Dallas, Texas 75202

Job Description

Under the direction of the health care provider, the LVN is responsible for the delivery of patient care that promotes the safety and well-being of all patients. Accurately performs preliminary physical tests such as: measuring blood pressure, recording weight, temperature, pulse and respiration and other measures as directed by established clinical protocols.
• Performs basic nursing care for patients by following established standards and procedures. May perform specific nursing care as it relates to specialty of the practice.
• Collects patient data such as vital signs, notes how the patient looks and acts or responds to stimuli and reports this information accordingly.
• Prepares and administers injections, performs routine tests, treats wounds and changes bandages.
• Prepares patient records and files using established medical record forms/automated systems and documentation practices.
• Administers certain prescribed medications and monitors and documents treatment progress and patient response.
• Participates in the implementation and evaluation of patient care based on practice guidelines, standards of care, and federal/state laws and regulations.
• Monitors and documents treatment progress and patient response.
• Conveys information to patients and families about health status, health maintenance, and management of acute and chronic conditions.
• Participates in teams to improve patient care processes and outcomes.
• Performs other duties as assigned.
The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications
• Accredited school of practical nursing program Required
• 1 Year Experience in a clinic or acute hospital nursing setting or specialty clinic (if applicable) Required
• LVN - Licensed Vocational Nurse Upon Hire Required And
• ACLS - Advanced Cardiac Life Support Upon Hire Required Or
• BCLS - Basic Cardiac Life Support Upon Hire Required And Other Additional specialty certifications if applicable Upon Hire Required

• Knowledge of basic nursing processes and understanding of healthcare technology, equipment, and supplies. Familiarity with state law on nursing care, nurse practice guidelines, and clinic policies and procedures.
• Ability to effectively communicate to staff and patients.
• Demonstrate sound judgment and composure with the ability to take appropriate action in questionable or emergency situations.
• Possesses a strong work ethic and a high level of professionalism.
• Maintains a positive, caring attitude towards patients.

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Preferred Years Of Experience:

1 Year(s)

Employment/Position Type:

Full Time
Date Posted : 11/26/2018