Licensed Vocational Nurse Inpatient Rehab in Austin, Texas, United States
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St. David's Medical Center

Licensed Vocational Nurse Inpatient Rehab

Austin, TX, United States
Full-time • Days > 10 Hrs/Wkends Rotate
Nursing Support   Job ID: 184377
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Do you have the career opportunities as an Inpatient Rehab Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) you want in your current role? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join St. David’s Medical Center, a facility that is part of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, HCA Healthcare.

At St. David’s Medical Center we want to ensure your needs are met. We offer a variety of comprehensive medical, dental, and vision plans along with some unique benefits including:

  • Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance Programs
  • Student Loan Repayment Program
  • Paid Personal Leave
  • 401k (100% annual match – 3%-9% of pay based on years of service)
  • Identity Theft Protection discounts
  • Auto, Home, and Life Insurance options
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP) 

You contribute to our success. Every role has an impact on our patients’ lives and you have the opportunity to make a difference. We are looking for a dedicated Inpatient Rehab LVN like you to be a part of our team.

Job Summary

Responsible for providing nursing care to patients with minor to major illnesses or injuries. The LVN functions under the direction of the registered nurse. The LVN supervises non-licensed personnel.

Job Summary and Qualifications

1. Perform complete and accurate nursing assessment on assigned patients.

a. Completes designated portion of the admission interview accurately within two hours of patient admission.

b. Performs and documents patient routine patient assessment completely and accurately per shift, or more frequently, as indicated by patient condition.

c. Confers with RN regarding complex assessments, changes in patient condition, diagnostic results, non-routine situations, and before calling a physician.

d. Contributes to the assessment of educational and discharge needs.

2. Follows plan of care initiated by an RN.

a. Updates nursing care plan every 24 hours.

b. Contributes to the plan of care and discharge plan.

3. Provides and documents skilled care to assigned patients within the LVN scope of practice and in compliance with hospital policies and procedures.

a. Performs and documents nursing care according to patient needs in a competent and timely manner.

b. Accurately administers and documents medications within 60 minutes of indicated time or as patient condition warrants.

c. Performs routine or standardized teaching under direction of an RN.

d. Carries out appropriate interventions based on identified changes in patient condition

 Our inpatient rehabilitation hospital, Austin's first and largest comprehensive rehabilitation hospital, embodies 64 rooms over three floors. Our specialties, including amputee, heart failure/LVAD, Traumatic Brain Injury, Oncology, Stroke/Young Stroke, and Spinal Cord Injuries (traumatic and non-traumatic). Nursing skills include IVs, PICC/Central Lines, Trachs, Ports, LVADs, Wound/Ostomy Care, NG/PEG/JG Tubes, Blood Administration, Cardiac Medications, etc.

 If you are looking for a unit that will take your knowledge and skill base to the next level, we invite you to apply for this position.

HCA Healthcare has been continually named a World's Most Ethical Company by Ethisphere since 2010. In 2018, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.3 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

We promptly review all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Unlock the possibilities and apply today!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Experience

Experience as a staff nurse in an acute care setting Preferred

Education

Graduate from an accredited nursing program with an Associate’s degree in vocational nursing

License and Certifications

Currently licensed as a Licensed Vocational Nurse in the state(s) of practice and/or has an active compact license, in accordance with law and regulation.

Basic Life Support (BLS) required as per St. David’s Healthcare policy

Requirements

Required: Graduate of LVN program

Preferred: Previous experience in clinical nursing preferred. Computer skills preferred.

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES:

Required: Texas LVN license; BLS certification required as per St. David’s HealthCare policy.

Preferred: None

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Nursing Support
Full-time • Days > 10 Hrs/Wkends Rotate

COVID-19 Vaccination

In compliance with the emergency regulation issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) dated November 4, 2021, and company policy, this role requires you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations, or to have applied for a medical or religious exemption (including booster for California).

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