Defense Health Agency Fort Leonard Wood, MO 65473, USA
Practical Nurse: As a 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.