Liberty Health Care Center LVN (Liberty) in LIBERTY, Texas
Must have driver's license to travel to job sites.General Purpose:Provides skilled nursing care and services to residents. Supervises CNAs and other LPNs as assigned in the day-to-day delivery of resident care. Such supervision must be in accordance with state and federal regulations and as may be required by the Director of Nursing or Designee to ensure the highest degree of quality care is maintained.Qualifications: Must have and maintain throughout employment an unencumbered Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)/Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) licensure issued by the State Board of Nursing. Must have completed or is in the process of completing an approved LPN Supervisory course, if state required. Must have valid CPR certification and maintain active CPR certification throughout employment. IV Therapy Certification preferred. Must be knowledgeable of nursing and medical practices and procedures, as well as state and federal regulations specific to nursing home operation and licensure. Must be able to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such actions. Must possess leadership and supervisory ability and the willingness to work harmoniously with residents, families, vendors, visitors, government agencies, facility staff, hospital personnel, hospice representatives, and the general public. Must have excellent follow-through. Must possess the ability to plan, organize, develop, implement and interpret programs, goals, objectives, policies and procedures, etc., that are necessary for providing quality individualized care. Must be able to lift 60-70lbs frequently. Must be able to stand and/or walk throughout the scheduled shift. Must comply with attendance policy and established nursing staff schedules, be flexible, and make necessary accommodations for the needs of residents and families. Must have knowledge of computer systems, systems applications, and other office equipment. Must be able to read, write and follow written and oral directions as a level necessary to accomplish the job. Must be able to meet all local health regulations, and pass pre/post-employment physical exam if required. This requirement also includes drug screening, criminal background investigation, and reference inquiry. Must have the ability to promote positive interpersonal relationships through the use of tactful, direct and sensitive interaction. Must be able to communicate verbally in a positive and professional manner.Licensed Practical Nurse/Licensed Vocational Nurse Must be able to relate positively and favorably to residents, families, co-workers, and to work cooperatively with others. Must attend in-service/education programs as required to learn new procedures and develop skills to meet regulatory compliance. Must agree not to disclose resident protected health information and report suspected or known violations of such to the Administrator.Duties and Responsibilities:1) Operate and supervise within the prescribed scope of practice for a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)/Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) in the state.2) Give and receive shift report.3) Meet with your assigned nursing staff as well as support personnel, in planning the shifts services, progress, and activities as needed.4) Admit, transfer, and discharge residents as required. Initiate and complete all required documentation, forms, inter-department communication, etc. per facility policy.5) Ensure rooms are clean, prepped and ready for new admissions.6) Perform administrative duties as assigned (such as: various medical forms, reports, evaluations, studies, training, etc.).7) Assist and remind physicians and their extenders to complete required documentation, review treatment plans, care plans, sign documents, etc. Accompany on rounds as needed.8) Contact physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants as needed to report resident change of condition.