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AdventHealth Licensed Vocational Nurse - Emergency Department - Nights in Killeen, Texas

Description

Licensed Practical Nurse – Emergency Department

AdventHealth Central Texas

Location Address: 2201 S Clear Creek Rd., Killeen, TX 76549

Top Reasons to Work At AdventHealth Central Texas, Killeen, TX

  • Our care for patients extend to the spiritual level by praying with patients and families and providing on call, 24 hours, 7 days a week Chaplains for spiritual support.

  • Award winning facility with opportunities to grow both professionally and personally working with great individuals, part of a bigger team that continues to build a world-class culture where you become family.

  • Extraordinary benefits to include tuition reimbursement and on-campus classes.

  • Cost of living is 20 percent lower than the national average

  • Largest school district in the area, with more than 50 elementary, middle, high school, and specialized campuses to choose from

  • Surrounded close to Ft. Hood, Copperas Cove, to Belton and Lampasas with plenty of restaurants, shopping and other family fun events.

  • Miles of scenic trails and parks available for recreational activity

Work Hours/Shift:

Full Time Nights

You Will Be Responsible For:

· Provides for delivery of patient care through assessment with identification and prioritization of presenting problems or needs, to facilitate optimum patient care

· Evaluates patients presented to the Emergency Room upon their arrival

· Performs, properly documents and reports all procedures and assessments in accordance with departmental and hospital policy

· Recognizes potential emergency/life threatening situations and implements preventive measures

Qualifications

What You Will Need:

· Minimum of Diploma in practical nursing

· Licensed to practice as a LVN in the state of Texas or Compact State

· BLS (Basic Life Support) - upon hire

· ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) - within the first six months of hire

Job Summary:

The ED Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) provides direct patient centered care in a critical care area as part of a multidisciplinary team to prioritize care through appropriate triage, assess the needs of the patient and provide treatment, and properly disposition the patient. The ED LVN provides patient-centered care to a population within the age range of newborn to geriatric.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.

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