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San Antonio, TX, USA Full Time
Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN/LPN) job in San Antonio, Texas.
The Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN/LPN) job is a civilian position at San Antonio Military Medical Center, which provides a full range of services to active duty military service members and their families.
Our employees are our best assets! Come join our team of healthcare professionals where you are valued.
Any U.S. state license honored
Federal Holidays off
Fantastic PTO accrual rate
Benefit Package (health, dental, and vision plans)
Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN/LPN) Job Overview:
Assist the Registered Nurse (RN) Case Managers and Licensed Clinical Social Workers (LCSWs) in the Case Management Department.
Alert RN and/or LCSW case managers and physicians to significant changes or abnormalities in patients and provide information concerning their relevant condition, medical history and specialized treatment plan or protocol.
Participate in multidisciplinary discharge planning and other professional staff meetings as indicated for complex patient cases, and develop a database and knowledge of local community resources.
Prepare routine reports and conduct analyses. Participate in video teleconferences (VTCs) and other meetings as required.
Utilize Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and other software programs as well as computer literacy and typing skills to prepare typewritten documents, briefs, presentation materials, etc.
Ensure necessary supplies in the Case Management (CM) Department are available.
Recognize conditions which require isolation. Ensure universal precautions are used in all patient encounters. Recognize emergency situations and institute emergency measures for sudden adverse developments.
Participate in the design and implementation of activities to increase hospital staff involvement in and support of CM activities by providing orientation and ongoing education/in-service training specific to CM, the CM program, and available community resources.
Check patients into the clinic and triage using clinic guidelines. Inform the nurse or physician of the patient's condition and potential problems.
Obtain and document patient and pertinent family history.
Perform a full range of diagnostic support duties which include taking vital signs, collecting specimens, obtaining, recording and tracking results of diagnostic tools.
Assist the physician in a variety of diagnostic examinations such as lumbar punctures, colposcopies and sigmoidoscopies, by preparing, positioning and monitoring patients, and setting out and handling instruments and equipment.
Perform laboratory tests such as checking urine for sugar and stool for blood. Record and report results of test.
Perform a range of treatment procedures that include sterile dressing changes, applying compresses, monitoring IV fluids, inserting catheters and suctions, inserting nasogastric tubes, administering medications, giving enemas, setting up and giving treatment that requires auxiliary equipment such as oxygen and suction. Ambulate patients to other areas to include Radiology, various clinics, and physical therapy.
Prepare patients for tests, examinations, treatments, and/or surgery. Collect specimens such as urine, sputum and stool. Label specimens for laboratory examinations and follow up by using CHCS/AHLTA or calling the laboratory for reports. Alert provider to conditions which deviate from expected findings.
Perform routine nursing care activities such as taking blood pressures, temperatures, baths and hygiene care, passing and removal of trays, changing of linen, and otherwise assist in the care of the physical needs of the patient.
Operate basic equipment required in delivery of patient care such as pumps, intravenous (IV) pumps, oxygen administration apparatus and incentive spirometers.
Transport patients to and from other areas of the facility to include hospital clinics and ancillary departments, as ordered by the physician.
Graduate LPN/LVN program accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACNE)
BLS by AHA
Possess at least consecutive twelve (12) months of experience with Windows-based computer systems within the preceding thirty six (36) months.
Minimum of two (2) years of full-time experience within the last three (3) years as a LPN/LVN
Read, write, speak, and understand the English language fluently and maintain good communication skills with patients and other health care personnel.
Physically capable of standing and/or sitting for extended periods of time and physically capable of performing all services required under the task order.
Come join our team of healthcare professionals!
FSR provides healthcare professionals to government healthcare facilities supporting active military service members, retirees, and their families nationwide. Since 2004, FSR has matched talented individuals to organizations to create mutually beneficial, sustainable partnerships. FSR is a well-established, award winning organization built with committed professionals who have a unified vision of helping others to succeed and thrive.
We invite you to join our team and grow with us!
FSR is a woman-owned, minority, small business based out of Maryland.