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Company: Hoolaulima Government Solutions, LLC, (HGS)
Location: Las Cruces
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

Ho'olaulima Government Solutions LLC (HGS) is a Small Business Administration-certified, Native Hawaiian Organization-Owned, 8(a) Small Business that provides services and solutions in the areas of Environmental Services, Information Technology Services, Healthcare Services and Professional and Technical Services to the Department of Defense and other Federal agencies.HGS is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Kina'ole Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit established to benefit Native Hawaiian communities.Description: Provides professional nursing care within an assigned unit; coordinates care planning with other disciplines.Duties and Responsibilities:Consults and coordinates with registered nurses to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care plansPrepares and administers (orally, subcutaneously, through an IV) and records prescribed medicationsReports adverse reactions to medications or treatments in accordance with policiesEducates patients on surgical proceduresRecords patients' medical information and vital signsMonitors and adjusts specialized equipment used on patients, and interprets and records electronic displaysInitiates corrective action whenever the patient displays adverse symptomatologyProvides bedside care for a wide variety of medical patients, including pre- and post-surgery patientsInitiates patient education plan, as prescribed by physician. Teaches patients and significant others how to manage their illness/injury, by explaining: post-treatment home care needsChanges dressingsPrepares equipment and aids physician during examination and treatment of patientResponds to life-saving situations based upon nursing standards and protocolParticipates in discharge planningUtilizes time management skillsRecords all care information concisely, accurately and completely, in a timely manner, in the appropriate format and on the appropriate formsPerform other position-related duties as assignedQualifications:Current unrestricted license to practice as a Licensed Vocational Nurse.Diploma or certificate of training from a school or program of instruction recognized by the American Nurses Association.Minimum of one-year of experience within the last year working as a full time LVNMust have current Basic Life Support (BLS) Certificate endorsed through American Heart Association or the American Red Cross.Other Qualifications:Shall be a United States CitizenShall not have been convicted of a felonyShall be able to read, write, and speak EnglishShall be able to operate a personal computer utilizing Microsoft applications, such as Explorer, Outlook, Word, Excel, etc. so as to efficiently create and/or utilize an Electronic Medical RecordsExperience:A minimum of one year of full-time experience providing services as an independently licensed vocational nurse.Physical Requirements:Must be able to stand or sit for more than 8 hours per dayMust be willing to work over time if necessaryMust be able to use an elevator or walk up and down stairsMust be able to lift up to 40 pounds and carry up to 10 feetMust be able to routinely grasp or handle objects, use finger dexterity, bend elbows/knees and reach above and below shouldersMust be able to read and interpret handwritten and typewritten printMust be able to communicate by voice and detect sound by earMust be able to perform duties in an indoor or outdoor environmentMust be able to pass a criminal background investigationMust undergo urine drug testingHGS is requiring all employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Job applicants will be required to confirm vaccination status including intention to request a religious or medical accommodation.HGS is an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.Job Posted by ApplicantPro

Keywords: Hoolaulima Government Solutions, LLC, (HGS), Las Cruces , LPN, Healthcare , Las Cruces, New Mexico

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