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Licensed Vocational Nurse

Company: BCFS
Location: Tyler
Posted on: November 27, 2022

Job Description:

It's a great feeling to work for a company that does so much good for others around the world! The Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) uses sound medical and professional judgment and best practices to support the medical, safety and well-being of every resident while maintaining compliance with established state nursing and licensing regulatory agencies, and federal standards requirements. The LVN will be responsible for managing medical care of the residents to include, but not limited to well visits, immunizations, sick visits, documentation, supply inventory and ordering. Essential Functions: 1. Perform nursing duties at designated site(s) in accordance with nursing guidelines and best practices established by the Texas Board of Nursing for Licensed Vocational Nurses 2. Complete accurate documentation of nursing activities performed in accordance with agency policies and procedures and contract and regulatory requirements and standards and program timeline requirements. 3. Meet all pre-determined deadlines required by program and state partners. 4. Must be able to perform physical activity such as extensive walking, lifting of patients, stretching and bending. Measurable Deliverables : 1. Meet all state regulatory guidelines and standards that are applicable to this position. 2. Provides operational support to Nurse Manager and acts as a representative at Interdisciplinary Team meetings, seminars, and other employer related functions. 3. Be familiar with and be able to provide supervision and training to direct care staff pertaining to administration of medications for each resident when requested by RN Manager. 4. Effectively communicate, consult and interact with the RN Manager on protocol and procedure issues affecting the quality of health care services on campus. 5. Ensure transportation off site of residents to health care appointments including; doctor, dentist, therapy, counseling, lab and other required transporting visits. 6. Ensures maintenance and audits of Medication Administration Record (MAR) for each resident. 7. Collaborate with and apply recommendations of Medical Director and RN Manager regarding best practices and BVT medical protocols and procedures. 8. Ensure medical orders, as given by client's providers, are implemented and followed at all times. 9. Participate in scheduled meetings, team decisions and operations. 10. Adhere to scheduled hours pertaining to position, including after-hours duty, evenings, weekends and holidays as scheduled. 11. Initiate medical services provided to service population to ensure services meet all state and program requirements and clinic setting remains safe and sanitary at all times. 12. Report signs of abuse, neglect, and exploitation and sexually provocative behavior and implement professional response, reporting and documenting procedures. 13. Adhere to agency professional and ethical standards of conduct outlined in BCFS employee handbook including demonstrating respect for agency staff, residents, and community members and complying with required dress code at all times. Credentials, Skills and Abilities:
1. Maintain current licenses and certificates required for the position including, but not limited to:
a. Good standing as a Licensed Vocational Nurse with the state of Texas Board of Nursing
b. Current BLS certifications and First Aid Certification
2. Pass a pre-employment drug screen and random drug screens throughout employment.
3. Valid Texas Driver's License.
4. Pass a pre-employment and biennial criminal background checks.
5. Must complete and sign Operations Policy and Procedure review and certification
6. Must be able to maintain professional people skills, oral, written, listening, and non-verbal communication skills
7. Demonstrate the ability to:
a. Respond sensitively and competently to the service population's cultural and socioeconomic characteristics
b. Work collaboratively with other staff members, service providers, and professionals
c. Communicate effectively in writing and verbally in English.
d. Work in a fast paced environment while maintaining control and professional composure at all times and making decisions based on the needs of the program and service population
e. Maintain computer literacy required to meet the responsibilities of the position
f. Work effectively and without intensive supervision both independently and as a member of a multidisciplinary team The BCFS System is committed to following immunization recommendations produced by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC). As such, our company policy requires that all employees must receive a COVID vaccination and an annual Influenza vaccination or obtain an approved exemption from the BCFS System as a medical or religious accommodation. This is a condition of employment and all new hires will be responsible for providing proof. English (United States) If you like to work with people that believe they can make a difference in the world, this is the company for you! EEO Statement It is the policy of BCFS System of Companies and its affiliated organizations to provide equal employment opportunity and treat all employees equally regardless of age, race, creed/religion, color, national origin, immigration status or citizenship status, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, sex/gender, gender identity, gender expression, disability, genetic information or genetic predisposition or carrier status, marital status, partnership status, victim of domestic violence, sexual or other reproductive health decisions, or other characteristics protected by applicable law.

Keywords: BCFS, Tyler , Licensed Vocational Nurse, Healthcare , Tyler, Texas

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