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Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)

Company: Avosys Technology Inc
Location: Wichita Falls
Posted on: July 28, 2022

Job Description:

Avosys is a growing integrator of professional, technological and management solutions services. Founded in 1998, Avosys provides services nationwide to Federal, Commercial, Local and State clients. We recognize the foundation of our firm is our people and we continue to rise above our competition by hiring the best. Is it your calling to serve our Nation's Heroes? Avosys is seeking a Licensed Vocational Nurse to provide outpatient services to the military and their families at Sheppard Air Force Base in Wichita Falls, Texas.Maximize family time with no weekend, Holiday, or on-call requirementsMaintain work-life balance with guaranteed 8-hour shiftsTake advantage of our competitive, comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life, short-term disability, long-term disability & 401(k)The duties will be performed in accordance with established procedures andprotocols, within the scope of practice. Duties include but are not limited to the following:Serves as a Vocational Nurse performing patient care and nursing administrative duties foroutpatients in accordance with established policies, procedures, protocols, and guidelines.Monitors and records age appropriate physiological measurements. Orients new patients to the clinic/hospital environment. Assists with patient check-ins, admissions, discharges, and transfers as directed.Provides individualized patient teaching on appropriate topics to include preventative health-careand health maintenance.Prepares and positions patients for diagnostic testing, examinations, treatments, and clinical procedures.Performs appropriate portions of medical examinations, treatment, diagnostic, and clinical procedures. Records treatment, procedure rendered, and observed effects. Identifies patient problems and accurately notifies nursing team of observations.Prepares and administers medications in accordance with scope of practice and training.Recognizes and responds to emergencies and performs basic life support measures.Performs appropriate portions of physical examinations including age appropriate physical measurements.Adheres to infection control procedures including use of personal protective equipment, disposalof waste, and aseptic technique.Performs central sterile supply duties.Ensures all equipment is properly assembled, operates, cleaned and stored at the end of each work-shift. Ensures preventive maintenance and routine cleaning are performed as directed.Performs medical records reviews and applies appropriate protocols and guidelines to determine medical needs.Maintains patient medical records in electronic format as well as hard copy as required.Prepares and submits administrative reports.Participates in training and continuing education programs for new procedures, techniques, and equipment.Ensures a safe work environment and employee safe work habits.Establishes and maintains appropriate, professional, interpersonal relationships with co-workers, families, peers, and other team members.Must have successfully completed all education and training requirementsleading to and graduated from an accredited national, state or military equivalent school forVocational Nursing.Must have understanding of and ability to correctly utilize and/or apply:medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, psychology, pharmacology, medical ethics andlegal concepts, clinical procedures, patient care; emergency medical treatment to includecardiopulmonary resuscitation, aseptic technique, specimen collection, diagnostic testing, prepareand administer oral and parenteral (excluding IV) medications, vaccination procedures,mechanisms of anaphylaxis and shock and their treatment; prescription drugs and theiradministration; operating and maintaining therapeutic equipment, risk management, medicalcontingency operations, computer operations in the use of basic word processing, data entry andautomated medical records.Experience performing care and treatment of patientsOperating andmaintaining therapeutic equipmentProperly administering oral and parenteral medicationsConducting paraprofessional portions of physical examinationsAssisting in medical treatmentof patients in accordance with established procedures and protocols, within the LVN scope ofpractice.Shall have practiced as an LVN performing hands-on patient care in the outpatient clinical settingfor at least 12 months within the past 24 months.Must have and maintain throughout course of contract, a current, active, valid,unrestricted license (with no limitations, stipulations or pending adverse actions) to practice as aLicensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) from a US jurisdiction. License must be recognized andaccepted by the State of practice in accordance with governing regulations.Possess a Basic Life Support (BLS) certificationIndustry: DefenseUS Citizenship Required: YesBackground Check: RequiredCurrent Clearance Level Required: NoneTelework: NoTravel: NoEqual Opportunity Employer/Veterans/DisabledAll qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this on-line application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact (210) 888-0775 or Jobs@Avosys.com for assistance.

Keywords: Avosys Technology Inc, Wichita Falls , Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN), Healthcare , Wichita Falls, Texas

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