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LVNs License Vocational Nurses 6 months contract

Company: Star Nursing, Inc.
Location: Mexia
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

(Only QUALIFIED Healthcare Professionals accepted) LPN/LVN - LVNs License Vocational Nurses 6 months contract

Location: Mexia, TX

Facility: Skilled Care/Long Term Care

Length: 6 months or longer

Shift: Rotating shifts and every 2nd weekend

Pay Period: 8hrs/40hrs week

Experience: 1+ years of experience in a long-term care facility

Number of positions: 6 +

Start date: December 1st

Pay rate: $27/hr

Job Description: Licensed Vocational Nurse
Licensed Vocational Nurse Provides routine vocational nursing work. 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.

Essential Job Functions:
1. Administers medications and treatments orally, rectally, internally, or by injection.
2. Performs technical Nursing procedures according to facility and state regulations after demonstration for competency.
3. Documents and reports pertinent observations.
4. Communicates orally and in writing to other team members pertinent information. Documents according to facility policy.
5. Responds to emergency situations to ensure safety of individuals. Follows safety and Infection Control Procedures of facility.
6. Monitors patients for treatments and procedures.
7. Collects samples for laboratory examination and performs routine lab tests on samples, as required.
8. Counsels patients with specific health goals.
9. LVN II assists other staff in turning/repositioning individuals to administer treatments.
10. Ensures that supplies are available.
11. Locates, transports and handles client record.
12. 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.

Registration or Licensure Requirements:
1. Graduation from an approved vocational or practical nursing education program accredited by the Texas State Board of Nursing;
2. AND licensed to practice as a licensed vocation nurse in the state of Texas (or a state that recognizes reciprocity through the Nurse Licensure Compact


Current Resume
LVN- TX license- Active
Current BLS/CPR
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

For consideration for this positions please forward your resume to this job posting

Keywords: Star Nursing, Inc., Waco , LVNs License Vocational Nurses 6 months contract, Healthcare , Mexia, Texas

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