LVN - Children's Health Pediatric Group - Cockrell Hill Clinic Job

Children's Health - Ambulatory  Careers

Job Number: 53070

Location: Dallas, TX

Date Posted: 11-8-2017

Description:

Summary

The incumbent in this position performs direct patient care activities in collaboration with a registered nurse. This position also assists with maintaining department organization, equipment and supplies.

Responsibilities

  • Demonstrate knowledge and compentency in current vocational nursing theory; provide direct patient care as listed on LVN competency checklist; recognize and communicate changes in patient condition or needs to RN or physician; and contribute to care plan and discharge planning.
  • Reinforce health teaching with patients and families, based on medical and nursing care plan; provide appropriate emotional support to patients and families; collaborates with other health team members to ensure continuity of patient care; and demonstrate sensitivity to the needs and in satisfaction of patients, families, and other customers.
  • Assist in maintaining the adequacy, orderliness, and safety of the unit's/department's environment, equipment, and supplies. Participates in performance improvement activities of the unit. Seeks and utilizes efficient and effective methods for performing job; utilizes resources appropriately; demonstrates cooperation and teamwork in carrying out assignments; and performs other duties and special projects as required.

Experience, Education, Certification

  • Graduation from an accredited vocational nurse program with evidence of an approved pharmacology course in basic or continuing education program. - REQUIRED
  • BSN - REQUIRED
  • Current LVN license in the state of Texas - REQUIRED
  • Current CPR certification - REQUIRED

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