Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)
Texas Health Resources
Fort Worth, Texas

Job Description

Join a team where Helping Hands and Caring Hearts makes a difference! Texas Health Resources, One of FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to work for is dedicated to finding people to help us fulfill our commitment to make health care human again. We staff our exemplary hospital with health care professionals who approach every patient, every colleague, every physician and every family member with compassion. Come join us on our Journey as we rise to the next level.Under the supervision of a Registered Nurse or Physician, this position functions as a vital member of the healthcare team who contributes to the success of the practice by demonstrating customer/patient focus, effective communication, professionalism, and teamwork. Utilizes the nursing process to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate comprehensive care provided to selected patient populations and their families.

Essential Functions:
Performs basic nursing care for patients by following established standards and procedures. May perform specific nursing care as it relates to specialty of the practice. May perform diagnostic testing such as nuclear camera, echo sonograms, and stress tests.
Collects patient data such as vital signs, notes how the patient looks and acts or responds to stimuli and reports this information accordingly.
-Prepares and administers injections, performs routine tests, treats wounds and changes bandages.
-Prepares patient records and files using established medical record forms/automated systems and documentation
Administers certain prescribed medications and monitors and documents treatment progress and patient response.
Participates in the implementation and evaluation of patient care based on practice guidelines, standards of care, and federal/state laws and regulations.
Monitors and documents treatment progress and patient response.
Conveys information to patients and families about health status, health maintenance, and management of acute and chronic conditions.
Participates in teams to improve patient care processes and outcomes.
Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Education:
Accredited school of practical nursing program required.

Minimum Experience:
One year experience in a clinic or acute hospital nursing setting or specialty clinic required, two years of LVN/Cardiology experience preferred.

LVN - Licensed Vocational Nurse Upon Hire
ACLS - Advanced Cardiac Life Support Upon Hire
BLS - Basic Life Support Upon Hire
Other Additional specialty certifications if applicable Upon Hire

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Preferred Years Of Experience:

1 Year(s)

Education Required:

High School

Employment/Position Type:

Full Time
Date Posted : 01/09/2018