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Clinic Nurse Licensed Vocational Nurse II in Denton, TX

Location: Denton, TX
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Government Administration

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Licensed Vocational Nurse II
“This position is available for Morning, Evening and Night shifts on multiple homes.”

Licensed Vocational Nurse II
The Denton State Supported Living Center (SSLC) is seeking a Licensed Vocational
Nurse (LVN) II-Specialty Clinic Nurse to join an interdisciplinary team of professionals to provide clinical care to individuals of the SSLC. In this position you will work at the SSLC campus with a dynamic group of staff and professionals who are
dedicated to providing supports and services for individuals with intellectual and developmental
disabilities. This is a team environment where staff clinicians collaborate to provide
comprehensive care and services. To learn more about the SSLCs, see https://hhs.texas.gov/services/disability/intellectual-or-developmental-
disabilities-idd-
long-term-care.

The most important characteristic about SSLC employees is that we truly value and
respect those we serve and believe in the mission that all people can achieve a higher level of wellness and independence. Our vision statement is “Individuals served at State Supported Living Centers will experience the highest quality of life, supported through a comprehensive array of services designed to maximize well-being, dignity,
and respect.”

The state of Texas offers many benefits to employees, including competitive salaries,
career advancement, health and dental insurance, paid vacation and sick leave, and 9-13 paid holiday's per year.
The Specialty Clinic Nurse performs highly complex vocational nursing work, delivering the nursing care necessary to meet the health care needs of
individuals who live at the Denton SSLC. Performs focused assessments and care intervention,
such as health screenings. Evaluates and documents healthcare needs and/or issues and reports health care needs and/or issues to the appropriate person(s).
Responsible for the management of the clinic. Works directly with the consultant physician/Primary Care Provider (PCP) and closely with clinic and nursing staff to ensure pertinent results for their assigned clinics are entered into the database.
Communicates with others, such as direct care staff, physicians/PCP, administration,
and other nursing staff to ensure optimal care as part of the interdisciplinary team.
Notifies the unit clinic nurse and/or Registered Nurse Case Manager (RN-CM) of trends and concerns to ensure that communication is in place to provide consistent, high quality care for all persons served. Maintains a professional, harmonious working relationship with facility employees as well as outside agency employees.
Keeps informed of and follows all agency, facility, and unit policies and procedures.
Assists the Oversight RN with on-the-job nursing instruction and training of other new LVNs as
instructed. May supervise the work of others. Completes other assignments as instructed. Works under the general supervision of the Oversight Registered Nurse or other designated supervisor, with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.
 


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