License Practical Nurse (LPN) in Amarillo, TX at NurseCore

Date Posted: 2/15/2020

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LVN / Licensed Vocational Nurse

8-5 Monday-Friday

NurseCore of Amarillo is an industry leader in Home Health Care. NurseCore seeks Licensed Vocational Nurses (LVN's) with a minimum of one year experience, to provide 8-5 care for clients in Amarillo, Texas and surrounding areas. Qualified caregivers must possess critical thinking skills, decisive judgment, and the ability to work with minimal supervision in a fast-paced environment.  

'Apply today to be rewarded with the great opportunities NurseCore has to offer!' 

Benefits:

  • Daily Pay offered!
  • Competitive wages
  • Weekly Pay/ Paycards and Direct Deposit
  • Health, dental, vision and life insurance (dependent on employment status)
  • Awards and Recognition Programs
  • Professional and clinical training
  • Flexible and friendly staff ready to help you get the assignments that you want
Responsibilities

Performs routine skilled nursing duties in a home setting including but not limited to:

  • Performs the following where training or demonstrated skills and the state nurse practice act permits:
    • Inserting and irrigating tubes and Foley catheters.
    • Administering oxygen by mask or cannula.
    • Ventilator, Tracheostomy care and suctioning endotracheally.
    • Supervision of aides and other health care team members.
  • Nursing activities that may include:
    • Assess home health patients to identify physical, psycho social, and environmental needs.
    • Implement/develop/document the plan of care to ensure quality and continuity of care for patients under the supervision of a Registered Nurse.
    • Provide health education to patients and caregiver.
    • Teaching client self care techniques.
    • Assisting with client admission and discharges.
  • Assistance with ADL’s and IADL’s.
  • Client and caregiver health instruction.
  • Notifies the Registered Nurse Supervisor or Clinical Director of any changes in client’s condition.
Qualifications
  • Current LPN or RN license with the State Board of Nursing in the State of Texas
  • One year experience as a Licensed Practical Nurse/ Licensed Vocational Nurse or Registered Nurse in a supervised setting in the last three years 
  • Current CPR card accredited by the American Heart Association
  • Copy of updated TB/ Chest X-rays
  • Reliable transportation with current license and insurance
  • Vent, Trach, G-Tube experience preferred 

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