The Licensed Vocational Nurse assists the Registered Nurse in the delivery of patient care. Under the supervision of the Registered Nurse, the LVN is responsible for administering direct patient care, treatments as ordered by the physician and administering medications as outlined by hospital policy and procedure.
5South is a 40-bed comprehensive unit specializing in post-operative care of patients with acute and chronic gastrointestinal and urologic problems. The unit serves as a Center of Excellence for the care of bariatric surgery patients. The unit also cares for the medical monitored patients as well as traumatic injuries transferred from the ICU and Emergency Department.
Graduate of a State Board Vocational School of Nursing or equivalent
Six (6) months experience preferred.
C.Licenses, Registrations, or Certifications
·Current LVN license with ability to practice in the State of Texas.AHA BLS – within two (2) weeks of employment
Full Time Night Shift
Night Shift differentials added on base rate: 7p - 11p +$2.75/hr 11p - 7a +$3.50/hr Weekend Shift +$2.50/hr
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.