Mar 01, 2021

Registered 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: Registered 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 Registered Nurses to perform work at San Antonio State Supported Living Center. A registered nurse, or RN, typically monitors patients, administers medications, keeps records, consults with healthcare providers, educates patients and more. Your duty of caring for the patients coming into our facility include tasks like creating and maintaining accurate patient records, administering medication and monitoring for side effects, recording vital signs, and reporting symptoms and changes in patient conditions.

Reports to :
  • Vighter Project Manager

Principle Accountabilities:
  • Maintaining accurate, complete health care records and reports.
  • Administering medications to patients and monitoring them for side effects and reactions.
  • Prescribing assistive medical devices and related treatments.
  • Recording patient vital signs and medical information.
  • Ordering medical diagnostic and clinical tests.
  • Monitoring, reporting, and recording symptoms or changes in patient conditions.
  • Administering non-intravenous medications.
  • Assessing, implementing, planning, or evaluating patient nursing care plans by working with healthcare team members.
  • Modifying patient health treatment plans as indicated by patient conditions and responses.
  • Performs routine nursing work.
  • Work involves providing for the assessment, care and treatment of patients.
  • May train others. Works under moderate supervision, with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.
  • Works under the supervision of the Nurse Manager IV.
  • The Unit RN II may assign nursing responsibilities to the Unit LVN in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act.
  • The responsibility of the Unit RN is to provide for and supervise the professional nursing care of the individuals who reside in a state supported living center setting.
  • The Unit RN is available to unit personnel to make nursing decisions on a 24-hour basis.
  • She/he is a member of the professional team and shares responsibility with other team members for the development of the individual's program.
  • Work involves communication skills, i.e. relaying information to other team members, physicians, nurses; data entry, documentation, completing reports, maintaining personnel records, supervisory duties, and following all facility rules/policies.
  • Provide treatment to HHS employees injured in course and scope of employment.

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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