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Job Title: Licensed Vocational Nurse II

Posting Number: 293442

Salary Range: $2,453.25 - $3,771.41

Job Description:
Licensed Vocational Nurse II Provides routine vocational nursing work. Work involves providing for the care, treatment, and general welfare of patients. May train others. Works under moderate supervision, with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Works under the direction and supervision of the Registered Nurse, and performs Nursing duties within the assigned areas and assigned shift. The LVN performs basic and complex nursing tasks to fulfill the health needs of the individuals. The LVN keeps informed of and follows all agency, facility and unit policies and procedures.
Essential Job Functions:
1. Administers medications and treatments orally, rectally, internally, or by injection. 2. Performs technical Nursing procedures according to facility and state regulations after demonstration for competency. 3. Documents and reports pertinent observations. 4. Communicates orally and in writing to other team members’ pertinent information. Documents according to facility policy. 5. Responds to emergency situations to ensure safety of individuals. Follows safety and Infection Control Procedures of facility. 6. Monitors patients for treatments and procedures. 7. Collects samples for laboratory examination and performs routine lab tests on samples, as required. 8. Counsels patients with specific health goals. 9. LVN II assists other staff in turning/repositioning individuals to administer treatments. 10. Ensures that supplies are available. 11. Locates, transports and handles client record. 12. Attends work on a regular and predictable schedule in accordance with agency leave policy and performs other duties as assigned. Other duties as assigned include but are not limited to actively participating and/or serving in a supporting role to meet the agency’s obligations for disaster response and/or recovery or Continuity of Operations (COOP) activation. Such participation may require an alternate shift pattern assignment and/or location.
Knowledge Skills Abilities:
Experience in nursing work. Knowledge of nursing procedures and techniques and the principles and process used in providing patient care. Ability to provide patient care and to prepare and maintain records, to communicate effectively and to train others. Ability to apply principles and practices to assess, prevent and control diseases. Skills in using reasoning to identify problems, in considering appropriate resolution of situations, and in the operation of computers and applicable computer software. Must maintain current CPR certification. Must have strength and flexibility to safely perform Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR).Must be able to demonstrate a working knowledge of emergency procedures and emergency equipment.
Registration or Licensure Requirements:
Licensed to practice as a licensed vocation nurse in the state of Texas (or a state that recognizes reciprocity through the Nurse Licensure Compact);
Initial Selection Criteria:
1. Graduation from a vocational or practical nursing education program; 2. AND Licensed to practice as a licensed vocation nurse in the state of Texas (or a state that recognizes reciprocity through the Nurse Licensure Compact);

Laura Hunter

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Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services

Phone: (512) 438-3268

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