Lvn Continous Care Nurse Dallas County


Job Summary: Primary function is to administer skilled nursing care, under the supervision of a registered nurse, for clients of all ages in their place of residence, coordinate care with the interdisciplinary team, patient/family and referring agency.

Job Classification: Clinical Lines of Authority: Reports to Director of Nursing

Job Qualifications: Education: Graduate of an accredited school of vocational nursing

Licensure: Current State license as a Licensed Vocational Nurse, current State Driver’s License Experience: Two years’ experience as a Licensed Vocational Nurse in a clinical care setting, hospice or home health preferred

Skills: Nursing skills as defined as generally accepted standards of practice. Good interpersonal skills. Proof of Hepatitis acceptance or declination. Proof of Tb testing.

Transportation: Reliable transportation. Valid and current auto liability insurance

Environmental and Working Conditions: Works in patient’s home or facility in various conditions; possible exposure to blood and bodily fluids and infectious diseases; ability to work flexible schedule; ability to travel locally; some exposure to unpleasant weather; PRN emergency call.

Physical and Mental Effort: Prolonged standing and walking required, with ability to lift up to 50 lbs and move patients. Requires working under some stressful conditions to meet deadlines and patient needs, and to make quick decisions and resource acquisition; meet patient/family individualized psycho social needs. Requires hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity.

Essential Functions:

  • Under the direction of the RN, supplements the nursing care needs of the patient as provided by the RN and as specified in the POC.
  • Assist the RN in carrying out the plan of care. Assist the patient in learning appropriate self-care techniques.
  • Complete appropriate clinical and progress notes, documenting outcomes of interventions Provide services in accordance with organizational policies and procedures and regulations that define scope of practice Assist the RN and/or physician in performing specialized duties related to end-of-life care.
  • Prepare equipment and materials for treatment adhering to aseptic technique as required.
  • Communicate with IDT appropriately on changes to patient condition and pertinent patient findings.

Criminal History: Must pass background check.

Job Type: Temporary

Pay: $28.00 per hour