The Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) performs assigned nursing duties, including assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating patient care, under the direct supervision of an RN/Physician. The LVN effectively performs and assists with delegated procedures, implements physician's orders and records observations and evaluations of patient response in a timely and detail oriented manner. The LVN will be responsible for the following:
—Reinforces patient/family teaching as delegated by the RN and clearly documents patient response in patient record.
—Accepts and documents verbal orders from the provider according to Baylor Scott & White Health Clinic guidelines.
—Clearly communicates, verbally and in writing, patient care activities and patient condition to appropriate parties.
—Provides appropriate assistance in emergency and stressful situations as needed.
—Participates in education and performance improvement activities to improve and maintain personal and departmental qualifications and standards of performance.
—Shares technical knowledge with staff/students in a supportive manner.
Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH) is the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States. With a commitment to and a track record of innovation, collaboration, integrity and compassion for the patient, BSWH stands to be one of the nation’s exemplary health care organizations. Our mission is to serve all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research as a Christian ministry of healing. Joining our team is not just accepting a job, it’s accepting a calling!