Texas Health Medsynergies (THM) - Arlington, TX

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Under general supervision, provides direct patient care in accordance with established treatment plans.

Performs general nursing care to patients by following established standards and procedures.

Obtains patient consent for care and ensures patient confidentiality.

Obtains and documents health history, information on chief complaint, vital signs, and health risk factors and assesses disease condition.

Provides patient care based on practice guidelines, standards of care, and federal/state laws and regulations.

Executes prescribed treatments and medical interventions, administers prescribed medications, and monitors and documents treatment progress and patient response

Educates patients and families about health status, health maintenance, and management of acute and chronic conditions.

Documents patient assessment and intervention data using established medical record forms/automated systems and documentation practices.

Tracks quality assurance data and monitors for acute and chronic care management.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Skills

Knowledge of nursing processes; health care systems, structure, and functions; and community resources. Understanding of health care technology, equipment, and supplies. Familiarity with state law on nursing care, nurse practice guidelines, and clinic policies and procedures.

Ability to effectively communicate to staff and patients.

Demonstrate sound judgment and composure with the ability to take appropriate action in questionable or emergency situations.

Maintain a positive, caring attitude towards patients.

Possess a strong work ethic and a high level of professionalism.

Required Experience

Candidates must be a graduate from an accredited Practical/Vocational Nurse program. Must have a current LVN license from the Texas Board of Nursing or valid Compact LVN license. Clinic experience preferred. Current CPR certification required.

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