Jun 08, 2022

LVN - Family Practice Clinic

  • Ardent Health Services
  • Tyler, TX, USA

Job Description

Description

JOB SUMMARY:

  • The Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) is responsible for assisting and collaborating with the RN in the delivery of nursing care consistent with the multidisciplinary recovery plan for a specific assigned patient group.
  • Participates in gathering assessment data and jointly planning patient care within the scope of practice of an LVN.
  • Provides care to meet the physical and emotional needs of patient, carrying out the physician's orders in a manner that insures quality and patient safety.

ESSENTIAL DUTES:

  • Observes, assesses, plans, intervenes and evaluates outcomes and documents all aspects of patient care to assist in providing quality patient services.
  • Possesses a unique knowledge regarding the patient population to be served.
  • Executes physician's orders for all assigned patients; administers medications and treatments and delivers population specific competent nursing care.
  • Provides basic patient/family instruction and healthcare teaching, able to obtain consents.
  • Respects and supports patient rights.
  • Maintains patient privacy and confidentiality of information at all times, follow up on all patients.
  • Is flexible in work schedule.
  • Understands that duties, location of work and shift/pattern are subject to change as determined by the administration to meet the needs of the unit.
  • Supports the mission and vision of the facility.
  • Other duties as assigned.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Frequent walking, sitting, lifting, bending, and turning.

WORKING ENVIRONMENT:

  • Position requires frequent travel between normal locations and other buildings located on campus. May be exposed to inclement weather conditions. May be exposed to irate employees, visitors, and/or vendors.

Qualifications

Accompanying Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:

  • Bilingual a plus.
  • EMR experience
  • Must be organized and attentive to detail.
  • Must be able to work quickly and efficiently to assure patient comfort and satisfaction.
  • Able to communicate and understand verbal and written English language.
  • Ability to operate standard office equipment and medical equipment such as I.V. pumps, portable oxygen, fluids, etc.
Required Education / Experience:
  • Completion of an approved Certificate LVN Nursing program.
  • 2 years clinical experience as LVN preferred
Required Licenses/Certifications:
  • Maintain current LVN license to practice in the state of Texas.
  • Possess and maintain current AHA Healthcare Provider CPR