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LVN - Operating Room
- Killeen, Texas
- Job Type
- 19 May 2023
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Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse (LVN/LPN) - Operating Room
Ft. Hood, TX
Position Duties and Responsibilities:
Initiate, perform and complete assigned duties in providing care to variable patient populations.
Complete assigned patient care based on the patients' conditions, use judgment in selecting the appropriate order and sequence of procedures and treatments, and accurately recognize, report and record relevant patient information.
Observe, identify and respond to the patient's needs for care, including medication, equipment-assisted care and patient/family education.
Prepare and administer prescribed medications (oral, topical, subcutaneous, intramuscular and/or intravenous) and perform treatments according to established policies/procedures.
Recognize urgent or emergent patient care situations, seek assistance of the RN and/or MD/DO, and initiate appropriate emergency interventions as directed.
Perform support duties for complex diagnostic tests and/or specialized practices or procedures, which include preparing the patient, assisting in the diagnostic examination, preparing and handling specialized instruments or other specialized equipment, and monitoring the patient's condition before, during, and following the procedure.
Orient peers and ancillary personnel to unit policies and procedures, skills, and standards of practice. Integrate healthy work environment principles that result in improved patient healthcare delivery, education of patients and their families and employee satisfaction.
In addition, The LVNs must exercise a positive, helpful demeanor, display courtesy and tact frequently under stressful conditions and duress at an accelerated pace due to life threatening patient situations.
Shall be able to read, write, and speak English well enough to effectively communicate with all patients and other health care providers.
Graduate from an accredited community college, junior college, college, university or vocational nursing program approved by the appropriate State agency and accredited by one of the following accrediting bodies at the time the program was completed by the applicant: The National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC) or the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).
Basic Life Support.
One year of practical or vocational nurse experience after graduation.
Current, full, active and unrestricted license as a practical or vocational nurse.
Must be a US Citizen.
Potomac Healthcare Solutions offers the following benefits:
Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
Health Savings Account
Employer Paid - Basic Life, Accidental Death & Dismemberment and Short-Term Disability
Long Term Disability
401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
Paid Time Off
10 Federal Holidays
Employee Assistance Program
Wellness Incentives and More
About Potomac Healthcare Solutions:
Potomac Healthcare Solutions is an award-winning, dynamic, and rapidly growing healthcare services company with a proven background in providing world-class health services for both government and commercial organizations. We are actively recruiting skilled, caring practitioners to support our rapidly growing program base and supported healthcare facilities. If you would like to be a part of a quality-driven organization and make a difference, we would like to talk to you!
If you do not find interest in this opportunity but know of someone who may, we kindly ask that you refer the individual to Potomac Healthcare Solutions by forwarding this job posting.
We especially welcome employment interest of US Military Veterans with honorable service.
Potomac Healthcare Solutions, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled.
This position is contingent upon contract award.
- Job Reference: 1010170114-2
- Date Posted: 19 May 2023
- Recruiter: Potomac Healthcare Solutions
- Location: Killeen, Texas
- Salary: On Application
- Sector: Healthcare & Medical
- Job Type: Permanent