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Texas Health Resources LVN/Licensed Vocational Nurse - Ortho - Full Time Nights - Dallas in Dallas, Texas

LVN/Licensed Vocational Nurse - Ortho

Are you looking for a rewarding career with family-friendly hours and top-notch benefits? We are looking for a qualified LVN/Licensed Vocational Nurse like you to join our Texas Health family.

Position Highlights:

  • Work location: Texas Health Dallas

  • Department: Ortho

  • Work hours: Full Time; 36 hours; Nights 7:00 pm – 7:00 am, must be available for nights, weekends, and holidays

  • Salary range: $22.89 – $33.53 per hour (based on relevant experience)

At Texas Health Dallas we take seriously our mission to improve the health of those in our community. We are an 875-bed, Magnet-designated, full-service hospital serving our community since 1966. Our location in Dallas provides convenient care to the residents of Dallas and the surrounding areas.

If you’re looking for cancer care, cardiology, neurosciences, women’s services, and emergency medicine, we’ve got it. Plus, we’re a renowned Level III neonatal intensive care unit, a Comprehensive Stroke and Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence and provide wellness services, outpatient surgery and women’s imaging services.

And talk about award winning. Texas Health Dallas is a Joint Commission-certified Primary Stroke Care Center, a Level II Major Trauma facility, a Cycle IV Chest Pain Center, and a designated Magnet hospital. We are a top-notch choice in North Texas for cancer and emergency services, bariatric services, cardiac care and much more.

As part of the Texas Health family, we employ over 24,000 employees and are among the areas top five largest employers. Come be a part of our exceptional team as we continue to provide outstanding care and deliver award winning results. You belong here.

Qualifications:

Education:

  • Other – Graduate of an accredited vocational nursing program required.

Experience:

  • 1 year ortho highly preferred.

  • IV course from Texas Board of Nursing required.

Licenses and Certifications:

  • LVN – Licensed Vocational Nurse upon hire required and

  • BCLS – Basic Cardiac Life Support prior to independent patient care and maintained quarterly required.

  • IV Certified

Skills:

  • High degree of confidentiality.

  • Positive interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to function in a fast-paced environment.

Position Responsibilities:

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.

Why Texas Health? As an LVN/Licensed Vocational Nurse , you’ll enjoy top-notch benefits including 401(k) with match, paid time off, competitive health insurance choices, healthcare and dependent care spending account options, wellness programs to keep you and your family healthy, tuition reimbursement, a student loan repayment program and more.

At Texas Health, our people make this a great place to work every day. Our inclusive, supportive, people-first, excellence-driven culture make Texas Health Dallas a great place to work.

Here are a few of our recent awards:

  • 2021 FORTUNE Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For®” (7 th year in a row)

  • Becker's Healthcare "150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare" (4 years running)

  • “America’s Best Employers for Diversity” list by Forbes

  • A “100 Best Workplaces for Millennials" by Fortune and Great Place to Work®

Additional perks of being an LVN/Licensed Vocational Nurse :

  • Gain a sense of accomplishment by contributing to a teamwork environment.

  • Receive excellent mentorship, comprehensive training, and dedicated leadership resources.

  • Enjoy 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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