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Company: Baylor Scott & White Health
Location: Hewitt
Posted on: July 8, 2024

Job Description:

Job Summary - LVN
Hillcrest Pulmonary - 120 Hillcrest Medical Blvd - Waco 76712 -
Schedule is: Full time, Weekdays (M-F, 8a-5p)
As a Licensed Vocational Nurse, you play a crucial role in a healthcare team. You evaluate patients, provide care, and participate in care planning, intervention, and evaluation with a focus on precision, vigilance, and patient care. It's important to note and report any changes in patients' conditions to your Registered Nurse supervisor in line with Texas Nursing Practice Act regulations.
What You'll Do

  • Conduct thorough assessments using clinical reasoning and best practices following the LN Scope of Practice. Your findings will help the Registered Nurse create care plans and set goals.
  • Participating in evaluating nursing practice effectiveness and quality, by reviewing and examining specific indicators in nursing.
  • Create a caring, safe, healing, supportive, therapeutic environment.
  • Manage pain, promote comfort, minimize suffering.
  • Facilitating education for patients, families, nurses, and other healthcare team members, as well as the community.
  • Working with others to implement a care plan under RN/provider direction, including team members and community.
  • Employing strategies and utilizing available resources to solve problems for patients, their families, and staff.

    What Will Make You Successful In The Role

    • A thorough knowledge of nursing and patient care standards and procedures.
    • Knowledge of rules and regulations established by certifying bodies affects nursing care delivery in the field.
    • Familiarity with medical terms, health promotion methods, risk reduction techniques, disease prevention and management practices, medications and their potential effects.
    • Excellent communication skills, enabling the clear expression of thoughts both orally and in writing.
    • Superb interpersonal skills to foster interactions with a diverse range of people.
    • Ability to think critically and solve problems effectively.
    • Capacity to identify and communicate any changes in a patient's medical condition to other nurses and healthcare providers.
    • The ability to offer good care to patients of all ages, while honoring each person's unique experiences.
    • Basic computer literacy, encompassing Microsoft Office, information security protocols, scheduling and payroll systems, electronic medical record maintenance, and email usage.

      About Us
      At Baylor Scott & White Health, we prioritize the well-being of everyone, including people, families, and communities. It is the largest not-for-profit healthcare system in Texas, focusing on empowering you to live a healthy life.
      Our Core Values are:

      • We serve faithfully by doing what's right with a joyful heart.
      • We never settle by constantly striving for better.
      • We are in it together by supporting one another and those we serve.
      • We make an impact by taking initiative and delivering exceptional experience.

        Our competitive benefits package empowers you to live well and provides:

        • Eligibility on day 1 for all benefits
        • Dollar-for-dollar 401(k) match, up to 5%
        • Debt-free tuition assistance, offering access
          to many no-cost and low-cost degrees, certificates and more
        • Immediate access to time off benefits

          At Baylor Scott & White Health, your well-being is our top priority. Visit to learn about all of our programs that supports mind, body and spirit
          Note: Benefits may vary based on position type and/or level
          Belonging Statement
          We believe everyone should feel welcomed, valued, and supported. Our workforce should mirror our communities.

          • High School Diploma or GED Equivalent
          • Your field of study should be Nursing
          • Some experience as an LVN preferred, but not required.
          • You must hold a Vocational Nursing Practitioner's License
          • Basic Life Support certification is an essential. However, it can be acquired within your first 30 days after joining us.

Keywords: Baylor Scott & White Health, Waco , LVN, Healthcare , Hewitt, Texas

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