LVN - Licensed Vocational Nurse - Nights

Category: Health Care
Location: Oceans Behavioral Hospital Katy
Posted On: 08/01/2017

Responsibilities:

The Licensed Vocational Nurse's (LVN) primary role is to provide nursing care for patients who are experiencing common, well-defined health problems. The LVN functions as a member of the multidisciplinary health care team, and utilizes the nursing process in implementation of patient's care. Those services are performed under the supervision of a registered nurse and utilize standardized procedures with predictable outcomes. All duties to be done in accordance with Joint Commission, Federal and State regulations, Oceans' Mission, policies and procedures and PI Standards.

Qualifications: Experience Desired

Graduate of an accredited school of Nursing. Prefer at least 1 year experience in an acute medical/surgical setting and/or an acute psychiatric setting.

Skill Requirement:

Must be able to work in high stress and assess potential for patient escalation. The LVN must be able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing, to consistently achieve positive results with internal and external customers, be highly organized, have an understanding and sensitivity to serve culturally diverse and special needs population such as Chronically Mentally Ill, Geriatric, CD, as well as be versed in basic knowledge of normal physical and emotional development. Exhibits critical thinking abilities and applies them for continuous improvement of patient care. Demonstrates self-confidence and ability to think conceptually in leading and directing others.

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