LVN - Pediatrics (Weslaco - Mon-Thurs 7p-7a)
Company: NATIONAL NURSING AND REHAB MASTER
Location: Rio Grande City
Posted on: April 30, 2021
Job DetailsLevelExperiencedJob LocationRio Grande Valley - ,
TXPosition TypeFull TimeEducation Level2 Year DegreeTravel
CategoryNurseDescriptionPerforms selected nurse care under the
direction of the Pediatric Brach Manager and general supervision of
the client care manager.JOB DUTIES/ KNOWLEDGE:1. Provides skilled
nursing care to pediatric clients as directed by the Pediatric
Branch Manager and physician's plan of care in accordance with
agency policies.2. Promotes and maintains pediatric client health
through teaching and appropriate rehabilitative measures under the
guidance of the registered nurse who is assigned to the same
case.3. Assists clients/ caregivers in learning appropriate
self-care techniques.4. Helps to achieve and maintain continuity of
client care by assisting in planning and exchanging information
with other health professionals.5. Prepares clinical progress notes
and follows client care pans as developed by the registered nurse
and according to the agency policy.6. Assist the physician and
registered nurse in performing specialized procedures for which
competency has been established.7. Prepares equipment and materials
for treatments observing aseptic technique as required.8. Keeps
abreast of changes and trends affecting nursing care and licensed
nurse functions.9. Attends client conferences, meet with the
quality improvement reviewer as necessary/ required and communicate
regularly with the registered nurse.10. Communicates current health
status and needs of client to appropriate health professionals.JOB
PERFORMANCE:Demonstrates initiative and skills in planning and
organizing work1. Demonstrates a desire to set and meet objectives
and to find increasingly efficient ways to perform tasks.2.
Completes work, care and documentation with accuracy within agency
time frames.3. Requires minimal supervision and is
self-directed.MISSION/ AGENCY STANDARDS:Demonstrates organizational
awareness and commitment1. Understands and appropriately applies
the chain of command in relation to job position and supervision.2.
Knows and understands the agency mission in relation to own job
position.Observes confidentiality policy at all times1. Protects
and honors customer and coworker confidentiality.2. Respects
customers' and coworkers' right to privacy.Observes attendance and
attire polices1. Meets attendance and punctuality expectations.2.
Demonstrates cooperation with requests to meet agency needs.3.
Consistently adheres to agency dress code.Complies with all other
related policies, procedures and requests1. Recommends and/ or
supports changes to policies and procedures.2. Demonstrates
knowledge of policies and procedures applicable to own job
positon.3. Adheres to policies and procedures. Honors requests of
management for interim rules.Conserves agency resources1. Maintains
agency property, supplies and equipment in a manner that
demonstrates ownership and accountability.2. Maintains the work
area to reduce the likelihood for safety hazards and to enhance its
general appearance.COMMUNICATION SKILLS:Demonstrates interpersonal
understanding and utilizes effective communication skills1.
Considers effects of words and actions on others.2. Utilizes
listening skills that indicate understanding and promote accurate
interpretation of others' concerns, motivations and feelings.3.
Recognizes the influence of beliefs and cultures on behaviors and
accepts strengths and limitations in others.4. Works toward
resolution of interpersonal conflicts as they arise.5. Recognizes
when others are in need of information, assistance or direction and
consistently offers and provides help.6. Attends and participates
positively in meetings.7. Regularly reads and appropriately applies
information to practice.8. Uses words that express respect,
patience and understanding in interactions with others.9.
Acknowledges other verbally and nonverbally (eye contact,
expression, tone of voice), promptly and courteously.10. Follows
appropriate phone etiquette.Exhibits behaviors of cooperation1.
Develops cooperation and collaborative work efforts that in general
benefits all involved parties.2. Demonstrates the initiative to
meet the needs of the agency by assisting coworkers when load
permits.PERSONAL/ PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT:Continuing education and
personal/ professional development responsibilities1. Maintains
personal health status requirement in relation to job position2.
Maintains professional licensure/ certification (if applicable).3.
Maintains current personnel file information and provides
information to agency in timely manner.4. Sets own development
challenges and volunteers to learn.5. Assists with orientation of
new personnel.6. Adheres to agency infection control and safety
polices, including education, reporting, and practice
implementation specific to job position.7. Attends agency provided
in-service programs to fulfill requirements of position and agency
polices.Exhibits adaptability, flexibility, self-control and
maturity in work and behavior1. Maintains stable performance and
emotions when faced with opposition, pressure and/ or stressful
conditions.2. Recognizes codependency issues in care giving roles
and exercises caution in relationship to maintain objectivity.3.
Develops work relationships that honor and respect others'
strengths and abilities.SERVICE EXCELLENCE:Service Excellence 50%
of yearly evaluation1. Shows courtesy, compassion and respect.2.
Communicates with all individuals appropriately, while maintaining
confidentiality.3. Contributes to teamwork, and harmonious working
relationships.4. Supports and demonstrates continuous improvement
of quality and service.5. Shares ideas and suggestions.6.
Participates in projects.7. Participates in problem solving.8.
Reports problems, unusual events appropriately.9. Demonstrates
behavior that promotes professionalism and self-development.10.
Participates in educational programs/ seminars.11. Promotes cost
consciousness.12. Displays professional appearance.13. Promotes
professional environment, including emphasis on cleanliness and
safety.QualificationsDegree in nursing (A.D.N. or B.S.N) from a
program accredited by the National League for Nursing.Licensed to
practice professional nursing in the state.Minimum of one year of
nursing experience required.Knowledge and Abilities:Demonstrated
knowledge and skills necessary to provide care to and communicate
with primary population served by the agency, and to lesser degree
the secondary populations served.Demonstrated knowledge of the
principles of growth and development over the life span.Able to
assess data reflecting the client's status and interpret the
appropriate information needed to identify each client's
requirements relative to their age-specific needs.DEGREES OF
TRAVEL:Home visits daily. Weekly office meetings.Must have reliable
transportation and agency required liability insurance.Must have a
valid Texas Driver's License**Compact licensure excludedDEGREES OF
DISRUPTION TO ROUTINE, OVERTIME:Must be able to adapt to client
status and needs, as directed. Schedule changes daily due to
staffing, client condition, new clients, etc. Must be on-call
through rotation schedule.SAFETY HAZARDS IN JOB:Possible infections
from clients. Possible auto accident. Possible unsafe
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