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Licensed Vocational Nurse

Company: Wellpath
Location: San Marcos
Posted on: September 13, 2023

Job Description:

Compensation Range: $28 - $31 / hourYou Matter:--- Make a difference every day in the lives of the underserved--- Join a mission driven organization with a people first culture--- Excellent career growth opportunitiesJoin us and find a career that supports:--- Caring for overlooked, underserved, and vulnerable patients--- Diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging--- Autonomy in a warm team environment--- Growth and trainingPerks and BenefitsIn addition to comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision, paid time off, and 401k, we foster a work, life balance for team members and their family to support physical, mental, and financial wellbeing including:--- DailyPay, receive your money as you earn it!--- Tuition Assistance and dependent Scholarships--- Employee Assistance Program (EAP) including free counseling and health coaching--- Company paid life insurance--- Tax free Health Spending Accounts (HSA)--- Wellness program featuring fitness memberships and product discounts--- Preferred banking partnership and discounted rates for home and auto loansWhy Us:Now is your moment to make a difference in the lives of the underserved.If there is one unifying characteristic of everyone on our team, it is the deep desire to make a difference by helping society's most vulnerable and often overlooked individuals. Every day we have the distinct honor and responsibility to show up with non-judgmental compassion to provide hope and healing to those who need it most. For those whose calling it is to serve others, now is your moment to join our mission to provide quality care to every patient with compassion, collaboration, and innovation, to live our mantra to "Always Do The Right Thing!", and to collectively do our part to heal the world, one patient at a time.How you make a difference:The Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) provides assistance and collects data in the delivery of patient care in a correctional setting, utilizing the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation. As part of this role, the LVN directs and guides patient teaching and activities in accordance with their education, demonstrated competencies, and the Nursing Practice Act (NPA). The LVN works closely with other healthcare professionals to ensure high-quality care and compliance with established policies and procedures.Key Responsibilities:Assist in patient assessment and treatment planning in accordance with the Nursing Practice Act and Correctional Health Services policies.Administer medications and implement medical plans as directed by the Health Care Practitioner, utilizing proper techniques and procedures.Respond to emergencies and maintain safety through the implementation of established protocols and precautions.Implement nutrition and therapeutic diets and assist in medical procedures as necessary to meet patient needs.Document nursing encounters and communicate information to healthcare staff and supervisory personnel.Qualifications & Requirements:EducationGraduate from an accredited School of NursingExperienceOne (1) or more years clinic experience preferredLicenses/CertificationsCurrent licensure as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) or Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) in the state employed.Current CPR certificationWe are an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer:We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.We encourage you to apply! If you are excited about a role but your experience doesn't seem to align perfectly with every element of the job description, we encourage you to apply. You may be just the right candidate for this, or one of our many other roles.

Keywords: Wellpath, San Marcos , Licensed Vocational Nurse, Healthcare , San Marcos, Texas

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