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LVN Rehabilitation Unit

Company: HCA Healthcare
Location: Dallas
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Description Licensed Vocational Nurse / LVN - Rehabilitation Unit
Schedule: Full time - Days (Rotating Weekends)
Location: Medical City Dallas Hosptial Our medical team consists of more than 1,200 physicians, many of whom are recognized as the world's best in their specialties. Patients travel to Medical City from all over the United States and more than 75 other countries for the sophisticated treatment offered by our 400+ in-house physician specialists. Medical City offers a full-service adult hospital and pediatric hospital, with separate adult and pediatric emergency rooms, as well as numerous outpatient clinics and diagnostic centers. Our providers have access to state-of-the-art technology and are pioneering new medical procedures every day to accommodate patient needs. We operate as a 796-bed tertiary care center, and we hope from the moment you walk through our doors, you will notice the Medical City difference.

We offer an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, comprehensive benefits and growth opportunities. Our benefits include 401k, PTO, medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program, employee stock purchase program and student loan repayment. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.
The Licensed Vocational Nurse/Licensed Practical Nurse (LVN/LPN) coordinates and delivers high quality, patient-centered care by performing a variety of delegated basic patient care services. In collaboration with the RN and other members of the care team, the LVN/LPN provides individualized, comprehensive, and compassionate care in accordance with the nature and specific requirements of the department, and consistent with the scope and standards of practice for the relevant state and specialty.

Job Summary:

  • Obtains and records initial and ongoing patient information throughout the cycle of care
  • Provides direct, evidence-based nursing care of assigned patients as directed by the physician or RN. Assists with procedures, monitoring, or other functions as directed
  • Performs lab and procedural tests within the LVN/LPN scope of practice, after demonstrating competency
  • Inserts and maintains IVs, after meeting training requirements and demonstrating competency
  • Administers prescribed medications to patients in accordance with hospital policies and practice guidelines. Monitors patient for therapeutic response. Notifies provider and intervenes as appropriate in the event of an unintended response to medication
  • Identifies potential nursing problems/changes in patient status, informing appropriate team members
  • Escalates situations requiring care beyond the scope or practice of an LVN/LPN
  • Reinforces education for patient and family based on the individual needs of the customer
  • Documents the administration of care in the patient medical record in a timely and thorough manner
  • Demonstrates an understanding of and adherence to the principles of patient privacy and security of protected health information
  • Provides for the smooth processing of patients into and out of the department
  • Provides accurate and pertinent patient information reports to the RN or CNC and to the oncoming shift to ensure continuity of care
  • Serves as a resource to department staff, students, volunteers and other departments, and contributes to the teamwork essential to ensuring quality patient care
  • Provides and ensures patient safety at all times
  • Facilitates the management of the day's scheduled cases
    Job Requirements:
    • Graduate of Vocational Nursing school required
    • One year expeience preferred

Keywords: HCA Healthcare, Dallas , LVN Rehabilitation Unit, Healthcare , Dallas, Texas

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