Part Time Licensed Vocational Nurse

Position Title

Part-Time Licensed Vocational Nurse - M.H. - Mental Health Emergency Center - Lufkin, TX

Position Number

P #1028

General Description

The PT LVN will be part of a multidisciplinary treatment team and is responsible for providing nursing care services to acutely mentally ill adult residents at the Extended Observation Unit and the Crisis Residential Unit. These units operate 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Performs under the direct supervision of the registered nurse on duty. Duties will include, but may not be limited to giving injections, administering oral medications, monitoring the health status of resident clients, completing medication consents, assisting with psychiatric services provided via telehealth equipment, general nursing duties and coordinating health care needs with other medical care providers. Other responsibilities may include inventory of medications, patient education and documentation, collection of lab specimens.

Education

Required: Graduation from an accredited school of nursing and licensed as a Vocational Nurse by the Texas State Board of Licensed Vocational examiners.

Experience

Preferred: One (1) year of experience working in a mental health setting, or other medical setting.

Licenses/Certifications

Required: Texas Licensed Vocational Nurse.

Required: Valid Texas driver's license.

Physical Requirements

Required: Sight, hearing, talking, lifting up to 50 pounds, walking, bending or kneeling and hand/finger dexterity.

Special Requests or Comments

Required: Must be physically able to complete Satori Alternatives to Managing Aggression (SAMA), CPR, and First Aid training modules.

Hours

Hours will vary based on needs.

Salary

$18 to $21 per hour; depending on qualifications and experience.