Licensed Vocational Nurse -LVN (IDD)
Volunteers of America Texas

Euless, Texas

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VOLUNTEERS OF AMERICA - Texas
Are you looking for a job that makes a difference? Do you have a passion for helping others? We may be the right organization for you: VOLUNTEERS OF AMERICA TEXAS.

For over 100 years VOA Texas, a faith-based and non-profit organization, has operated with a mission of "Helping America's Most Vulnerable Reach Their Full Potential" through various programs throughout Texas. Programs are locally created, managed and delivered to provide a wide array of human services through PAID positions. Come and be a part of the passion, the mission and the tradition!

Position: LVN
Location: Dallas-Fort Worth

Rate of Pay: $41,600.00

Hours: Mon - Fri 8:30a-5:30p

HERE'S WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING:

The LVN provides program support and direct care to clients for minor illnesses and injuries and makes referrals to other medical professionals and facilities as appropriate. This can include giving shots, updating patient records, providing emotional support, patient education, basic diagnostics, and other patient procedures. The LVN participates in ISP planning and monitoring as needed.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Provides nursing care to people with intellectual and development disabilities in a range of health, welfare and community settings.
  • May come in to check the client at times of illness or injury and serves as the primary On-Call nurse 24 hours per day/7 days per week for the DFW IDD Program and must be available to provide nursing consultation and/or treatment of minor illnesses or injuries and render nursing assistance in medical emergencies.
  • Attends meetings with the clients and guardians to discuss the client's health, mental and otherwise, and contacts the doctor with concerns.
  • Talks directly to management and program coordinator about any medical services that need to be done and participates in the initial admission evaluation and treatment plan designed for each client admitted to the program.
  • Makes appropriate entries in nursing notes relating to individual client care and reviews medication administration instructions with the family, staff and client.
  • Visits homes as deemed necessary per Individual Treatment Plan to monitor general medical status of residents.
  • Prepares medical summaries and attends staff meetings as needed and completes assessments as needed, at least annually on each consumer.
  • Communicates with program director regarding each client's medical needs, including routine and emergency treatments.
  • The LVN should have a working knowledge of community resources and a plan for assessing those resources.
  • Promotes an organizational culture that fosters passion for the mission, cooperation, open and frequent communication, teamwork, and is in alignment with the organizational vision.
  • Attends all required meetings and training.
  • Performs other duties and special assignments as directed.
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Graduation from an accredited school of nursing and registration and license (LVN) to practice nursing in the state of Texas and one year of experience during the last 36 months.
  • Experience in Home Health or Public Health and Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities desired.
  • Valid Texas Drivers' License, clear MVR and ability to be insured.
Volunteers of America Texas offers a rich benefits package including Health, Dental, Vision, LTD, STD, Life Insurance, Vacation and Sick time, other optional benefits and a retirement plan.

Make a living by making a difference. Apply online today!

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Job Snapshot

Employee Type
Full-Time

Location
Euless, TX

Job Type
Health Care, Nurse

Experience
1 years

Date Posted
05/04/2022

Job ID
721051


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