LVN- Primary Care

Requisition ID
2020-129381
Employment Type
Full Time
Department
Nursing Administration
Hours Per Pay Period
80
Facility
CHI St. Joseph Health
Shift
Day
Standard Hours
Days
Work Schedule
12 Hour
Location
TX-NAVASOTA

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.

Responsibilities

JOB SUMMARY

  • Under general supervision; assesses patients, administers treatment and gives nursing care in compliance with department policies and under the direction of the provider to maximize patient outcomes. Demonstrates competence in the care and/or service to our customers of all ages.

 

 ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • ESSENTIAL
    • Escorts the patients to exam rooms, takes vital signs and obtains medical data (patient history, symptoms, reason for visit) pertinent to the patient`s visit to expedite patient care.
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    • Observes and reports to the patient's provider any symptoms and complaints that could be pertinent to diagnosis treatment decisions to assist physician.
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    • Gathers, sets up and assists provider in performing variety of patient procedures to maximize patient outcome.
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    • Screens calls for provider, responds to messages from patients and other callers, calls in refills and administers injections as ordered to assist the provider.
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    • Provides the patients/family with pertinent educational materials to promote health awareness.
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    • Orders medical and pharmacy supplies as needed and maintains inventories and records pertinent to medical supplies, medications and drugs in accordance with the policies and procedures for the practice to maintain inventory.
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    • Prepares, cleans and packages instruments for transport to St. Joseph for sterilization as outlined in the policy and procedure for the instrument decontamination to maximize infection control.
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    • Fills in for others and performs other duties as assigned to assist other team members.
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  • OTHER
    • Performs other duties as assigned to meet the organization`s needs.

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Education
    • Required: Graduation from an accredited school of nursing.
    • Preferred: N/A
  • Major
    • Required: N/A
    • Preferred: N/A
  • Experience
    • Required: N/A
    • Preferred: N/A
  • Skills
    • Required: N/A
    • Preferred: N/A
  • Licensure/Certifications
    • Required: Current LVN license with the State of Texas, Current CPR certification
    • Preferred: N/A

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