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LVN Nurse Extern, Tyler, PRN, Varies (Tyler)

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Website UT Health Tyler

Overview

Advancing Healthcare Together The Future of Healthcare is in East Texas

Why UT Health East Texas?

Our People. Our people truly are our greatest strength. They make a massive difference in the amazing care we provide every day. We work closely together to create a positive experience for our patients and each other.

Our Purpose. We will build on your experience and provide meaningful and purposeful career growth for your future. You will have the opportunity every day to make a difference in someone s life and change the course of healthcare.

Our Place. Tyler, TX is a small town with a huge heart where you will have the privilege of caring for your neighbors. Everybody is somebody here.

Representing the very best in healthcare, UT Health East Texas is comprised of 10 hospitals and more than 50 clinics across east Texas. With nearly 7,500 employees and over 1,000 licensed in-patient beds, UT Health East Texas provides healthcare services to thousands of patients annually through our hospitals, clinics, Level 1 trauma facility, air emergency fleet and EMS service in a metropolitan service area of a quarter-million people.

POSITION SUMMARY:

Responsible for performing functions as authorized under the direct supervision of a registered nurse. In addition, performs basic nursing tasks to include patient care, reporting patient conditions, circumstances, and maintaining equipment and unit cleanliness. The nurse extern must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on his or her assigned unit.

Conditions: May be required to work irregular schedules. Potential exposure to hazard materials/situations to include but not limited to, blood-borne pathogens, ionizing radiation, and communicable diseases.

DUTIES, ACCOUNTABILITIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Implements and documents an individualized plan of care which incorporates age specific considerations and includes discharge planning and patient/family teaching.
  2. Responsible for performing technical procedures as authorized under the direction of an RN and/or Nurse Manager. In addition, performs basic nursing assistant responsibilities.
  3. Demonstrates a basic understanding of the terminology, processes and procedures, regulations relating to the type of patient care provided in the unit/area of employment.
  4. Incorporates knowledge while performing the unit-specific technical procedures and job responsibilities of the nurse extern position.
  5. Responsible for completing basic Nurse Extern competencies in addition to departmental specific competencies.
  6. Collects patient data under the direction of licensed personnel.
  7. Takes ownership of assignments; other duties as assigned or requested.
  8. Communicates and listens effectively with internal and external customers; effectively understands instructions and shares knowledge.
  9. Communicates and listens effectively with internal and external customers; effectively understands instructions and shares knowledge.

Responsibilities

QUALIFICATIONS / REQUIREMENTS:

Education:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent; must be enrolled in an Accredited Nursing Program with an anticipated completion from program within 24 months from date of hire.
  • Medical Technology; Anatomy and Physiology

Experience:

  • Must be currently enrolled and in good academic standing in a professional nursing
    program

Skills:

  • Ability to maintain accuracy, consistency, and confidentiality, ability to effectively communicate; strong customer service skills.

Certification and Licensure:

  • CPR

Compliance Requirements

  • Comply with regulatory requirements, guidelines, and policies

Qualifications

BEHAVIORAL STANDARDS:

Service

  • Patient Centered Customer Service: Genuinely care about people.
  • Cultivate a compassionate environment: Changing lives for the better together.

Quality

  • Clinical and Operational Excellence: A relentless drive to be the best.
  • Holistic Approach: Think and act for the benefit of the whole.

People

  • Promote a collaborative environment: Build effective working relationships with others.
  • Identify and Develop Talent: Prepare others to deliver excellence.

Financial

  • Business Acumen: Know, own and drive our business.
  • Continually Simplify and Improve: Work to make everything as efficient as possible.

Growth

  • Foster Innovation: Seek and apply leading edge solutions.
  • Set Clear Direction: Tell others where you are going, how to get there and why.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to sit and stand for long periods of time while completing work on a computer
  • Ability to lift 10 or more pounds
  • Ability to move throughout the workplace
  • May be required to work irregular schedules.
  • Potential exposure to hazard materials/situations to include but not limited to, blood-borne pathogens, ionizing radiation, and communicable diseases.

Associated topics: license, licensed practical nurse, lpn, lvn, med, med surg, nurse lpn, nurses, practical nurse, vocational nurse

Tagged as: License, Licensed Practical Nurse, Lpn, Lvn, Med, Med Surg, Nurse Lpn, Nurses, Practical Nurse, Vocational Nurse

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