Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN/LPN)

Cardinal Senior Care - San Antonio, TX (30+ days ago)2.6


**Immediate Openings Available for San Antonio and surrounding areas**

LVN JOB SUMMARY

The Licensed Vocational Nurse is responsible for providing direct skilled client care under the supervision of a registered nurse. Responsibilities include following the plan of care, providing treatments, and working collaboratively with the members of the team to help meet positive client care outcomes.

LVN ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Provide direct patient care as defined under the state nurse practice act using sound judgment and critical thinking.
Implement plan of care and treatment initiated by the registered nurse.
Provide accurate, detailed and timely documentation consistent with the plan of care and the nursing process.
Observe client condition and accurately reports to the registered nurse.
Assess and provide client and family/caregiver education and information pertinent to diagnosis.
Prepare, administer, and appropriately document actions taken specific to commonly prescribed oral, topical, subcutaneous and intramuscular medications. Observe, report and record adverse reactions to medications and/or treatment to the registered nurse.
Participates in coordination of home health services, appropriately reporting the identified needs for other disciplines (i.e., PT, O, ST, Dietician) to the Director of Nursing or registered nurse supervisor.
Job Requirements

LVN EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Graduated from a National League of Nursing accredited practical or vocational school of nursing.
Unencumbered license as a Practical or Vocational Nurse in the state that care is delivered.
1 year of nursing experience required
Comply with the state nurse practice act.
Comply with accepted professional standards of practice.
Certified in CPR.
Licensed driver with automobile that is insured in accordance with the organizations requirements.
Negative TB test.
Current physical.

Apply in Person

Call for interview 210-684-7080

4402 Vance Jackson

Ste. 202

San Antonio, Tx 78230

Monday through Friday 9am to 4pm