The Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) will work within the Therapeutic Respite Program for Youth which provides therapeutic respite services in a 10-bed unit to children and youth between the ages of 5 and 17 years old. This LVN will be supervised and directed by the Director of Residential Nursing, the Nurse Manager and Program Director. The LVN will work collaboratively with the multidisciplinary team to support children who are at risk of crisis but do not meet the criteria for hospitalization. Nursing will be provided around the clock and with the assistance of support staff who work alongside the team.
This Nursing position performs responsible nursing work in the assigned location. This position is responsible for the care and treatment of individuals in accordance with accepted professional, legal and ethical nursing standards.
Primary responsibilities include medication monitoring and administration, individual assessments, laboratory collections and interpretation of lab results, individual and family education regarding medications, health and nutrition, mental illness, and substance use all under the guidance of a Registered Nurse.
This position may also be responsible for giving injections, administering urine drug screens, and pregnancy tests as ordered.
The LVN is responsible for adhering to all agency policies and procedures. This Nurse must possess an ability to work within a multi-disciplinary team and have excellent communication skills.
Salary: $22.75/hr plus applicable differentials
*Range of salary subject to applicable differentials listed below*
$1.00/hr 2 years at BTCS
$1.00/hr 4 years at BTCS
$1.00/hr 6 years at BTCS
Shift differentials as follows:
Evening shift differential of 2.00 per hour from 5 pm-7 pm
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.
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.
|Credentials||Minimum Qualifications: |
1.Graduated from an accredited school of nursing and licensed as a Licensed Vocational Nurse in the state of Texas with at least 1-year recent nursing experience.
2. Ability to work collaboratively and be part of a multidisciplinary professional team.
3. Computer literate with working knowledge of Windows/MS office applications.
4. Excellent written and oral communication skills
5. Must have a valid Texas driver’s license and maintain approved driving status throughout employment.
1. Experience working with children in psychiatric settings, with individuals with developmental disabilities,
substance use disorders and or primary care
2. Bilingual in Spanish
|Salary Amount||$47,320 /year|
|Closing Date||Open until filled|