Lubbock Heart & Surgical Hospital

       

Lubbock Heart & Surgical Hospital has been improving the healthcare experience in the South Plains since 2003. We invest in our people because they are our biggest asset. A happier, more experienced staff means your provider can focus more on you. We deliver a better patient experience by equipping our teams for success.

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NorthStar:
NorthStar Surgical Center offers a world class surgical experience in a convenient location. At NorthStar Surgical Center you will find some of the finest, most respected board-certified physicians and staff in the region. NorthStar Surgical Center has some of the most modern facilities in the region with no parking hassles, and you don't have to worry about a complicated maze of hospital buildings.

Cardiologists of Lubbock:
When it comes to heart health, highly-trained cardiologists are necessary not only for the diagnosis but also the cutting-edge knowledge and treatment of all heart-related issues. At Cardiologists of Lubbock, our team consists only of heart specialists. From screening to diagnostics; and from heart-health education to maintenance and cardiac-Cath procedures – Cardiologists of Lubbock is the experienced team you deserve.

Texas Physicians Group:
For that initial consultation – Texas Physicians Group has the experience you’re looking for. Made up of internal medicine and family practice physicians; we’re focused on listening to your needs and working to coordinate the solutions unique to your situation. At Texas Physicians Group, our goal is diagnosing and maintaining your health. And, if necessary, transitioning you to the right specialist to ensure the best possible healing experience.

Lubbock Heart & Surgical Hospital Lubbock, TX, USA
GENERAL SUMMARY Ensures proper performance and maintenance of the Cath Lab, assesses patient needs, provides a safe surgical environment while circulating, promotes good patient care, and performs other related OR duties. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Assists the physician in managing diagnostic and interventional procedures and providing continuity of care. Observes and documents physiologic monitoring data and initiate appropriate action. Addresses the psychosocial needs of the patient and family. Accurately and efficiently documents patient data and charges on the patient record. Safely and appropriately administers medication and IV solutions while demonstrating accountability for tracking narcotics. Checks patient chart for pertinent data and performs patient assessment. Adheres to protocol designed to reduce radiation exposure. Maintains the availability of inventory and medications based on anticipated needs; checks expiration dates and package integrity. Identifies and utilizes the opportunity for professional growth and employee development. Assures and assists with safe patient transport to other departments as needed. Assists in the assessment of the department's efficiency by participating in quality improvement process. Additional Duties as assigned: Review charts for accurate charges and procedures. Perform data entry for statistical analysis and file in the appropriate binder. Patient implant device data entry. Perform weekly narcotic audit per protocol. On call duties as follows: Notify on Call staff. Adhere to protocol for appropriate response time, patient transport and procedure set up in a timely manner. Notify physician. MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED Demonstrates effective communication skills. Possess knowledge of the theories, techniques and practices of professional nursing and coronary care nursing. Know the definitions of fundamental computer terms related to applications software and desktop PC's Know how to open, read, and respond to email Know how to manage electronic files Know how to print electronic documents and reports MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED Graduate of accredited school of nursing. Current BCLS and ACLS Certification required. 2 years Critical Care experience. LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATION Current licensure as a nurse in the state of Texas. ENVIRONMENTAL AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Work in a temperature controlled environment. Potential for contact with chemicals, blood borne pathogens, and exposure to infectious disease. Able to lift 50 pounds using proper lifting techniques several times during shift.
Sep 12, 2019
Lubbock Heart & Surgical Hospital Lubbock, TX, USA
GENERAL SUMMARY The Registered Nurse is responsible for the provision nursing care to patients; including assessment, direct physical care, evaluation, teaching, and counseling. Ensures delegated care is consistent with patient/family needs. Functions as a member of the interdisciplinary team. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Assesses the physical, biophysical and health education needs of adolescent, adult, and geriatric acute care patients. Gathers pertinent patient care data using all available resources. Establishes a nursing plan of care, including pertinent measurable short and long-term goals for adolescents, adult and geriatric acute care patients. Prepares a plan for discharge and follow-up appropriate to both patient and family needs. Participates with the responsible supervisor to develop monthly staffing plan. Implements interventions appropriate to the age-specific needs of adolescent, adult and geriatric acute care patients. Safely and accurately administer medications commonly used in acute care nursing units. Provides patient and family education for adolescent, adult and geriatric patients and their family/caregivers. Provides appropriate and safe interventions in emergency situations commonly experienced by acute care patients. Performs basic patient care procedures for adolescents, adult and geriatric acute care patients, as required by the specific nursing unit. Communicates with members of the health care team and other appropriate parties as necessary in the delivery of care. Documents nursing care to maintain an accurate and legal medical record. Operates specialized equipment included in the acute care unit equipment checklist. Assists in maintaining a safe environment for patients. Manages the care of patients undergoing procedures requiring analgesia, sedation and anesthesia. May participate on department and hospital committees; and provide in-service training to hospital staff. Attends meetings as required Utilizes special knowledge of age-specific differences in acute care patients to recognize changes in patient status. Actively participates on appropriate committees and QA/PI activities. Follows OSHA and other standards for protection against blood borne pathogens. Serves as relief Charge Nurse as needed or instructed by Nursing Director. MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED Know the definitions of fundamental computer terms related to applications software and desktop PC's Know how to open, read, and respond to email Know how to manage electronic files Know how to print electronic documents and reports MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED Board Eligible Graduate nurse or Associate’s degree from an accredited two-year college or university, or diploma in nursing. BSN desired. At least two years of cardiac care experience. LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATION Current License as a Registered Nurse in the State of Texas. Current BCLS and ACLS required. ENVIRONMENTAL AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Works in temperature controlled environment. Must to able to read, write and speak English fluently, have cognitive skills for math, reading, filing and sterile technique skills. Vision for near, mid-range, far and accommodation. Hearing for low, medium, and high pitch. Communication skills to deal well with employees, patients, families and physicians. Job requires physical ability for standing, sitting, crouching, kneeling, frequent walking, reaching above head and below waist. Risks include exposure to blood and body fluids (high), contact with laser and chemicals, lifting of 30-50 pounds, and exposure to infectious disease.
Sep 12, 2019
Full time
Lubbock Heart & Surgical Hospital Lubbock, TX, USA
Position Qualifies for LHSH Employee Referral Program GENERAL SUMMARY The Registered Nurse is responsible for the provision nursing care to patients; including assessment, direct physical care, evaluation, teaching, and counseling. Ensures delegated care is consistent with patient/family needs. Functions as a member of the interdisciplinary team. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Assesses the physical, biophysical and health education needs of adolescent, adult, and geriatric acute care patients. Gathers pertinent patient care data using all available resources. Establishes a nursing plan of care, including pertinent measurable short and long-term goals for adolescents, adult and geriatric acute care patients. Prepares a plan for discharge and follow-up appropriate to both patient and family needs. Participates with the responsible supervisor to develop monthly staffing plan. Implements interventions appropriate to the age-specific needs of adolescent, adult and geriatric acute care patients. Safely and accurately administer medications commonly used in acute care nursing units. Provides patient and family education for adolescent, adult and geriatric patients and their family/caregivers. Provides appropriate and safe interventions in emergency situations commonly experienced by acute care patients. Performs basic patient care procedures for adolescents, adult and geriatric acute care patients, as required by the specific nursing unit. Communicates with members of the health care team and other appropriate parties as necessary in the delivery of care. Documents nursing care to maintain an accurate and legal medical record. Operates specialized equipment included in the acute care unit equipment checklist. Assists in maintaining a safe environment for patients. Manages the care of patients undergoing procedures requiring analgesia, sedation and anesthesia. May participate on department and hospital committees; and provide in-service training to hospital staff. Attends meetings as required Utilizes special knowledge of age-specific differences in acute care patients to recognize changes in patient status. Actively participates on appropriate committees and QA/PI activities. Follows OSHA and other standards for protection against blood borne pathogens. Serves as relief Charge Nurse as needed or instructed by Nursing Director. MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED Know the definitions of fundamental computer terms related to applications software and desktop PC's Know how to open, read, and respond to email Know how to manage electronic files Know how to print electronic documents and reports MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED Board Eligible Graduate nurse or Associate’s degree from an accredited two-year college or university, or diploma in nursing. BSN desired. At least two years of cardiac care experience. LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATION Current License as a Registered Nurse in the State of Texas. Current BCLS and ACLS required. ENVIRONMENTAL AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Works in temperature controlled environment. Must to able to read, write and speak English fluently, have cognitive skills for math, reading, filing and sterile technique skills. Vision for near, mid-range, far and accommodation. Hearing for low, medium, and high pitch. Communication skills to deal well with employees, patients, families and physicians. Job requires physical ability for standing, sitting, crouching, kneeling, frequent walking, reaching above head and below waist. Risks include exposure to blood and body fluids (high), contact with laser and chemicals, lifting of 30-50 pounds, and exposure to infectious disease. Position Qualifies for LHSH Employee Referral Program
Sep 12, 2019
Lubbock Heart & Surgical Hospital Lubbock, TX, USA
GENERAL SUMMARY The Registered Nurse is responsible for the provision nursing care to patients; including assessment, direct physical care, evaluation, teaching, and counseling. Ensures delegated care is consistent with patient/family needs. Functions as a member of the interdisciplinary team. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Assesses the physical, biophysical and health education needs of adolescent, adult, and geriatric acute care patients. Gathers pertinent patient care data using all available resources. Establishes a nursing plan of care, including pertinent measurable short and long-term goals for adolescents, adult and geriatric acute care patients. Prepares a plan for discharge and follow-up appropriate to both patient and family needs. Participates with the responsible supervisor to develop monthly staffing plan. Implements interventions appropriate to the age-specific needs of adolescent, adult and geriatric acute care patients. Safely and accurately administer medications commonly used in acute care nursing units. Provides patient and family education for adolescent, adult and geriatric patients and their family/caregivers. Provides appropriate and safe interventions in emergency situations commonly experienced by acute care patients. Performs basic patient care procedures for adolescents, adult and geriatric acute care patients, as required by the specific nursing unit. Communicates with members of the health care team and other appropriate parties as necessary in the delivery of care. Documents nursing care to maintain an accurate and legal medical record. Operates specialized equipment included in the acute care unit equipment checklist. Assists in maintaining a safe environment for patients. Manages the care of patients undergoing procedures requiring analgesia, sedation and anesthesia. May participate on department and hospital committees; and provide in-service training to hospital staff. Attends meetings as required Utilizes special knowledge of age-specific differences in acute care patients to recognize changes in patient status. Actively participates on appropriate committees and QA/PI activities. Follows OSHA and other standards for protection against blood borne pathogens. Serves as relief Charge Nurse as needed or instructed by Nursing Director. MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED Know the definitions of fundamental computer terms related to applications software and desktop PC's Know how to open, read, and respond to email Know how to manage electronic files Know how to print electronic documents and reports MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED Board Eligible Graduate nurse or Associate’s degree from an accredited two-year college or university, or diploma in nursing. BSN desired. At least two years of cardiac care experience. LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATION Current License as a Registered Nurse in the State of Texas. Current BCLS and ACLS required. ENVIRONMENTAL AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Works in temperature controlled environment. Must to able to read, write and speak English fluently, have cognitive skills for math, reading, filing and sterile technique skills. Vision for near, mid-range, far and accommodation. Hearing for low, medium, and high pitch. Communication skills to deal well with employees, patients, families and physicians. Job requires physical ability for standing, sitting, crouching, kneeling, frequent walking, reaching above head and below waist. Risks include exposure to blood and body fluids (high), contact with laser and chemicals, lifting of 30-50 pounds, and exposure to infectious disease.
Sep 12, 2019
Full time
Lubbock Heart & Surgical Hospital Lubbock, TX, USA
Position Qualifies for LHSH Employee Referral Program GENERAL SUMMARY The Registered Nurse is responsible for the provision nursing care to patients; including assessment, direct physical care, evaluation, teaching, and counseling. Ensures delegated care is consistent with patient/family needs. Functions as a member of the interdisciplinary team. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Assesses the physical, biophysical and health education needs of adolescent, adult, and geriatric acute care patients. Gathers pertinent patient care data using all available resources. Establishes a nursing plan of care, including pertinent measurable short and long-term goals for adolescents, adult and geriatric acute care patients. Prepares a plan for discharge and follow-up appropriate to both patient and family needs. Participates with the responsible supervisor to develop monthly staffing plan. Implements interventions appropriate to the age-specific needs of adolescent, adult and geriatric acute care patients. Safely and accurately administer medications commonly used in acute care nursing units. Provides patient and family education for adolescent, adult and geriatric patients and their family/caregivers. Provides appropriate and safe interventions in emergency situations commonly experienced by acute care patients. Performs basic patient care procedures for adolescents, adult and geriatric acute care patients, as required by the specific nursing unit. Communicates with members of the health care team and other appropriate parties as necessary in the delivery of care. Documents nursing care to maintain an accurate and legal medical record. Operates specialized equipment included in the acute care unit equipment checklist. Assists in maintaining a safe environment for patients. Manages the care of patients undergoing procedures requiring analgesia, sedation and anesthesia. May participate on department and hospital committees; and provide in-service training to hospital staff. Attends meetings as required Utilizes special knowledge of age-specific differences in acute care patients to recognize changes in patient status. Actively participates on appropriate committees and QA/PI activities. Follows OSHA and other standards for protection against blood borne pathogens. Serves as relief Charge Nurse as needed or instructed by Nursing Director. MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED Know the definitions of fundamental computer terms related to applications software and desktop PC's Know how to open, read, and respond to email Know how to manage electronic files Know how to print electronic documents and reports MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED Board Eligible Graduate nurse or Associate’s degree from an accredited two-year college or university, or diploma in nursing. BSN desired. At least two years of cardiac care experience. LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATION Current License as a Registered Nurse in the State of Texas. Current BCLS and ACLS required. ENVIRONMENTAL AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Works in temperature controlled environment. Must to able to read, write and speak English fluently, have cognitive skills for math, reading, filing and sterile technique skills. Vision for near, mid-range, far and accommodation. Hearing for low, medium, and high pitch. Communication skills to deal well with employees, patients, families and physicians. Job requires physical ability for standing, sitting, crouching, kneeling, frequent walking, reaching above head and below waist. Risks include exposure to blood and body fluids (high), contact with laser and chemicals, lifting of 30-50 pounds, and exposure to infectious disease. Position Qualifies for LHSH Employee Referral Program
Sep 12, 2019
Full time
Lubbock Heart & Surgical Hospital Lubbock, TX, USA
Position Qualifies for LHSH Employee Referral Program GENERAL SUMMARY The Registered Nurse is responsible for the provision nursing care to patients; including assessment, direct physical care, evaluation, teaching, and counseling. Ensures delegated care is consistent with patient/family needs. Functions as a member of the interdisciplinary team. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Assesses the physical, biophysical and health education needs of adolescent, adult, and geriatric acute care patients. Gathers pertinent patient care data using all available resources. Establishes a nursing plan of care, including pertinent measurable short and long-term goals for adolescents, adult and geriatric acute care patients. Prepares a plan for discharge and follow-up appropriate to both patient and family needs. Participates with the responsible supervisor to develop monthly staffing plan. Implements interventions appropriate to the age-specific needs of adolescent, adult and geriatric acute care patients. Safely and accurately administer medications commonly used in acute care nursing units. Provides patient and family education for adolescent, adult and geriatric patients and their family/caregivers. Provides appropriate and safe interventions in emergency situations commonly experienced by acute care patients. Performs basic patient care procedures for adolescents, adult and geriatric acute care patients, as required by the specific nursing unit. Communicates with members of the health care team and other appropriate parties as necessary in the delivery of care. Documents nursing care to maintain an accurate and legal medical record. Operates specialized equipment included in the acute care unit equipment checklist. Assists in maintaining a safe environment for patients. Manages the care of patients undergoing procedures requiring analgesia, sedation and anesthesia. May participate on department and hospital committees; and provide in-service training to hospital staff. Attends meetings as required Utilizes special knowledge of age-specific differences in acute care patients to recognize changes in patient status. Actively participates on appropriate committees and QA/PI activities. Follows OSHA and other standards for protection against blood borne pathogens. Serves as relief Charge Nurse as needed or instructed by Nursing Director. MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED Know the definitions of fundamental computer terms related to applications software and desktop PC's Know how to open, read, and respond to email Know how to manage electronic files Know how to print electronic documents and reports MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED Board Eligible Graduate nurse or Associate’s degree from an accredited two-year college or university, or diploma in nursing. BSN desired. At least two years of cardiac care experience. LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATION Current License as a Registered Nurse in the State of Texas. Current BCLS and ACLS required. ENVIRONMENTAL AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Works in temperature controlled environment. Must to able to read, write and speak English fluently, have cognitive skills for math, reading, filing and sterile technique skills. Vision for near, mid-range, far and accommodation. Hearing for low, medium, and high pitch. Communication skills to deal well with employees, patients, families and physicians. Job requires physical ability for standing, sitting, crouching, kneeling, frequent walking, reaching above head and below waist. Risks include exposure to blood and body fluids (high), contact with laser and chemicals, lifting of 30-50 pounds, and exposure to infectious disease. Position Qualifies for LHSH Employee Referral Program
Sep 12, 2019
Full time
Lubbock Heart & Surgical Hospital Lubbock, TX, USA
Position Qualifies for LHSH Employee Referral Program GENERAL SUMMARY The Registered Nurse is responsible for the provision nursing care to patients; including assessment, direct physical care, evaluation, teaching, and counseling. Ensures delegated care is consistent with patient/family needs. Functions as a member of the interdisciplinary team. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Assesses the physical, biophysical and health education needs of adolescent, adult, and geriatric acute care patients. Gathers pertinent patient care data using all available resources. Establishes a nursing plan of care, including pertinent measurable short and long-term goals for adolescents, adult and geriatric acute care patients. Prepares a plan for discharge and follow-up appropriate to both patient and family needs. Participates with the responsible supervisor to develop monthly staffing plan. Implements interventions appropriate to the age-specific needs of adolescent, adult and geriatric acute care patients. Safely and accurately administer medications commonly used in acute care nursing units. Provides patient and family education for adolescent, adult and geriatric patients and their family/caregivers. Provides appropriate and safe interventions in emergency situations commonly experienced by acute care patients. Performs basic patient care procedures for adolescents, adult and geriatric acute care patients, as required by the specific nursing unit. Communicates with members of the health care team and other appropriate parties as necessary in the delivery of care. Documents nursing care to maintain an accurate and legal medical record. Operates specialized equipment included in the acute care unit equipment checklist. Assists in maintaining a safe environment for patients. Manages the care of patients undergoing procedures requiring analgesia, sedation and anesthesia. May participate on department and hospital committees; and provide in-service training to hospital staff. Attends meetings as required Utilizes special knowledge of age-specific differences in acute care patients to recognize changes in patient status. Actively participates on appropriate committees and QA/PI activities. Follows OSHA and other standards for protection against blood borne pathogens. Serves as relief Charge Nurse as needed or instructed by Nursing Director. MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED Know the definitions of fundamental computer terms related to applications software and desktop PC's Know how to open, read, and respond to email Know how to manage electronic files Know how to print electronic documents and reports MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED Board Eligible Graduate nurse or Associate’s degree from an accredited two-year college or university, or diploma in nursing. BSN desired. At least two years of cardiac care experience. LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATION Current License as a Registered Nurse in the State of Texas. Current BCLS and ACLS required. ENVIRONMENTAL AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Works in temperature controlled environment. Must to able to read, write and speak English fluently, have cognitive skills for math, reading, filing and sterile technique skills. Vision for near, mid-range, far and accommodation. Hearing for low, medium, and high pitch. Communication skills to deal well with employees, patients, families and physicians. Job requires physical ability for standing, sitting, crouching, kneeling, frequent walking, reaching above head and below waist. Risks include exposure to blood and body fluids (high), contact with laser and chemicals, lifting of 30-50 pounds, and exposure to infectious disease. Position Qualifies for LHSH Employee Referral Program
Sep 12, 2019
Full time
Lubbock Heart & Surgical Hospital Lubbock, TX, USA
Position Qualifies for LHSH Employee Referral Program GENERAL SUMMARY The Registered Nurse is responsible for the provision nursing care to patients; including assessment, direct physical care, evaluation, teaching, and counseling. Ensures delegated care is consistent with patient/family needs. Functions as a member of the interdisciplinary team. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Assesses the physical, biophysical and health education needs of adolescent, adult, and geriatric acute care patients. Gathers pertinent patient care data using all available resources. Establishes a nursing plan of care, including pertinent measurable short and long-term goals for adolescents, adult and geriatric acute care patients. Prepares a plan for discharge and follow-up appropriate to both patient and family needs. Participates with the responsible supervisor to develop monthly staffing plan. Implements interventions appropriate to the age-specific needs of adolescent, adult and geriatric acute care patients. Safely and accurately administer medications commonly used in acute care nursing units. Provides patient and family education for adolescent, adult and geriatric patients and their family/caregivers. Provides appropriate and safe interventions in emergency situations commonly experienced by acute care patients. Performs basic patient care procedures for adolescents, adult and geriatric acute care patients, as required by the specific nursing unit. Communicates with members of the health care team and other appropriate parties as necessary in the delivery of care. Documents nursing care to maintain an accurate and legal medical record. Operates specialized equipment included in the acute care unit equipment checklist. Assists in maintaining a safe environment for patients. Manages the care of patients undergoing procedures requiring analgesia, sedation and anesthesia. May participate on department and hospital committees; and provide in-service training to hospital staff. Attends meetings as required Utilizes special knowledge of age-specific differences in acute care patients to recognize changes in patient status. Actively participates on appropriate committees and QA/PI activities. Follows OSHA and other standards for protection against blood borne pathogens. Serves as relief Charge Nurse as needed or instructed by Nursing Director. MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED Know the definitions of fundamental computer terms related to applications software and desktop PC's Know how to open, read, and respond to email Know how to manage electronic files Know how to print electronic documents and reports MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED Board Eligible Graduate nurse or Associate’s degree from an accredited two-year college or university, or diploma in nursing. BSN desired. At least two years of cardiac care experience. LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATION Current License as a Registered Nurse in the State of Texas. Current BCLS and ACLS required. ENVIRONMENTAL AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Works in temperature controlled environment. Must to able to read, write and speak English fluently, have cognitive skills for math, reading, filing and sterile technique skills. Vision for near, mid-range, far and accommodation. Hearing for low, medium, and high pitch. Communication skills to deal well with employees, patients, families and physicians. Job requires physical ability for standing, sitting, crouching, kneeling, frequent walking, reaching above head and below waist. Risks include exposure to blood and body fluids (high), contact with laser and chemicals, lifting of 30-50 pounds, and exposure to infectious disease. Position Qualifies for LHSH Employee Referral Program
Sep 12, 2019
Full time
Lubbock Heart & Surgical Hospital Lubbock, TX, USA
Position Qualifies for LHSH Employee Referral Program GENERAL SUMMARY The Registered Nurse is responsible for the provision nursing care to patients; including assessment, direct physical care, evaluation, teaching, and counseling. Ensures delegated care is consistent with patient/family needs. Functions as a member of the interdisciplinary team. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Assesses the physical, biophysical and health education needs of adolescent, adult, and geriatric acute care patients. Gathers pertinent patient care data using all available resources. Establishes a nursing plan of care, including pertinent measurable short and long-term goals for adolescents, adult and geriatric acute care patients. Prepares a plan for discharge and follow-up appropriate to both patient and family needs. Participates with the responsible supervisor to develop monthly staffing plan. Implements interventions appropriate to the age-specific needs of adolescent, adult and geriatric acute care patients. Safely and accurately administer medications commonly used in acute care nursing units. Provides patient and family education for adolescent, adult and geriatric patients and their family/caregivers. Provides appropriate and safe interventions in emergency situations commonly experienced by acute care patients. Performs basic patient care procedures for adolescents, adult and geriatric acute care patients, as required by the specific nursing unit. Communicates with members of the health care team and other appropriate parties as necessary in the delivery of care. Documents nursing care to maintain an accurate and legal medical record. Operates specialized equipment included in the acute care unit equipment checklist. Assists in maintaining a safe environment for patients. Manages the care of patients undergoing procedures requiring analgesia, sedation and anesthesia. May participate on department and hospital committees; and provide in-service training to hospital staff. Attends meetings as required Utilizes special knowledge of age-specific differences in acute care patients to recognize changes in patient status. Actively participates on appropriate committees and QA/PI activities. Follows OSHA and other standards for protection against blood borne pathogens. Serves as relief Charge Nurse as needed or instructed by Nursing Director. MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED Know the definitions of fundamental computer terms related to applications software and desktop PC's Know how to open, read, and respond to email Know how to manage electronic files Know how to print electronic documents and reports MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED Board Eligible Graduate nurse or Associate’s degree from an accredited two-year college or university, or diploma in nursing. BSN desired. At least two years of cardiac care experience. LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATION Current License as a Registered Nurse in the State of Texas. Current BCLS and ACLS required. ENVIRONMENTAL AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Works in temperature controlled environment. Must to able to read, write and speak English fluently, have cognitive skills for math, reading, filing and sterile technique skills. Vision for near, mid-range, far and accommodation. Hearing for low, medium, and high pitch. Communication skills to deal well with employees, patients, families and physicians. Job requires physical ability for standing, sitting, crouching, kneeling, frequent walking, reaching above head and below waist. Risks include exposure to blood and body fluids (high), contact with laser and chemicals, lifting of 30-50 pounds, and exposure to infectious disease. Position Qualifies for LHSH Employee Referral Program
Sep 12, 2019
Part time
Lubbock Heart & Surgical Hospital Lubbock, TX, USA
Position Qualifies for LHSH Employee Referral Program GENERAL SUMMARY The Registered Nurse is responsible for the provision nursing care to patients; including assessment, direct physical care, evaluation, teaching, and counseling. Ensures delegated care is consistent with patient/family needs. Functions as a member of the interdisciplinary team. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Assesses the physical, biophysical and health education needs of adolescent, adult, and geriatric acute care patients. Gathers pertinent patient care data using all available resources. Establishes a nursing plan of care, including pertinent measurable short and long-term goals for adolescents, adult and geriatric acute care patients. Prepares a plan for discharge and follow-up appropriate to both patient and family needs. Participates with the responsible supervisor to develop monthly staffing plan. Implements interventions appropriate to the age-specific needs of adolescent, adult and geriatric acute care patients. Safely and accurately administer medications commonly used in acute care nursing units. Provides patient and family education for adolescent, adult and geriatric patients and their family/caregivers. Provides appropriate and safe interventions in emergency situations commonly experienced by acute care patients. Performs basic patient care procedures for adolescents, adult and geriatric acute care patients, as required by the specific nursing unit. Communicates with members of the health care team and other appropriate parties as necessary in the delivery of care. Documents nursing care to maintain an accurate and legal medical record. Operates specialized equipment included in the acute care unit equipment checklist. Assists in maintaining a safe environment for patients. Manages the care of patients undergoing procedures requiring analgesia, sedation and anesthesia. May participate on department and hospital committees; and provide in-service training to hospital staff. Attends meetings as required Utilizes special knowledge of age-specific differences in acute care patients to recognize changes in patient status. Actively participates on appropriate committees and QA/PI activities. Follows OSHA and other standards for protection against blood borne pathogens. Serves as relief Charge Nurse as needed or instructed by Nursing Director. MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED Know the definitions of fundamental computer terms related to applications software and desktop PC's Know how to open, read, and respond to email Know how to manage electronic files Know how to print electronic documents and reports MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED Board Eligible Graduate nurse or Associate’s degree from an accredited two-year college or university, or diploma in nursing. BSN desired. At least two years of cardiac care experience. LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATION Current License as a Registered Nurse in the State of Texas. Current BCLS and ACLS required. ENVIRONMENTAL AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Works in temperature controlled environment. Must to able to read, write and speak English fluently, have cognitive skills for math, reading, filing and sterile technique skills. Vision for near, mid-range, far and accommodation. Hearing for low, medium, and high pitch. Communication skills to deal well with employees, patients, families and physicians. Job requires physical ability for standing, sitting, crouching, kneeling, frequent walking, reaching above head and below waist. Risks include exposure to blood and body fluids (high), contact with laser and chemicals, lifting of 30-50 pounds, and exposure to infectious disease. Position Qualifies for LHSH Employee Referral Program
Sep 12, 2019
Part time
Lubbock Heart & Surgical Hospital Lubbock, TX, USA
GENERAL SUMMARY The Registered Nurse is responsible for the provision nursing care to patients; including assessment, direct physical care, evaluation, teaching, and counseling. Ensures delegated care is consistent with patient/family needs. Functions as a member of the interdisciplinary team. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Assesses the physical, biophysical and health education needs of adolescent, adult, and geriatric acute care patients. Gathers pertinent patient care data using all available resources. Establishes a nursing plan of care, including pertinent measurable short and long-term goals for adolescents, adult and geriatric acute care patients. Prepares a plan for discharge and follow-up appropriate to both patient and family needs. Participates with the responsible supervisor to develop monthly staffing plan. Implements interventions appropriate to the age-specific needs of adolescent, adult and geriatric acute care patients. Safely and accurately administer medications commonly used in acute care nursing units. Provides patient and family education for adolescent, adult and geriatric patients and their family/caregivers. Provides appropriate and safe interventions in emergency situations commonly experienced by acute care patients. Performs basic patient care procedures for adolescents, adult and geriatric acute care patients, as required by the specific nursing unit. Communicates with members of the health care team and other appropriate parties as necessary in the delivery of care. Documents nursing care to maintain an accurate and legal medical record. Operates specialized equipment included in the acute care unit equipment checklist. Assists in maintaining a safe environment for patients. Manages the care of patients undergoing procedures requiring analgesia, sedation and anesthesia. May participate on department and hospital committees; and provide in-service training to hospital staff. Attends meetings as required Utilizes special knowledge of age-specific differences in acute care patients to recognize changes in patient status. Actively participates on appropriate committees and QA/PI activities. Follows OSHA and other standards for protection against blood borne pathogens. Serves as relief Charge Nurse as needed or instructed by Nursing Director. MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED Know the definitions of fundamental computer terms related to applications software and desktop PC's Know how to open, read, and respond to email Know how to manage electronic files Know how to print electronic documents and reports MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED Board Eligible Graduate nurse or Associate’s degree from an accredited two-year college or university, or diploma in nursing. BSN desired. At least two years of cardiac care experience. LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATION Current License as a Registered Nurse in the State of Texas. Current BCLS and ACLS required. ENVIRONMENTAL AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Works in temperature controlled environment. Must to able to read, write and speak English fluently, have cognitive skills for math, reading, filing and sterile technique skills. Vision for near, mid-range, far and accommodation. Hearing for low, medium, and high pitch. Communication skills to deal well with employees, patients, families and physicians. Job requires physical ability for standing, sitting, crouching, kneeling, frequent walking, reaching above head and below waist. Risks include exposure to blood and body fluids (high), contact with laser and chemicals, lifting of 30-50 pounds, and exposure to infectious disease.
Sep 12, 2019
Full time
Lubbock Heart & Surgical Hospital Lubbock, TX, USA
Position Qualifies for LHSH Employee Referral Program GENERAL SUMMARY The Registered Nurse is responsible for the provision nursing care to patients; including assessment, direct physical care, evaluation, teaching, and counseling. Ensures delegated care is consistent with patient/family needs. Functions as a member of the interdisciplinary team. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Assesses the physical, biophysical and health education needs of adolescent, adult, and geriatric acute care patients. Gathers pertinent patient care data using all available resources. Establishes a nursing plan of care, including pertinent measurable short and long-term goals for adolescents, adult and geriatric acute care patients. Prepares a plan for discharge and follow-up appropriate to both patient and family needs. Participates with the responsible supervisor to develop monthly staffing plan. Implements interventions appropriate to the age-specific needs of adolescent, adult and geriatric acute care patients. Safely and accurately administer medications commonly used in acute care nursing units. Provides patient and family education for adolescent, adult and geriatric patients and their family/caregivers. Provides appropriate and safe interventions in emergency situations commonly experienced by acute care patients. Performs basic patient care procedures for adolescents, adult and geriatric acute care patients, as required by the specific nursing unit. Communicates with members of the health care team and other appropriate parties as necessary in the delivery of care. Documents nursing care to maintain an accurate and legal medical record. Operates specialized equipment included in the acute care unit equipment checklist. Assists in maintaining a safe environment for patients. Manages the care of patients undergoing procedures requiring analgesia, sedation and anesthesia. May participate on department and hospital committees; and provide in-service training to hospital staff. Attends meetings as required Utilizes special knowledge of age-specific differences in acute care patients to recognize changes in patient status. Actively participates on appropriate committees and QA/PI activities. Follows OSHA and other standards for protection against blood borne pathogens. Serves as relief Charge Nurse as needed or instructed by Nursing Director. MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED Know the definitions of fundamental computer terms related to applications software and desktop PC's Know how to open, read, and respond to email Know how to manage electronic files Know how to print electronic documents and reports MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED Board Eligible Graduate nurse or Associate’s degree from an accredited two-year college or university, or diploma in nursing. BSN desired. At least two years of cardiac care experience. LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATION Current License as a Registered Nurse in the State of Texas. Current BCLS and ACLS required. ENVIRONMENTAL AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Works in temperature controlled environment. Must to able to read, write and speak English fluently, have cognitive skills for math, reading, filing and sterile technique skills. Vision for near, mid-range, far and accommodation. Hearing for low, medium, and high pitch. Communication skills to deal well with employees, patients, families and physicians. Job requires physical ability for standing, sitting, crouching, kneeling, frequent walking, reaching above head and below waist. Risks include exposure to blood and body fluids (high), contact with laser and chemicals, lifting of 30-50 pounds, and exposure to infectious disease. Position Qualifies for LHSH Employee Referral Program
Sep 12, 2019
Lubbock Heart & Surgical Hospital Lubbock, TX, USA
GENERAL SUMMARY: The Registered Nurse is responsible for the provision nursing care to patients; including assessment, direct physical care, evaluation, teaching, and counseling. Ensures delegated care is consistent with patient/family needs. Functions as a member of the interdisciplinary team. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Assesses the physical, biophysical and health education needs of adolescent, adult, and geriatric acute care patients. Gathers pertinent patient care data using all available resources. Establishes a nursing plan of care, including pertinent measurable short and long-term goals for adolescents, adult and geriatric acute care patients. Prepares a plan for discharge and follow-up appropriate to both patient and family needs. Participates with the responsible supervisor to develop monthly staffing plan. Implements interventions appropriate to the age-specific needs of adolescent, adult and geriatric acute care patients. Safely and accurately administer medications commonly used in acute care nursing units. Provides patient and family education for adolescent, adult and geriatric patients and their family/caregivers. Provides appropriate and safe interventions in emergency situations commonly experienced by acute care patients. Performs basic patient care procedures for adolescents, adult and geriatric acute care patients, as required by the specific nursing unit. Communicates with members of the health care team and other appropriate parties as necessary in the delivery of care. Documents nursing care to maintain an accurate and legal medical record. Operates specialized equipment included in the acute care unit equipment checklist. Assists in maintaining a safe environment for patients. Manages the care of patients undergoing procedures requiring analgesia, sedation and anesthesia. May participate on department and hospital committees; and provide in-service training to hospital staff. Attends meetings as required Utilizes special knowledge of age-specific differences in acute care patients to recognize changes in patient status. Actively participates on appropriate committees and QA/PI activities. Follows OSHA and other standards for protection against blood borne pathogens. Serves as relief Charge Nurse as needed or instructed by Nursing Director. MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED: This position requires general knowledge of the nursing practices, methods, tools, and equipment used in a day to day hospital practice, including but not limited to the following: General knowledge of occupational hazards and necessary safety precautions associated with clinical work. Ability to perform standard EKG procedures and techniques. Knowledge of standard nursing tasks and procedures. Ability to accurately complete and maintain EMR documents and records. Ability to understand and follow specific clinical protocol, specifications, and procedures. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Knowledge of relative clinical and patient care regulations, policies, procedures, and standards. Ability to work in a team environment with a minimum amount of supervision. Demonstrates honesty, integrity, and ethical conduct. Thoroughness and ability to finish a task. Flexibility and ability to learn quickly. Critical thinking skills MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: Board Eligible Graduate nurse or Associate’s degree from an accredited two-year college or university, or diploma in nursing. BSN desired. At least two years of Emergency Room experience. LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATION: Current Texas RN license required. Current BLS and/or ACLS preferred PALS required ENVIRONMENTAL AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Works in temperature controlled environment. Must to able to read, write and speak English fluently, have cognitive skills for math, reading, filing and sterile technique skills. Vision for near, mid-range, far and accommodation. Hearing for low, medium, and high pitch. Communication skills to deal well with employees, patients, families and physicians. Job requires physical ability for standing, sitting, crouching, kneeling, frequent walking, reaching above head and below waist. Risks include exposure to blood and body fluids (high), contact with laser and chemicals, lifting of 30-50 pounds, and exposure to infectious disease.
Sep 12, 2019
Lubbock Heart & Surgical Hospital Lubbock, TX, USA
General knowledge of occupational hazards and necessary safety precautions associated with clinical work. Ability to perform standard EKG procedures and techniques. Knowledge of standard nursing tasks and procedures. Ability to accurately complete and maintain EMR documents and records. Ability to understand and follow specific clinical protocol, specifications, and procedures. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Knowledge of relative clinical and patient care regulations, policies, procedures, and standards. Ability to work in a team environment with a minimum amount of supervision. Demonstrates honesty, integrity, and ethical conduct. Thoroughness and ability to finish a task. Flexibility and ability to learn quickly. Critical thinking skills
Sep 12, 2019
Lubbock Heart & Surgical Hospital Lubbock, TX, USA
GENERAL SUMMARY This is a leadership position that supports the values and mission of Lubbock Heart Hospital, promoting a superior experience for patients and families, medical staff, general public and other employees of the hospital. Provides supervisory support for staff working within their shift in the absence of the other management staff. Acts as a clinical resource person to hospital and medical staff. Has accountability for reporting major activities to administration and appropriate management personnel. Responsible for managing and coordinating all elements of patient care to insure efficient, service oriented, quality care. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Responsible for screening and making referrals for on call staff during evenings, week-ends, and holidays. Provides decision, supervisory, and clinical support to the professional staff and reports significant occurrences to the management staff of appropriate departments. Provides reports on overall house activities to administration, the director and appropriate management personnel. Determines priorities and coordinates activities for emergencies, disasters, and codes. Notifies organ procurement organization when patient meet clinical criteria for notification. Assists as needed to expedite patient flow. Such assistance to include: Assisting with patient admissions and discharge. Assists, as necessary, with registration and processing of outpatients. Assists with transfers and discharge needs of pt, assist with completion of MOT when necessary, assist with chart audits, registration needs, other duties as assigned. Assists with all elements of electronic medical record documentation. Collaborates with hospital administration, security and other departments to promote safety and security Analyzes workload and skill requirements to meet patient care needs. Assists with staffing decisions. Assists with employee health and employee assistance activities in the absence of regular personnel. Performs other related duties and assignments as needed. MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED Knowledge of the principles and practices of patient care. Demonstrated competence in ability to provide quality patient care. Proven experience and expertise in clinical areas relevant to department/unit/area’s population. Ability to assess, develop and implement nursing care plans and provide educational information. Ability to communicate and direct support staff responsible for patient care services. Must be competent with all elements and modules of electronic medical record that pertain to patient care. Know how to open, read, and respond to email Know the definitions of fundamental computer terms related to applications software and desktop PC's Know how to manage electronic files Know how to print electronic documents and reports MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED Graduate of accredited school of nursing (NLN). BSN required Master’s Degree preferred ACLS required Preferred 3-5 years’ experience in an acute care setting LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATION Unrestricted, current state of Texas licensure required. ENVIRONMENTAL AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Works in temperature controlled environment. Must to able to read, write and speak English fluently, have cognitive skills for math, reading, filing and sterile technique skills. Vision for near, mid-range, far and accommodation. Hearing for low, medium, and high pitch. Communication skills to deal well with employees, patients, families and physicians. Requires physical ability for standing, sitting, crouching, kneeling, frequent walking, reaching above head and below waist. Risks include exposure to blood and body fluids (high), contact with laser and chemicals, lifting of 30-50 pounds, and exposure to infectious disease. GENERAL SUMMARY This is a leadership position that supports the values and mission of Lubbock Heart Hospital, promoting a superior experience for patients and families, medical staff, general public and other employees of the hospital. Provides supervisory support for staff working within their shift in the absence of the other management staff. Acts as a clinical resource person to hospital and medical staff. Has accountability for reporting major activities to administration and appropriate management personnel. Responsible for managing and coordinating all elements of patient care to insure efficient, service oriented, quality care. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Responsible for screening and making referrals for on call staff during evenings, week-ends, and holidays. Provides decision, supervisory, and clinical support to the professional staff and reports significant occurrences to the management staff of appropriate departments. Provides reports on overall house activities to administration, the director and appropriate management personnel. Determines priorities and coordinates activities for emergencies, disasters, and codes. Notifies organ procurement organization when patient meet clinical criteria for notification. Assists as needed to expedite patient flow. Such assistance to include: Assisting with patient admissions and discharge. Assists, as necessary, with registration and processing of outpatients. Assists with transfers and discharge needs of pt, assist with completion of MOT when necessary, assist with chart audits, registration needs, other duties as assigned. Assists with all elements of electronic medical record documentation. Collaborates with hospital administration, security and other departments to promote safety and security Analyzes workload and skill requirements to meet patient care needs. Assists with staffing decisions. Assists with employee health and employee assistance activities in the absence of regular personnel. Performs other related duties and assignments as needed. MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED Knowledge of the principles and practices of patient care. Demonstrated competence in ability to provide quality patient care. Proven experience and expertise in clinical areas relevant to department/unit/area’s population. Ability to assess, develop and implement nursing care plans and provide educational information. Ability to communicate and direct support staff responsible for patient care services. Must be competent with all elements and modules of electronic medical record that pertain to patient care. Know how to open, read, and respond to email Know the definitions of fundamental computer terms related to applications software and desktop PC's Know how to manage electronic files Know how to print electronic documents and reports MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED Graduate of accredited school of nursing (NLN). BSN required Master’s Degree preferred ACLS required Preferred 3-5 years’ experience in an acute care setting LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATION Unrestricted, current state of Texas licensure required. ENVIRONMENTAL AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Works in temperature controlled environment. Must to able to read, write and speak English fluently, have cognitive skills for math, reading, filing and sterile technique skills. Vision for near, mid-range, far and accommodation. Hearing for low, medium, and high pitch. Communication skills to deal well with employees, patients, families and physicians. Requires physical ability for standing, sitting, crouching, kneeling, frequent walking, reaching above head and below waist. Risks include exposure to blood and body fluids (high), contact with laser and chemicals, lifting of 30-50 pounds, and exposure to infectious disease. GENERAL SUMMARY This is a leadership position that supports the values and mission of Lubbock Heart Hospital, promoting a superior experience for patients and families, medical staff, general public and other employees of the hospital. Provides supervisory support for staff working within their shift in the absence of the other management staff. Acts as a clinical resource person to hospital and medical staff. Has accountability for reporting major activities to administration and appropriate management personnel. Responsible for managing and coordinating all elements of patient care to insure efficient, service oriented, quality care. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Responsible for screening and making referrals for on call staff during evenings, week-ends, and holidays. Provides decision, supervisory, and clinical support to the professional staff and reports significant occurrences to the management staff of appropriate departments. Provides reports on overall house activities to administration, the director and appropriate management personnel. Determines priorities and coordinates activities for emergencies, disasters, and codes. Notifies organ procurement organization when patient meet clinical criteria for notification. Assists as needed to expedite patient flow. Such assistance to include: Assisting with patient admissions and discharge. Assists, as necessary, with registration and processing of outpatients. Assists with transfers and discharge needs of pt, assist with completion of MOT when necessary, assist with chart audits, registration needs, other duties as assigned. Assists with all elements of electronic medical record documentation. Collaborates with hospital administration, security and other departments to promote safety and security Analyzes workload and skill requirements to meet patient care needs. Assists with staffing decisions. Assists with employee health and employee assistance activities in the absence of regular personnel. Performs other related duties and assignments as needed. MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED Knowledge of the principles and practices of patient care. Demonstrated competence in ability to provide quality patient care. Proven experience and expertise in clinical areas relevant to department/unit/area’s population. Ability to assess, develop and implement nursing care plans and provide educational information. Ability to communicate and direct support staff responsible for patient care services. Must be competent with all elements and modules of electronic medical record that pertain to patient care. Know how to open, read, and respond to email Know the definitions of fundamental computer terms related to applications software and desktop PC's Know how to manage electronic files Know how to print electronic documents and reports MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED Graduate of accredited school of nursing (NLN). BSN required Master’s Degree preferred ACLS required Preferred 3-5 years’ experience in an acute care setting LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATION Unrestricted, current state of Texas licensure required. ENVIRONMENTAL AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Works in temperature controlled environment. Must to able to read, write and speak English fluently, have cognitive skills for math, reading, filing and sterile technique skills. Vision for near, mid-range, far and accommodation. Hearing for low, medium, and high pitch. Communication skills to deal well with employees, patients, families and physicians. Requires physical ability for standing, sitting, crouching, kneeling, frequent walking, reaching above head and below waist. Risks include exposure to blood and body fluids (high), contact with laser and chemicals, lifting of 30-50 pounds, and exposure to infectious disease. GENERAL SUMMARY This is a leadership position that supports the values and mission of Lubbock Heart Hospital, promoting a superior experience for patients and families, medical staff, general public and other employees of the hospital. Provides supervisory support for staff working within their shift in the absence of the other management staff. Acts as a clinical resource person to hospital and medical staff. Has accountability for reporting major activities to administration and appropriate management personnel. Responsible for managing and coordinating all elements of patient care to insure efficient, service oriented, quality care. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Responsible for screening and making referrals for on call staff during evenings, week-ends, and holidays. Provides decision, supervisory, and clinical support to the professional staff and reports significant occurrences to the management staff of appropriate departments. Provides reports on overall house activities to administration, the director and appropriate management personnel. Determines priorities and coordinates activities for emergencies, disasters, and codes. Notifies organ procurement organization when patient meet clinical criteria for notification. Assists as needed to expedite patient flow. Such assistance to include: Assisting with patient admissions and discharge. Assists, as necessary, with registration and processing of outpatients. Assists with transfers and discharge needs of pt, assist with completion of MOT when necessary, assist with chart audits, registration needs, other duties as assigned. Assists with all elements of electronic medical record documentation. Collaborates with hospital administration, security and other departments to promote safety and security Analyzes workload and skill requirements to meet patient care needs. Assists with staffing decisions. Assists with employee health and employee assistance activities in the absence of regular personnel. Performs other related duties and assignments as needed. MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED Knowledge of the principles and practices of patient care. Demonstrated competence in ability to provide quality patient care. Proven experience and expertise in clinical areas relevant to department/unit/area’s population. Ability to assess, develop and implement nursing care plans and provide educational information. Ability to communicate and direct support staff responsible for patient care services. Must be competent with all elements and modules of electronic medical record that pertain to patient care. Know how to open, read, and respond to email Know the definitions of fundamental computer terms related to applications software and desktop PC's Know how to manage electronic files Know how to print electronic documents and reports MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED Graduate of accredited school of nursing (NLN). BSN required Master’s Degree preferred ACLS required Preferred 3-5 years’ experience in an acute care setting LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATION Unrestricted, current state of Texas licensure required. ENVIRONMENTAL AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Works in temperature controlled environment. Must to able to read, write and speak English fluently, have cognitive skills for math, reading, filing and sterile technique skills. Vision for near, mid-range, far and accommodation. Hearing for low, medium, and high pitch. Communication skills to deal well with employees, patients, families and physicians. Requires physical ability for standing, sitting, crouching, kneeling, frequent walking, reaching above head and below waist. Risks include exposure to blood and body fluids (high), contact with laser and chemicals, lifting of 30-50 pounds, and exposure to infectious disease.
Sep 12, 2019
Lubbock Heart & Surgical Hospital Lubbock, TX, USA
GENERAL SUMMARY The Licensed Vocational Nurse is responsible for the provision of nursing care to meet identified patient outcomes, and to achieve the goals of the hospital as directed by the Registered Nurse. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Assists the Registered Nurse to assess the nursing care needs of adolescent, adult, and geriatric acute care patients. Gathers pertinent patient care data using all available resources. Implements and collaborates with the RN to carry out nursing plan of care for adolescents, adult and geriatric acute care patients. Implements interventions within the scope of practice of the State Nurse Practice Act that are appropriate to the age specific needs of adolescent, adult and geriatric acute care patients. Safely and accurately administer medications commonly used in acute care nursing units. Provides patient and family education for adolescent, adult and geriatric patients and their family/caregivers. Provides appropriate and safe interventions in emergency situations commonly experienced by acute care patients. Performs basic patient care procedures for adolescents, adult and geriatric acute care patients, as required by the specific nursing unit. Communicates with members of the health care team and other appropriate parties as necessary in the delivery of care. Documents nursing care to maintain an accurate and legal medical record. Operates specialized equipment included in the acute care unit equipment checklist. Assists in maintaining a safe environment for patients. Participates in the delivery of care to patients requiring the use of restrictive measures. Participates in the care of patients undergoing procedures requiring analgesia, sedation and anesthesia. May participate on department and hospital committees. Attend meetings as required. Utilizes special knowledge of age-specific differences in acute care patients to recognize changes in patient status. Observes, records, and reports significant changes that require intervention or changes in the patient’s plan of care. Follows OSHA and other standards for protection against blood borne pathogens MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED Know the definitions of fundamental computer terms related to applications software and desktop PC's Know how to open, read, and respond to email Know how to manage electronic files Know how to print electronic documents and reports MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED Two years of experience in cardiac care. LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATION Current LVN licensure in the state of Texas. BCLS required, ACLS preferred. ENVIRONMENTAL AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Works in temperature controlled environment. Must to able to read, write and speak English fluently, have cognitive skills for math, reading, filing and sterile technique skills. Vision for near, mid-range, far and accommodation. Hearing for low, medium, and high pitch. Communication skills to deal well with employees, patients, families and physicians. Requires physical ability for standing, sitting, crouching, kneeling, frequent walking, reaching above head and below waist. Risks include exposure to blood and body fluids (high), contact with laser and chemicals, lifting of 30-50 pounds, and exposure to infectious disease.
Sep 12, 2019
Lubbock Heart & Surgical Hospital Lubbock, TX, USA
GENERAL SUMMARY Ensures proper performance and maintenance of the Cath Lab, assesses patient needs, provides a safe surgical environment while circulating, promotes good patient care, and performs other related Cath Lab duties. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Assists the physician in managing diagnostic and interventional procedures and providing continuity of care. Observes and documents physiologic monitoring data and initiate appropriate action. Addresses the psychosocial needs of the patient and family. Accurately and efficiently documents patient data and charges on the patient record. Safely and appropriately administers medication and IV solutions while demonstrating accountability for tracking narcotics. Checks patient chart for pertinent data and performs patient assessment. Adheres to protocol designed to reduce radiation exposure. Maintains the availability of inventory and medications based on anticipated needs; checks expiration dates and package integrity. Identifies and utilizes the opportunity for professional growth and employee development. Assures and assists with safe patient transport to other departments as needed. Assists in the assessment of the department’s efficiency by participating in quality improvement process. Additional Duties as assigned: Review charts for accurate charges and procedures. Perform data entry for statistical analysis and file in the appropriate binder. Patient implant device data entry. Perform weekly narcotic audit per protocol. On call duties as follows: Notify on Call staff. Adhere to protocol for appropriate response time, patient transport and procedure set up in a timely manner. Notify physician. MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED Demonstrates effective communication skills. Possess knowledge of the theories, techniques and practices of professional nursing and coronary care nursing. Know the definitions of fundamental computer terms related to applications software and desktop PC's Know how to open, read, and respond to email Know how to manage electronic files Know how to print electronic documents and reports MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED Graduate of accredited school of nursing. Current BCLS and ACLS Certification required. 2 years Critical Care experience. LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATION Current licensure as a nurse in the state of Texas. ENVIRONMENTAL AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Work in a temperature controlled environment. Potential for contact with chemicals, blood borne pathogens, and exposure to infectious disease. Able to lift 50 pounds using proper lifting techniques several times during shift.
Sep 12, 2019
Full time
Lubbock Heart & Surgical Hospital Lubbock, TX, USA
GENERAL SUMMARY Ensures proper performance and maintenance of NorthStar Surgery, assesses patient needs, provides a safe surgical environment while circulating, promotes good patient care, and performs other related Surgery duties. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Assists the physician in managing diagnostic and interventional procedures and providing continuity of care. Observes and documents physiologic monitoring data and initiate appropriate action. Addresses the psychosocial needs of the patient and family. Accurately and efficiently documents patient data and charges on the patient record. Safely and appropriately administers medication and IV solutions while demonstrating accountability for tracking narcotics. Checks patient chart for pertinent data and performs patient assessment. Adheres to protocol designed to reduce radiation exposure. Maintains the availability of inventory and medications based on anticipated needs; checks expiration dates and package integrity. Identifies and utilizes the opportunity for professional growth and employee development. Assures and assists with safe patient transport to other departments as needed. Assists in the assessment of the department’s efficiency by participating in quality improvement process. Additional Duties as assigned: Review charts for accurate charges and procedures. Perform data entry for statistical analysis and file in the appropriate binder. Patient implant device data entry. Perform weekly narcotic audit per protocol. On call duties as follows: Notify on Call staff. Adhere to protocol for appropriate response time, patient transport and procedure set up in a timely manner. Notify physician. MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED Demonstrates effective communication skills. Possess knowledge of the theories, techniques and practices of professional nursing and coronary care nursing. Know the definitions of fundamental computer terms related to applications software and desktop PC's Know how to open, read, and respond to email Know how to manage electronic files Know how to print electronic documents and reports MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED Graduate of accredited school of nursing. Current BCLS and ACLS Certification required. 2 years Critical Care experience. LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATION Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the state of Texas. ENVIRONMENTAL AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Work in a temperature controlled environment. Potential for contact with chemicals, blood borne pathogens, and exposure to infectious disease. Able to lift 50 pounds using proper lifting techniques several times during shift.
Sep 12, 2019
Lubbock Heart & Surgical Hospital Lubbock, TX, USA
GENERAL SUMMARY The Licensed Vocational Nurse is responsible for the provision of nursing care to meet identified patient outcomes, and to achieve the goals of the hospital as directed by the Registered Nurse. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Assists the Registered Nurse to assess the nursing care needs of adolescent, adult, and geriatric acute care patients. Gathers pertinent patient care data using all available resources. Implements and collaborates with the RN to carry out nursing plan of care for adolescents, adult and geriatric acute care patients. Implements interventions within the scope of practice of the State Nurse Practice Act that are appropriate to the age specific needs of adolescent, adult and geriatric acute care patients. Safely and accurately administer medications commonly used in acute care nursing units. Provides patient and family education for adolescent, adult and geriatric patients and their family/caregivers. Provides appropriate and safe interventions in emergency situations commonly experienced by acute care patients. Performs basic patient care procedures for adolescents, adult and geriatric acute care patients, as required by the specific nursing unit. Communicates with members of the health care team and other appropriate parties as necessary in the delivery of care. Documents nursing care to maintain an accurate and legal medical record. Operates specialized equipment included in the acute care unit equipment checklist. Assists in maintaining a safe environment for patients. Participates in the delivery of care to patients requiring the use of restrictive measures. Participates in the care of patients undergoing procedures requiring analgesia, sedation and anesthesia. May participate on department and hospital committees. Attend meetings as required. Utilizes special knowledge of age-specific differences in acute care patients to recognize changes in patient status. Observes, records, and reports significant changes that require intervention or changes in the patient’s plan of care. Follows OSHA and other standards for protection against blood borne pathogens MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED Know the definitions of fundamental computer terms related to applications software and desktop PC's Know how to open, read, and respond to email Know how to manage electronic files Know how to print electronic documents and reports MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED Two years of experience in cardiac care. LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATION Current LVN licensure in the state of Texas. BCLS required, ACLS preferred. ENVIRONMENTAL AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Works in temperature controlled environment. Must to able to read, write and speak English fluently, have cognitive skills for math, reading, filing and sterile technique skills. Vision for near, mid-range, far and accommodation. Hearing for low, medium, and high pitch. Communication skills to deal well with employees, patients, families and physicians. Requires physical ability for standing, sitting, crouching, kneeling, frequent walking, reaching above head and below waist. Risks include exposure to blood and body fluids (high), contact with laser and chemicals, lifting of 30-50 pounds, and exposure to infectious disease.
Sep 12, 2019