LVN Licensed Vocational Nurse Ortho in Live Oak, Texas, United States
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Methodist Hospital Northeast

LVN Licensed Vocational Nurse Ortho

Live Oak, TX, United States
Full-time  Days (Rotating Weekends) 
Category: Registered Nurse • Job ID: 971875

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Introduction

Are you looking for a place to deliver excellent care patients deserve? At Methodist Hospital Northeast we support our colleagues in their positions. Join our Team as a(an) LVN Licensed Vocational Nurse Ortho and access programs to assist with every stage of your career.

Benefits

Methodist Hospital Northeast 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 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.
  • Fertility and family building benefits through Progyny
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • Family support, including adoption assistance, child and elder care resources and consumer discounts
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Retirement readiness and rollover 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)

Learn more about Employee Benefits

Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.

Are you a continuous learner? With more than 94,000 nurses throughout HCA Healthcare, we are one of the largest employers of nurses in the United States. Education is key to excellence! As a majority owner of Galen College of Nursing, which joins Research College of Nursing and Mercy School of Nursing as educational facilities within the HCA Healthcare family, we make it easier and more affordable to gain certifications and job skills. Apply today for our LVN Licensed Vocational Nurse Ortho opening and continue to learn!

Job Summary and Qualifications

We are seeking a Licensed Vocational Nurse for Methodist Hospital Northeast Orthopedics Unit 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:

We are seeking a Licensed Vocational Nurse for Methodist Hospital Northeast Orthopedics Unit 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

Current 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.

Current American Heart Association BLS Certification

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

Our Ortho/Neuro/Oncology unit offers the following:

  • 30 bed unit specializing in Orthopedics, Neurosciences, and Oncology with private rooms.
  • Computers in every patient room
  • 1:5 RN to patient ratio
  • The ability to learn and be cross trained with clinical skills in 3 specialty areas that will add to your experience as a nurse.
  • We are a Joint Commission certified Joint Replacement center of excellence.
  • Joint Care Coordinator accessible to staff and patients for care guidance and education
  • Joint Center group therapy room on the unit
  • Work with a variety of patients from the Orthopedic, Neuroscience, and Oncology service lines, as well as some Medical overflow.
  • Encouragement to participate in community events, specialty certifications, and other professional growth and development opportunities.

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 Hospital Northeast is a 232 bed, full-service hospital. We are home to the Joint Replacement Academy. We offer the latest treatment options for knee and hip pain. We house an impressive neurosurgical program. This program offers services from elective spine surgeries to advanced and comprehensive brain and spine care.

We are recognized by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association as a Certified Primary Stroke Center. We handle patients with urgency. We are acknowledged by the American College of Cardiology as an Accredited Chest Pain Center with Primary PCIa. All complaints are handled crucially. We are identified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center for having a Pathway to Excellence Program. We dedicate resources to our employees. We have received the Mission: Lifeline® Bronze Receiving Quality Achievement Award. This is awarded for implementing specific quality improvements. These measures were outlined by the American Heart Association. The improvements impact the treatment of patients who suffer severe heart attacks. This was outlined by the Texas Award for Performance Excellence. We have been nationally recognized by Leapfrog’s Hospital Safety Grade A.

"Good people beget good people."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.
HCA Healthcare Co-Founder

If growth and continued learning is important to you, we encourage you to apply for our LVN Licensed Vocational Nurse Ortho opening. Our team will promptly review your application. Highly qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Unlock the possibilities 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.

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