LVN/LPN or RN (Double Weekend) Job at Sylvan Shores Health & Wellness, La Porte, TX

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  • Sylvan Shores Health & Wellness
  • La Porte, TX

Job Description

At Sylvan Shores Health & Wellness, our associates are our most valuable asset! Each associate provides a service that directly or indirectly affects patients, families, other team members, and the public. We strive to excel in providing the highest quality healthcare and customer service possible, which is incumbent upon the excellence and commitment of our leaders and caregivers. LVN/LPN or RN (Double Weekend) Position and Schedule

  • Position: LVN/LPN or RN (Charge Nurse)
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Schedule: Saturday and Sunday
  • Shift: Double (Day and Evening)* Day: 6AM-2PM
  • Evening: 2PM-10PM
Full Time Benefits
  • Very Competitive Pay
  • NEW – Mental Health Days
  • Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) and Holiday Pay
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • 100% Company-Paid Life Insurance & LTD/AD&D Insurance
  • Short-Term Disability Insurance
  • Supplemental Insurances Available (Hospital Indemnity, Cancer Policies, Legal Plans, & More!)
Key Responsibilities
  • Follow established standards of nursing practices and implement community programs, policies and procedures.
  • Obtain report from nurse being relieved and provide report to nurse coming on duty; record sufficient information to implement appropriate follow-up action as necessary.
  • Conduct resident rounds daily, reporting problems to supervisor and initiating corrective action.
  • Identify safety hazards and initiate corrective action immediately.
  • Identify resident problems and emergency situations and initiate emergency care per physicians' orders in the absence of a physician.
  • Provide supervision to direct care associates providing direct resident care.
  • Attend staff meetings, in-service classes and committee meetings as assigned.
  • Review the Glucometer Control Log prior to testing for blood sugar levels.
  • Follow staffing guidelines and make nursing assignments according to qualifications of staff and characteristics of the resident population.
  • Comply with community processes related to pain assessment/management/ documentation, providing treatments and delivering medications.
  • Administer and document direct resident care, medications and treatments per physicians’ orders. and accurately record all care provided.
  • Provide instruction for appropriate nursing care to licensed nurses and Nursing Assistants.
  • Document assessment of residents as assigned as per your licensure. Report untoward findings to physician and your supervisor.
  • Observe the 5 RIGHTS of medication/treatment administration.
  • Promptly report changes in residents’ conditions to the physician, Director of Nursing Service and responsible party, and take follow-up action as necessary. Document notifications in resident’s clinical record.
  • Follow Community admission procedures and communicate resident admission to other departments, including rehabilitation.
  • Competently perform basic nursing skills as per your licensure
  • Follow Community discharge /transfer procedure/documentation and coordinate discharge/transfer with other departments, physicians and ancillary service providers.
  • Supervise response to resident’s call for assistance.
  • Listen to resident, family, or physician concerns and initiate corrective action and/or report concerns to Nursing Supervisor.
  • Count narcotics, check emergency kit and exchange keys each shift.
  • Check meal trays and nourishment to monitor proper diet is served and residents are assisted as necessary.
  • Order, receive and store medications appropriately.
  • Observe community process related to signing out narcotic and administration thereof. This includes the process related to shift narcotic count and documentation thereof.
  • Notify physician, when necessary, of changes in conditions, weight, medication errors, medication not available, abnormal lab/X-Ray results and any other unusual observations.
  • Document daily notes on unstable residents/change in resident condition, Medicare residents and recently admitted residents.
  • Be responsible for the safety of residents and associates under nursing supervision.
  • Observe infection control procedures.
  • Perform all the duties of a certified nursing assistant when required.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing (Required)
  • Unencumbered RN or LVN/LPN license (Required)
  • Proof of current CPR certification (Required)
  • Minimum 1 year experience as an RN/LVN in a clinical setting (Preferred)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Reliable transportation (Required)
We are an equal opportunity employer and prohibit discrimination/harassment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Job Tags

Holiday work, Full time, Temporary work, Local area, Immediate start, Shift work, Weekend work, Sunday, Saturday, Afternoon shift,

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