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Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)

Company: pursuit of hope, llc
Location: Pearland
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description Pursuit of Hope OTP Group 2 Licensed Vocational Nurse P1 = Accurately dispense medication according to physician's orders and state and federal guidelines. P1= Monitor and document drug inventory, informing program sponsor of any discrepancies. P1=Enter drug shipments into inventory in a timely manner. P1=Maintain precise medical charts ensuring that all dose changes and orders are signed by the physician within 72 hours. P1= Order all medications to ensure inventory to service clients. P1=Administer and read TB skin tests. P1= Send out billing information daily--- P2=Obtain vital signs on all new patients. P2=Ensure blood work is complete and notify physician of abnormalities. P2=Communicate with staff and physician regarding patient medical needs. P2=Keep nursing area clean and free of safety hazards. P2=Review and follow universal precautions and infection control procedures P2=Refer patients to counselor as appropriate P2=Monitor pregnant females and obtain medical records following delivery. Give information on NAS. Coordinate prenatal care and refer to local PPI program. P2=Inform physician of patients with elevated labs, A1C, and blood pressure. Monitor for risk of comorbid medical conditions and refer to community health centers as needed or requested. P3=Educate patients on high risk testing for HIV, TB, Hepatitis, and other STD's. Give referrals for testing as needed or requested. P3=Provide overdose education and prevention information to all new admits and annually to all clients. Have new admits sign consents as required by DSHS. Registered Nurse in the State of Texas Licensed Vocational Nurse in the State of Texas Reports to the Program Sponsor/Medical Director. Basic nursing skills Dosing and inventory maintenance Dosing documentation NAS and FAS risks to pregnant clients Overdose risk and prevention Nursing experience in outpatient healthcare setting. Preferred experience in methadone clinic. Flexibility Ability to relate with respect to persons from diverse ethnic, social-cultural, lifestyle, and educational backgrounds Ability to work as a team with all staff Hourly employee Non-Exempt OVERTIME STATUS Weekends: Saturdays Hours: TBD Exempt- "Salaried" Employee not eligible for overtime. Non-Exempt - "Hourly" Employee eligible for overtime. If eligible for overtime, Employee will be paid time and one-half for time worked over 40 hours per week. All over time must be approved first by Clinical Director. Job Description Acknowledgement I have received, reviewed and fully understand the job description for Licensed Vocational Nurse I understand that this document is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed and not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of me. I further understand that I am responsible for the satisfactory execution of the essential functions described therein and other duties as assigned, under any and all conditions as described. Employee Signature________________________________ Print Name_________________________________ Job Types: Part-time, PRN Pay: $25.00 - $28.00 per hour Benefits: Free parking Paid sick time Paid time off Paid training Physical Setting: Outpatient Schedule: Day shift Weekend availability Ability to commute/relocate: Pearland, TX 77581: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Preferred) License/Certification: LVN (Preferred) BLS Certification (Preferred) LPN (Preferred) Work Remotely: No Work Location: One location

Keywords: pursuit of hope, llc, Pearland , Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN), Healthcare , Pearland, Texas

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