Catholic Health Initiatives LVN - Trinity Clinic (Full-time Days) in LUFKIN, Texas

LVN - Trinity Clinic (Full-time Days)

Description

Position Summary:

Performs a variety of nursing functions ranging from giving direct nursing care, administering medication and treatments to documenting all information. May be assigned specific functions within the scope of practice, but should be able to perform all activities as assigned under direction of all RN’s, or physicians.

Position Responsibilities:

  1. Collection of selected data about the health status of the patient.

  2. Participate in the development of the plan of care with other team members and safely implements that plan.

  3. Communicate in an attentive and individualized manner in every encounter.

  4. Verifies the patients understanding of the purpose of visit.

  5. Provide instruction/teaching to the patient according to the educational plan.

  6. Document care provided or procedures performed accurately on patient records.

  7. Provide each patient care in a safe, comfortable and private environment.

  8. Medication reconciliation, management, patient compliance, inventory, education.

  9. Provides direction to medical assistants.

  10. Will perform general office skills including keyboarding, office computer software, filing, answering telephones, email, faxing, copying.

  11. Excellent customer service skills are needed for interacting with patients, families, and caregivers.

  12. The position may include triage of calls for urgent appointments, referrals for patient consults and testing, insurance pre-certification and documentation.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

Education Level

Associate degree in nursing or vocational nursing program

Licensure/Certification

Texas License Vocational Nurse

BLS

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of the principles and skills needed for practical nursing to provide patient care and treatment.

Knowledge of examination, diagnostic and treatment room procedures.

Knowledge of medications and their effects on patients.

Experience

Does not require prior experience

Job Nursing - LPN

Primary Location TEXAS-LUFKIN-MEMORIAL HLTH SYS LUFKIN

Daily Schedule Days

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 1700000590