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Chenega Corporation Home Health Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) in Corpus Christi, Texas

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AKESO HEALTH SERVICES, LLC

Company Job Title: Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)

Chenega Job Title: Licensed Practical Nurse

Clearance: Background Check

Location: Corpus Christi, TX

Reports To: Director of Clinical Services

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt, Full Time, Temporary

Prepared Date: 03-19-2020

Approved Date: 03-19-2020

Summary:

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.

Duties and 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

Minimum Qualifications: (To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.)

  • 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

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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.

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Physical Demands: (The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Work Environment: (The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.)

  • The employee will normally work in a temperature-controlled office environment, with frequent exposure to electronic office equipment.

  • During visits to areas of operations, may be exposed to extreme cold or hot weather conditions. Is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and loud noise.

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.

Primary Location: United States-Texas-Corpus Christi

Organization: Akeso Health Services, LLC
Strategic Business Unit: Environmental Healthcare and Facilities
Security Requirements: Background Check
Job Schedule: Full Time Non-Exempt
Recruiter: Shia Perez
Req ID: 2000001340

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