety, security, and personnel management regulations, practices, and procedures and planning, organizing, and directing the function and staff of a small organization or element.
• Ability to provide and coordinate detailed consultation services and advice to, and gather information from, health care professionals, paraprofessional personnel and non-medical personnel.
• Ability to analyze, evaluate, reconcile contradictory requirements in, and draw conclusions from multiple sources of medical and technical information and analyze, interpret, and apply medical standards to general military population, aviators, and other special operational duty personnel as well as the different functions and motivations of the employees or groups involved.
• Ability to communicate orally and in writing in order to draft high level policy memorandums, present briefings, recommendations, and conclusions to health care professionals and senior management.
• Must demonstrate ability to communicate effectively both orally and written formats.