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LVN Med Surge Tele Licensed Vocational Nurse

Company: Methodist Hospital Metropolitan
Location: San Antonio
Posted on: June 26, 2022

Job Description:

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Sign-On Bonus OfferedDo you want to be appreciated Daily? Our LVNs are celebrated for being on the front line, empathetic for patients. Here at Methodist Metropolitan our LVNs set us apart from any other healthcare provider. We are seeking a LVNs to join our team. Apply today and join a team that is dedicated to serving others in need.


We are committed to providing benefits that matter to our nurses. At Methodist hospitals, our benefits package offers eligible colleagues an attractive package along with some unique benefits.

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, and Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) and Personal Leave
  • 401K (100% annual Match - 3% to 9% of pay based on years of service)
  • Academic Assistance and Reimbursements for Tuition and Student Loans
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)
  • Identity Theft Protection discounts
  • Auto, Home, and Pet Insurance options
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Legal BenefitsWe are seeking Rehabilitation Licensed Vocational Nurses for Methodist Metropolitan 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!What You Will Do In Your Role:
    • Obtains and records initial and ongoing patient information throughout the cycle of care. Documents the administration of care in the patient medical record in a timely and thorough manner. Provides accurate and pertinent patient information reports to the RN or CNC and to the oncoming shift to ensure continuity of care.
    • Provides direct, evidence-based nursing care of assigned patients as directed by the physician or RN. Assists with procedures, monitoring, or other functions as directed. Facilitates the management of the day's scheduled cases.
    • Performs lab and procedural tests within the LVN/LPN scope of practice, after demonstrating competency.
    • Identifies potential nursing problems/changes in patient status, informing appropriate team members. Escalates situations requiring care beyond the scope or practice of an LVN/LPN.
    • Demonstrates an understanding of and adherence to the principles of patient privacy and security of protected health information. Provides and ensures patient safety at all times.
    • Provides for the smooth processing of patients into and out of the department. Serves as a resource to department staff, students, volunteers and other departments, and contributes to the teamwork essential to ensuring quality patient care.What qualifications you will need:
      • Education: Graduate of Vocational Nursing School
      • Required: Current license 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. BLS required.
      • Employee completes initial and ongoing training and competencies as defined by service line, facility and department/unit which are specific to the needs of the patient population served (if applicable).
      • Experience Preferred: One year applicable experience preferred
      • Preferred: ACLS, IV Certification as mandated by state of practice.Our LVNs have access to a variety of resources to help you reach your goals including:
        • A comprehensive orientation process
        • Valuable mentorship from specialty specific educators
        • Fastest growing rehabilitation unit in HCA history
        • Recently awarded The Joint Commissions Gold Seal of Approval - for Rehabilitation Stroke Accreditation
        • Caring for a large population of neuro patients (strokes, brain injury) and surgical patients
        • Prides itself on its strong interdisciplinary teamwork among the nursing staff, Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Rehab Physicians, and Social Workers.
        • Inpatient Rehab is an extremely rewarding field where the nurses get to see what happens after a patient is discharged from the hospital - they get to see the impossible become possible!
        • The leadership on the unit is knowledgeable, supportive, and engaged.
        • Leadership development programs
        • State-of-the-art units equipped with the latest technologies in patient careMetropolitan Med Surge Tele Unit Highlights
          • 28 Bed Unit
          • Patient to Nurse Ratio 4-5:1
          • PCT support provided
          • This unit cares for patients under observation orders for pre/post cath lab, medical surgical, telemetry, etc
            • Goal of the unit is to have patients discharged or converted to inpatient within 48 hours
            • Culture on the unit is attributed to the strong interdisciplinary teamwork and compassion between the RNs (day and night) and with the different therapy disciplines on the unit.With over 370 beds Methodist Hospital Metropolitan offers outstanding heart and cancer care, general surgery, neurosurgery, orthopedic surgery, obstetrics and gynecology services, inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services, sleep disorder evaluation and the largest emergency room in downtown San Antonio. Our women's pavilion is the only stand-alone center city facility dedicated to the health of women and their newborn babies, welcoming nearly 4,000 newborns into the world each year. Methodist Hospital Metropolitan is home to the Methodist Weight Loss Center and has been designated an American Society for Metabolic Surgery Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence -.Our hospital has been recognized by Modern Healthcare as a Best Place to Work in Healthcare. It is the first hospital in San Antonio to achieve Pathway to Excellence designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Methodist Hospital Metropolitan has been nationally recognized by Leapfrog for focus on safety and quality, receiving a Grade A Hospital Safety Score for 8 consecutive rating periods. We are also proud to be an Accredited Chest Pain Center by the American College of Cardiology and Primary Stroke Center by the Joint Commission, as well as the first Texas hospital to earn a Gold Seal of Approval for Sepsis Certification. For more information, please visit our website at www.sahealth.com and select Methodist Hospital Metropolitan under Locations.If you find this opportunity to improve the lives of our patients compelling, we encourage you to Apply Today, as we are actively interviewing! Come and learn more about how we can work together in "Serving Humanity to Honor God."

Keywords: Methodist Hospital Metropolitan, San Antonio , LVN Med Surge Tele Licensed Vocational Nurse, Healthcare , San Antonio, Texas

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