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LPN/LVN -behavioral Health - PRN - Days

Company: Universal Health Services
Location: Amarillo
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Responsibilities

POSITION SUMMARY: The LVN functions under the supervision of the Nurse Manager/Lead Nurse. The LVN 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. KEY PERFORMANCE FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES: I. PROVISION OF CARE - Implements and notes response to an age-appropriate plan of care utilizing assigned components of the Nursing Process, Clinical Skills, and Patient Education. Delegates to unlicensed personnel in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act. II. SAFETY - Provides an environment conducive to safety for patients, visitors, and employees. Will report risks to patient safety and implement the appropriate precautions. Will comply with appropriate and approved standards. PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS: 1. Ability to read and write in English 2. Ability to communicate with patients, families, staff, physicians, support agencies, vendors, and others 3. Ability to remain calm under stress 4. Ability to respond to pages 5. Bending, lifting (25 lbs. Minimum), grasping, fine hand coordination, pushing, pulling repeatedly twisting, squatting and stooping. 6. Exposure to infectious organisms, agents, and toxic chemicals 7. Utilizes correct technique to prevent needle stick.

EEO Statement

All 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.

Notice

At 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 experience. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo Mail, etc. If you are suspicious of a job posting or job-related email mentioning UHS or its subsidiaries, let us know by contacting us at: https://uhs.alertline.com <https://nam11.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fuhs.alertline.com%2F&data=02%7C01%7C%7Cd7a306b32f7243f1bd4608d82cc6d79b%7C3d1686d1b444415a93fd1aab58a64f3a%7C1%7C0%7C637308579810986670&sdata=Cqoe6%2BeNfe428E6rWfm%2B%2BuYlGWTS%2BI2F2s%2Be8t%2B8obA%3D&reserved=0" target="_blank" rel="noopener">https://nam11.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fuhs.alertline.com%2F&data=02%7C01%7C%7Cd7a306b32f7243f1bd4608d82cc6d79b%7C3d1686d1b444415a93fd1aab58a64f3a%7C1%7C0%7C637308579810986670&sdata=Cqoe6%2BeNfe428E6rWfm%2B%2BuYlGWTS%2BI2F2s%2Be8t%2B8obA%3D&reserved=0>; or 1-800-852-3449.

Qualifications

MACHINES, TOOLS, EQUIPMENT, AND WORK AIDS USED: 1. Computer 2. Telephone 3. EKG 4. Noninvasive monitoring devices 5. Paging systems 6. Facsimile machine 7. IV Supplies 8. Lift Chair 9. Equipment and supplies 10. Other specific to area of assignment EDUCATION, TRAINING, EXPERIENCE, AND LICENSE/REGISTRATION REQUIRED: 1. An LVN currently licensed by the State of Texas. 2. Must possess current BLS certification from the American Heart Association upon hire and maintain certification throughout employment. 3. Completion of an IV Therapy Course upon hire. 4. Minimum of one year experience in hospital setting, prefer 2 years.

Keywords: Universal Health Services, Amarillo , LPN/LVN -behavioral Health - PRN - Days, Other , Amarillo, Texas

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