Mar 01, 2021

Licensed Vocational Nurse (San Antonio Supported Living)

  • Vighter LLC
  • San Antonio, TX, USA
Health Care Professional Services Program Management

Job Description

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Position Description:

Title: Licensed Vocational Nurse
Location: San Antonio, TX (San Antonio State Supported Living Center)

Shifts Available: 6am to 2pm, 2pm to 10pm, and 10pm to 6am

Job Summary :
Vighter is recruiting Licensed Vocational Nurses to perform work at San Antonio State Supported Living Center. An LVN's responsibilities include monitoring vital signs, assisting healthcare professionals and consulting patients' families.

Reports to :
  • Vighter Project Manager

Principle Accountabilities:
  • Monitor patients' vital signs.
  • Ensure that patients take their medication.
  • Observe patients' progress throughout treatment.
  • Consult patients' families about the patients' progress.
  • Provides complex vocational nursing work.
  • Work involves providing for the care, treatment, and general welfare of patients.
  • May supervise the work of others.
  • Works under general supervision, with moderate 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.
  • Performs basic and complex nursing tasks to fulfill the health needs of the most medically fragile individuals, including the collection of lab work and other health screenings.
  • Keeps informed of and follows all agency, facility and unit policies and procedures.
  • Assists the RN Supervisor with on-the-job Nursing instruction and training of other new LVN's.
  • Assists the Infection Control nurse by implementing measures that prevent the spread of disease, assists the QA Nurse in developing and implementing quality assurance programs, and assists in the implementation of therapeutic nursing programs.

Qualifications :
  • Licensed to practice Nursing in Texas
  • Basic Life Support Certification
  • 1 year, but preferably 2+ years as a direct care nurse
  • Experience needs to be hospital acute care, LTC or NH (not Home Health)
  • Competent in advanced skills such as gastrostomy tubes/enteral feedings, Foley catheters, tracheostomies, etc

  • Experience needs to be hospital acute care, LTC or NH (not Home Health)

Physical Requirements :
  • Must be able to stand or sit for more than 8 hours per day
  • Must be able to use an elevator or walk up and down stairs
  • Must be able to lift up to 40 pounds and carry up to 10 feet
  • Must be able to routinely grasp or handle objects, use finger dexterity, bend elbows/knees and reach above and below shoulders
  • Must be able to read and interpret handwritten and typewritten print
  • Must be able to communicate by voice and detect sound by ear
  • Must be able to perform duties in an indoor or outdoor environment
  • Must be able to pass a criminal background investigation
  • Must undergo urine drug testing

Vighter, LLC is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.



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