The Licensed Vocational Nurse I, under general supervision, provides direct patient care, patient evaluations, and treatment in accordance with Professional Nursing Standards.
70% Provides direct patient care, patient evaluations, and treatment in accordance with Professional Nursing Standards.
7% Uses the health care team approach to provide triage of patients, physical assessments, and treatments, including the administration of medication and therapy as directed.
5% Maintains and monitors patient records, assesses health care needs, and provides patient education.
10% Advises patients on care of incisions, medications, and other simple health care problems. Performs routine laboratory procedures under the direction of supervisors.
6% Makes appointments, schedules laboratory tests, posts charts, and refills prescriptions. Collaborates with Physicians to carry out medical care plans and discusses plan of care with patients and families. Identifies needs of patient education and distributes educational materials.
2% Other duties as assigned
Required Education and Experience: Graduation from an accredited school of vocational or practical nursing. One year of related experience.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of standard nursing procedures and processes. Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others. Interpersonal and organizational skills. Ability to work with sensitive information and maintain confidentiality.
Required Registrations, Certifications, and Licenses: Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) and CPR certified.
Internal Number: R-006239
About Tarleton State University
With its main campus in Stephenville, an hour southwest of Fort Worth, Tarleton State University offers the value of a Texas A&M University System degree with its own brand of personal attention, individual opportunities, history, tradition and community. Tarleton is a vibrant learning community with nearly 100 undergraduate and graduate degrees, as well as a doctorate in education, within five colleges—Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Business Administration, Education, Liberal and Fine Arts, and Science and Technology. Tarleton’s research centers include the renowned Texas Institute for Applied Environmental Research and the Southwest Regional Dairy Center. Recent additions to the Stephenville campus consist of a state of the art Nursing Building, and a new $25 million living and learning residence hall for 500 students. Tarleton has extended the reach of state-supported, affordable education by expanding online undergraduate and graduate programs with classes in Waco, Midlothian and the Southwest Metroplex Center in Fort Worth. Tarleton offers a traditional, residential college experience with a lively campus atmosphere, intercollegiate athletics, dozens of student or...ganizations and cultural attractions. Students benefit from the personal attention, warmth and faculty interaction found at smaller, liberal arts institutions.
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