LVN

Marlin, TX 76661
Contract

job closed

company

Texas Corrections

qualifications

required
  • Valid Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)
  • Valid American Heart Association Basic Life Support (AHA BLS)
  • 1+ years of experience in ANY of the following:
    • Medical-Surgical (Med-Surg)
    • Long Term Acute Care (LTAC/LTACH)
    • Clinical Documentation
preferred
  • Do you have a Covid-19 Vaccine, Varicella, MMR, T-Dap, TB, HepB, Current Physical, Flu?
  • Are you IV Certified?

overview

UPDATE: *Please provide a time when your candidate is available to speak with me in the Review description* PLEASE MAKE SURE THAT THE UTMB CLEARANCE DOCUMENTS ARE HAND SIGNED Required skills and experience: - Graduation from a Licensed Vocational Nurse Program and current license/permit as a vocational nurse in the State of Texas - 1+ year of Med/Surg, or LTAC experience. - Current BLS-HP required - LVN’s must be IV Therapy Certified What you need to know - 5 Full Time Day shift positions (0800-1630 or 0445-1715) - Clearance documents will be sent to candidates during the Review stage - 4:3 rotating schedule Job selling points: - Ability to do a lot of different jobs – Clinic, in-patient, med pass, out-patient, wound care, cell side care, ER, critical care Additional job details: - Provides nursing services, treatments and diagnostic and preventive procedures appropriate for inmate care and safety - Interprets physicians’ orders - Administers prescribed medication - When physician is present, assists physician with sick call - Applies surgical dressings and bandages - Provides emergency first aid care - Checks and records vital signs - Instructs inmates concerning discharge planning - Observes signs and symptoms during sick call when physician is not present - Reports reactions to treatments and medications as well as changes in the inmates’ emotional or physical condition - May instruct and supervise correctional staff concerning inmate health care and needs - Consults with supervisor on problem cases - Checks and orders supplies - Maintains accurate medical records - Provides health care education inmates Locations: Marlin Area Hobby Unit, Marlin Unit