SOSi

Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)

Job Locations US-TX-Odessa
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 1 month ago(9/18/2021 6:10 PM)
ID
2021-5161
Location : Location
US-TX-Odessa
Clearance Requirement
Secret
Job Requires Relocation
No

Overview

**This position is contingent upon contract award**

 

SOSi is seeking a Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) to join our team supporting emergency shelter operations in Southwest Texas. Operations will provide temporary residential shelter care and other related services to migrant families, including housing, childcare, medical and mental health services, case management, legal services, recreation, religious services, and food services. The ideal candidate will have prior experience supporting similar Shelter Operations.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for providing a supportive role to medical professionals to administer patient care.
  • Takes a patient’s vital signs, including heart rate or blood pressure, assisting Physicians and Nurses throughout examinations by recording a patient’s health information and administering vaccinations or taking blood samples as instructed by Physicians or Nurses.
  • Record and update patient histories.
  • Discuss health care issues and concerns.
  • Help with therapies.
  • Drawing blood for testing.
  • Acting as a point of contact for a patient.

Qualifications

  • Licensed Vocational Nurse certification; Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • Ability to obtain/maintain U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement suitability determination for holding a Public Trust position.
  • Ability to obtain/maintain pre-employment medical clearance.
  • Ability to act responsibly, professionally, and use good judgment under pressure required.
  • Ability to multitask in fast-paced, deadline driven environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal and staff management skills.
  • Strong communication skills in both verbal and written.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (MS word, Excel, PowerPoint).

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bi-lingual fluency in Spanish and English is preferred.
  • Prior Shelter experience working with Migrant families and/or children.

Working Conditions

  • Ability to work non-traditional hours including consecutive nights and weekends when necessary; shift work required.
  • Ability to work efficiently under deadlines and pressure.
  • Ability to keep up in a fast-paced environment.

SOSi is an equal employment opportunity employer and affirmative action employer. All interested individuals will receive consideration and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or protected veteran status. SOSi takes affirmative action in support of its policy to advance diversity and inclusion of individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.


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