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Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) PRN

Company: Temple Rehabilitation Hospital
Location: Temple
Posted on: July 3, 2024

Job Description:

Description
A career at Temple Rehabilitation Hospital, a state-of-the-art, 36-bed inpatient acute rehabilitation hospital owned and operated exclusively by Lifepoint Rehabilitation, is more than a job. It's a chance to be a vital member of an interdisciplinary team caring for people in Bell County who need continued care to recover completely. You have specialized skills and our patients in the Temple area need them! If you are an enthusiastic individual seeking an environment dedicated to superior patient care and an organization with a strong mission to serve our community, we invite you to apply! Day or Night shift!
Our Benefits
- - - - - - - - - Expansive benefits package
- - - - - - - - - Professional development and advancement opportunities
- - - - - - - - - Targeted approach to career development
- - - - - - - - - Strong interdisciplinary teamwork opportunities
- - - - - - - - - Superior quality patient outcomes
- - - - - - - - - Supportive leadership and culture
- - - - - - - - - CEU Support
- - - - - - - - - State-of-the-art equipment - - - - - - -
What you will do in this role:

Demonstrates knowledge of medications and their correct administration based on the age and clinical condition of the patient
Performs patient care considering needs specific to the standard of care for patient's age; includes geriatric and general inpatient rehabilitation patients
Under the supervision of the R.N., assists with the assessment on all patients and reassessments as per policy. - Identifies and initiates appropriate rehabilitation nursing interventions
Under the supervision of the R.N., performs timely and accurate QI assessments
Carry out the plan of care as indicated by the patient's needs and response to treatment; evaluates overall plan daily for effectiveness; updates interdisciplinary care plan accordingly based on changes in patient's condition and individual needs
Interacts professionally with patient/family and involves patient/family in the formation of the plan of care
Demonstrates ability to adequately assess and reassess pain. - Utilizes appropriate pain management techniques. - Educates the patient and family regarding pain management
Other duties as assigned
Qualifications


Graduate of accredited licensed practical/ vocational nurse program
Current state licensure as Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse
-CPR/BCLS certification. ACLS preferred
IV Certified required or obtained within 6 months highly preferred
-Minimum six months' Medical/Surgical experience in an acute care setting preferred
Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills

Temple Rehabilitation Hospital strives to maximize the health, function, and quality of life of those we serve through comprehensive physical medicine and rehabilitation programs. Our rehabilitation programs provide ongoing care and specialized treatment to patients throughout their recovery journey. We offer customized, intense rehabilitation tailored to the individual needs of those recovering from stroke, brain injury, neurological conditions, trauma, spinal cord injury, amputation, and orthopedic injury.

Keywords: Temple Rehabilitation Hospital, Temple , Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) PRN, Other , Temple, Texas

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