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Supported Living Center / LTC Nurses Needed RN and LPN

Company: Whitestone Healthcare
Location: Lubbock
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

Nurses make a difference in the lives of their patients. We want you to help us make a difference together! Whitestone Healthcare is looking for Registered Nurses and Licensed Practical Nurses to join our fantastic team in one of our partner State Supported Living Center facilities in Lubbock, Texas . RN JOB DESCRIPTION: Performs routine nursing work. Work involves providing for the assessment, care and treatment of patients. May train others. Works under moderate supervision, with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Works under the supervision of the Nurse Manager IV. The Unit RN II may assign nursing responsibilities to the Unit LVN in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act. The responsibility of the Unit RN is to provide for and supervise the professional nursing care of the individuals who reside in a state supported living center setting. The Unit RN is available to unit personnel to make nursing decisions on a 24-hour basis. She/he is a member of the professional team and shares responsibility with other team members for the development of the individuals program. Work involves communication skills, i.e. relaying information to other team members, physicians, nurses; data entry, documentation, completing reports, maintaining personnel records, supervisory duties, and following all facility rules/policies. Provide treatment to HHS employees injured in course and scope of employment. LVN JOB DESCRIPTION: Provides complex vocational nursing work. Work involves providing for the care, treatment, and general welfare of patients. May supervise the work of others. Works under general supervision, with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Works under the direction and supervision of the Registered Nurse, and performs Nursing duties within the assigned areas and assigned shift. Performs basic and complex nursing tasks to fulfill the health needs of the most medically fragile individuals, including the collection of lab work and other health screenings. Keeps informed of and follows all agency, facility and unit policies and procedures. Assists the RN Supervisor with on-the-job Nursing instruction and training of other new LVN's. Assists the Infection Control nurse by implementing measures that prevent the spread of disease, assists the QA Nurse in developing and implementing quality assurance programs, and assists in the implementation of therapeutic nursing programs. Job Requirements: * Licensed to practice Nursing in Texas (LVN or RN) * Competent in advanced skills such as gastrostomy tubes/enteral feedings, Foley catheters, tracheostomies, etc. * 1 year, but preferably 2+ years as a direct care nurse Shifts Available: Variable 8 hour shifts with the majority need for 2pm-10pm Pay: RN-$40 per hour LPN-$30 per hour

Keywords: Whitestone Healthcare, Lubbock , Supported Living Center / LTC Nurses Needed RN and LPN, Healthcare , Lubbock, Texas

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