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L.V.N. - Full Time (Nights)

Department: 9255 - Crisis Care Center - Adult
Location: San Antonio, TX
Work Schedule: Monday,Friday, Saturday (Night Shift) 7:00PM-7:00AM

PURPOSE

The LVN will provide direct nursing services for consumers, assist with laboratory, EKGs and other medical treatments, maintain pharmaceutical oversight of medication samples, and complete associated documentation for the consumer and program.


TASKS

  1. Provide technical nursing services to clients to include medication injections, assist physicians with caseloads.
  2. Assures the operation of a safe therapeutic environment, as well as monitoring the utilization of sample medications, including New Generation (Atypical) Medications (NGMs)
  3. Assist with laboratory collection, EKGs, and other medical treatments/interventions appropriately, taking initial health history on new patients
  4. Maintains pharmaceutical oversight of medication samples for specified units participating in the program through assigned unit level staff 
  5. Maintains accurate account of stock medications, controlled substances, and consumerís medications 
  6. Transport consumers to sites of medical interest (as needed) Ė i.e. third party labs, pharmacy, intensive outpatient, etc. (for Fact and Act units) 
  7. If designated a field-based nurse, employee will provide visits to consumers in their homes and the community; clinic-based nurses may be required to assist with this task as needed. (for Fact and Act units) 
  8. Other duties as assigned

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS 

  1. High School Diploma or GED
  2. Current Texas LVN licensure
  3. Knows and conforms to the Texas Nurse I Practice Act and the Boardís rules and regulations as well as all Federal, State, and local laws, rules, or regulations affecting the LVNís current area of nursing practice
  4. One (1) to two (2) years of experience in an acute fast pace environment which includes one (1) year in a psychiatric or behavioral health setting
  5. Proficiency with standard Microsoft Office applications and system databases
  6. Must maintain required credentials and mandatory training requirements to ensure compliance with all State regulations and CHCS policies
  7. Must maintain a valid driverís license and automobile insurance coverage, be able to travel as needed, and be able to meet on a consistent basis the driving record requirements of the Companyís auto insurance carrier if you drive your vehicle during company business
  8. Must be able to meet the physical requirements to complete SAMA and CPR training including lifting up to 12 lbs. and supporting up to 55 lbs.; bending, stooping and getting on and off the floor without assistance.
  9. Must have adequate mobility that requires frequent walking, standing, bending, stooping, kneeling, reaching (vertical and horizontal), using fingers, hands, feet, legs and torso in various care.  The employee must be able to regularly lift and/or move up to 40 pounds and occasionally must lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. The employee must be able to occasionally transfer a consumer

PREFERRED 

  1. Associate Degree
  2. Bilingual ( English/Spanish )

Physical Requirements/Demands = 1

1 = Primarily Direct Patient Care
2 = Primarily Office Work
3 = Primarily Physical Work

 

Compensation Package 

Recruiting and retaining talented individuals is important to us. At the Center for Health Care Services, we are committed to providing our employees with a total compensation package that includes competitive pay, affordable health and wellness benefits, generous paid time off, flexible work schedules, professional development opportunities and generous retirement savings options.

We have wide range of career opportunities and hope you will join us in our mission!

Apply online today at: www.chcsbc.org 

The Center for Health Care Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer