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Licensed Vocational Nurse Med Surg

Company: St. David's Georgetown Hospital
Location: Georgetown
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Description IntroductionDo you have the career opportunities as a(an) Medical Surgical, 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 Georgetown Hospital 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 Georgetown Hospital 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 SpendingPaid Time Off (PTO) and Personal Leave401K-- -(100% annual match - 3% to 9% of pay based on years of service)Academic Assistance-- -and-- -Reimbursements-- -for Tuition and Student LoansEmployee Discounts-- -including Tickets, Retail, Mental Health Apps, Education Apps, Identity Theft Protection etc.Home,-- -Auto, and-- -Pet InsuranceEmployee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)Short Term-- -&-- -Long Term Disability-- -coverageAdoption-- -AssistanceLegal 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 Georgetown Hospital!Job Summary and QualificationsAdministers and monitors respiratory care treatmentsAdministers therapy according to established departmental policyEvaluates patient within 2 hours of notification of respiratory therapy orders and initiates as statedInstructs patient and family members in proper methods of respiratory therapyAt end of shift, assures assigned areas are stocked as requiredResponds promptly to treatment needs in Emergency DepartmentResponds immediately to Dr. Leo codes and correctly manages the airway and external compressionsResponds 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 policyFollows established hospital and departmental infection control policiesRecords pertinent information in patient's medical recordAccurately documents all respiratory care interventions during assigned shiftDocuments patient and family educationMaintains up-to-date departmental recordsEnters charges per shift for services performed/providedProvides oncoming shift with current and accurate patient reportPerforms noninvasive diagnostic tests and monitoringPerforms arterial and venous blood gas sampling, analyses sample and communicates "critical"-- - values immediately per department policyPerforms beside spirometry and accurately records resultsPerforms peak flow, inspiratory and expiratory force, vital capacity measurements and accurately records resultsMonitors pulse oximetry, transcutaneous C02 and end-tidal C0P2 levelsPerforms EKGs as orderedPerforms cleaning, preventive maintenance and calibration of RC equipment as requiredCleans, assembles, verifies function of ventilators and documents same prior to patient useCleans, calibrates and maintains PFT equipment per manufacturing specifications and department policy.Perform arterial blood gas instrumentation calibration and maintenance per CAP requirementsCalibrates and troubleshoots TCM and oxygen analyzersFunctions as respiratory care protocol assessorAssesses patient per physician-approved criteria (RCP) within 1 hour of receipt of order and documents same-- -St. David's Georgetown Hospital, which is part of St. David's HealthCare, is a 114-bed facility offering a range of services, including a 24-hour emergency department with a level IV trauma center; Certified Primary Stroke Center; inpatient and outpatient surgery; advanced pulmonary intervention; critical care capabilities; acute inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation; orthopedics and joint replacement; and maternity and newborn services with mother-baby couplet care close to home for Georgetown families. In 2019, St. David's Georgetown Hospital was named among the nation's 100 Top Hospitals by IBM Watson Health (formerly known as Truven) in conjunction with its parent campus, St. David's Medical Center, which made the list for the tenth consecutive year.HCA Healthcare has been continually named a World's Most Ethical Company by Ethisphere since 2010. In 2018, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.3 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply for our Medical Surgical LVN opening. We promptly review all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Unlock the possibilities and 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.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

Keywords: St. David's Georgetown Hospital, Georgetown , Licensed Vocational Nurse Med Surg, Healthcare , Georgetown, Texas

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