Licenced Vocational Nurse

Requisition ID
2020-119019
Employment Type
Full Time
Department
Long Term Care
Hours Per Pay Period
72
Facility
CHI St. Joseph Health Regional Hospital
Shift
Varied
Standard Hours
Variable
Work Schedule
Varies
Location
TX-BRYAN

Overview

CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S., from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services, CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources, CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities, advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable, and innovating how and where healing can happen, both inside our hospitals and out in the community.

 

CHI St. Joseph Health

 

Since 1936 CHI St. Joseph Health has been caring for the communities of Bryan, College Station, Brenham, Hearne, Navasota, Caldwell, and Madisonville. With the area’s only Level II Trauma Center, the first Joint Commission certified Primary Stroke Center, and the first accredited Chest Pain Center in the Brazos Valley, CHI St. Joseph Health is a leader in critical care and the largest provider of cardiovascular care in the region.

 

As an integrated healthcare system, CHI St. Joseph Health includes a comprehensive network of over 100 employed providers including primary care physicians, specialists and advanced practice clinicians. Our network includes more than 30 ambulatory clinics featuring primary care, a freestanding Emergency Room, Express Clinics, and imaging and diagnostic services.

 

As an active member of the Brazos Valley, CHI St. Joseph Health is a leader in providing compassionate care as well as addressing the overall health of the community. We continuously work to assess unique needs and create plans that respond to those needs in an effort to build a healthier community.

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Responsibilities

JOB SUMMARY
  • CHARGE NURSE: Gives basic and skilled nursing care and medication administration, observes and reports patients' condition to Physician, performs other tasks and duties within his/her capability to provide high quality patient care within the Nurse Practice Act and other governmental agencies. Provides guidance and assistance to CNA's/CMA's; Charge nurse is accountable to the registered nurse / Director of Nursing.

ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • ESSENTIAL
    • Prepares and reviews medical records and nurses` notes, assess residents to evaluate their physical and emotional status. Monitors resident activity and provides nursing care according to the physicians` orders, care plans, established standards and facility policies. Coordinates and assists or prepares for new admissions, transfers, and discharge of residents. Transcribes physicians` telephone orders. Communicates with residents, family members, and other interdisciplinary team members and management regarding resident status.
    • Prepares and administers medications as ordered by the physician in accordance with nursing standards and facility policies. Signs, dates, and performs all charting and record keeping in accordance with established policies and procedures.
    • Supervises and directs the CNA/CMA staff in the delivery of resident care and monitors their performance.
    • Understands, complies with and promotes all rules regarding resident rights.
    • Assists and participates in developing and implementing a written care plan for individual residents that addresses the needs of the resident.
    • Participates in in-service training, assists and implementing orientation programs and job skills training, and maintaining professional competence.
    • Monitors environment and care practices of nursing personnel to ensure compliance with established safety, fire and disaster, infection control and all other departmental policies and procedures are followed, ensures cleanliness and safety of work and treatment areas.
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  • OTHER
    • Performs other duties as assigned to meet the organization`s needs.

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Education
    • Required: High School Diploma or equivalent (GED)
    • Preferred: N/A
  • Major
    • Required: None
    • Preferred: N/A
  • Experience
    • Required: None
    • Preferred: Minimum 6 months LTC experience
  • Skills
    • Required: None
    • Preferred: N/A
  • Licensure/Certifications
    • Required: Licensed by Texas State Board of Nursing
    • Preferred: N/A

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