LVN - Continous Care Nurse - Dallas County
LVN - CONTINUOUS CARE NURSE - DALLAS COUNTY
Job Summary: Primary function is to 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.
Job Classification: Clinical Lines of Authority: Reports to Director of Nursing
Job Qualifications: Education: Graduate of an accredited school of vocational nursing
Licensure: Current State license as a Licensed Vocational Nurse, current State Driver’s License Experience: Two years’ experience as a Licensed Vocational Nurse in a clinical care setting, hospice or home health preferred
Skills: Nursing skills as defined as generally accepted standards of practice. Good interpersonal skills. Proof of Hepatitis acceptance or declination. Proof of Tb testing.
Transportation: Reliable transportation. Valid and current auto liability insurance
Environmental and Working Conditions: Works in patient’s home or facility in various conditions; possible exposure to blood and bodily fluids and infectious diseases; ability to work flexible schedule; ability to travel locally; some exposure to unpleasant weather; PRN emergency call.
Physical and Mental Effort: Prolonged standing and walking required, with ability to lift up to 50 lbs and move patients. Requires working under some stressful conditions to meet deadlines and patient needs, and to make quick decisions and resource acquisition; meet patient/family individualized psycho social needs. Requires hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity.
Criminal History: Must pass background check.
Job Type: Temporary
Pay: $28.00 per hour