Licensed Vocational Nurse

Midland, TX 79705

Industry: Medical Job Number: GR23959657

Job Description

 JOB DESCRIPTION LICENSES VOCATIONAL NURSEACCOUNTABLE to: Executive Director, Registered Nurse QUALIFICATION/EXPERIENCE:
  • Must have a current Texas license for Nursing, with a clear record from the Texas Misconduct Registry.
  • Must have at least one year of experience in geriatric nursing.
  • Must have a current TB test and CPR card.
  • Must be capable of lifting and transferring clients as necessary.
 Responsible OF LVN:
  1. Perform duties as assigned by the RN. Assist the RN as required.
  2. Practice within the LVN Standards of practice for the state of Texas.
  3. Provide care and assistance for each client as required, following their plan of care.
  4. Administer medication/ treatments in a timely manner, documenting on the appropriate records including date, time, dose, and initials.
  5. Observe and report side effects of medication to the client's doctor and family.
  6. Council with clients that self-medicate ensuring the client is aware of the purpose of the medication, schedule and dose of medication, and potential side effects. Follow up the counseling with appropriate documentation on the Medication Self Administration Test.
  7. Carry out dietary instructions provided by the Registered Dietitian Consultant for each client.
  8. Document any incidental events as necessary in the Nurses Notes.
  9. Obtain physician orders for all necessary medications/treatments. Complete and mail out verbal order forms to the appropriate office. File copies according to procedure.
  10. Complete and document all weights ad vital signs monthly.
  11. Initiate and complete Incident Reports in a timely manner. Report incident to RN, Executive Director, physician, and family as appropriate.
  12. Test the security system to be sure it is operating on a daily basis ensuring the optimal health and safety of each client.
  13. Perform all duties in a safe and efficient manner, observing universal precautions at all times.
  14. Present a professional appearance and behavior, to families, staff and visitors.
  15. Observe all HIPPA requirements for confidentiality at all times.
  16. Provide copies of current CEU's to Executive Director as they are obtained.
  17. Discuss nursing concerns with the RN; make recommendations for care as necessary.

Meet Your Recruiter

Genevieve Ramirez
Staffing Coordinator – Odessa

Genevieve began with Energi Personnel in 2018, quickly learning the industry as a staffing coordinator. She is a fast learner and always willing to learn new skills. Genevieve is bilingual, which makes her a great asset to the industry and to diverse ethnicities. She enjoys the daily challenges of helping companies with their unique staffing needs. She creates a great customer service relationship with not only the client but the candidate as well.

Out of the office, she enjoys spending quality time with her husband, teenage daughter and her baby son. Time spent with God and family is what she values the most. She also enjoys watching her favorite football team and making every moment last a lifetime.

Fun Facts:

Favorite movies: Selena, Grease, Bone Collector, and Set It Off

Favorite singer/song: Khalid – Suncity

My favorite superhero is: Superman 

Idea to make the world a better place: Instruct your child from youth to love and be kind to EVERYONE and spread Love! 

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