The Syracuse, NY Veterans Affairs Medical Center is recruiting Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs)! We have opportunities available in our challenging Spinal Cord Injury/Rehabilitation bed unit. This unit is designed to support, promote, and maintain the health, independence, quality of life and productivity of individuals with SCI/D throughout their lives. Patients on this challenging specialty bed unit may require Central/PICC IV lines, and bowel/bladder and wound care. Nursing experience encompasses quadriplegia, paraplegia, surgery, new injury rehabilitation, etc., to meet the needs of our complex patients.
Requires graduation from a practical/vocational education program, LPN licensure and U.S citizenship. One year of LPN exp. highly preferred; one year of rehab unit exp is preferred.
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.