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LVN PRN - Float Pool

Company: JPS Health Network
Location: Fort Worth
Posted on: June 13, 2021

Job Description:

Who We Are

JPS Health Network is a $950 million, tax-supported health care system in North Texas. Licensed for 578 beds, the network features 75 locations across Fort Worth, with John Peter Smith Hospital --home to Tarrant County's first and only Level 1 Trauma Center, only psychiatric emergency services site, and the largest hospital-based family medical residency program in the nation - and more than 40 community-based clinics. All told, our network employs more than 7,200 people.

Acclaim is our multispecialty medical practice group featuring over 300 providers serving the JPS Health Network. Specialties range from primary care to general surgery and trauma. The Acclaim group 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:

  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 www.jpshealthnet.org.

To view all job vacancies, visit www.jobs.jpshealthnet.org/ or www.teamacclaim.org.

Job Title:

LVN PRN - Float Pool

Requisition Number:

18976

Employment Type:

PRN

Division:

Community Health

Compensation Type:

Hourly

Job Category:

Nursing / LVN

Hours Worked:

Location:

JPOC 1350

Shift Worked:

Job Description:

Description: The Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) PRN is responsible for the total nursing care of assigned patients in accordance with physicians' orders under the guidance and supervision of the nurse in charge.

Typical Duties:

  • 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 bedside 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 new LVNs and CMAs following 6 months of employment.
  • Participates in performance improvement process initiatives within JPS Health Network and assigned department.
  • Performs all other job related duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

Required Education and Experience:

  • Graduated from an accredited school of vocational nursing. Required Licensure/Certification/Specialized Training:
  • 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 Women's Services only).
  • S.T.A.B.L.E. certification must be obtained within 6 months of employment (for Inpatient Women's 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. Preferred Education and Experience:
  • 6 plus months of nursing experience.

Location Address:

1350 S. Main Street

Fort Worth, Texas, 76104

United States

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