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CommonSpirit Health LVN in BRYAN, Texas

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

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.

  • 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.

  • Observes and reports to the patient's provider any symptoms and complaints that could be pertinent to diagnosis treatment decisions to assist physician.

  • Gathers, sets up and assists provider in performing variety of patient procedures to maximize patient outcome.

  • Screens calls for provider, responds to messages from patients and other callers, calls in refills and administers injections as ordered to assist the provider.

  • Provides the patients/family with pertinent educational materials to promote health awareness.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Fills in for others and performs other duties as assigned to assist other team members.

  • Performs other duties as assigned to meet the organization`s needs.

Qualifications

Education

  • Required: Graduation from an accredited school of nursing.

Licensure/Certifications

  • Required: Current LVN license with the State of Texas.

  • Required: Current Basic Life Support (BLS) or Advanced Care Life Support (ACLS) certification from American Heart Association.

Experience

  • Required: None

DISCLOSURE STATEMENT:

This job description reflects CHI’s assignment of essential functions, it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned. Critical features of this job are listed above. They may be subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.

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Requisition ID 2021-152742

Employment Type Per Diem

Department Employee Health Services

Hours / Pay Period 15

Shift Day

Standard Hours Clinic Hours: Monday - Friday (7:30am-5:30pm) Sat (8:00am-12:00pm)

Facility / Process Level : Name CHI St Joseph Health

Location TX-BRYAN

Equal Opportunity CommonSpirit Health™ is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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