Vocational Nurse (LVN) - Juvenile Justice Center, Texas City - 19.99 hours or Less wi Job
Date: May 3, 2013
Location: Texas City, TX, US
Job ID: 30986
Location: Texas City
Business Unit: SOMED
Full/Part Time: Casual (<=19.99, no schedule)
Graduation from a Licensed Vocational Nurse program and licensure/permit as a vocational nurse in the state of Texas. No experience required.
To provide direct nursing care to an assigned group of patients and perform nursing procedures within the scope of their education and demonstrated abilities.
From $16.58 to $24.87 per hour, Commensurate with experience
Specific Job Related Duties
Provides direct nursing care to assigned patients in the Juvenile Justice Center in Texas City.
Participates in assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating the nursing care given.
Performs admission, discharge, and transfer procedures.
Uses the nursing plan of care in daily assignments, able to review, and, under supervision, modify the plan of care.
Demonstrates ability to observe and record the signs, symptoms, and behaviors including the physiological status of patients, presents proposed revision of interventions, and desired outcomes.
Delivers the designated nursing interventions to assigned patients that are consistent with the stated medical plan of care.
Notifies appropriate nursing and medical staff of changes in patient status; recognizes patient care priorities, multidisciplinary treatment plans, and potential patient care crises.
Follows physician's orders in the delivery of nursing care.
Maintains patient's privacy and confidentiality of information and records at all times.
Safely and properly administers medications and treatments.
Executes written physician's orders for assigned patients.
Assembles equipment and supplies for various diagnostic or treatment procedures in the specialty service area; performs or assists others with procedures or treatments.
Adheres to required infection control, isolation procedures, and aseptic techniques in the delivery of patient care.
Documents nursing care in all assigned patient records.
Adheres to internal controls established for department.
Performs related duties as required.
This position will be working both Saturday and Sunday days and must be flexible to work some evenings during the week.
This position is part time with no benefits.
Must have at least one year experience as a LVN.
Prefer experience drawing blood, taking vital signs, taking medical history, administering medication, assessing medical condition.
Equal Employment Opportunity
The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution which proudly values diversity. Candidates of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
Nearest Major Market: Galveston
Nearest Secondary Market: Houston
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