Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)

Job Number: 20-374-10615

Why join us: Integral Care helps people build health and well-being so everyone has the foundation to reach their full potential.  By joining our team, you'll find rewarding work every day alongside people who have as much compassion as you. Join us and together we can help improve the quality of life for the people we serve. Imagine your career at Integral Care!

Employee Benefits:

  • Health/Dental/Vision insurance

  • Life and Disability Insurance

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

  • Generous vacation/sick leave

  • 403(b) and 401(a) retirement account

  • And much more!

Job Summary: This position is assigned to the Hospital and Jail Alternative Program of Austin Travis County Integral Care as the primary work site. The purpose of the position is to work as a member of a multi-disciplinary treatment team providing focused routine health services to clients, providing assistance to the psychiatrist with reviews of medication and medical histories, implementing appropriate aspects of client care within the LVN's scope of practice, implementing the treatment plan for clients with common health problems and well defined learning needs, and interfacing with the medical community regarding medical issues pertaining to clients. Will assume accountability and responsibility for the quality of nursing care provided to clients. At this level, work is performed under physician supervision and RN supervision with minimal latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

  • Knowledge of vocational nursing techniques and procedures.
  • Knowledge of community services and resources applicable to the target population.
  • Knowledge of substance abuse treatment options suitable for target population.
  • Skill in focused health assessment.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with diverse cultures and socio-economic populations on various sensitive matters, developing health-centered service relationships with clients.
  • General math and computer skills necessary to complete documentation utilizing appropriate automated system(s).

Education:

Required:

  • Graduation from an accredited LVN program 

License: 

Required:

  • Current LVN (Licensed Vocational Nurse) license 
  • Current and valid Texas driver's license and a clean driving record. 

Experience: 

Required: 

  • A minimum of one-year experience providing care for individuals with severe and persistent mental illness. 

Preferred:

  • Bilingual in Spanish

Hours: Full-Time, 36 hours; three overnight days each weekend; Friday-Sunday, 6:00pm-6:00am.

Salary:  $21.64 - $24.64 an hour depending on years of licensed experience. 

Integral Care strives to maintain a diverse workforce. We encourage all to apply, including those who have knowledge and/or experience working with underserved populations, including Asian and Pacific Islander, Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino, and LGBTQA communities.

For specific positions, additional compensation may be available to those who are bilingual in both English and one of the following languages:  Spanish, Chinese, Vietnamese, Korean, or Burmese. (PM16)

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