The House Calls - Licensed Vocational Nurse (HC - LVN) provides patient care and education for patients in the patients' home or community residence under the direct supervision of the registered nurse, advanced practice registered nurse, physician assistant, physician, dentist, or podiatrist. The HC - LVN uses the nursing process to ensure physical, social, psychological and spiritual needs are met. The HC - LVN is responsible for assisting in the determination of predictable healthcare needs of clients within structured healthcare settings who are experiencing common, well-defined health problems with predictable outcomes. The HC - LVN utilizes a systematic approach to provide individualized, goal-directed nursing care. The HC - LVN coordinates care between members of the healthcare team to optimize the patient/client's understanding of their condition and care requirements within the HC - LVN scope of practice.
School Education: High School Diploma or GED - Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing
Licenses & Certifications:
Basic Life Support
Licensed Vocational Nurse in the State of Texas
Other certificates as required by unit/service
Six (6) months work experience in Home Health and/or geriatric experience strongly preferred
Communication Skills: Above Average Verbal Communication (Heavy Public Contact)
Proficiencies: Personal Computer
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Analytical, Medical Terminology
Work Schedule: Eligible For Telecommute, 100% travel
Equipment Operated: Harris Health vehicle, Computer, IV pumps, vital signs monitor, centrifuge, other department-specific medical equipment.