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Licensed Vocational Nurse​/LVN

Job in San Antonio - Bexar County - TX Texas - USA
Full Time, Contract position
Listed on 2020-05-25
Job specializations:
  • Nursing
    LPN/LVN
Job Description & How to Apply Below
Entourage is currently accepting resumes for this role
Position Title: Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)
Place of Performance: San Antonio, TX

General Description:
Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) implement/execute Diabetes Clinical Service program requirements.


Specific Tasks:
• Provide initial patient assessment to include vital signs, phlebotomy, injections, and other requirements as dictated by clinic policy.
• Perform annual routine comprehensive diabetic foot exam and quarterly high-risk foot visual inspection.
• Serves as a medical assistant performing care and assessments, establishes policies, procedures, protocols, and guidelines.
• Provides routine patient care and treatment to beneficiaries.  Organizes the medical environment and performs and directs support activities for outpatient care settings.
• Accurately accomplishes appropriate documentation in patients’ medical record in a timely manner (AHLTA), Healthcare Artifacts and Image Management Solution (HAIMS), Diabetes Center database, other systems as the Air Force Medical Service (AFMS) deems necessary.
• Pre-clinic preparation; updates electronic and physical clinic patient safety charts with updated information prior to the following day’s clinic.
• Adheres to infection control procedures including use of personal protective equipment, disposal of waste, and aseptic technique when conducting finger sticks, triage and standard of care.
• Ensure all equipment is stored at the end of each work shift and preventive maintenance and routine cleaning are performed as directed.  
• Participate in in-service training and continuing education programs for new procedures, techniques, and equipment.
• Provide training related to diabetic care, especially foot assessment and care, to staff from other DoD clinics and facilities.
• Assists with clinic communications, including, but not limited to, patient scheduling, responding to routine inquiries, and telephone consultants.
• Assists clinic front desk staff with checking in patients, scheduling patients, rescheduling patients, and other administrative duties.   
• Maintains adequate medical and non-medical clinic supplies through routine inventory and ordering.
• Assist research program administrator with screening research patients (vitals), performing surveys, and documenting results.
• Performs other duties as deemed necessary by Director and Nurse Manager.
Position Requirements
Bachelor,   3 to 4 Years work experience
Education:
• Associates of Arts or Bachelors of Science in a health-related field.
• Licensed Vocational Nurse required.
• Shall have Continuing Medical Education (CME) / Continuing Education Units (CEU)

Experience:
• Minimum of two (2) year experience in a hospital or clinic is required within the last three (3) years.
• Technical experience downloading insulin pumps, continuous sensors, and glucometers.

Certification:
• Shall have and maintain a current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.
Required Language Skills:
  • English - Very good
Contact Information
Contact Name: Entourage Consulting LLC
Contact Phone: 210880-4802
Preferred method of contact: Email with CV via Application Box below.
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