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Chenega Corporation Licensed Vocational Nurse in San Antonio, Texas

Summary

Texas Health Quest, LLC

San Antonio, Tx.

The Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) will administer skilled nursing care, under the supervision of a registered nurse, for clients of all ages in their place of residence, coordinate care with the interdisciplinary team, patient/family and referring agency.

Responsibilities

  • Under the direction of the RN, participate in planning and implementing specialized procedures and duties that assist.

  • in meeting the nursing care needs of the patient in accordance with agency policies.

  • Assist the RN in carrying out the plan of care.

  • Assist the patient in learning appropriate self care techniques.

  • Complete appropriate documentation in a timely manner.

  • Provide care utilizing infection control measures that protect both staff and patient (OSHA).

  • Provide effective communication to patient/family, team members, and other health care professionals.

  • Monitor assigned cases to ensure compliance with requirements of third party payor.

  • Promote Agency philosophy and administrative policies to ensure quality of care.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Graduate of an accredited school of vocational nursing.

  • Current Texas State license as a Licensed Vocational Nurse, current Texas Drivers License.

  • Minimum two years experience as a Licensed Vocational Nurse, home health preferred.

  • If required to make visits, need proof of current CPR, TB records, and Hepatitis profile.

  • Reliable transportation. Valid and current auto liability insurance.

  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Demonstrate commitment, professional growth and competency

  • Nursing skills as defined as generally accepted standards of practice.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively.

  • Demonstrates proven decision making skills.

Chenega Corporation and family of companies is an EOE.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

Native preference under PL 93-638.

We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.

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