MEDCOM License Practical Nurse in FT. JACKSON, South Carolina
This position is located at Moncrief Army Health Clinic, Fort Jackson SC.
Moncrief Army Health Clinic is located on Fort Jackson, South Carolina and is part of the 82 square mile military installation located adjacent to the state capital of Columbia.
Moncrief is named in honor of Colonel William Henry Moncrief, Sr., a former Army Medical Corps surgeon whose career spanned over 41 years of dedicated service. Following his retirement from active duty in 1939, Colonel Moncrief moved to Columbia where he served as Administrator of the South Carolina Sanatorium at State Park until 1954.
Dedicated in 1972 as Moncrief Army Community Hospital, the clinic is a modern medical complex covering 323,000 square feet. Within the 12-story facility and its related clinics, a wide range of medical services are available, ensuring quality and comprehensive medical care.
To enhance services, agreements exist between Moncrief and various universities and other health care facilities. These affiliations provide for student instruction and supervision for clinical learning experiences and an enriched spectrum of clinical modalities. The University of South Carolina, College of Nursing, and a number of college-level programs are offered through the post Education Center. Residents from the University of South Carolina Medical School, Providence Health and Prisma Health, currently rotate with several medical services at Moncrief. Excellence through education continues as Columbia has available six colleges, two seminaries and two universities.
As an License Practical Nurse/Vocational 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.
US Citizenship required
A current license to practice as a practical or vocational nurse in a State, territory of the United States, or the District of Columbia.
At least one year of experience which prepared you to do the work in this job.
Salary Range: Very Competitive
Recruitment Bonus: Negotiable
External Company Name: Defense Health Agency Civilian Corps, Falls Church, VA
External Company URL: http://www.civilianmedicaljobs.com/
Street: FT. JACKSON
Post End Date: 6/30/2021