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Licensed Vocational Nurse | Carlsbad, TX

Carlsbad, TX

Posted: 07/01/2024 Employment Type: Local Contract Specialty: Nursing Job Number: 444956 Pay Rate: $29.00 hr.

Job Description

Spectrum Healthcare Services, a healthcare staffing agency, is seeking Licensed Vocational Nurses for a facility in Carlsbad, TX.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provides care to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities who need medical, habilitative, and behavioral support.
  • Administers medications and treatments.
  • Performs technical Nursing procedures according to facility and state regulations.
  • Documents and reports pertinent observations.
  • Communicates orally and in writing to other team members’ pertinent information.
  • Documents according to facility policy.
  • Responds to emergency situations to ensure safety of individuals. Follows safety and Infection Control Procedures of facility.
  • Monitors individuals for treatments and procedures.
  • Collects specimens for laboratory examination and conducts appropriate screening tests (after competency is documented) when requested by lab personnel.
  • Provides education to individuals with specific health goals.
  • Assists other staff in turning/repositioning individuals to administer treatments.Ensures that supplies are available.
  • Manages individuals' medical records in Electronic Health Record or paper chart.

Position Details

Work Setting: State Supported Living Center
Job Type: Local Contract
Length: 6 month minimum
Start Date: ASAP
Shift: 6a-2:30p or 2p-10:30p/rotating schedule
Weekly Hours: 40
Hourly Rate: $29.00

Job Requirements

  • Must have at least 2 yrs experience in nursing in an acute or a LTC facility
  • BLS certification through AHA required
  • TX license
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