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LVN Pulmonary Specialists

Company: Ardent Health Services
Location: Tyler
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description Overview

Licensed Vocational Nurse LVN, Pulmonary Specilists, Full Time, Days Advancing Healthcare Together - The Future of Healthcare is in East Texas Why UT Health - East Texas? Our People. Our people truly are our greatest strength. They make a massive difference in the amazing care we provide every day. We work closely together to create a positive experience for our patients and each other. Our Purpose. We will build on your experience and provide meaningful and purposeful career growth for your future. You will have the opportunity every day to make a difference in someone's life and change the course of healthcare. Our Place.Tyler, Texas is a small town with a huge heart where you will have the privilege of caring for your neighbors. Everybody is somebody here. Representing the very best in healthcare, UT Health East Texas is comprised of 10 hospitals and more than 50 clinics across east Texas. With nearly 7,500 employees and over 1,000 licensed in-patient beds, UT Health East Texas provides healthcare services to thousands of patients annually through our hospitals, clinics, Level 1 trauma facility, air emergency fleet and EMS service in a metropolitan service area of a quarter-million people. Our UT Health Pulmonary Specialists clinic is seeking an experienced Licensed Vocational Nurse. We are looking for your experience, knowledge and patient care skills where you will be responsible for:
Responsibilities

What You Will Be Doing:

  • Monitoring the changes in the patients' condition including the recording and reporting of symptoms, assessing vital signs and intervening when appropriate.
  • Supporting the culture of quality with delivery of quality nursing care to decrease potential harm to other patients and peers
  • Participating actively in UTHET's performance improvement process as it relates to nursing practices and procedures
  • Monitoring, recording, and reporting symptoms and changes in patients' conditions
  • Interacting with co-workers and other hospital staff, guests and patients providing outstanding customer service
  • Responsible for providing technical assistance under the direction of licensed personnel for a mid-levels and physicians in a clinical setting.
  • Must be able to take patient vital signs, must have knowledge of medications and injections; must have knowledge of medical terminology.
  • Should be able to communicate both orally and written to physician, patient, and family members in a clear, concise manner.
  • Will process intake or discharge where needed.
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    Qualifications

    So what experience are we looking for in our LVN's? Education:
    • HS diploma or Equivalent
    • Graduate from an accredited Practical Nursing School Experience:
      • 6 months medical clinic experience preferred
      • Basic typing skills of 35 wpm
      • Basic personal computer skills and comfort with Microsoft Windows operating system; database and word processing skills required
      • Basic math skills
      • Strong verbal and written communication skills
      • Active listening skills
      • Good problem solving skills
      • Patient record documentation skills
      • Strong time management skills
      • Ability to think strategically and act tactically
      • Ability to handle multiple tasks at the same time
      • Ability to embrace the patient relationship to guide decisions and actions
      • Medication administration. I.V. Therapy, or current Medical Assistant Certification.
      • Demonstrates good team workCertification and Licensure:
        • Basic Life Support through American Heart Association or The Red Cross
        • Medical Assistant certification through National Healthcare Association (NHA) or National Workforce Career Association (NWCA)
        • Current Texas LVN License or Multi State License Compliance Requirements
          • Comply with regulatory requirements, guidelines, andBEHAVIORAL STANDARDS:Service
            • Patient Centered Customer Service: Genuinely care about people.
            • Cultivate a compassionate environment: Changing lives for the better together.Quality
              • Clinical and Operational Excellence: A relentless drive to be the best.
              • Holistic Approach: Think and act for the benefit of the whole.People
                • Promote a collaborative environment: Build effective working relationships with others.
                • Identify and Develop Talent: Prepare others to deliver excellence.Financial
                  • Business Acumen: Know, own and drive our business.
                  • Continually Simplify and Improve: Work to make everything as efficient as possible.Growth
                    • Foster Innovation: Seek and apply leading edge solutions.
                    • Set Clear Direction: Tell others where you are going, how to get there and why.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
                      • Ability to sit and stand for long periods of time while completing work on a computer
                      • Ability to lift 10 or more pounds
                      • Ability to move throughout the workplaceNow that you read about what you will be doing and the experience we seek, it is time to apply and make a difference in the lives of our patients. UT Health East Texas is an equal opportunity employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities). - - - - - -
                        With 30 hospitals and hundreds of clinics, Ardent Health Services is a premier provider of health care services, delivered with compassion for patients and their families and with respect for employees, physicians and other health professionals. Nearly half of our facilities have been recognized among healthcare's best places to work. -
                        Our hospitals and health systems include; Hillcrest Health System in Oklahoma, UT Health East Texas, BSA Health System, and Seton Medical Center Harker Heights in Texas, Lovelace Health System in New Mexico, University of Kansas Health System St. Francis Campus in Kansas, Portneuf Medical Center in Idaho, as well as Hackensack Meridian Health at Pascack Valley, and Hackensack Meridian Health Mountainside hospitals in New Jersey.
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Keywords: Ardent Health Services, Tyler , LVN Pulmonary Specialists, Healthcare , Tyler, Texas

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