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Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) - FT - Days

ID 
2014-2117
Category 
Nursing
Facility 
Warm Springs Rehabilitation Hospital of Victoria
Type 
Regular Full-Time
Job Location 
US-TX-Victoria
# of Openings 
3

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Overview:

The Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) is responsible for providing age and population-appropriate nursing care, as directed by an RN on the nursing unit. Functions include gathering and reporting data, carrying out orders, and performing therapeutic procedures on patients in an age and population-appropriate manner, consistent with the Nurse Practice Act of the State in which the facility is located and the policies, procedures and guidelines of the Post Acute Medical / Warm Springs Hospital system. Performs other duties as required.

Qualifications:

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Education and Training: Graduation from an accredited school of vocational nursing and holds current licensure as a Licensed Vocational Nurse by the Board of Nurse Examiners of the State in which the facility is located. Has current CPR certification and maintains same.

 

Experience: One year of inpatient medical-surgical nursing experience preferred but not required.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Verbal ability to effectively express ideas and views for communication with (as appropriate) pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients, visitors, and staff members
  • Read and write English language including medical terminology and abbreviations
  • Clerical ability to document completely and accurately in medical record
  • Cognitive ability to implement the nursing process with (as appropriate) pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients in the skilled nursing setting
  • Organizational ability to complete nursing tasks in a timely and efficient manner
  • Ability to motivate non-licensed staff in performance of patient care

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