The Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) is a non-exempt position responsible for performing a variety of duties depending on whether it is a small clinic, large medical practice, multi-clinic, or a specialty office. 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. The LVN supports an organizational culture for Service Excellence and practices the Service Excellence Standards to all customer groups.
Amarillo has a population of nearly 200,000 people. The public schools are outstanding and there are college preparatory and parochial private schools available. The city boasts many cultural activities, including the Amarillo Symphony and Opera, the Lone Star Ballet and a variety of theater groups. Recreational activities are plentiful. Amarillo offers a spectacular botanical garden, numerous art galleries and museums, and outdoor activities, including golf, hiking and biking. The city is located minutes from Palo Duro Canyon State Park, the second largest canyon in the country, and is on Historic Route 66.
Northwest Texas Healthcare System is recruiting one LVN for the Southwest Women's and Children's Clinic. The LVN implements and notes response to an age-appropriate plan of care utilizing assigned components of the Nursing Process, Clinical Skills, and Patient Education. The LVN delegates to unlicensed personnel in accordance with Nurse Practice Act. Also, the LVN provides an environment conducive to safety for patients, visitors, and employees. The LVN will report risks to patient safety and implement the appropriate Precautions. The LVN will comply with appropriate and approved standards.
Northwest Texas Healthcare System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.
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