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Texas Health Resources Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) – Cardiac Telemetry in Fort Worth, Texas

Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) – Cardiac Telemetry, Part-time, Nights

Exciting Growth opportunity!

Are you looking for a rewarding career, tight-knit nursing team and top-notch benefits? We’re looking for qualified LVN’s like you to join our Texas Health family.

Position Highlights

  • Work location: Texas Health Fort Worth, 1304 Pennsylvania Ave, Fort Worth, TX 76104

  • Work environment: Cardiac Telemetry 4 Department (25 beds)

  • Work hours: Part Time, Nights

Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth is a 726-bed, Magnet-designated regional referral center that has served the residents of Tarrant County and surroundings communities since 1930. Hospital services include cardiovascular care, high-risk obstetrics, gynecology, orthopedics and sports medicine, neonatal intensive care, and trauma/emergency medicine. In early 2014, Texas Health Fort Worth opened a new 75,000 square foot Emergency Services Center, one of the largest in the region. Texas Health Fort Worth has more than 4,000 employees, 200 volunteers and nearly 1,000 physicians on its medical staff. Texas Health Fort Worth recently received national recognition for its oncology program and was named “Best Place to Have a Baby” in Tarrant County. The hospital is also a designated Cycle III Chest Pain Center by the Society of Chest Pain Centers

Position Qualifications:

Education

Other Graduate of an accredited vocational nursing program Req

Experience

None Req

Licenses and Certifications

LVN - Licensed Vocational Nurse Upon Hire Req And

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

Skills

A high degree of confidentiality, positive interpersonal skills and 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.

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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