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LVN Night Shift - NNC

Company: Nexus Health Systems
Location: Conroe
Posted on: May 6, 2022

Job Description:

LICENSED VOCATIONAL NURSE (LVN) - CONROE, TXDescriptionUnder 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 -Job RequirementsExperience
    • Preferred minimum of at least one (1) year experience in acute/post-acute hospital settingEducation Required
      • Licensed Vocational Nurse in the State in which providing careAdditional InformationLICENSURE/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/CPRAll Nexus Health Systems employees will need to meet the requirements outlined in the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) interim final rule requiring all workers in most health care settings that participate in the Medicare and Medicaid programs to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. The rule is effective November 5, 2021. Under the regulation, all eligible workers of Nexus Health Systems must be fully vaccinated by January 4, 2022.

Keywords: Nexus Health Systems, Conroe , LVN Night Shift - NNC, Other , Conroe, Texas

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