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Licensed Vocational Nurse Med Surg

Company: HCA Healthcare
Location: Georgetown
Posted on: January 20, 2023

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 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!Do 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 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 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: HCA Healthcare, Georgetown , Licensed Vocational Nurse Med Surg, Healthcare , Georgetown, Texas

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