Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) - Nexus Neurorecovery Center - Conroe, TX

Description

Under the direct supervision of Director of Patient Services, the LVN provides direct nursing care in accordance with the laws governing nursing practice.

Job Specific Responsibilities:

  • Ensures that scope of duties and services provided are consistent and within the guidelines of the state nursing practice act
  • Demonstrates knowledge of individual patients’/residents’ histories, current progress and treatment goals
  • Demonstrates ability to make appropriate nursing decisions when assessing patients/residents
  • Complies with established medication policies and procedures
  • Effectively operates and troubleshoots commonly utilized equipment
  • Completes all required documentation in a timely manner
  • Receives telephones orders from the mid-level Practitioner and completes orders per established policies and procedures
  • Reassess patients per established policies and procedures to identify progress and trends that require intervention or reporting to the Mid-Level Practitioner
  • Demonstrates ability to perform basic drug calculations
  • Participates in rounds when appropriate
  • Accepts patient assignments as directed by Charge Nurse or Director of Patient Services
  • Coordinates care with ancillary clinical departments to provide optimal patient care
  • Coordinates and oversees care delivered by LSA’s
  • Ensures patient weights are performed and documented for patients as ordered
  • Enhances professional growth by attending seminars or further educational opportunities
  • Actively seeks out opportunities for professional advancement
  • Participates in orientation of new employees
  • Possesses ability to recognize changes in patient status and ensures implementation of appropriate interventions
  • Verbalizes the Licensed Vocational Nurse role in patient emergency situations and cardiopulmonary arrest
  • Performs other duties as assigned
Apply Here »

 

Job Requirements

Experience

  • Preferred minimum of at least one (1) year experience in acute/post-acute hospital setting

Education Required

  • Licensed Vocational Nurse in the State in which providing care

Additional Information

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION:

  • Maintain current licensure as a Licensed Vocational Nurse in the State in which performing duties
  • Maintain current certification in good standing during employment
  • Attend aggressive behavioral management training as required by the facility
  • Certified BLS/CPR