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Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)

Company: Wesleyan Homes
Location: Georgetown
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

Description

The Wesleyan is hiring and we are looking for passionate, caring, and energetic individuals like YOU! In seeking to fulfill our life mission, our guiding principles are clear - the community we serve and those we serve with are valuable. As a part of The Wesleyan, you will have a unique opportunity to share our vision and mission of assisting those in need with an organization abundant in opportunity for growth.

We are currently looking for a full-time Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) to work within our Skilled Nursing and Rehab Community at The WesleyanThe LVN will be responsible for the care of resident's needs as identified through resident assessments and as described in the resident plan of care, for the overall nursing care of all residents in assigned unit during the assigned shift, and for providing professional nursing care to residents while following established facility policies and procedures. A valid, active license as an LVN within the state of Texas along with excellent nursing skills and care of residents, proven indirect leadership skills of other nursing staff, and a heart for serving residents within a skilled nursing community are essential to the success of this position. As a LVN at The Wesleyan, you will be an integral part of a mission and values-based organization that provides endless opportunities for career growth.

The scheduled shift for this position is 2:00PM - 10:00PM

Essential Job Functions:

  • Assist in implementing resident care policies and procedures.
  • Assess, evaluate, plan, and implement resident care plans and respond to resident needs.
  • Administer or supervise the preparation and administration of prescribed medications.
  • Administer or supervise the preparation of prescribed treatments.
  • Supervise the serving of prescribed diets and fluid intake and report persistent unresolved problems to the physician and the Director of Nursing.
  • Ensure that all medications and treatments are charted appropriately by the person administering the medication or completing the treatment and ensure appropriate documentation of any discrepancies.
  • Order supplies and equipment as needed.
  • Oversee and delegate responsibilities as needed to resident care staff in the assigned unit and assist them as needed.
  • Check rooms routinely to ensure residents are being provided the care requested.
  • Ensure communication with the resident's family in the event of the resident's transfer to a hospital or post-acute facility.
  • Observe and uphold all departmental, community, and organizational safety standards and regulations.
  • Participate in regular staff meetings.
  • May perform minor housekeeping duties around the nursing unit.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON) and/or the Director of Nursing (DON). Qualifications & Experience:
    • Must have a current, active, unencumbered license as a Licensed Vocational Nurse in the state of Texas.
    • Minimum of 1 years' nursing experience, preferably within a skilled nursing and/or geriatric community.
    • Must have proven leadership ability.
    • A strong ability to organize, plan, and direct nursing services and nursing staff.
    • Must be able to handle emergencies, give emergency care, and give emergency instructions.
    • Proficiency with technology, including online charting and communications.
    • A service-minded approach to all aspects of the job
    • A passion for working within a senior living and a skilled nursing community is a must!
    • Alignment with and enthusiasm about The Wesleyan's culture and core values The Wesleyan is an Equal Opportunity Employer

      Benefits:
      • Health Insurance
      • Dental Insurance
      • Vision Insurance
      • 401(k)
      • Employee Assistance Program
      • Paid Time Off
      • Tuition Reimbursement
      • Company paid Life Insurance
      • Company paid AD & D

Keywords: Wesleyan Homes, Georgetown , Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN), Healthcare , Georgetown, Texas

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