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.
Experience: One to two years experience preferred
Degree: H. S. Graduate/GED Equivalent
License/Certificate: Basic Cardiac Life Support / Licensed Vocational Nurse
Standard Hours Per Week: 40