Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) - FT - Days - Pre Admit Testing

Nursing (RN and LVN) Brownsville, Texas


Description

Position at DHR Health

POSITION SUMMARY:

Assists the registered nurse in the provision of nursing care to patients in designated departments by performing routine and delegated duties.  Works as part of the pre-operative team

POSITION EDUCATION/ QUALIFICATIONS­:

  • Graduate of accredited school of vocational nursing required
  • Current state licensure required
  • Current BLS/CPR certification is required
  • Willingness to be crossed trained to other areas
  • Organizational skills is necessary
  • Good written and verbal communication skills required.
  • Ability to read, write and speak English
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely with all levels of nursing, administration, and physicians
  • Prefer hospital experience

 

 

JOB KNOWLEDGE/EXPERIENCE­:

  • Six (6) months – One (1) year continuous hospital experience as an LVN is strongly preferred.
  • Able to adjust and/or troubleshoot monitoring equipment, and computer equipment

POSITION RESPONSIBILITES:

  • Promotes the facility mission, vision and values by effectively communicating them to others.
  • Considers mission, vision and values in developing services, standards and practice
  • Supports the philosophy, goals and objectives of the Organization.
  • Performs according to approved policies and procedures.
  • Participates as a team member in support of the designated unit.  
  • Considers patient rights in performance of job duties and responsibilities.
  • Contributes to the progress and development of the Organization's adopted Quality Management Program.
  • Performs according to established continuous quality improvement policies and procedures.
  • Supports risk management and participates in programs directed to patient and employee safety.
  • Objectively evaluates suggestions, grievances and processes to identify opportunities to improve performance and quality of care.
  • Successfully contributes to the quality management process and identifies role and contributions upon supervisor's request.
  • Communicates effectively with patients, visitors, physicians and co‑workers.
  • Interactions are respectful and courteous.
  • Communicates effectively and professionally.
  • Documents that information received from the patient is disseminated to the appropriate people or departments.
  • Attends departmental meetings
  • Detailed history taking of per-operative patients.
  • Performs other duties as assigned