COVID-19 Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)
Posted on: April 4, 2021
6 month Project to help with COVID-19 vaccinationsMust be open
to traveling to sites around Temple as neededMust live in or close
to Temple, TX
DAY TO DAYUnder the direct supervision of the designated Public
Health Region I designee/manager and the medical supervision of the
Regional Medical Director, provides advanced (senior-level)
vocational nursing work. Duties include reviewing documentation for
accuracy, screening patient records and verifying completeness,
administering vaccines as set forth in standing delegation orders,
observation of patient for potential adverse effects/unusual
symptoms, updating and maintaining clinic records to include
documentation of vaccine history, vaccine administration, consent
forms, and other immunizations/COVID-19 required guidelines.
Additional duties include data entry, preparing and completing
reports which involves providing for the care, treatment, and
general welfare of patients. Works under limited supervision, with
considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent
GENERAL DESCRIPTIONProvides highly complex (senior-level)
vocational nursing work. Work involves providing for the care,
treatment, and general welfare of patients. May serve as a lead
worker providing direction to others. Works under general
supervision, with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and
EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMEDOversees the preparation and maintenance
of patient records and reports, and reviews documentation for
completeness. Evaluates nursing intervention outcomes, and confers
with other health care team members as necessary. Coordinates and
monitors quality assurance programs. Develops and coordinates
in-service training and educational programs. Administers
medication orally, rectally, internally, or by injection. Monitors
patients before, during, and after treatments and procedures.
Monitors patients' vital signs, and documents and records
observations and results. Collects specimens for laboratory
examination and performs routine laboratory tests on samples.
Conducts appropriate screening tests. Maintains records pertaining
to medication, deaths, illnesses, and the transfer of patients.
Participates in conducting therapeutic programs. May serve as a
lead worker providing direction to others. Performs related work as
assigned.GENERAL QUALIFICATION GUIDELINES EXPERIENCE AND
EDUCATIONExperience in nursing work. Graduation from a standard
senior high school or equivalent or from an approved vocational or
practical nursing education program is generally preferred.
Experience and education may be substituted for one another.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIESKnowledge of nursing procedures and
techniques, and of the principles and processes used in providing
appropriate patient care. Skill in using reasoning to identify
problems, in considering appropriate resolution of situations, and
in the use of a computer and applicable software. Ability to
provide patient medical care, to prepare and maintain records, to
communicate effectively, and to serve as a lead worker providing
direction to others.
REGISTRATION, CERTIFICATION, OR LICENSURE
- Must be licensed as a licensed vocational nurse by the State of
Texas or a state that recognizes reciprocity through the Nurse
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