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Lic Vocational Nurse $6,000 Sign On Bonus

Company: Summit LTC
Location: Center
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

Description:
Shift 2-10 Full TimePOSITION SUMMARYWe are looking for a skilled LVN to become a part of our facility's compassionate care-giving team. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing all aspects of nursing responsibilities during each shift, from processing patients in and out to delegating nursing rounds and drug administration. We're looking for a highly competent and well-organized professional who values safety, security and patient wellness above all else. We focus on providing the best care possible while ensuring patient satisfaction in every interaction. The LVN is responsible for making sure those values are reflected in his or her staff at all times.PM21

Requirements:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCEHigh school diploma or relevant qualification.Must possess, as a minimum, a Nursing Degree from an accredited college or university, or be a graduate of an approved LVN program.Possession of a current valid Texas driver's license or regular means of transportation to and from work.One (1) year of experience as a nursing assistant in a skilled rehabilitation, skilled nursing or Long-Term Care (LTC) environment preferred.Experience with electronic medical records preferred.CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONSMust possess a current and active license to practice as a LVN in this state.Physical Requirements:Work requires physical activity including extended periods of walking and standing with occasional climbing, reaching, carrying, balancing, kneeling, crouching and bending.Must have the ability to frequently lift and/or carry equipment, files, and other materials weighing up to 50 pounds as well as push/pull up to 50 pounds of force with grip strength of 65 pounds.Ability to transfer, and reposition a resident to or from a bed, wheelchair, and use a mechanical lift, toilet, tub, shower, occasionally varying degrees of pushing, pulling and lifting due to the differences in resident weights.Must be able to assist in the evacuation of residents during emergency situations.Must be able to continuously perform simple manipulative dexterity tasks such as the equipment listed above as well as safety pin buckles and tie strings. Occasionally perform difficult manipulative tasks.Must be able to detect the smell of smoke, spoiled food, soiled linen, etc.The employee must be able to continuously hear normal sounds and voice patterns with some background noise. Must have adequate verbal instructions. Must be able to hear audible emergency signals, alarms, call, light indicators and to be able to answer the phone.Specific vision abilities required by this job include: Must be able to continuously notice a change in the resident (breathing, color, skin breakdown, etc.) Ability to focus and read a thermometer.Visual abilities, correctable to normal ranges, include close, distance and color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.Summit LTC is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.PI192156170

Keywords: Summit LTC, Shreveport , Lic Vocational Nurse $6,000 Sign On Bonus, Healthcare , Center, Louisiana

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