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Licensed Vocational Nurse

Company: St. David's Medical Center
Location: Cedar Park
Posted on: January 9, 2022

Job Description:

Description IntroductionDo you have the career opportunities as a(an) Licensed Vocational Nurse you want in your current role? We invest in what matters most to nurses like you at home, at work, and at every stage in your career. We have an exciting opportunity for you to join St. David's Medical Center which is a part of the nation s leading provider of healthcare services, HCA Healthcare.BenefitsWe are committed to providing benefits that matter to nurses. At St. David's Medical Center, our benefits package offers eligible colleagues an attractive benefit package that includes medical, wellbeing, dental and vision benefits along with some unique benefits including:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Flexible Spending
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) and Personal Leave
  • 401K (100% annual match - 3% to 9% of pay based on years of service)
  • Academic Assistance and Reimbursements for Tuition and Student Loans
  • Employee Discounts including Tickets, Retail, Mental Health Apps, Education Apps, Identity Theft Protection etc.
  • Home, Auto, and Pet Insurance
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)
  • Short Term & Long Term Disability coverage
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Legal Benefits and lots more!Learn more about Employee BenefitsDo you want to work where you have a voice? Nurses are at the forefront of our commitment to the care and improvement of human life. At HCA Healthcare, there are many ways for nurses to have a voice through professional practice councils, advisory councils, vital voices surveys, and units of distinction. We learn from our multi-generational nursing family. We partner with our Nurses at St. David's Medical Center!Job Summary and Qualifications
    • Administers and monitors respiratory care treatments
    • Administers therapy according to established departmental policy
    • Evaluates patient within 2 hours of notification of respiratory therapy orders and initiates as stated
    • Instructs patient and family members in proper methods of respiratory therapy
    • At end of shift, assures assigned areas are stocked as required
    • Responds promptly to treatment needs in Emergency Department
    • Responds immediately to Dr. Leo codes and correctly manages the airway and external compressions
    • Responds immediately to all emergent patient situations including but not limited to Rapid Response, Stroke Alert, Stemi Alert and Trauma Alert.
    • Promptly sets up oxygen new starts per department policy
    • Follows established hospital and departmental infection control policies
    • Records pertinent information in patient s medical record
    • Accurately documents all respiratory care interventions during assigned shift
    • Documents patient and family education
    • Maintains up-to-date departmental records
    • Enters charges per shift for services performed/provided
    • Provides oncoming shift with current and accurate patient report
    • Performs noninvasive diagnostic tests and monitoring
    • Performs arterial and venous blood gas sampling, analyses sample and communicates critical values immediately per department policy
    • Performs beside spirometry and accurately records results
    • Performs peak flow, inspiratory and expiratory force, vital capacity measurements and accurately records results
    • Monitors pulse oximetry, transcutaneous C02 and end-tidal C0P2 levels
    • Performs EKGs as ordered
    • Performs cleaning, preventive maintenance and calibration of RC equipment as required
    • Cleans, assembles, verifies function of ventilators and documents same prior to patient use
    • Cleans, calibrates and maintains PFT equipment per manufacturing specifications and department policy.
    • Perform arterial blood gas instrumentation calibration and maintenance per CAP requirements
    • Calibrates and troubleshoots TCM and oxygen analyzers
    • Functions as respiratory care protocol assessor
    • Assesses patient per physician-approved criteria (RCP) within 1 hour of receipt of order and documents same
      Experience Experience as a staff nurse in an acute care setting requiredEducation Graduate from an accredited nursing program with an Associate s degree in vocational nursing - or Actively pursuing a registered nursing degree Required.License and Certifications Currently licensed as a Licensed Vocational Nurse nurse in the state(s) of practice and/or has an active compact license, in accordance with law and regulation.
      • Basic Life Support (BLS) required as per St. David s Healthcare policy is a full-service hospital located in central Austin, Texas. This 300+ bed facility features a 24-hour emergency department, the region s largest Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), and the internationally-renowned and . The full provided at St. David s Medical Center includes cancer care, heart and vascular care, imaging services, joint replacement and orthopedics, women s services, complex surgical services, and a . The facility is home to a 60+ bed rehabilitation hospital providing both inpatient and outpatient comprehensive care.St. David s Medical Center is part of St. David s HealthCare, which is one of the largest healthcare systems in Texas and the third-largest employer in the Austin area. St. David s HealthCare was formed through a unique partnership between HCA Healthcare and two local non-profits St. David s Foundation and Georgetown Health Foundation.HCA Healthcare has been named one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere Institute for over a decade. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses. "Bricks and mortar do not make a hospital. People do."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.
        HCA Healthcare Co-FounderIf this opportunity is your next step in your career path, we encourage you to apply for our LVN opening. We review all applications. Qualified candidates will be contacted by a member of our team. We are interviewing apply today!We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. Associated topics: hemodialysis, licensed, lvn lpn, med, med surg, mtp, nurse iv, pediatrics, practical, practical nurse

Keywords: St. David's Medical Center, Cedar Park , Licensed Vocational Nurse, Other , Cedar Park, Texas

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