LVN - Bone Marrow Transplant Clinic - Main Campus

 
Position: LVN - Bone Marrow Transplant Clinic - Main Campus

Job ID: 150327

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: Bone Marrow Transplant Clinic

Talent Area: LVN

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a - 5p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.   Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.   To join our community of 13,000 dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org.

Summary:

We are searching for a Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) - someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you’ll provide quality basic nursing care as you assist the health care team in collecting data, planning, educating, implementing, and evaluating age-appropriate care that is family-centered and cost-effective.

 

Think you’ve got what it takes?



Responsibilities :

  • Assist in the collection and documentation of patient/family data, which includes biophysical, psychosocial, developmental, cultural, spiritual, and environmental information
  • Accurately collect and document observations and interventions such as vital signs, height, weight, neurological checks, pain, et cetera
  • Provide input for the development and modification of the patient’s plan of care
  • Follow up on abnormal labs and confer with the MD/LIP as necessary
  • Perform generic and unit-based critical competencies
  • Provide care in accordance with the established treatment plan and identify needs and problems along the way
  • Document the care provided and the patient’s response to the intervention as evidenced by chart review or supervisory observation
  • Assist with the management of prescriptions
  • Perform triage of patients scheduled for appointment by notifying the LIP immediately of any patient’s immediate health needs
  • Intervene at the registration desk for the possible infectious process, fever, or other acute distress
  • Triage patient telephone calls and ensurely the timely flow of patients
  • Perform general lab duties, such as quality control and chart audits, and maintain logs accordingly


Qualifications:

 

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Diploma in nursing
  • LVN license and BLS certification


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