LVN, Licensed Vocational Nurse - Turtle Creek Pediatrics - Respite Care Clinic
Location: Tyler, Texas
Internal Number: 6525200
Under supervision, the incumbent of this position provides professional nursing care to clinic patients. Works collaboratively with the providers within the team setting to facilitate quality care for the patient.
Performs general nursing care to patients. Administers treatments in accordance with nursing standards.
Assists with the preparation of equipment and aids provider during treatment, examination, and testing of patients.
Observes, records, and reports patients' condition and reaction to drugs or treatments to providers.
Oversees appointment bookings and ensures preferences are given to patients in emergency situations. Maintains timely flow of patients.
Greets patients and obtains well-documented history and vitals. Prepares patients for physical exam. Instructs patients in collection of samples and tests.
Graduate from an accredited school of practical nursing or vocational nursing.
Previous medical office experience preferred.
Valid state license to practice nursing.
Current CPR certification.
Must have prior experiencing working directly with special needs children.
Ability to demonstrate wheelchair safety.
Ability to assist with lifting medically fragile children.
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.