Texas Health Resources LVN THPG - Breast Surgery Cntr - Allen, Tx in Dallas, Texas
Texas Health Physicians Group is currently seeking an LVN to join the nursing team full time at our Breast Surgery Center of North Texas located in Allen, Texas.
Hours/Schedule: M-F: 8am-5pm
Minimum Qualifications: Accredited school of practical nursing program-Required
1 year Experience in a clinic or acute hospital nursing setting or specialty clinic-Required
LVN - Licensed Vocational Nurse Required
ACLS - Advanced Cardiac Life Support Or BLS - Basic Life Support Required
Under the supervision of a Registered Nurse or Physician, this position functions as a vital member of the healthcare team who contributes to the success of the practice by demonstrating customer/patient focus, effective communication, professionalism, and teamwork. Utilizes the nursing process to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate comprehensive care provided to selected patient populations and their families.
Performs basic nursing care for patients by following established standards and procedures. May perform specific nursing care as it relates to specialty of the practice.
Collects patient data such as vital signs, notes how the patient looks and acts or responds to stimuli and reports this information accordingly.
Prepares and administers injections, performs routine tests, treats wounds and changes bandages.
Prepares patient records and files using established medical record forms/automated systems and documentation practices.
Administers certain prescribed medications and monitors and documents treatment progress and patient response.
Participates in the implementation and evaluation of patient care based on practice guidelines, standards of care, and federal/state laws and regulations.
Monitors and documents treatment progress and patient response.
Conveys information to patients and families about health status, health maintenance, and management of acute and chronic conditions.
Participates in teams to improve patient care processes and outcomes.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of basic nursing processes and understanding of healthcare technology, equipment,
and supplies. Familiarity with state law on nursing care, nurse practice guidelines, and clinic policies and procedures.
• Ability to effectively communicate to staff and patients.
• Demonstrate sound judgment and composure with the ability to take appropriate action in questionable or emergency situations.
• Maintains a positive, caring attitude towards patients.
• Possesses a strong work ethic and a high level of professionalism
Texas Health Physicians Group (THPG) includes more than 800 physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants dedicated to providing quality, patient-safe care at more than 240 offices located throughout the DFW Metroplex. THPG members are active in group governance and serve on multiple committees and councils. Ongoing Texas Health initiatives, like the Diversity Action Council and Living the Promise, have helped to create an inclusive, supportive, people-first, excellence-driven culture and workplace, making THPG a great place to work
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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.