Licensed Vocational Nurse Surgical Unit in San Antonio, Texas, United States
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Methodist Hospital Specialty and Transplant

Licensed Vocational Nurse Surgical Unit

San Antonio, TX, United States
Full-time  Nights (Rotating Weekends) 
Category: Nursing Support • Job ID: 865609
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Description

Nights Shift 7p-7a

Do you want to be appreciated daily? Our nurses are celebrated for being on the front line, empathetic for patients. At Methodist Hospital Specialty and Transplant our nurses set us apart from any other healthcare provider. We are seeking a(an) Licensed Vocational Nurse Surgical Unit to join our healthcare family.

Benefits

Methodist Hospital Specialty and Transplant, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as free telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan with 10% off HCA Healthcare stock
  • Family support through fertility and family building benefits with Progyny and adoption assistance.
  • Referral services for child, elder and pet care, home and auto repair, event planning and more
  • Consumer discounts through Abenity and Consumer Discounts
  • Retirement readiness, rollover assistance services and preferred banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)
  • Employee Health Assistance Fund that offers free employee-only coverage to full-time and part-time colleagues based on income.

Learn more about Employee Benefits

Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.

At Methodist Hospital Specialty and Transplant, our nurses play a vital part. We know that every nurse’s path and purpose is unique. Do you want to create your own personal career path in nursing? HCA Healthcare is your career destination! Our scale makes it possible for nurses to create the career path that fits their life – for life – and empowers their passion for patient care. Apply today for our Licensed Vocational Nurse Surgical Unit opportunity.

Job Summary and Qualifications

We are seeking a Licensed Vocational Nurse for Methodist Hospital Specialty and Transplant to ensure we continue to provide all patients with high quality, efficient care. We are an amazing team that works hard to support each other and are seeking a phenomenal addition like you who feels patient care is as meaningful as we do. We want you to apply now!

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:

You will obtain and record initial and ongoing patient information throughout the cycle of care and provide accurate and pertinent patient information reports to the RN, CNC, and oncoming shift to ensure continuity of care.

You will provide direct, evidence-based nursing care of assigned patients as directed by the physician or RN and assist with procedures, monitoring, or other functions as directed.

You will perform lab and procedural tests within the LVN/LPN scope of practice, after demonstrating competency.

You will identify potential nursing problems/changes in patient status and inform and escalate situations requiring care beyond the scope of practice of an LVN/LPN.

You will serve as a resource to department staff, contribute to the teamwork of the hospital, and provide and ensure patient safety at all times.

What qualifications you will need:

Graduate of a Vocational Nursing School

LVN License to practice as a professional registered nursing in the state of Texas or Active Multi-State LVN Compact License, or GN Permit for LVN’s being hired into LVN position. (Employees with LVN Compact License are required to obtain Texas LVN License within 90 days of hire date.)

Current American Heart Association BLS Certification

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

This role requires you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations (unless a medical or religious exemption is approved).

Methodist Specialty and Transplant Hospital has been nationally recognized for its record setting kidney, liver and pancreas transplant programs. The hospital is home to the Texas Transplant Institute. We are the largest living donor kidney transplant program in the US. In 2019 the center reached a major milestone by performing 231 living donor kidney transplants in a single year. This set a new national record, 65 more transplants than the second center on the list. This is acknowledged in the United Network of Organ Sharing database.

"The great hospitals will always put the patient and the patient's family first, and the really great institutions will provide care with warmth, compassion, and dignity for the individual."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.
HCA Healthcare Co-Founder

Join a family that cares about every stage in your career! We are interviewing candidates for our Licensed Vocational Nurse Surgical Unit opening. Apply today and a member of our Talent Acquisition team will reach out.

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.

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