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Methodist Hospital Specialty and Transplant

LVN Surgical Unit

San Antonio, TX, United States
Full-time  Nights > 10 Hrs/Wkends Rotate 
Category: Nursing Support • Job ID: 191292
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                                                                         Night Shift 7p-7a

Here at Methodist Healthcare, our everyday decisions are founded on compassion. Apply today and join a team that is dedicated to serving others in need.  Currently offering Sign-on Bonuses!

 

We want to ensure your needs are met. We offer a variety of comprehensive medical, dental, and vision plans along with some unique benefits including: 

 

·                     Student Loan Repayment Program

·                     Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance Programs

·                     Paid Time Off

·                     Flexible Spending Accounts

·                     Moving, mortgage, and real estate assistance

·                     100% matching 401k based on years of service

·                     Identity Theft Protection discounts

·                     Auto, Home, and Life Insurance options

·                     Adoption Assistance

·                     Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)

 

Our Licensed Vocational Nurses have access to a variety of resources to help you reach your goals including:

  • A comprehensive orientation process      
  • Valuable mentorship from specialty specific educators      
  • Leadership development programs
  • State-of-the-art units equipped with the latest technologies in patient care

 

What You Will Do In Your Role:

The Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) is an integral part of the health care team. The Licensed Vocational Nurse performs those functions assigned and supervised by the Registered Professional Nurse (RN). The LVN will be assigned to care for patients with multiple needs under the supervision of a RN. (See addendum #1 for OB-LVN duties.) All GVN’s or LVN’s hired into the Methodist Healthcare System will be expected to complete the IV class within 60 days of hire.

 

Methodist Hospital | Specialty and Transplant

Methodist Specialty and Transplant Hospital is licensed for 382 beds and has been nationally recognized by Leapfrog’s Hospital Safety Grade A. It receives international acclaim for its outstanding and dynamic kidney, liver and pancreas transplant programs, setting record numbers for volume and outcomes. Methodist Specialty and Transplant Hospital is home to the Texas Transplant Institute, a nationally recognized center that recently performed the world’s first 16-way kidney donor exchange chain during three consecutive days at a single hospital.

Methodist Specialty and Transplant Hospital earned designation as a Center of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Excellence from the American Society for Bariatric Surgery in 2008. Our Sexual Assault Response Team provides a compassionate environment for sexual assault survivors ages 13 and up. This program serves as a model for hospitals and agencies all over the world. For more information, please visit our website at www.sahealth.com and select Methodist Specialty and Transplant Hospital under Locations.

 

If you find this opportunity compelling, we encourage you to apply. We promptly review all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be directly contacted by a member of our team. We are actively interviewing so apply today!

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


Position Qualifications:

1.         Education:

A. High school graduate or equivalent required.

Graduation from a program of vocational nursing.

Previous experience is desirable, but not required.Graduate of a vocational nursing school.

 

2.         Experience:

A. No specific clinical experience required

 

3.      Certifications:

A. Currently licensed as a vocational nurse or practical nurse in Texas, in accordance with law and regulation, or current active Graduate Vocational Nurse (GVN) “temporary permission to practice” permit.  

B. Certified in BLS

C. Clinically proficient in vocational nursing skills, demonstrating knowledge of the development needs of adult and geriatric patients.

D. Preferred: ACLS, IV Certification as mandated by state of practice.

E. Able to deal tactfully with patients, families, physicians, and employees.

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