Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)
TRISUN Healthcare - Allen, TX

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TRISUN Healthcare manages skilled nursing, rehabilitation and assisted living facilities throughout the state of Texas. TRISUN is a member of the Harden Healthcare family of companies. Even as our company has grown, our focus on quality, personal care has not changed . We are currently seeking Charge Nurses for Victoria Gardens of Allen.

Shifts available are 6a-2p or 2p-10p. SUMMARY Organizes and directs assigned unit duties to provide quality nursing care to residents. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Assumes responsibility for compliance with Federal, State, Local, and company regulations. Explains procedures and treatments to resident to gain cooperation, understanding. Administers prescribed medications and treatments in accordance with approved nursing techniques. Responsible during the shift for the total nursing care of residents in the assigned unit.

Validates narcotic count with medication aide. Participates in narcotics count at shift change or when keys exchanged. Maintains safety and security of medications. Accepts medications from Pharmacy and conducts med count reconciliation with delivery personnel.

Makes notations on 24 hr report throughout the shift. Transcribes physician?s orders to resident charts, flow sheets, medication/treatment records and care plans as required. Charts in nurses? notes, medical records, and/or CARE Tracker, in an informative, factual manner that reflects the care administered as well as the resident?s response to care.

Block charting is not allowed. Receives/gives report from/to nurse he/she is relieving/coming on - records sufficient information and implements appropriate follow-up action as necessary Follows established procedures for charting and reporting all reports of incident/accidents for residents and employees. Conducts frequent rounds to check on residents and evaluate effectiveness of care delivery. Checks items and food that is brought in by family members to ensure it complies with residents?

orders, dietary needs, and safety. Prepares equipment and aids Physician or Nurse Practitioner during treatment and examination of resident. Maintains awareness of comfort and safety needs of resident. Conducts competency checks of non-licensed nursing staff.

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