104594

JOB TITLE    Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)
WAGE    $41,655 Annually
JOB STATUS    Full-time
SHIFT    8:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M. Mon-Fri
POSTING NUMBER    104594
HIRING PROGRAM    Mental Health Services
JOB LOCATION    Atascosa MH
BENEFITS    Full
POSTING DATE    10/14/22
CLOSING DATE    10/28/22 or until filled

Poof of education is required upon request.  Transcript or diploma must be original.  Copies will not be accepted.  Requires valid Texas driver’s license and acceptable driving record.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Under the direction of the designated Adult MH clinic manager, and in coordination with psychiatrists, other nurses, a team of case managers and Licensed Professionals of the Healing Arts (LPHA), the Licensed Vocational Nurse provides nursing care to individuals with severe and persistent mental illness in a variety of settings.  This position is required to be trained in Trauma Informed Care.

Delivers licensed vocational nursing care and coordinating nursing activities as a team member.
Using the vocational nursing process to plan, implement, document, and evaluate nursing care provided to consumers in accordance with the Texas Nurse Practice Act.
Performing technical nursing functions to accomplish patient care such as physical health status screening/assessment, medication services monitoring and work-up, patient education, care coordination, record maintenance and documentation, infection control, skills development/training, and home visits.
Supports patient and family health education activities for chronic health conditions such as diabetes, lipid level control, weight control, healthy living, and exercise, etc.
Responsible for proficient vocational nursing practice monitoring of medical and psychiatric issues, and consumer advocacy.
Travel required in local service are to deliver services to individuals that may not be able to come into our clinic.

Camino Real Community Services is a Trauma Informed Care Agency and implements the principles of trauma informed care.

MINIMUM JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

Licensed to practice as a licensed vocational nurse in the State of Texas and two (2) year experience as a nurse.
Must demonstrate effective verbal and written communication skills.
Must have work experience using a computer, valid driver’s license, and acceptable driving record.
Bilingual English/Spanish.

PREFERRED JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

Experience in mental health field as well as experience in a community setting.
Familiarity with the Streamline database.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

Knowledge of individual needs/characteristics associated with mental illness and appropriate approaches to treatment and nursing functions.
Knowledge of computer and office automation equipment and software to support nursing services.
Skill with health care delivery in a bilingual setting.
Skill with primary care and psychiatric vocational nursing.
Ability to develop productive relationships with consumers and family members.
Ability to work independently, organize work efficiently and communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
Ability to maintain physical and emotional stamina to permit full performance of duties.
Ability to work in a crisis.

OTHER SPECIAL INFORMATION:
Apply in person at:  1749 Hwy. 97 East, Jourdanton, Texas
or submit application and resume to:
Camino Real Community Services Center
ATTN: HRS
P.O. BOX 725, Lytle, TX.  78052
FAX: 830-772-4304
E-MAIL: hollyb@caminorealcs.org  
PHONE: 210-357-0359 or 357-0300
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