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LPN / LVN - $18-27 per hour

Company: Northwest Texas Healthcare System
Location: Amarillo
Posted on: September 19, 2023

Job Description:

Northwest Texas Healthcare System is seeking a LPN / LVN for a job in AMARILLO, Texas.Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: LPN / LVN
  • Discipline: LPN / LVN
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • 36 hours per week
  • Shift: 12 hours
  • Employment Type: Staff
    Responsibilities Northwest Texas Healthcare System is a 495 bed system serving the city of Amarillo and the surrounding region. We offer the ideal combination of traditional values and the most advanced technologies in healthcare, plus the conveniences of big city living in a friendly, smaller-town atmosphere. From the beauty of Palo Duro Canyon and great recreational facilities, to our quality educational system, Amarillo is a great place to live and work.--A hospital is only as good as its employees. That's why we're looking for professionals who are dedicated and passionate about their work. We're looking for employees who can add to our culture of exemplary patient care and personal excellence. We're looking for exceptional professionals who share our vision and values.--Visit us online at: --Position: LVN - Northwest Wyatt Women's and Children's Clinic (FT Days)--POSITION SUMMARY: The LVN functions under the supervision of the charge nurse or registered nurse delegating any tasks within the scope of practice for an LVN. The LVN is responsible for providing safe, compassionate and focused nursing care to assigned patients with predictable health care needs, utilizing the principles of continuous quality improvement in collaboration with other health team members. Supports an organizational culture for Service Excellence and practices the Service Excellence Standards to all customer groups.--Job Duties/Responsibilities:
    • Assures provision of care to an assigned patient population, utilizing the principles of Performance Improvement in collaboration with other health team members
    • Supports an organizational culture for Service Excellence and practices the Service Excellence Standards to all customer groups
    • Implements and notes response to an age-appropriate plan of care utilizing assigned components of the Nursing process, Clinical Skills, and Patient Education
    • Provides an environment conducive to safety for patients, visitors and employees
    • Complies with appropriate and approved standards--Benefit Highlights:
      • Challenging and rewarding work environment
      • Competitive Compensation and Generous Paid Time Off
      • Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plans
      • 401(K) with company match and discounted stock plan
      • SoFi Student Loan Refinancing Program
      • Career development opportunities within UHS and its 300+ Subsidiaries!
      • Tuition Reimbursement
      • Retention Bonus Program
      • HRSA STAR Loan Repayment site. In exchange for 6-year commitment, earn up to $250,000 in loan reimbursement.--One of the nation's largest and most respected providers of hospital and healthcare services, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Growing steadily since its inception into an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, annual revenues were $13.4 billion in 2022. During the year, UHS was again recognized as one of the World's Most Admired Companies by Fortune; and listed in Forbes ranking of America's Largest Public Companies. Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has 94,000 employees and continues to grow through its subsidiaries. Operating acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities, outpatient facilities and ambulatory care access points, an insurance offering, a physician network and various related services located all over the U.S. states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the United Kingdom. Qualifications Education, Training, Experience and Licenses/Registrations Required:
        • LVN currently licensed by the State of Texas
        • Current BLS certification from the American Heart Association upon hire and maintain certification throughout employment
        • Minimum of one year experience in hospital setting, prefer 2 years--PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS:
          • Ability to read, write and converse in English
          • Ability to communicate with patients, families, staff, physicians, support agencies, vendors and others
          • Ability to remain calm during stressful situations
          • Ability to evaluate and interpret information and make independent decisions
          • Bending, crouching, hand/finger dexterity, kneeling,--lifting/carrying (25 lb. minimum), grasping, fine hand/eye coordination, pushing and pulling, stooping, twisting, prolonged standing and/or sitting
          • Ability to handle multiple projects and tasks under deadline and short notice requirements
          • Exposure to infectious organisms, agents, and toxic chemicals--DisclaimerNorthwest Texas Healthcare System, a subsidiary of UHS, is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of UHS. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through other means.--EEO StatementAll UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success.--NoticeAt UHS and all our subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are here to help prospective candidates by matching skillset and experience with the best possible career path at UHS and our subsidiaries. We take pride in creating a highly efficient and best in class candidate experNorthwest Texas Healthcare System Job ID #213989-en-us. Posted job title: Licensed Vocational Nurse / LVN / Northwest Wyatt / Pediatrics / FT / DaysAbout Northwest Texas Healthcare SystemNorthwest Texas Healthcare System-- in Amarillo, Texas, a 495-bed acute care facility and medical center, has been providing high quality medical care to the residents of Northwest Texas since 1924. As a designated tertiary care academic institution, the hospital provides patients with advanced technological innovations for diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of clinical conditions.We are well known nationally for our heart, emergency, stroke and children's care. We are fully accredited by the Joint Commission and licensed by the Texas Department of State Health Services Regulatory Licensing Unit; we are also a Joint-Commission-certified--Advanced Primary Stroke Center.
            EmergencyThe Texas Department of State Health Services has designated Northwest Texas Healthcare System as the Lead Trauma Facility for the top 26 counties within the Texas Panhandle. As an--Advanced Level III Trauma facility, the Northwest Texas Healthcare emergency department cares for more than 64,000 patients each year.Our emergency services have expanded to three locations to receive care:--Northwest Emergency,--Northwest Emergency at Town Square--and--Northwest Emergency at Georgia.
            Heart HospitalNorthwest Texas Healthcare System is well known for its exceptional cardiac care through its--Heart Hospital.--Our accredited Chest Pain Center offers rapid, round-the-clock, evidence-based treatment of heart attack and suspected heart attack. The center is accredited by the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care, an institute of the American College of Cardiology. To receive accreditation, a center must show that it combines evidence-based science, quality initiatives, clinical guidelines and best practices to produce an effective care model for heart attack and suspected heart attack.
            PediatricsNorthwest Children's Hospital--of Northwest Texas Healthcare System offers more than 40 pediatric subspecialties and serves as the Texas Panhandle's primary healthcare provider for children. Our general pediatrics unit is widely respected for its progressive medical services and advanced technology.Benefits
            • Medical benefits
            • Dental benefits
            • Vision benefits

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