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Texas Health Resources Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) – Tower 4 Medical Surgical Unit Nights in Bedford, Texas

Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) – Tower 4 Medical Surgical Unit

Fast-paced, high volume Medical Surgical unit is looking for top skilled nurses. Is that you?

Work location: Tower 4 - Texas Health HEB 1600 Hospital Parkway TX 76022

Work hours: PRN – Night Shifts

Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Hurst-Euless-Bedford is a 296-bed, acute-care facility serving Northeast Tarrant County since 1973. With more than 550 physicians on its medical staff, hospital services include outpatient surgery, women’s services, a Level III neonatal intensive care unit, a dedicated oncology unit and cardiac rehabilitation. Texas Health HEB recently received a dual accreditation as a Cycle IV Chest Pain Center and Heart Failure Center by the Society of Chest Pain Centers, is certified as a Primary Stroke Center and a designated "Baby Friendly" facility by WHO and UNICEF. Our location brings the best of suburban living, offering you the benefits of convenience and solid career opportunities.

Here’s What You Need

  • Graduate of an accredited vocational nursing program Required

  • LVN - Licensed Vocational Nurse Upon Hire Required And

  • BCLS - Basic Cardiac Life Support prior to providing independent patient care and maintained quarterly Required

  • 1 year of experience preferred

What You Will Do

Essential Functions:

Plan of Care, Technical Skills:

  • Collaborates with team to facilitate hourly rounding and initiates action to meet patient and/or significant others need for information.

  • Takes action to reduce/eliminate patient risks.

  • Collects data and reports significant findings to RN.

  • Safely administers medication in accordance with medication administration guidelines.

  • Uses nursing model to obtain adequate data to initiate, implement, and revise plan of care to meet patient, physician, and family needs.

  • Individualizes care measures to reflect specific patient population.

  • Performs technical procedures safely, proficiently.

  • Demonstrates critical thinking.

  • Adheres to national safety goals in care delivery.

  • Monitor’s patients.

Personal Accountability:

  • Identifies realistic and measurable annual goals for professional nursing development.

  • Serves as patient advocate.

  • Complies with personnel policies, i.e., attendance policies, ID badge, dress code, LVN Scope of Practice.

  • Communicates per department expectations.

  • Recognizes and promptly communicates ethical and legal concerns through established channels of communication.

  • Takes responsibility in continuing to develop own professional nursing knowledge and skills.

  • Reports unsafe conditions and equipment in proper/timely manner.

Partnership:

  • Works in partnership with peers, other disciplines, and unlicensed assistive personnel.

  • Actively participates in formal and informal teaching and evaluation to strengthen clinical competence of self and team members.

  • Uses Unit Based Council structure.

  • Flexible with scheduling to help meet departmental/patient needs.

  • Adapts to changes in workload assignment to meet changing needs of the individual patient or the unit.

Continuous Improvement:

  • Assists in the identification of ineffective and costly processes and takes action to improve those processes.

  • In collaboration with RN incorporates evidence-based practice and research to monitor and continuously impact outcomes.

  • Actively participates in unit-based programs.

Additional perks of being a Texas Health Nurse

  • Benefits include 401k, PTO, medical, dental, Paid Parental Leave, flex spending, tuition reimbursement, Student Loan Repayment Program as well as several other benefits.

  • Delivery of high quality of patient care through nursing education, nursing research and innovations in nursing practice.

  • Strong Unit Based Council (UBC).

  • A supportive, team environment with outstanding opportunities for growth.

  • Explore our Texas Health careers site for info like Benefits , Job Listings by Category , recent Awards we’ve won and more.

Do you still have questions or concerns? Feel free to email your questions to recruitment@texashealth.org .

Employment opportunities are only reflective of wholly owned Texas Health Resources entities.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employees or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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