Licensed Vocational Nurse - LVN

Sava Senior Care Silsbee, TX
Summary

A licensed practical nurse (LPN) [referred to as LVN - Licensed Vocational Nurse - in some states] provides care and treatment in accordance with physician orders. Works in a team environment and within scope of practice as defined by State. The LPN / LVN works under the direction of physicians and registered nurses (RNs).

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

* Assesses patients by physical examination, including pertinent diagnostic testing to determine health status.

* Administers medications and treatments.

* Participates in the care planning process.

* Supervises LPNs and certified nursing assistants.

* Communicates with physicians regarding changes in resident's conditions, diagnostic test results, etc.

* Documents assessments and care in compliance with standards of care and company policy.

* Educates patients and their families on health-related issues.

* Completes required forms and documents in accordance with company policy and state and/or federal regulations.

* Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

Qualifications

* Graduate of an accredited school of Nursing.

* Valid State licensure as an LPN / LVN.

* Current CPR certification.

About this Organization

We focus on people. Our residents. Their lives. Their health. Their families. We are one of the largest providers of short-term and long-term health care services in the United States. Through our affiliated entities, services are provided through skilled nursing facilities in 21 states. The commitment is to provide compassionate, family oriented short-term and long-term care. Our affiliated entities focus on individualized care that respects the dignity and rights of the residents. The aim is to care for every resident the way we would care for our family members. We strive to provide residents with services designed to achieve quality care and quality of life. To reach these outcomes we subscribe to quality treatment with a combination of "caring and curing". Select facilities provide Intravenous Therapy Services, Respiratory Therapy Services, Dementia Services and all facilities provide Rehabilitation Services.

Equal Opportunity Employer

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.