Licensed Vocational Nurse - Dermatology

    Organization/Institution: 
    Scott & White Heathcare
    Location: 
    ,
    Country:
    United States

    Responsibilities


    Job Summary:

    Performs assigned nursing duties, including assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating patient care, under the direct supervision of an RN/Physician.

    PERFORMS THE ACTIVITIES REQUIRED FOR THE DELIVERY OF PATIENT CARE.

    *Effectively performs and assists with delegated procedures, implements physician's orders and records observations and evaluations of patient response in a timely and detail oriented manner.

    *Reinforces patient/family teaching as delegated by the RN and clearly documents patient response in patient record.

    *Accepts and documents verbal orders from the provider according to Scott and White Clinic guidelines.

    *Establishes and maintains venous access and IV therapy in accordance with Scott & White policies and procedures.

    *Clearly communicates, verbally and in writing, patient care activities and patient condition to appropriate parties.

    *Provides appropriate assistance in emergency and stressful situations as needed.

    PARTICIPATES IN EDUCATION AND PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENT ACTIVITIES TO IMPROVE AND MAINTAIN PERSONAL AND DEPARTMENTAL QUALIFICATIONS AND STANDARDS OF PERFORMANCE.

    *Willingly participates in performance improvement activities as they are available.

    *Attends inservice education and staff meetings as required.

    *Shares technical knowledge with staff/students in a supportive manner.

    FULFILLS CONTINUING EDUCATION, LICENSURE AND/OR CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS TO MAINTAIN REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS.

    *Takes personal responsibility to understand, complete and maintain the professional and technical licensures/certifications required of the position and furnishes Scott & White with the necessary documentation to substantiate compliance.

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITY

    *Current CPR certification

    *Must be a graduate of an accredited Vocational School of Nursing.

    *Must be registered as a Vocational Nurse or have temporary permit to practice as a Vocational Nurse in the State of Texas.

    *One to two years experience preferred.


    Qualifications


    Experience: One to two years experience preferred
    Degree: H. S. Graduate/GED Equivalent
    License/Certificate: Basic Cardiac Life Support / Licensed Vocational Nurse


    Other Information


    Department: Dermatology
    Standard Hours Per Week: 40
    Shift: 1