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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN/LVN) New Grad

Company: Aveanna Healthcare
Location: Corpus Christi
Posted on: March 22, 2020

Job Description:

Position OverviewThe Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN/LVN) is responsible for providing and documenting skilled nursing care, under the supervision of a Registered Nurse, in accordance with the developed care plan and physicians orders for each individual patient while adhering to confidentiality standards and professional boundaries at all times.Essential Job Functions--- Responsible for the delivery and coordination of quality patient care in compliance with physician orders.--- Continuously observes and assesses patient condition and care needs and reports changes in condition to the supervisor and/or physician as appropriate.--- Documents all activities, assessments, nursing actions, responses and coordination of care in a timely manner whenever care is delivered.--- Participate, implement and update the nursing care plan.--- Takes appropriate nursing action based on assessment and achieves expected outcomes.--- Recognizes changes in patient needs and responses requiring intervention and implements care to prevent risk or reduce risk.--- Accepts responsibility for personal and professional accountability by complying with Aveanna policies, state and federal regulations, accrediting bodies and the Nurse Practice Act.--- Provide care utilizing infection control measures that protect both the staff and the patient according to OSHA standards.--- Educates the patient and family regarding the disease process, self-care techniques, and prevention strategies, and in meeting the patient's nursing needs.--- Maintain knowledge of competencies related to the nursing profession by participating in educational programs, continued education units, internal learning management skills and skill evaluations.Requirements--- Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.--- Current, unrestricted state license as a Licensed Nurse in the state of practice--- Current CPR certification--- Demonstrated proficiency in clinical assessments, documentation and compliance with nursing care and policies and proceduresAdditional state specific requirements:--- South Carolina - One (1) year of pediatrics experience--- California - One (1) year of experience required working under current nursing license--- Louisiana - One (1) year of experience required working as a licensed nurse--- Continuing Education as required by statePreferences--- Six (6) months of recent experience as a Licensed Nurse in a clinical care setting--- Home health experienceOther Skills/Abilities--- Attention to detail--- Time Management--- Effective problem-solving and conflict resolution--- Good organization and communication skillsPhysical Requirements--- Must be able to speak, write, read and understand English--- Must be able to travel--- Must be able to lift 50 pounds--- Must be able to sufficiently reposition patients and move equipment without assistance--- Prolonged walking, standing, bending, kneeling, reaching, twisting--- Must be able to sit and climb stairs--- Must have visual and hearing acuity--- Must have strong sense of smell and touch--- Must be able to sufficiently reposition patients and move equipment without assistance--- Must be able to appropriately respond physically and mentally to emergency situations in the home or during transportEnvironment--- Must be able to function in a wide variety of environments which may involve exposure to allergens and other various conditions--- Possible exposure to blood, bodily fluids and infectious diseasesOther Duties--- Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Keywords: Aveanna Healthcare, Corpus Christi , Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN/LVN) New Grad, Healthcare , Corpus Christi, Texas

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