Uses the nursing process to ensure physical, social, psychological and spiritual needs are met.
Responsible for assisting in the determination of predictable healthcare needs of clients within structured healthcare settings who are experiencing common, well-defined health problems with predictable outcomes.
Utilizes a systematic approach to provide individualized, goal-directed nursing care.
Coordinates care between members of the healthcare team to optimize the patient/client's understanding of their condition and care requirements within the LVN scope of practice.
Promotes a customer-friendly environment for both internal and external clients by utilizing ServiceFirst behaviors while interacting with patients, visitors, and staff members.
Adapts work methods to specifically accommodate the population specific care needs (physical, psychosocial, cultural, age /developmental) of each patient served.
Assists in the determination of predictable healthcare needs of clients within structured healthcare settings who are experiencing common, well-defined health problems with predictable outcomes
Contributes to the development and utilization of a specific plan of care and modifies it to meet individual patient needs using evidence-based practices. Monitors and documents progression of treatment and teaching goals.
Demonstrates proper utilization and maintenance of equipment/supplies.
Demonstrates knowledge and skill in administering medications.
Practices safety measures and adheres to Infection Control Standards.
Maintains professional behavior and completes all required education/ credentialing requirements.
Implements the teaching plan for patients and families with common health problems and well-defined learning needs taking into consideration cultural diversity and in accordance with HIPPA guidelines.
Demonstrates leadership characteristics within scope of practice and unit standards.Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Current licensure as a Licensed Vocational Nurse in the state of Texas.
Experience in area of specialty preferred.