Assisted Living Nurse - Long-Term Care Nurse - (LTC RN)

  1. Mexia,TX
  2. Sep 09, 2017
  3. Healthcare : Registered Nurse (RN)
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13109329 Job Description & Requirements
Assisted Living Nurse - Long-Term Care Nurse - (LTC RN)
StartDate: ASAP Available Shifts: 10 E, 10 N Pay Rate: $29.00 - 31.00

Performs routine nursing work. Work involves providing for the assessment, care and treatment of patients. May train others. Works under moderate supervision, with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Works under the supervision of the Nurse Manager IV. The Unit RN II may assign nursing responsibilities to the Unit LVN in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act. The responsibility of the Unit RN is to provide for and supervise the professional nursing care of the individuals who reside in a state school setting. The Unit RN is available to unit personnel to make nursing decisions on a 24-hour basis. She/he is a member of the professional team and shares responsibility with other team members for the development of the individual's program. Work involves communication skills, i.e. relaying information to other team members, physicians, nurses; data entry, documentation, completing reports, maintaining personnel records, supervisory duties, and following all facility rules/policies. Provide treatment to HHS employees injured in course and scope of employment.

Long-term care nurses / assisted living nurses provide medical, personal, and psychosocial care on a continual or recurring basis to patients with chronic mental or physical disorders. Requiring direct medical surgical experience (preparing IVs, ventilators and feeding tubes), LTC nurses typically administer in hospitals, extended-care facilities, nursing homes, sub-acute care units, retirement communities, and home-health agencies.

Required Qualifications
Licensed to practice as a registered nurse in the State of Texas (or a state that recognizes reciprocity through the Nurse Licensure Compact)
Sixth month commitment at least.
Two or more years nursing experience preferred (if newly licensed RN, LVN experience may be considered to meet qualification)
This position is for a campus RN


Preferred Qualifications
Nursing experience in ER and Med/Surg preferred

About the Facility
This 390-bed facility opened its doors in 1946 and serves a 12-county area.

Facility Location
A community of about 6,500 residents located east of Waco and south of the Dallas-Fort Worth metro area in eastern Texas, Mexia boasts small-town charm and plenty of outdoor recreational opportunities. Residents and visitors alike can enjoy the renowned Mexia Public Schools Museum, as well as the community's yearly Juneteenth celebration, which commemorates Texas' abolition of slavery in 1865.

Job Benefits
Onward Healthcare's travel nursing assignments typically last 13 weeks, and include:


  • Competitive pay rates and comprehensive benefits
  • Medical plans with dental and vision
  • Complimentary, high-quality private housing
  • 401(k) and flex spending options
  • Life insurance
  • Accident and short-term disability coverage
  • Free continuing education (CE) courses
  • Travel allowances
  • Guaranteed pay program
  • Tuition discount program
  • Referral bonuses


About the Company
Onward Healthcare, an AMN Healthcare company, is a travel nursing company dedicated to moving our nurses careers "onward and upward." Our team of expert recruiters connect clinicians with exclusive travel nursing opportunities at the nation's top hospitals and healthcare facilities. Onward's nursing assignments are part of a larger, comprehensive RN career development and consultation service. Onward/AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.

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