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Aveanna Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)- New Graduate in Amarillo, Texas

Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)- New Graduate

Requisition #: 73439

Location: Amarillo, TX 79106

Category: LPN/LVN

Position Overview

The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN/LVN) is responsible for providing and documenting skilled nursing care, under the supervision of a Registered Nurse, in accordance with the developed care plan and physicians orders for each individual patient while adhering to confidentiality standards and professional boundaries at all times.

Essential Job Functions

• Responsible for the delivery and coordination of quality patient care in compliance with physician orders.

• Continuously observes and assesses patient condition and care needs and reports changes in condition to the supervisor and/or physician as appropriate.

• Documents all activities, assessments, nursing actions, responses and coordination of care in a timely manner whenever care is delivered.

• Participate, implement and update the nursing care plan.

• Takes appropriate nursing action based on assessment and achieves expected outcomes.

• Recognizes changes in patient needs and responses requiring intervention and implements care to prevent risk or reduce risk.

• Accepts responsibility for personal and professional accountability by complying with Aveanna policies, state and federal regulations, accrediting bodies and the Nurse Practice Act.

• Provide care utilizing infection control measures that protect both the staff and the patient according to OSHA standards.

• Educates the patient and family regarding the disease process, self-care techniques, and prevention strategies, and in meeting the patient's nursing needs.

• Maintain knowledge of competencies related to the nursing profession by participating in educational programs, continued education units, internal learning management skills and skill evaluations.


• Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.

• Current, unrestricted state license as a Licensed Nurse in the state of practice

• Current CPR certification

• Demonstrated proficiency in clinical assessments, documentation and compliance with nursing care and policies and procedures

Additional state specific requirements:

• South Carolina - One (1) year of pediatrics experience

• California - One (1) year of experience required working under current nursing license

• Louisiana - One (1) year of experience required working as a licensed nurse

• Continuing Education as required by state


• Six (6) months of recent experience as a Licensed Nurse in a clinical care setting

• Home health experience

Other Skills/Abilities

• Attention to detail

• Time Management

• Effective problem-solving and conflict resolution

• Good organization and communication skills

Physical Requirements

• Must be able to speak, write, read and understand English

• Must be able to travel

• Must be able to lift 50 pounds

• Must be able to sufficiently reposition patients and move equipment without assistance

• Prolonged walking, standing, bending, kneeling, reaching, twisting

• Must be able to sit and climb stairs

• Must have visual and hearing acuity

• Must have strong sense of smell and touch

• Must be able to sufficiently reposition patients and move equipment without assistance

• Must be able to appropriately respond physically and mentally to emergency situations in the home or during transport


• Must be able to function in a wide variety of environments which may involve exposure to allergens and other various conditions

• Possible exposure to blood, bodily fluids and infectious diseases

Other Duties

• Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.