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LVN

Company: Medasource
Location: Vernon
Posted on: May 8, 2024

Job Description:

: LVNVernon, TX12-month Contract to hirePerforms highly complex vocational nursing work. Provides for the care, treatment, and general welfare of individuals residing at the SSLC who have complex medical, mental health and/or behavioral health issues. Performs basic and complex routine and non-routine nursing tasks to promote the health of the individuals within the assigned areas and assigned shift. Collects specimens for lab work and performs health screenings. Instructs direct support professionals and other staff on how to provide service and care that support the individuals medical needs. Performs technical nursing procedures according to facility and state regulations. Keeps informed of and follows all agency, SSLC, and unit/home policies and procedures. Provides direction and assists with on-the-job training to others such as newly hired LVNs and direct care staff. Assists Registered Nurses (RNs) with implementation of protocols, procedures and programs to improve overall health and safety of staff and individuals. Works under general supervision of an RN with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Knowledge of nursing care standards, nursing procedures and techniques, and of the principles and processes used in providing appropriate patient care. Knowledge of emergency procedures and emergency equipment, i.e., CPR, and ability to assess and care for residents and/or staff members in emergency situations. Skills in using reasoning to identify problems and in considering appropriate resolution of situations. Skill in the operation of computers and applicable computer software. Skill in the care and treatment of patients. Ability to provide patient care to a wide variety of individuals with complex medical, mental health, and/or behavioral health issues. Ability to prepare and maintain records and to use an electronic health record system once trained. Ability to communicate effectively and to instruct others. Ability to appropriately interact with individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities, with their family members, and with staff members. Must maintain current CPR certification. Must have strength and flexibility to safely perform Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR). Licensed to practice as a licensed vocation nurse in the state of Texas or a state that recognizes reciprocity through the Nurse Licensure Compact. Graduation from a LVN program. Prior employment experience as an LVN is preferred. Experience working or volunteering directly with persons with intellectual disabilities or other developmental disabilities is preferred.#PVDRJob Type: Full-timePay: $27.00 - $30.00 per hourExpected hours: No less than 40 per weekBenefits:* 401(k)* Dental insurance* Flexible schedule* Health insurance* Life insurance* Paid time off* Vision insuranceStandard shift:* Day shift* Evening shift* Night shiftSupplemental pay types:* Overtime paySupplemental schedule:* Extended hours* Holidays* OvertimeWeekly schedule:* Monday to Friday* Rotating weekendsApplication Question(s):* Do you have experience working or volunteering directly with persons with intellectual disabilities or other developmental disabilities?Experience:* LVN: 2 years (Required)License/Certification:* LVN (Required)Shift availability:* Day Shift (Preferred)* Night Shift (Preferred)* Overnight Shift (Preferred)Ability to Relocate:* Vernon, TX 76384: Relocate before starting work (Required)Work Location: In personby Jobble

Keywords: Medasource, Wichita Falls , LVN, Healthcare , Vernon, Texas

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