Hendrick Medical Center LVN, Emergency Department - Night Shift New
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Position Summary: Under the direction of a Registered Nurse, Licensed Vocational Nurses participate in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of nursing care. Licensed Vocational Nurses collaborate with other professional disciplines to ensure effective patient care delivery and achievement of desired patient outcomes. Licensed Vocational Nurses effectively interact with patient and significant others, while maintaining the standard of professional nursing. Licensed Vocational Nurses provide direct and individualized nursing care to patients with a predictable outcome based on the application of scientific nursing principles. Due to the broad range of medical conditions they encounter, they must be well-versed in a large variety of health conditions. Licensed Vocational Nurses have a professional obligation to participate in committee activities, surveys, and improvement initiatives. In addition, Licensed Vocational Nurses must uphold the standards of the Texas Nurse Practice Act, and must practice within their defined scope of practice. Emergency Department (ED) Licensed Vocational Nurses provide care for patients of all ages who suffer from a variety of illnesses and/or injuries who have been triaged by a Registered Nurse and determined to be in stable condition with a predictable outcome. Licensed Vocational Nurses may function as a secondary nurse or recorder in the care of higher acuity patients under the direction of a Registered Nurse.
Minimum Education: Graduate of Approved LVN Program
Required Licenses/Certifications: CPR-BCLS certification. Licensed Vocational Nurse
Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities: Ability to input data on computer. Ability to maintain professional appearance and decorum at all times. Ability to handle confidential information
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