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Maxim Healthcare Services LPN - DAY - KILLEEN in Killeen, Texas

Maxim Healthcare is looking for a Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)/Licensed Practical Nurse(LPN) who assumes responsibility and accountability for the application of thenursing process and the delivery of patient/client care. The LVN/LPN is alsoresponsible for providing services, as directed by contract and/or program,while under the supervision of a contract/program Registered Nurse or clinicaldesignee. The LVN/LPN provides service in accordance with Maxim’s philosophy,standards and policies.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Utilizes the nursing process to plan, implement, and evaluatepatient/client care and/or services provided to client(s) receiving contractedservices, as required

  • On each assignment, provides skilled nursing care/servicesin accordance with prescribed orders

  • Identifies and documents changes in patient/clientphysiological and psycho-social condition

  • Notifies Director/Supervisor, and contracted customerdesignee if applicable, when:

  • Physician notification is required in order to obtainnecessary orders for intervention(s), per state regulations

  • Changes in patient/client condition have occurred

  • Adheres to Maxim policy, procedure and applicable protocols

  • Identifies and prioritizes actions based upon patient/clientcare requirements and/or contracted customer requirements

  • Ensures that documentation reflects patient/clientcollaboration including participation in plan of care creation and maintenance,physician correspondence/collaboration, expected patient/client outcomes,nursing interventions employed, and other items as required by contractedcustomer

  • Performs/provides interventions, treatments, and medicationadministration, according to identified priorities, the plan of care, facilitypolicies and patient/client care outcome standards as applicable

  • Monitors and documents effectiveness of interventions,treatments, and medications

  • Assures patient/client safety at all times

  • Monitors the safety and effectiveness of the care/services environmentand equipment used, including universal precautions

  • Executes consistent, effective interpersonal communicationsand maintains positive, professional relationships with patient/client andcontracted customer stakeholders

  • Adheres to the following professional practice standards:

  • Nurse Practice Act

  • Standards of Nursing Practice

  • Standards of Patient Care

  • Standards of Accrediting Body

  • State and Local Laws

  • Patient Bill of Rights

  • Policies and procedures of contracted customers

  • Adheres to Maxim policy, procedure and applicable protocols

  • Attends case conferences, team meetings and educationin-services, as required

  • Performs other duties as assigned/necessary

Minimum Requirements:

  • Graduate of an accredited practical nurse or vocationalnursing program preferred

  • Currently licensed as a Licensed Practical Nurse or LicensedVocational Nurse license in specific state required

  • Complies with accepted professional standards and practicerequired

  • One year prior professional nursing experience preferred

  • Willingness to participate in skills advancement training ornovice nurse program if applicable

  • Current CPR, as applicable, for direct patient care

  • PPD or chest x-ray if applicable

  • Successful completion of Maxim Orientation and Compliance Training,and all other assigned trainings as applicable required

  • Successful completion of Maxim’s Competency Program required

  • Proficiency in the English language required

  • Current Health Certificate (per facility contract or stateregulation) required

  • Must meet all federal, state, local, and contractrequirements


At Maxim Healthcare Services, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:

  • Competitive pay & weekly paychecks

  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance

  • 401(k) savings plan

  • Awards and recognition programs

    About Maxim Healthcare Services

Maxim Healthcare Services has been making a difference in the lives of our patients, caregivers, employees and communities for more than 30 years. We offer private duty nursing, skilled nursing, physical rehabilitation, companion care, respite care and behavioral care for individuals with chronic and acute illnesses and disabilities. Our commitment to quality customer service, compassionate patient care, and filling critical healthcare needs makes us a trusted partner wherever care is needed.

Maxim Healthcare Services is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.