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Company: JPS Health
Location: Fort Worth
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Who We Are
JPS Health Network is a $950 million, tax-supported healthcare system in North Texas. Licensed for 582 beds, the network features over 25 locations across Tarrant County, with John Peter Smith Hospital a Level I Trauma Center, Tarrant County's only psychiatric emergency center, and the largest hospital-based family medical residency program in the nation. The health network employs more than 7,200 people. Acclaim Multispecialty Group is the medical practice group featuring over 300 providers serving JPS Health Network. Specialties range from primary care to general surgery and trauma. The Acclaim MultispecialtyGroup formed around a common set of incentives and expectations supporting the operational, financial, and clinical performance
outcomes of the network. Our goal is to provide high quality, compassionate clinical care for every patient, every time. Why JPS? We're more than a hospital. We're 7,200 of the most dedicated people you could ever meet. Our goal is to make sure the people of our community get the care they need and deserve. As community stewards, we abide by three Rules of the Road: 1. Own it.Everyone who wears the JPS badge contributes to our journey to excellence.
2. Seek joy.Every day, every shift, we celebrate our patients, smile, and emphasize positivity.
3. Don't be a jerk.Everyone is treated with courtesy and respect. Smiling, laughter, compassion - key components of our everyday experience at JPS. When working here, you're surrounded by passion, diversity, and dedication. We look forward to meeting you! For more information, visit
To view all job vacancies,,,or Job Description: Job Summary: The Licensed Vocational Nurse I-IV is responsible for the total nursing care of assigned patients in accordance with provider's orders under the guidance and supervision of the nurse in charge. Essential Job Functions & Accountabilities:

  • Delivers quality nursing care to assigned group of patients while minimizing the risk of infection, contamination, harm, or injury.
  • Records patients' medical information and vital signs.
  • Monitors, records and reports symptoms and changes in patients' conditions.
  • Conducts specified laboratory tests.
  • Maintains accurate, detailed reports and records.
  • Completes documentation to meet regulatory standards, policies, and procedures.
  • Provides patient education directed towards identified knowledge deficits.
  • Guides, educates, and provides leadership as a preceptor to LVNs and non-licensed clinical staff, as directed.
  • Participates in performance improvement process initiatives within JPS Health Network and assigned department.
  • Job description is not an all-inclusive list of duties and may be subject to change with or without notice. Staff are expected to perform other duties as assigned.
  • Must be able to complete all job duties and functions of the role with or without assistive/adaptive devices, and/or reasonable accommodations.
  • Work environments may differ based on job functions and location. Work is subject to schedule changes and/or variable work hours. Qualifications:
    • Required Qualifications:
    • Graduate from an accredited School of Vocational Nursing.
    • Current licensure to practice vocational nursing in the State of Texas by the Board of Nurse Examiners and must maintain licensure throughout employment.
    • Current JPS recognized Basic Life Support (BLS) certification and must be maintained throughout employment.
    • ACLS within 3 months of hire (required in Emergency Department and Critical Care only).
    • EKG test passed within 90 days of hire date and maintained throughout employment (required in Emergency Department and Critical Care only).
    • Completion of Pediatric Life Support (PALS) within 90 days of hire and maintains credentialing throughout employment for the Emergency Department.
    • Completion of unit specific competency based orientation program within 90 days, if applicable.
    • Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) certification must be obtained within 6 weeks of employment (for Inpatient Womens Services only).
    • S.T.A.B.L.E. certification must be obtained within 6 months of employment (for Inpatient Womens Services only).
    • Approved Education and Training in Non-Violent Crisis De-escalation must be obtained within 90 days of hire date and maintained throughout employment for the Emergency Department.
    • 4875 Licensed Vocational Nurse I: 0 -1.99 years of relevant experience.
    • 4876 Licensed Vocational Nurse II: 2-4.99 years of relevant experience.
    • 4877 Licensed Vocational Nurse III: 5-9.99 years of relevant experience.
    • 4878 Licensed Vocational Nurse IV: 10+ years of relevant experience. Location Address:
      1250 8TH AVE, SUITE 600
      FORT WORTH, Texas, 76104
      United States

Keywords: JPS Health, Fort Worth , LICENSED VOCATIONAL NURSE IV, Healthcare , Fort Worth, Texas

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