LVN - #8880500

Wise Health System


Date: May 14, 2022
City: Decatur, TX
Salary: $2,025 - $3,038 / hour
Contract type: Full time
Wise Health System
Med Surg LVN


Job ID: 2697


Location: Decatur, TX


Base Pay: $20.25-30.38


Employee Type: Full-Time



Description


Dept: Med Surg Decatur

Shift: 7-7, Days/Nights Vary



Requirements


1) Current Texas LVN licensure


2) BLS


3) ALS


4) PALS


5) Basic arrhythmia/telemetry training


6) Completed training in IV management/Central Access Devices through WHS


7) Minimum 1 year experience in Hospital LVN role preferred



Must have current licensure/certifications upon hire. New Hires will have 60 days to acquire the required BLS and ALS Certification and Basic Arrhythmia/Telemetry Training




Physical requirements: Able to properly care for the patient population




RECOMMENDED: Continuing Education



Summary


The Licensed Vocational Nurse administers bedside patient care to NEWBORN, PEDIATRIC, ADOLESCENT, ADULT, and GERIATRIC patients, assesses and documents the effects of care under the supervision of a Registered Nurse. The LVN demonstrates skills basic to vocational training and must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served. The nurse must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and possess the ability to assess date reflective of the patient’s status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient requirement relative to his or her age-specific needs. The nursing functions of the LVN are carried out according to hospital policy, hospital mission statement and the philosophy of the Department of Nursing




REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS: The LVN reports operationally to the unit Team Leader, and administratively to the Unit Director






OSHA Task Category One: There is an inherent potential for mucous membrane or skin contact with blood, body fluids, or tissues, or a potential for spills or splashes during the performance of the job. Universal precautions must be observed, and protective devices worn by the employees when performing those tasks likely to cause exposure



Employment standards include current requirements as determined by Federal, State, and Wise Health System policy. Equal Opportunity Employer.




Why Wise Health System?

At Wise Health System, we provide care because it’s personal for us – it’s about our patients and their families, our community, and our employees. Our success will result in transformed and improved lives through better health. We are passionate about the care we provide because we care deeply about the people receiving it. Does this sound like you? If so, we want to talk!



About Us


Wise Health System was established in 1967 as an authority of the City of Decatur located in Wise County, Texas and created to serve the population of Wise County as our primary market. Today, Wise Health System has 2,000+ employees and 200+ physicians and spans across 8 different counties in North Texas (911/EMS covers 900 sq miles). WHS is comprised of: Decatur East Campus (99 Med/Surg beds), Decatur West Campus (51 IP Rehab/BHU beds), Wise Health Surgical Hospital of Argyle (12 beds), Wise Health Surgical Hospital of Parkway (24 beds), Wise Health Emergency Center/Urgent Care Argyle, 18 Wise Health Clinics, 40+ secondary market locations, 5 therapy/sports medicine/fitness facilities, and 7 nursing home facilities



Wise Health System – East Campus


  • Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence

  • ACC Accredited Chest Pain Center

  • Primary Stroke Center

  • Level IV Trauma Center



Wise Health Surgical Hospital at Argyle


  • Total Hip and Total Knee Center of Excellence



Wise Health Surgical Hospital at Parkway


  • Spine Center of Excellence




The benefits listed below are available for Full-Time positions only. Part-Time and PRN positions are not eligible for these benefits.


  • Company paid life/AD&D insurance and long-term disability insurance

  • Health, Dental, and Vision insurance

  • Aflac: Accident and Critical Care w/ Cancer Protection Plans

  • Short term disability insurance

  • Retirement Plan with a percentage matching contribution

  • Generous PTO offering

  • Tuition Reimbursement of up to $5,250.00 per tax year

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