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Licensed Vocational Nurse - Med Surg - Nights - Part Time - Plainview, TX

Job Description:
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Administers nursing care to patients
within an assigned unit.
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Supervises non-licensed nursing
personnel.
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Under the direct supervision of a
registered nurse.
Essential Functions:
? Demonstrates the ability to
transfer scientific knowledge from social, biological, and physical sciences in
applying the nursing process.
? Demonstrates knowledge and
competency in performing baseline nursing skills. Maintains clinical
competencies according to departmental standards.
? Under supervision of the RN,
identifies information necessary to plan and administer care.
? Identifies and determines priority of the patients?
needs/problems, anticipates emergencies, complications of pathology, and
assists others in implementing complex care.
? Administers all medications and treatments according to
hospital policy and procedure, accepted standards of care, and unit guidelines.
? Communicates effectively with the RN, patients, families,
and physicians. Documenting the patient status, patient needs/problems, nursing
intervention/patient response, safety interventions, and education/teaching.
? Assists the RN in the development of a plan of care that
includes discharge planning, realistic and measureable goals, and appropriate
nursing interventions to produce outcomes with the patients.
? Maintains a safe work environment.
? Maintains a committed and cooperative attitude with
staffing, promoting teamwork and harmony by readily assisting other staff and
patients without being asked to do so.
Minimum Position Qualifications:
Education:
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Graduate of an accredited licensed
vocational school of nursing
License / Training:
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Current Texas L.V.N. license
required. ?Current licensure in Texas or an
approved compact state as a LVN or proof of application for licensure.
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BLS Certification.
Experience:
? Minimum One Year Experience preferred.
Covenant Health is celebrating nearly 100 years of serving Lubbock and our South Plains region. As the oldest and largest health system in Lubbock and the region, we currently employ over 5,200 people with a medical staff of over 600 physicians.For nearly 100 years, Covenant has been driven by a mission of providing a Christian ministry of healing and caring for the whole person - mind, body and spirit. Our vision and differentiator is we are the only faith-based, integrated health network in the West Texas/eastern New Mexico region dedicated to a Christian ministry of healing.As an expression of our mission, we believe we hold an important Covenant with our patients and try and treat every interaction as Sacred Encounters.Our ministry includes six hospitals with over 1,100 licensed beds: Covenant Medical Center - CMC Covenant Children?s Covenant Specialty Covenant Plainview - PLV Covenant Levelland - LVL Trustpoint (joint venture: Rehab Hospital of Lubbock) Covenant Medical Group (CMG) Covenant Health Partners Hospice of LubbockCovenant Health's total service area includes 25 counties that covers most of West Texas and eastern New Mexico. The service area covers approximately 750,000 people and approximately 35,000 square miles.


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