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LVN/Licensed Vocational Nurse

Texas Health Resources Dallas Full-Time
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Texas Health Resources is seeking to hire a Licensed Vocational Nurse to work full time at Preston Hollow Internal Medicine.

The address is 8230 Walnut Hill Lane #800 Dallas, TX 75231

Salary range is $18.56/hour – Max $28.19/hour – based on relevant experience.

Work Schedule  

• Monday through Friday 8:30am – 5:30pm

• Based on business needs. Hours could vary to 8:00am – 5:45pm.

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. The essential job functions for this position are:

•  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.

Qualifications


The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications
•  Graduated from an Accredited school of practical nursing program is required 

•  1 year of Primary care experience is strongly preferred. 

•  LVN is required  
•  ACLS or BCLS is required
•  Additional specialty certification if applicable is required  

Skills

•  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.

•  Must have time management skills 

Why Texas Health Resources?

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.

Texas Health Highlights

•  2018 FORTUNE Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For®” (4th year in a row)

•  2018 Becker's Healthcare "150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare" (4th year in a row)

•  2018 Employees’ Choice “Best Places to Work” by Glassdoor 



 

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At Texas Health Resources, our mission is “to improve the health of the people in the communities we serve”.

With 14 hospitals across the Dallas-Fort Worth area and one of the largest faith-based health care systems in the United States, Texas Health has the resources to offer a variety of career growth opportunities with equally remarkable benefits. You can choose to work in urban, suburban or rural facilities plus have the ability to move within the system. This gives our team a level of flexibility that’s hard to match.

Check out just a few of our recent accomplishments:

• #1 as Fortune’s 2015, 2016 and 2017 “Best Workplaces in Health Care"
• 2016 and 2017 Becker's Healthcare’s "150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare"
• Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award as a 2018 Best Places to Work
• Platinum-level recognition from the American Health Association (AHA) for being a "Fit-Friendly Worksite"
• Named #1 as the “100 Best Workplaces for Women” by Great Place to Work®

Join our award-winning Texas Health family and become a part of a team that is improving the health of our communities daily. You belong here.

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