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(1144) Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)

Job Description

Working as an LVN in an outpatient setting to help support those children to adults with a behavioral health diagnosis. The nurse will have the opportunity to provide nursing care and assistance to the individuals while building rapport and understanding the whole person and their individual needs. The nurse will assist the individuals with weekly medication boxes and provide medication education and guidance. Under the leadership of the Director of Outpatient Nursing, the Nurse Manager, and the Regional Center Director, this LVN provides support to individuals with psychiatric and or primary care needs in an outpatient clinic. The LVN should possess a positive attitude, a caring spirit and be able to work within an integrated multidisciplinary team. This nurse works alongside and supports other LVNs, Certified Medical Assistants, (CMAs), office support staff, and the prescribing Physicians and Nurse Practitioners (NPs) in the clinic. The LVN will assess vital signs, weight, height, BMI, and update the chart while documenting accordingly in the electronic medical record. The nurse will assist the individual with refills and gain signatures on medical consents. The LVN will be responsible for assisting with phone calls from individuals with concerns and providing education regarding nutrition, medication management, exercise, and diagnosis.

The nurse must be proficient in clinical skills for tasks such as administering injectable medications, performing venipuncture, urine drug screens, pregnancy tests, and other point of care testing in the clinic. The nurse will work closely with the Physicians and NPs during in clinic procedures when needed.

This position will assist in the coordination of the delivery of clinical and nursing care for primary care and behavioral health services and will perform responsible nursing work in the assigned locations.

This position is responsible for the care and treatment of individuals in accordance with accepted professional, legal and ethical nursing standards. This LVN will work in the Bastrop clinic but may cover the Giddings and LaGrange clinics to assist during time off requests. The nurse is responsible for adhering to all agency policies and procedures and reporting to work Monday through Friday, 8 AM to 5 PM.

Location: Bastrop

Salary: $22.72 – $24.47/hr

Applicable Differentials:

$1.00/hr Phlebotomy Certificate

$0.75/hr Bilingual

Why join our team?

BTCS Values our team members and believes it is important to reward and compensate our team members for their contribution to our success. BTCS offers competitive salaries, an excellent benefits package and generous leave accruals.

Medical Insurance: Through BlueCross Blue Shield, we offer comprehensive medical coverage for you and your eligible dependents with access to network and non-network health care providers. Coverage for employees and eligible dependents begins on the first day of the month following 60 days of employment.

Dental Insurance: Through Dental Select, we offer two coverage plans for dental care, to include preventative, basic and major services. Coverage for employees and eligible dependents begins on the first day of the month following 60 days of employment.

Vision Insurance: Through BlueCross BlueShield, we offer vision coverage to include discounts on everyday vision needs, such as eye exams and glasses and/ or contacts. Coverage for employees and eligible dependents begins on the first day of the month following 60 days of employment.

Prescription Plan: Through BlueCross BlueShield, we offer discounts on generic, preferred or brand-name drugs as well as non-preferred drugs at pharmacies or through a convenient home delivery program. Coverage for employees and eligible dependents begins on the first day of the month following 60 days of employment.

Flexible Spending Accounts: Optional pre-tax contributions for medical reimbursement and dependent care plans.

Retirement Plans:
401A: Through this governmental plan, we offer a 7% match to employee contributions.
457/403(b): Through these governmental plans, employees may contribute pre-tax earnings for retirement. Employees may participate on the first day of employment.

Sponsored Insurance:
Life Insurance: Through Dearborn National, we offer basic life insurance of $5,000. Optional supplemental coverage, as well as spouse and eligible dependent policies, are available to purchase.
Long Term Disability/ Accident/ Critical Illness Insurance: Through Dearborn National we offer optional insurance coverages at a competitive rate. Coverage for employees and eligible dependents begins on the first day of the month following 60 days of employment.

Family and Medical Leave: Job protection to provide care related to a child’s birth or adoption, or for yourself or a family member’s serious health condition.

Employee Assistance Program: Through Alliance Worksite Solutions, we offer a no cost, confidential employee assistance program as a resource to resolve personal, family, financial and legal problems for employees and their dependents.

Professional Development: Joining Bluebonnet Trails is about joining a culture of inclusiveness, collaboration, trust, and the invitation and expectation to have a voice. Bluebonnet offers employees the opportunity to participate in professional development that is skill based and offers continuing education courses to enhance knowledge and performance via online courses and instructor led webinars.

Additional Perks:
– Employee Referral Awards
– Licensure Supervision
– Licensure Renewal Fee Reimbursement
– Public Service Loan Forgiveness Programs
– Educational Leave
– Competitive Pay Differentials for Applicable Positions

CountyBastrop County
CredentialsMinimum Qualifications:
1.Graduated from an accredited school of nursing and hold an unencumbered license as a Licensed
Vocational Nurse (LVN) in the state of Texas with at least one-years recent working experience
2. Ability to work collaboratively and be part of a multidisciplinary integrated behavioral health and
primary care professional team.
3. Computer proficiency and working knowledge of Windows/MS office applications and TEAMS.
4. Excellent written and oral communication skills
5. Must have and hold a valid Texas Driver’s License throughout employment

Preferred Qualifications:
1. Experience working in an outpatient or inpatient psychiatric setting.
2. Experience in an outpatient Primary Care clinic or setting.
3. Experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities, substance use disorders.
4. Bilingual in Spanish
Salary Amount$47,258 - 50,898/year
Closing DateOpen until filled
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