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Chenega Corporation Pediatric Home Health Licensed Vocational Nurse in Corpus Christi, Texas

Description

AKESO HEALTH SERVICES, LLC

Company Job Title: Pediatric Licensed Vocational Nurse

Chenega Job Title: Licensed Practical Nurse

Clearance: Background Check

Location: Corpus Christi, TX

Reports To: Director of Nursing

FLSA Status: Non Exempt, Full Time, Temporary

Prepared Date: 03-19-2020

Approved Date: 03-19-2020

Summary:

  • The Pediatric LVN will administer skilled nursing care under the supervision of a registered nurse to pediatric patients, in their places of residence; coordinate care with the interdisciplinary team, patient, family and referring agency.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Under the direction of the RN, assist in identifying the patient’s physical, psychosocial, and environmental needs as evidenced by documentation, clinical record, case conference, team report, and evaluations.

  • Participate in planning and implementing care in conjunction with the RN, in accordance with the POC.

  • Provide care utilizing infection control measures that protect both staff and patient (OSHA).

  • Assure the continuity of care through delivery of quality patient care.

  • Provide effective communication to patient/family, team members, and other health care professionals as evidenced by clinical notes, case conferences, communication notes, and evaluations.

  • Monitor assigned cases to ensure compliance with requirements of third-party payor.

  • Demonstrate commitment, professional growth and competency.

  • 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 license as a Licensed Vocational Nurse, current Texas Driver’s License.

  • Minimum one-year experience as a Licensed Vocational Nurse in a clinical care pediatric setting, home health experience preferred.

  • Nursing skills as defined as generally accepted standards of practice and pediatric competency.

  • Proof of current CPR, negative TB screen, Hepatitis B consent/declination.

  • Reliable transportation and valid auto liability insurance.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Good interpersonal skills.

  • Requires hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity.

  • Works in patients’ home in various conditions, possible exposure to blood and bodily fluids and infectious diseases, the ability to work a flexible schedule, the ability to travel locally, some exposure to unpleasant weather, PRN emergency call.

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 may use repeated motions that include the arms, wrists, hands and/or fingers. The employee is occasionally required to walk, stand, climb, balance, 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: 2000002573

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