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Licensed Vocational Nurse I (Sign-on Bonus)

Company: Texas State Job Bank
Location: Harlingen
Posted on: May 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job/Position DescriptionLicensed Vocational Nurse INow offering up to $3,500.00 sign on bonus!! Terms and conditions apply.Come work in an environment where we truly value and respect those we serve and believe in the mission that all people can achieve a higher level of wellness and independence. The state supported living centers serve people with intellectual and developmental disabilities who are medically fragile or who have behavioral problems. The centers provide campus-based direct services and supports at 13 centers located throughout the state. Learn About Our State Supported Living CentersThe state of Texas offers many benefits to employees. HHSC is a qualifying organization for the Federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program, which forgives the remaining balance on college student Direct Loans after making 120 qualifying monthly payments. We also offer excellent health benefits, a lifetime monthly retirement annuityas well as 401(k) and 457 Programs under the Employees Retirement System of Texas. If you are looking for a place to work where you can establish a career that is filled with purpose, this is the job for you!Free CEUs and updated resources through Lippincott access for all nurses.Performs routine vocational nursing work. Provides for the care, treatment, and general welfare of individuals residing at the SSLC who have complex medical, mental health and/or behavioral health issues. Performs basic and routine nursing tasks to promote the health of the individuals within the assigned areas and assigned shift. Instructs direct support professionals and other staff on how to provide service and care that support the individualand#146;s medical needs. Performs technical nursing procedures according to facility and state regulations. Keeps informed of and follows all agency, SSLC, and unit/home policies and procedures. Assists other nursing staff in acclimating and orienting new LVNs to nursing functions at the SSLC. Works under the direction and moderate supervision of a Registered Nurse with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Essential Job Functionsrotating schedule, extended shift, and/or overtime in accordance with agency leave policy and performs other duties as assigned.Administers medications and treatments orally, rectally, internally, or by injection. Assists other medical staff, such as Registered Nurses (RNs), Physicians, Advanced Practice Registered Nurses and Physician Assistants, in examining and caring for patients. Makes rounds and/or home visits as needed and works in other locations at the SSLC as needed. Demonstrates competency in performing technical nursing tasks and procedures in accordance with HHSC, SSLC, and state regulations. Assists in acclimating and orienting new LVN staff to perform nursing https://jobshrportal.hhsc.state.tx.us/ENG/CareerPortal/job\_profile.cfm?szOrderID=519415 Copy the URL in the preceding sentence to an Internet Explorer browser to apply to the job directly through the Texas Health and Human Services Career Portal.

Keywords: Texas State Job Bank, Harlingen , Licensed Vocational Nurse I (Sign-on Bonus), Healthcare , Harlingen, Texas

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