Posted on 07/31/2017

Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)

Health by Design - San Antonio, TX

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Job Description

Health by Design is a faith based company that is dedicated to removing barriers and transforming lives for God's glory.  Our core values are:

Servant's Heart - You before me
Change Agent - See, say, improve
Life Balance - God, family, work

We believe that everybody must win and we provide health care the way it should work.

We are currently looking to fill several LVN position at various clinics in San Antonio.  We provide primary care to groups of self-insured companies and organizations and work outside the insurance model.  We do not work nights, weekends or holidays and do not have call.  Full time for benefits is 30-40 hours.  We have both a 30-hours per week slot and a couple of 40-hour per week slots.  The job description follows.

Supervisor
: Clinic Team Leader 

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Position Summary: Assists RNs and physicians with patients

Job Requirements

Essential Job Functions:

  • Assesses, triages, plans, provides, and evaluates patient care for a designated shift or clinic ensuring execution of physician orders and in accordance with company policy and procedures

  • May delegate work to medical assistance (as needed in some locations)

  • Assists physician with procedures, dressing changes, and administering medications

  • Performs phlebotomy and other lab tests, monitors blood pressure, blood sugar, EKG and other vital measurements as ordered by the physician

  • Coordinates with patients regarding scheduling office visits, follow up for test results, medication refills, referrals, and insurance issues

  • Provides patient health and wellness education.

  • Administers injections as ordered by patient’s personal physician or by an HBD physician per Health by Design policies and procedures

  • Responds to a variety of medical emergencies that present to the clinic

  • Documents patient care and codes visits appropriately in the patient electronic medical records

  • Assists with coding and claims on patient encounters as needed under guidance of charge nurse

  • Assists the team leader as needed to maintain a functional clinic

  • May function independently under standing orders when needed

  • Assists the team leader and other RNs with communication, promotion and coordination of clinic services with client company’s Human Resources and Management team

  • Serves as a steward for Health by Design philosophy and resources

  • Attendance is an essential job function

Essential Job Requirements:

Education: Completion of an accredited LVN program 

Experience: Minimum of two years’ nursing experience (direct patient care) 

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Licensed Vocational Nurse license in the state where services are provide; CPR Certified 

Required Skills:

  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions

  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, patients, and other employees

  • Basic nursing skills to include the ability to respond to emergencies

  • Basic mathematical skills

  • Excellent interpersonal and people skills

  • Excellent computer skills with respect to working with an Electronic Medical Record

Preferred Skills:

  • Computer skills to include, but not limited to, electronic medical records, Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

  • Ability to perform phlebotomy and other lab collections, EKGs, wound care, nebulizer treatments, injections

  • Ability to operate and maintain the clinic medical equipment

  • After employee orientation, the above preferred skills will become required for the position

Physical Requirements:

While performing the duties of this job, the team member is regularly required to use hands to grasp, handle, or feel; talk; and hear

The team member is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, or crouch.

The team member may regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, with occasional lifting of up to 25 pounds.

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