MEDCOM Practical Nurse in FT. CAMPBELL, Kentucky
This announcement may be used to fill Practical/Vocational Nurse positions in the following specialty areas: Administrative, Office Automation (OA), Adult Care, Dermatology, Emergency Room, Family Medicine, Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine, Intensive Care Unit, Labor & Delivery, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Occupational/Community Health, Operating Room, Pediatric Medicine, Primary Care, Soldier Care, and Surgery.
Fort Campbell lies on the Kentucky/Tennessee border between Hopkinsville and Clarksville, directly off of I-24 and only 40 miles NW of Nashville. As the ninth-fastest growing city in the nation, Clarksville is experiencing tremendous change including new schools, a new hospital, and new residential developments. Clarksville is ranked as the 57th "Best Place to Live" by Money Magazine, 11th "Best City in the U.S. for Public Golf" by Golf Digest, and is the state's fifth largest city with a revitalized and thriving riverfront district. Both visitors and residents enjoy the shops and eateries of downtown Clarksville and with its brick sidewalks, tree lined streets, decorative lighting and park benches, the historic area is drawing new attention. The cost of living is lower than the average for all major U.S. cities. For more information, visit http://www.clarksvillecvb.com/.
As a Practical Nurse, you will:
Obtain information from patient and/or family to identify major complaints, symptoms, or reason for seeking health care.
Take vital signs (blood pressure, temperature, pulse, respiration, pain level, height, weight, measurement of head circumference and length); perform a behavioral health screening.
Provide individualized nursing care to patients of all ages based upon the physician's medical plan, the nursing assessment and the physical, mental and emotional needs of the patient.
Assist physician with various examinations and diagnostic procedures.
Screen and review immunization records to select required immunizations, correct dosages, and administer oral, intradermal, subcutaneous, intramuscular immunizations to all age groups.
Perform teaching to patients and/or family regarding self-care procedures and documents teaching.
Successful completion of a program in practical nursing of at least 9 months' duration combined with one year of nursing assistant experience; OR successful completion of a two-year degree program in an accredited community college, junior college, or college or university in practical nursing.
Salary Range: Very Competitive
Recruitment Bonus: Negotiable
External Company Name: Marketing & Advertising Business Unlimited, Inc
External Company URL: http://www.civilianmedicaljobs.com/