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The 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, and coordinate care with the interdisciplinary team, patient/family, and referring agency.

Licensed Vocational Nurse / LVN Essential Functions

  • Under the direction of the RN, participate in planning and implementing specialized procedures and duties that assist in meeting the nursing care needs of the patient by agency policies
  • Assist the RN in carrying out the plan of care
  • Assist the patient in learning appropriate self-care techniques
  • Complete appropriate documentation promptly
  • Provide care utilizing infection control measures that protect both staff and patient (OSHA)
  • Provide effective communication to patient/family, team members, and other health care professionals
  • Monitor assigned cases to ensure compliance with requirements of third-party payor
  • Demonstrate commitment, professional growth, and competency
  • Promote Agency philosophy and administrative policies to ensure the quality of care

Job Classification: Clinical

Lines of Authority: Reports to the Director of Clinical Services

Licensed Vocational Nurse / LVN Job Qualifications

Education: Graduate of an accredited school of vocational nursing


  • Current Texas State license as a Licensed Vocational Nurse, current Texas Drivers License Experience
  • Two years experience as a Licensed Vocational Nurse in a clinical care setting, home health preferred


  • Nursing skills as defined as generally accepted standards of practice. Good interpersonal skills
  • Proof of Transportation
    • Reliable transportation. Valid and current auto liability insurance
  • Environmental and Working Conditions
    • Works in patients’ homes in various conditions; possible exposure to blood and bodily fluids and infectious diseases; ability to work a flexible schedule; ability to travel locally; some exposure to unpleasant weather; PRN emergency call.

Physical and Mental Effort

  • Prolonged standing and walking are required with the ability to lift 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 psychosocial needs.
  • Requires hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity, current CPR, and Hepatitis profile.