Licensed Vocational Nurse
Company: Central Texas Rehabilitation Hospital
Posted on: June 25, 2022
Central Texas Rehabilitation Hospital is proud to be recognized by
Newsweek as one of America's Best Rehabilitation Hospitals in
This is a full-time, non-exempt position. Shifts are 12 hours, 7 AM
to 7 PM or 7 PM to 7 AM.
Central Texas Rehabilitation Hospital is a 50-bed inpatient rehab
facility located at 700 W. 45th Street, Austin, TX 78751
specializing in physical medicine and rehabilitation. Our team of
rehabilitation experts develop an individualized treatment plan for
each patient and their family to maximize recovery and return to
home. We have daily coverage and access to emergency care,
specialty physicians, imaging, lab, surgery services to take care
of any medical situation which may arise in the course of
Central Texas Rehabilitation Hospital's mission is to deliver
comprehensive, efficient medical rehabilitation to persons with
disabling conditions in order to provide them the opportunity to
achieve the highest attainable level of functional improvement.
Specialty programs include stroke rehabilitation, brain injury
rehab, orthopedic physical therapy, and amputation treatment.
LVN JOB SUMMARY:
Provides patient care services that meet the psychosocial, physical
and general aspects of care; meets the communication needs of
patient and family; provides care that reflects initiative and
responsibility indicative of professional expectations, under the
supervision of a registered nurse.
Demonstrates knowledge of medications and their correct
administration based on the age and clinical condition of the
Reduces the potential for medication errors by following correct
Performs patient care considering needs specific to the standard of
care for patient's age; includes geriatric and general inpatient
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
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.
Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that
optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/
health care errors.
Consults other departments as appropriate to provide for an
interdisciplinary approach to the patient's needs.
Provides a safe environment for patients, visitors and staff and
complies with appropriate and approved safety standards. Manages
and operates equipment safely and correctly.
Other duties as assigned
Graduate of accredited licensed practical/vocational nurse
Current Texas licensure as Licensed Vocational Nurse required.
CPR/BLS certification required. ACLS preferred.
IV Certified required or obtained within 6 months.
Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal
Give your Best-Performs work that reflects the highest level of
service and is a credit to self and positively represents Kindred.
Keeping skills, competencies and required licensures/certifications
current; displays mastery over attitude and behavior and pride in
Stay Focused on the Patient-Meets the patients' needs and concerns
by consistently acting in a patient-focused manner.
Doing the right thing--- Always-Demonstrates adherence to a strict
moral or ethical code in performance of duties by always seeking to
do the right thing. Takes ownership of all aspects of duties shown
through reliable, timely performance and accountability
Create Fun In What you Do-Demonstrates a positive attitude toward
work and devotion to the task at hand.
Respect Individuality to Create the Team-Cooperate with co-workers
while performing duties leading to everyone being able to achieve
success and giving recognition where it is due. Acknowledges the
worth of others through professionalism, patience, and common
Be Kinder than Expected-Anticipating a need, providing service
above and beyond expectations with compassion
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