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Licensed Vocational Nurse Med Surg

Company: St. David's Medical Center
Location: Pflugerville
Posted on: July 31, 2022

Job Description:

Description Do you have the career opportunities as an Medical Surgical Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) you want in your current role? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join St. David's Medical Center, a facility that is part of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, HCA Healthcare.At St. David's Medical Center we want to ensure your needs are met. We offer a variety of comprehensive medical, dental, and vision plans along with some unique benefits including:

  • Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance Programs
  • Student Loan Repayment Program
  • Paid Personal Leave
  • 401k (100% annual match - 3%-9% of pay based on years of service)
  • Identity Theft Protection discounts
  • Auto, Home, and Life Insurance options
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP) You contribute to our success. Every role has an impact on our patients' lives and you have the opportunity to make a difference. We are looking for a dedicated Medical Surgical LVN like you to be a part of our team.Job SummaryResponsible for providing nursing care to patients with minor to major illnesses or injuries. The LVN functions under the direction of the registered nurse. The LVN supervises non-licensed personnel.Job Summary and Qualifications1. Perform complete and accurate nursing assessment on assigned patients.a. Completes designated portion of the admission interview accurately within two hours of patient admission.b. Performs and documents patient routine patient assessment completely and accurately per shift, or more frequently, as indicated by patient condition.c. Confers with RN regarding complex assessments, changes in patient condition, diagnostic results, non-routine situations, and before calling a physician.d. Contributes to the assessment of educational and discharge needs.2. Follows plan of care initiated by an RN.a. Updates nursing care plan every 24 hours.b. Contributes to the plan of care and discharge plan.3. Provides and documents skilled care to assigned patients within the LVN scope of practice and in compliance with hospital policies and procedures.a. Performs and documents nursing care according to patient needs in a competent and timely manner.b. Accurately administers and documents medications within 60 minutes of indicated time or as patient condition warrants.c. Performs routine or standardized teaching under direction of an RN.d. Carries out appropriate interventions based on identified changes in patient conditionSt. David's Medical Center is a full-service medical center offering comprehensive medical care at three locations-St. David's Medical Center, Heart Hospital of Austin and St. David's Georgetown Hospital.Located in Central Austin, St. David's Medical Center includes a 426-bed acute care hospital and a 64-bed rehabilitation hospital providing comprehensive inpatient and outpatient care. It is home to the internationally renowned Texas Cardiac Arrhythmia Institute and St. David's Neuroscience & Spine Institute. The hospital provides a complete range of women's services, including its acclaimed maternity unit, maternal-fetal medicine, a high-risk maternal and neonatal transport team, the region's largest Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and The Breast Center; complex surgical services; a comprehensive Bariatric Surgery Center; and a 24-hour emergency department. If you are looking for a unit that will take your knowledge and skill base to the next level, we invite you to apply for this position.HCA Healthcare has been continually named a World's Most Ethical Company by Ethisphere since 2010. In 2018, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.3 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.We promptly review all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Unlock the possibilities and apply today!We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.ExperienceExperience as a staff nurse in an acute care setting PreferredEducationGraduate from an accredited nursing program with an Associate's degree in vocational nursingLicense and CertificationsCurrently licensed as a Licensed Vocational Nurse in the state(s) of practice and/or has an active compact license, in accordance with law and regulation.Basic Life Support (BLS) required as per St. David's Healthcare policyRequirementsRequired: Graduate of LVN programPreferred: Previous experience in clinical nursing preferred. Computer skills preferred.LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES:Required: Texas LVN license; BLS certification required as per St. David's HealthCare policy.Preferred: None

Keywords: St. David's Medical Center, Pflugerville , Licensed Vocational Nurse Med Surg, Healthcare , Pflugerville, Texas

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