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SPS LVN A PRN - Internal Float Pool

Seton Family of Hospitals
Seton Healthcare Family
Type Full time Posted 3/24/2014
Salary - n/a - Starts 7/29/2014
TX - Texas (All) - Austin Referral - n/a -    
SPS LVN A PRN - Internal Float Pool
TX - Austin

Additional Job Information


City, State: Austin,TX

Location: Chevy Chase Bldg

Department: Nurse Staffing 001

Additional Job Details: PRN Days

Marketing Statement
Seton Healthcare Family offers rewarding and diverse career opportunities, superior benefits and excellent options for personal growth. Seton is always looking for dedicated and skilled individuals willing to share their hearts with those we serve.
The Seton Healthcare Family, a member of Ascension Health, is the leading provider of healthcare services in Central Texas, serving an 11-county population of 1.8 million. The network includes five urban acute care hospitals, two rural hospitals, a mental health hospital, several strategically located health facilities that provide medical care for well patients and three primary care clinics for the uninsured. Four out of every ten overnight patients in the region receive their care at a Seton facility.

With more than 13,000 associates, Seton is the largest private employer in Central Texas and the only not-for-profit organization among the top 25 employers in the Austin area. In addition, Seton is home to four Magnet nursing facilities-University Medical Center Brackenridge, Dell Children's Medical Center of Central Texas, Seton Medical Center and Seton Northwest Hospital.
About Austin: 
Austin is in the heart of the beautiful Texas hill country-only a few hours from Dallas, Houston and San Antonio. Enjoy a mild climate, affordable housing and no state income tax! Plus you'll have the chance to be part of a friendly city that offers something for everyone: lively nightlife, recreational activities, colleges & universities, lakes and family-oriented fun. Rich in history, cultural diversity, natural beauty and a vibrant blend of professions, Austin is a cosmopolitan city with a down-home feel. Whatever you like, Central Texas has something to offer.
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Job Description


The SPS LVN A PRN provides basic bedside care in a diverse healthcare environment to patients under the direction of a registered nurse or physician, functioning within scope of license.


  • Contributes to the assessment of patients by collecting data for analysis by a Registered Nurse (RN)
  • Administers medications and observes patients for adverse reactions to medications or treatments
  • Performs routine laboratory tests and simple therapeutic services
  • Educates patients/families about disease treatment plan including self care post discharge, holistic health needs, available resources and follow up care
  • Coordinates delivery of care by selected members of the health care team and collaborates with each patient, family and other team members to meet goals
  • Assists with revising nursing care plans as needed
  • Assesses and reports patient's progress or lack of progress towards goal achievement
  • Documents delivery of health care and nursing process in accordance with specific unit standards and hospital nursing policy
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • May be required to be "on-call"

Education & Experience:

  • High school diploma or the equivalent is required
  • Two (2) years of hospital or institutional experience as a staff Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) is required

Licenses & Certifications:

  • Within one (1) month of hire, must obtain (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation) CPR certification through the American Heart Association
  • Licensed to practice as a vocational nurse (LVN) in the State of Texas is required or must be obtained prior to hire or job transfer date
Equal Employment Opportunity

Seton Healthcare Family is an equal employment opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and complies with all applicable federal, state and local equal employment regulations and laws. It is the policy of the Seton Healthcare Family to afford equal employment opportunities to all employees and prospective employees without regard to their race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic or status that is protected by federal, state, or local laws. This policy applies to all personnel actions, such as hiring, promotion, transfer, demotion, termination, layoff and all other conditions and privileges of employment in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.

Affirmative Action goes beyond the concept of equal employment opportunity. Affirmative Action policies and programs are required to overcome the present effects of past discrimination and to achieve equal employment opportunity for members of groups that are or have been formerly under-represented. Affirmative Action policies and programs are tools whereby additional efforts are made to recruit, employ and promote qualified members of formerly excluded groups, even if that exclusion cannot be traced to particular discriminatory actions. Through specific and result-oriented activities, Seton Healthcare Family’s goals are to ensure that every person is given full consideration through equal employment opportunity policies and practices and to achieve a representative workforce through its affirmative action efforts.
It is further the policy of the Seton Healthcare Family to encourage vendors, contractors, affiliate institutions and others doing business with the Seton Healthcare Family to observe the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action.