Job Description & Requirements
Medical Surgical-Licensed Vocational Nurse
|Are you a Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) looking for additional career opportunities or maybe even just flexibility? If so, then Nursefinders is the place for you! Nursefinders is hiring for LVN M/S nurses to provide patient care in the Lubbock, TX area. |
- Provide care to patients after illness, injury or surgery or with acute health conditions, pr patients who are being treated with pharmaceuticals.
- Record, assess and observe patient progress, reactions and symptoms.
- Assesses needs of patient and develop plan of care based on assessment
- Check vital signs, give injections and perform catherizations and Point of Care Testing
- Coordinate referrals and inter-agency communication.
- Manage pain
- Monitor patients in restraints and seclusion and maintain patient safety
- Determine medical or psychiatric emergency need and provide intervention
- Perform related duties as assigned
- 1+ years of experience in M/S within the past 3 years (accumulated)
- Current BLS (ACLS a plus!)
- Familiarity with medical software and equipment
- Ability to build rapport with patients
- Strond problem solving and critical thinking skills
- Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
Known regionally as the Hub City, Lubbock is an economic, educational, and health services powerhouse in the South Plains area. This city is home to three universities, including Texas Tech University — a member of the Big 12 Conference — and the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, a state leader in healthcare studies and research. Lubbock is also the birthplace of rock-and-roll legend Buddy Holly, and holds an annual music festival in his honor.
In addition to per diem nursing assignments that let you choose your location and schedule, Nursefinders offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes:
Comprehensive Medical Benefits (for those determined to have worked full-time after a 12 month ACA eligibility period)
Supplemental Benefits: Dental, Vision, Medical Indemnity, Life Insurance with optional Critical Illness and Short Term Disability.
FREE Online CEU’s to all Active Staff’
“Star Rewards”- performance incentives
About the Company
Nursefinders, an AMN healthcare company, is your trusted local and per-diem nursing staffing agency, offering thousands of top-quality nursing (RN) career opportunities in the locations and times that best suit your lifestyle. With a nationwide network of offices to serve you, Nursefinders has the most exclusive contracts with top-ranked hospitals and facilities across the nation. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer. We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.