13 days old

Licensed Vocational Nurse LVN Bilingual

Los Barrios Unidos Community Clinic
Dallas, TX 75212
JOB STATEMENT


 


The Licensed Vocational Nurse provides basic nursing care (under supervision) to adult, pediatric, geriatric, and obstetric patients.


 


JOB FUNCTIONS



  • Prepares patients for examinations, tests, or treatments and explain procedures.

  • Provides patients with teaching and informational material to take home, documenting such training and materials in patients records.

  • Completes pre-screening questionnaires for each patient.

  • Measures and records patients' vital signs, such as height, weight, temperature, blood pressure, pulse, or respiration.

  • Collects samples, such as blood, urine, or sputum and perform routine laboratory tests on samples.

  • Assesses the immunization status and needs of patients and looks for contraindications to receiving vaccines.

  • Administers vaccines safely to patients, using proper route of delivery and vaccine handling, and documenting such vaccines in patients records.

  • Monitors for and manages vaccine adverse events per guidelines.

  • Provides phone support in answering patient inquiries or following-up with discharge teaching.

  • Maintains adequate vaccine and supply levels, orders vaccines, rotates stock, and stores vaccines as recommended.

  • Serves as vaccine coordinator; monitors vaccine temperature ranges and adjusts temperature as needed.

  • Assists with various audits and reports to include documentation.

  • Sterilizes equipment and supplies, using germicides, sterilizer, or autoclave.

  • Properly disposes of sharps and biological wastes.

  • Develops and maintains good working relationships with other community agencies.

  • Trains and verifies competencies of other LVN and or Medical Assistants

  • Functions in collaborative practice with physician(s) and/or nurse practitioner(s) in physician practice or clinic setting.

  • Provide comprehensive ambulatory nursing care as directed by physician(s) and/or nurse practitioner(s), including patient and family assessment, intervention, and education.

  • Prepares and dispenses medication orally or by injection under the supervision of medical provider.

  • Performs other tasks as required by management.



 MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS



  • Education:


    • Practical or Vocational Nursing degree



  • Specialized Training/Certifications/Licenses:

    • Texas LVN or LPN License (or equivalent nursing compact state license).

    • Current CPR Certification.



  • Experience:

    • 1 yr. preferred



  • Knowledge:

    • Bilingual Fluent in both English and Spanish



  • Skills:

    • Computer Literacy

    • Patient-Centered Orientation

    • Cooperation

    • Confidentiality



  • Abilities:

    • Must be able to speak, read, write, and comprehend the English language.

    • Ability to stand/walk for majority of the shift.

    • Must be able to bend or stoop.

    • Must be able to lift 20 lbs. unassisted

    • Must be able to physically assist patients that may be in physical distress, fainting/falling or provide general assistance if mobility of patient is impaired.

    • Must have good vision (e.g. near acuity and depth perception)



  • Other:  

    • Must be able to work on Saturdays.

    • May require some local travel between different clinic locations.

    • Must be able to maintain CPR and immunizations as required by the organization.



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Posted: 2022-05-12 Expires: 2022-06-11

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Licensed Vocational Nurse LVN Bilingual

Los Barrios Unidos Community Clinic
Dallas, TX 75212

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