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Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) / Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) - Long Term Care Facility Staffing

NurseCore • Dallas, TX

Posted 10 days ago

Job Snapshot

Full-Time
Experience - At least 1 year(s)
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Human Resources, Nurse, Health Care
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Job Description

Overview



 Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) / Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
Long Term Care Facility Staffing

 
LVNs and CNAs, if you want more variety in your day to day work, we can help!  NurseCore is currently seeking Licensed Vocational Nurses (LVN) and Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA) for a variety of long term care facility staffing assignments in Dallas and Plano, TX.  At NurseCore we are passionate about connecting healthcare professionals and nurses with medical positions that fit their lifestyle. Our healthcare opportunities offer you the variety of meeting new patients and working in your area. As the national leader in healthcare services, we’ll find you the perfect career opportunity so you can concentrate on what you do best—helping people get better.
 
Benefits:
  • Top Pay w/ Daily or Weekly Pay Options
  • Flexible Schedules
  • Health, Dental, and Life Insurance
  • Friendly, Accessible Office Staff
Join us at the heart of healthcare; apply today!


Responsibilities


LVN Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Receives and provides complete report on all assigned clients.
  • Respects client’s rights and maintains confidentiality.
  • Notifies immediate supervisor of changes in client’s conditions.
  • Understands and uses aseptic technique.
  • Prepares equipment and materials for treatments.
  • Records all findings in clients’ clinical records.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by immediate supervisor.
  • Nursing activities that may include:
    • Assessment.
    • Assistance in planning, evaluating and implementing client care under the supervision of a Registered Nurse.
    • Assisting clients with activities of daily living.
    • Teaching client self care techniques.
    • Providing and maintaining safe environment for client.
    • Accepting responsibility of assignment to specialty area only when training has been provided.
    • Performing within the limits of preparation and experience.
    • Observing aseptic techniques when dealing with equipment and supplies used for treatment.
    • Assisting with client admission and discharges.
    • Notifying charge nurse or supervisor of changes in client’s condition or unusual symptoms.
  • Provides physical comfort and sees to emotional, physical and safety needs of client.
  • Assists in rehabilitation of clients.
  • Accepting accountability for actions while on duty.
  • Maintaining competency through continuing education.
  • Performing all nursing procedures for which trained and prepared.
  • Safeguarding equipment and supplies.
CNA Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for all duties in relation to safely providing for the resident’s care and well-being.
  • Maintains the facility’s / community’s philosophy.
  • Is knowledgeable of policies and procedures.
  • Be aware of concerns and report any changes immediately.
  • Understands and agrees to follow the resident’s care plan as directed by supervisor.
  • Assist with all of the care needs a resident might require including, but not limited to toileting, ambulation, bathing, dressing, personal hygiene, escorting, and transferring from place to place.
  • Have good communication skills.
  • Maintains confidentiality with resident and fellow employee’s information.
  • Appropriate phone etiquette.
  • Notifies management of resident changes of condition.
  • Assist in the dining room during meal times including, but not limited to, set up, take meal/beverage orders, serve, bus tables.
  • Assist with activities when required and/or be responsible for getting the residents to scheduled activities.
  • Responsible for getting the resident ready and to the lobby for scheduled appointments.
  • Will be aware of what constitutes a change of condition and report to management immediately.
  • Delivers and re-stocks the resident’s incontinent supplies.
  • Has knowledge of, and can demonstrate proper technique, or can learn how to assist with equipment including: A gait belt, transfer board, transfer pole, wheel chair, scale, and other equipment as directed.
  • Capable of taking accurate vital signs and weights
  • Accurately complete an incident report.
  • Aware of and can perform assigned housekeeping duties including, but not limited to, dusting, vacuuming, polishing, wiping down hand rails, chairs, and tables, picking up magazines, cleaning bathrooms, re-stocking toilet and paper towels and mop.
  • Maintains general cleanliness of the resident’s apartment (clean commodes, hi-rise toilet seats).
  • Reports any safety issues in resident’s apartment such as frayed cords, broken furniture/equipment, etc.
  • Notifies management when incident or error occurs while on shift.
  • Reads the shift-to-shift communication and appropriately documents or reports of any duties left for the next shift.
  • Capable of assisting in care needs of residents, which might include lifting requirements up to 50 pounds.
  • Answer call lights in a timely manner.
  • Keep current on First Aide/CPR.
  • Displaying a “customer service” attitude toward patients, visitors, and other staff members at all times
  • Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor or any other management staff.


Qualifications


We have a variety of LVN and CNA openings available and are excited about matching you with a great opportunity! Take a look at the requirements below, to see what you’ll need to get started.
  • Current LVN or CNA License in the state of Texas
  • Minimum of one year experience as an LVN or CNA in a supervised setting
  • Current BLS CPR Card
  • Proof of negative TB or Chest X-Ray within the last six months
  • Immunization or Titer Record (MMR, TDap, and Varicella)
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