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JOB TITLE PRN Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)
WAGE $18.79-$22.57 per hour
JOB STATUS Part-time hrly,
SHIFT Flexible
POSTING NUMBER #104284
HIRING PROGRAM Mental Health Services
JOB LOCATION Maverick Co. CRU
BENEFITS Full
POSTING DATE 11/10/16
CLOSING DATE 11/25/16 or until filled


A completed application is required for this position. Proof of education required upon request and requires a valid Texas driver’s license and acceptable driving record

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The PRN LVN will serve as the LVN for the Crisis Residential program and is responsible for providing direct care services as needed to ensue ongoing operations of the facility. The main headquarters for this position is Eagle Pass, Texas. This position requires flexible hours including nights, weekends, holidays generally 7am to 7pm or 7pm to 7am. This position requires excellent communication, written/interpersonal skills, ability to meet strict deadlines, and the ability to work in a residential crisis setting. Responsible for monitoring of medical and psychiatric issues, have excellent nursing judgment and be an advocate for the consumer within a team process. Duties include implementing a plan of quality physical and behavioral health care, as well as nursing services to the priority populations served by CRCS and advising senior leadership about the same. Utilizes the nursing process to plan, implement, document, and evaluate nursing care provided to consumers under the requirements of the Texas Nurse Practice Act. Maintains control of drugs and medications and may provide oversight to direct care providers. This position reports directly to the CRU Director of Nurses and receives clinical oversight from the Medical Director.

    MINIMUM JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Licensed to practice as a licensed vocational nurse in the State of Texas and two (2) years’ experience as a nurse.
    • Bilingual English/Spanish.
    • Must demonstrate effective verbal and written communication skills.
    • Must possess commendable interpersonal skills.
    • Reside in Maverick County.

    PREFERRED JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Experience in mental health field as well as experience in a community setting.
    • Experience in a medical office.
    • Familiarity with web-based system Smartcare.

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

    • Knowledge of individual needs/characteristics associated with mental illness and appropriate approaches to treatment and nursing functions.
    • Knowledge of computer and office automation equipment and software to support nursing services.
    • Skill with health care delivery in a bilingual setting.
    • Skill with primary care and psychiatric vocational nursing.
    • Ability to develop productive relationships with consumers and family members.
    • Ability to work independently, organize work efficiently and communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
    • Ability to maintain physical and emotional stamina to permit full performance of duties.
    • Ability to work in a crisis situation.

    OTHER SPECIAL INFORMATION:
    Apply in person at:

    2644 Encino Park Dr., Eagle Pass, Texas

    or submit application and resume to:

    Camino Real CS
    ATTN: HR
    P.O. BOX 725, Lytle, TX. 78052

    FAX: 830-772-4304

    E-MAIL: Hollyb@caminorealcs.org

    PHONE: 210-357-0359 or 357-0300

    Job Application (MS Word)



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