LVN

Huntsville, TX 77320
Contract
6/1/2024 - 8/31/2024
1 opening
$43.00 per hour (estimated)

Company

Texas Corrections

Qualifications

Required
  • Valid Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)
  • Valid American Heart Association Basic Life Support (AHA BLS)
Preferred
  • Are you IV Therapy Certified?
  • Do you have aCovid-19 Vaccine, Varicella, MMR, T-Dap, TB, HepB, Current Physical, Flu?

Overview

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 PLEASE MAKE SURE THAT THE UTMB CLEARANCE DOCUMENTS ARE HAND SIGNED What you need to know: - Full Time 4 Day & 1 Nights LVN positions The start time for these positions is between (0430-1815 on days) and (1745-0615 on nights) - 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 Shifts are: 0430-1700 or 0500-1730 or 0545-1815 (UTMB's decision) Address: Estelle Unit, Byrd Unit, Ellis Unit, Ferguson Unit, Holliday Unit, Huntsville Unit, Wainwright Unit and the Wynne Unit

Rewards up to
$266.52