Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN/LPN)

Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN/LPN) job in Del Rio, Texas.

The Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN/LPN) job is within the military medical system and is a civilian position. Civilian and military personnel work together in the extensive military medical system. The hospitals and medical clinics provide services to the active duty military service members, military retirees, and their families and provide a full range of medical services.

Our employees are our best assets! Come join our team of healthcare professionals where you are valued.

  • Fantastic PTO accrual rate
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Benefit Package (health, dental, and vision plans)
  • Dedication Program Manager to support your employment

Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN/LPN)Job Overview:

  • Assists in routine care and treatment of patients, to include flying and special operational duty personnel, when required.
  • Organizes the medical environment, performs and participates in support activities for outpatient care situations, including contingency operations and disasters.
  • Serves as a Vocational Nurse performing patient care and nursing administrative duties for outpatients in accordance with established policies, procedures, protocols, and guidelines.
  • Monitors and records age appropriate physiological measurements.
  • Orients new patients to the clinic/hospital environment.
  • Assists with patient check-ins, admissions, discharges, and transfers as directed.
  • Provides individualized patient teaching on appropriate topics to include preventative healthcare and health maintenance.
  • Prepares and positions patients for diagnostic testing, examinations treatments, and clinical procedures.
  • Performs appropriate portions of medical examinations, treatment, diagnostic, and clinical procedures.
  • Records treatment, procedure rendered, and observed effects.
  • Identifies patient problems and accurately notifies nursing team of observations.
  • Prepares and administers medications in accordance with scope of practice and training.
  • Recognizes and responds to emergencies and performs basic life support measures.
  • Performs appropriate portions of physical examinations including age appropriate physical measurements.
  • Adheres to infection control procedures including use of personal protective equipment, disposal of waste, and aseptic technique.
  • Separation History & Physical Examination (SHPE) specific and unique duties

Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN/LPN)Job Qualifications:

  • Certificate
  • Graduate from an accredited nursing program approved by the appropriate State agency and accredited by NLNAC or CCNE at graduation.
  • Experience performing care and treatment of patients; operating and maintaining therapeutic equipment; properly administering oral and parenteral medications; conducting paraprofessional portions of physical examinations; or assisting in medical treatment of patients in accordance with established procedures and protocols, within the LVN scope of practice.
  • Practiced as an LVN performing hands-on patient care in the outpatient clinical setting for at least 12 months within the past 24 months
  • LVN/LPNLicensure: Current, full, active and unrestricted
  • Knowledge: Must have understanding of and ability to correctly utilize and/or apply; medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, psychology, pharmacology, medical ethics and legal concepts, clinical procedures, patient care; emergency medical treatment to include cardiopulmonary resuscitation, aseptic technique, specimen collection, diagnostic testing, prepare and administer oral and parenteral (excluding IV) medications, vaccination procedures, mechanisms of anaphylaxis and shock and their treatment; prescription drugs and their administration; operating and maintaining therapeutic equipment, risk management, medical contingency operations, computer operations in the use of basic word processing, data entry and automated medical records.

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