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Central Texas Rehabilitation Hospital is proud to be recognized by Newsweek as one of America’s Best Rehabilitation Hospitals in 2023. A career at Central Texas Rehabilitation Hospital, an inpatient acute rehabilitation hospital operated jointly with Lifepoint Health and Ascension Seton, is more than a job. It’s a chance to be a vital member of an interdisciplinary team caring for people in the state’s capital who need continued care to recover completely.

You have specialized skills and our patients in Austin need them! If you are an enthusiastic individual seeking an environment dedicated to superior patient care and an organization with a strong mission to serve our community, we invite you to apply!

Licensed Vocational Nurse (Per Diem)

Austin, Texas

Req ID 481691 Post Date Sep. 06, 2023 CategoryRegistered Nurse FacilityCentral Texas Rehabilitation Hospital



Provides patient care services that meet the psychosocial, physical and general aspects of care; meets the communication needs of patient and family; provides care that reflects initiative and responsibility indicative of professional expectations, under the supervision of a registered nurse. 


Demonstrates knowledge of medications and their correct administration based on the age and clinical condition of the patient

Reduces the potential for medication errors by following correct medication procedures.

Performs patient care considering needs specific to the standard of care for patient’s age; includes geriatric and general inpatient rehabilitation patients.

Under the supervision of the R.N., assists with the assessment on all patients and reassessments as per policy.Identifies and initiates appropriate rehabilitation nursing interventions.

Under the supervision of the R.N., performs timely and accurate QI assessments.

Carry out the plan of care as indicated by the patient’s needs and response to treatment; evaluates overall plan daily for effectiveness; updates interdisciplinary care plan accordingly based on changes in patient’s condition and individual needs.

Interacts professionally with patient/family and involves patient/family in the formation of the plan of care

Demonstrates ability to adequately assess and reassess pain.Utilizes appropriate pain management techniques.Educates the patient and family regarding pain management.

Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/ health care errors.

Formulates a teaching plan based upon the patient’s individual andidentified learning needs and evaluates effectiveness of learning, family is included in teaching as appropriate.

Demonstrates ability to perform treatments and provide services according to level of licensure.



Graduate of accredited licensed practical/ vocational nurse program.

Current state licensure as Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse.

CPR/BCLS certification. ACLS preferred.

IV Certified required or obtained within 6 months highly preferred

Minimum six months’ Medical/Surgical experience in an acute care setting preferred.

Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.


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