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Licensed Vocational Nurses / LVN - 12 open needs

Company: Star Nursing
Location: Abilene
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

LVN Licensed Vocational Nurses 12 open positions

Specialty: LVN
Address: Abilene, TX 79602
Facility: Long-term Care/Skilled Care/Behavioral Health Facility
Shift: 2pm to 10pm / rotating shift w/weekends Number of positions: 12

Start date: ASAP
Length: 6 months to 1 year or longer

Pay Rate: $28/hr

Job Description: Licensed Vocational Nurse

Work involves providing for the care, treatment, and general welfare of patients.
May train others.
Works under moderate supervision, with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.
Works under the direction and supervision of the Registered Nurse, and performs Nursing duties within the assigned areas and assigned shift.
The LVN performs basic and complex nursing tasks to fulfill the health needs of the individuals.
The LVN keeps informed of and follows all agency, facility and unit policies and procedures.
Performs technical Nursing procedures according to facility and state regulations after demonstration for competency.
Responds to emergency situations to ensure safety of individuals. Follows safety and Infection Control Procedures of facility.
Monitors patients for treatments and procedures.
Collects samples for laboratory examination and performs routine lab tests on samples, as required.
Counsels patients with specific health goals.
Attends work on a regular and predictable schedule in accordance with agency leave policy and performs other duties as assigned.
Other duties as assigned include but are not limited to actively participating and/or serving in a supporting role to meet the agencys obligations for disaster response and/or recovery or Continuity of Operations (COOP) activation.
Such participation may require an alternate shift pattern assignment and/or location.

Knowledge Skills Abilities:

Knowledge of nursing procedures and techniques and the principles and process used in providing patient care.
Ability to provide patient care and to prepare and maintain records, to communicate effectively and to train others.
Ability to apply principles and practices to assess, prevent and control diseases.
Skills in using reasoning to identify problems, in considering appropriate resolution of situations, and in the operation of computers and applicable computer software.
Must maintain current CPR certification.
Must have strength and flexibility to safely perform Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR).Must be able to demonstrate a working knowledge of emergency procedures and emergency equipment.

Requirements

Current Resume
LVN- TX license- Active or compact state
Current BLS- current
Experience: 2+ years of experience in a long-term care/behavioral health/acute care
2 current clinical references
Physical (within 12 months)
TB skin test (within 12 months)
MMR/Hep B/Varicella
Must be able to pass background/urine drug screening

Keywords: Star Nursing, Abilene , Licensed Vocational Nurses / LVN - 12 open needs, Healthcare , Abilene, Texas

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