Licensed Practical Nurse

Job Locations US-NV-Reno
Posted Date 3 months ago(12/11/2017 5:23 PM)
Job ID
Medical - CNAs
Overseas Travel Required
Security Level
Background Investigation


Ansible Government Solutions, LLC (Ansible) is currently recruiting multiple Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) to support the VA Healthcare System (HCS) in Reno, NV. Coverage is includes weekdays, weekends, and holidays. Shifts include:

  • Day shift: 0730-1600
  • Evening shift: 1530-0000
  • Night shift: 2330-0800
  • 12-hour day shift: 0730-2000
  • 12-hour night shift: 1930-0800

*Note: Multiple positions are available. The majority of the available positions are longer term (1 year+) with full-time or near-full-time hours. Competitive packages with full benefits are available. Please complete the ENTIRE application to ensure you are considered for a role!*


Ansible Government Solutions, LLC (Ansible) is a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) providing Federal customers with solutions in many arenas. Our customers face wide-ranging challenges in the fields of national security, health care, and information technology. To address these challenges, we employ intelligent and committed staff who take care of our customers’ success as if it is their own.


  • Functions within the policies of the VA where assigned and has professional and legal responsibility to the patient
  • Serves as a member of the nursing team and participates in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of nursing care provided
  • Serves as a direct patient care provider and carries out nursing care for assigned patients; is alert to physical and emotional changes and complications related to patient disease process and reports such immediately to the RN
  • Observes patient’s changing condition and reports and records changes on the nursing progress note and care plan; enters accurate, complete information in the medical record about patient’s condition and responses to treatment and actions taken to carry out nursing care
  • Reinforces instructions to patient scheduled for invasive, diagnostic, or pre/post-operative procedures; instruct patients on use of equipment (e.g. oxygen, suction, incentive spirometry, etc.); reinforces instructions to patients and families on the use of prescribed medications
  • Performs a range of treatment and procedures that include but are not limited to changing sterile dressings, inserting urinary drainage catheters, irrigating catheters and/or nasogastric tubes, irrigation wounds, giving enemas, using various forms of body temperature control, administering oral, topical and intramuscular medications and reporting information concerning adverse effects, caring for patients in isolation, and/or continuous observation status, and giving treatments that requires use of specialized oxygen, suction, or other supplies
  • Serves as a module/team leader if assigned to the Nursing Home Care Units
  • Observes, promptly reports, and documents observations regarding the physical and emotional status of patients, including such things as changes in vital signs, bodily functions, clarity of speech, and/or orientation to time, place, or person
  • Performs a range of diagnostic support duties which include taking vital signs, during neurological checks, collecting specimens, obtaining laboratory reports, and assisting in a variety of examinations such as lumbar punctures, paracentesis, liver biopsies, thoracentesis, and bone marrow examinations by positioning and draping patients and providing other assistance as necessary
  • Recognizes emergency situations (e.g. cardio-pulmonary arrest, choking, etc.) and takes prompt, appropriate action
  • Initiates emergency measures to control patient’s disruptive or violent behavior; assumes responsibility for patients requiring constant observation, including those placed on legal holds as a danger to themselves, others, or gravely disabled, which includes 15 minute documentation of patient’s condition on appropriate forms
  • Prepares, administers, and records prescribed medications in accordance with facility policy and procedure; observes and reports physical and emotional reactions to medications
  • Counts narcotics, assuming responsibility for narcotic security and the accuracy of administers narcotics in accordance with established facility policy
  • Reports to the RN completion of care rendered, changes in patient’s response or condition, and care needs remaining prior to leaving the clinical area
  • Maintains completeness and accuracy of all continuing patient records, including intake and output, vital signs, and activities of daily living
  • Performs a range of personal care that includes feeding, bathing, lifting, and turning patients, providing for personal hygiene and performing preventative, rehabilitative, and therapeutic care/procedures within the scope of the LPN/LVN
  • Accompanies patients on diagnostic or therapeutic trips, assuming responsibility for nursing decisions while away from the nursing unit, within the scope of the LPN/LVN
  • Meets safety and security needs of patients at all time
  • Promotes a sense of dignity and self-worth for all patients and staff
  • Consistently applies VA Customer Service Standards, demonstrating helpful, courteous, respectful conduct at all times


  • Graduation from an accredited Licensed Practical Nursing program
  • LPN licensure in Nevada or any other U.S. state or territory
  • A minimum of one (1) year experience in an LPN role in an acute care facility
  • Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
  • Shall possess current ProAct or equivalent Management of Assaultive Behavior (MAB) training and certification if working in the Acute Locked Psychiatry unit

EEO Statement

Ansible Government Solutions, LLC is committed to providing equal opportunity in employment to all employees and applicants for employment. Ansible will not tolerate any form of discrimination or harassment based on a person’s race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, medical/physical status or disability, or military status.


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