The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) functions as a member of the health care team. He/she will have the knowledge, skill and experience to carry out assignments involving treatments, diagnostic studies, and patient/family education. This population-specific care takes into consideration all physical, psychosocial, spiritual and cultural needs. He/she performs a wide variety of clinical nursing and supportive duties in Clinic and is flexible in adapting to work demands and numerous assignments.
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.