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Licensed Vocational Nurse

Company: Genie Healthcare
Location: Lubbock
Posted on: May 9, 2024

Job Description:

*LVN Needed in Lubbock , TX**Contract : 13 weeks**shift : 8hrs Evenings and Nights**Pay :$28/hr **Job Requirements** Licensed to practice Nursing in Texas (LVN)** 1 year, but preferably 2+ years as a direct care nurse** Competent in advanced skills such as gastrostomy tubes/enteral feedings, Foley**catheters, tracheostomies, etc.*Overview:We are seeking a dedicated and compassionate Licensed Vocational Nurse to join our healthcare team. As a Licensed Vocational Nurse, you will play a vital role in providing quality patient care and assisting with various medical procedures. This is a rewarding opportunity to make a difference in the lives of patients and contribute to their overall well-being.Responsibilities:- Provide direct patient care under the supervision of a registered nurse or physician- Administer medications and treatments as prescribed by healthcare providers- Perform diagnostic evaluations and assessments- Monitor patients' vital signs and report any significant changes to the healthcare team- Assist with procedures such as catheterization and aseptic technique- Collaborate with other healthcare professionals to develop and implement patient care plans- Document patient information accurately and maintain medical records- Educate patients and their families on disease management, treatment plans, and preventive measures- Provide basic life support in emergency situationsQualifications:- Valid license as a Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) in the state of TX- Experience working with pediatric patients is preferred- Proficient in using electronic health record systems such as eClinicalWorks- Knowledge of behavioral health principles and practices- Familiarity with acute pain management techniques- Ability to perform dialysis procedures is a plus- Strong communication and interpersonal skills- Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environmentWe offer competitive compensation and benefits packages for our employees. Join our team of dedicated healthcare professionals and make a positive impact on the lives of our patients. Apply today to become part of our compassionate healthcare community.Job Types: Contract, Travel nursingPay: $25.00 - $28.00 per hourExpected hours: 32 per weekBenefits:* 401(k)* Dental insurance* Flexible schedule* Health insurance* Life insurance* Paid time off* Vision insurancePhysical setting:* Long term care* Nursing homeStandard shift:* Evening shift* Night shiftLicense/Certification:* LVN (Preferred)* BLS Certification (Preferred)* LPN (Preferred)Ability to Commute:* Lubbock, TX (Preferred)Ability to Relocate:* Lubbock, TX: Relocate before starting work (Required)Work Location: In personby Jobble

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