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Registered Nurse - Med Surg

Company: Buckner International
Location: Austin
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Registered NurseBuckner Retirement Services is a place to work in an atmosphere of warmth and caring. It's a place where you can inspire happiness in the lives of seniors. At Buckner Villas, we are looking for a talented and friendly Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) to support our Senior community members. This role will drive excellence and ensure customer service meets the required results aligned with Buckner's mission, vision, and values.

Five-Star Service at Buckner:

As a LVN, you will impact the lives of the Residents through the implementation of the goals and objectives of the Unit through coordinating resident care management and staff direction and by providing direct nursing care to residents.

* Insure that the individual service plan in followed; administers or supervises treatments prescribed by physician.
* Make meaningful rounds of all residents, utilizing service plans; make rounds with physicians and records visits on charts.
* Administer all intramuscular, sub-cutaneous injections; perform all in-house testing procedures; take and record vital signs.
* Supervise aides in the performance of their duties by monitoring their work; assign aides to residents.
* Work with Activity Director, DON , and Nurse Aides in carrying out the activities program.
* Receive or place calls to physicians and follow through with physician's orders.
* Handle the preparation and administration of prescribed medications.
* Order all new medications and refills; administer all medications and chart same.
* Monitor condition of medication room, cart, and refrigerator.
* Chart on shift in accordance with facility policy, state guidelines and residents status.
* Recognize significant changes in the condition of the resident and take necessary action.
* Supervise serving of prescribed diets and fluid intake; report persistent unresolved problems to the physician and/or DON or appropriate discipline.

The Five-Start Person:

* Outstanding people skills
* Patient and friendly with demonstrated experience in problem solving
* Good physical condition
* Two years of college or vocational school with appropriate license/certification.
* Must hold current Texas licensure as LVN.

Job Perks

At Buckner one of the ways we show value to our team members is by offering the following perks:

* Medical and Dental benefits for employees and their eligible dependents;
* Life insurance;
* Short Term and Long Term Disability benefits;
* Paid Time Off and Holidays;
* Retirement Savings Plan; and
* The 5Star Fun Benefit: encourages employees to spread good cheer to their co-workers and others, creating a happy, healthy environment for all!

The same way we treat our employees is how we treat all applicants - with respect. Buckner is an equal opportunity employer (EEO is the law). You will be treated fairly throughout our recruiting process and without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status in consideration for a career at Buckner.

The same way we treat our employees is how we treat all applicants - with respect. Buckner is an equal opportunity employer (EEO is the law). You will be treated fairly throughout our recruiting process and without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status in consideration for a career at Buckner.

Keywords: Buckner International, Austin , Registered Nurse - Med Surg, Healthcare , Austin, Texas

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