St. Joseph Health Clinic Licensed Voc Nurse - NE in Lubbock, Texas

Clinic Licensed Voc Nurse - NE

New

Covenant Health System

Requisition # R266847

Job Summary: Administers nursing care to patients within an assigned clinic. Provides assistance to clinic physicians.

Essential Functions:

1.Demonstrates the ability to transfer scientific knowledge from social, biological, and physical sciences in applying the nursing process.

2.Gives patient education and instruction as directed by the physician (to include but not limited to, judgments and decisions on phone calls, advising patients with physician guidelines, procedures preparation, in-home care.)

3.Perform clerical duties to include appointment scheduling, chart maintenance, x-ray and lab scheduling, routing all test results to physician, and reporting results to patients.

4.Responsible for room and patient preparation per clinic/physician guidelines. Patient assessment, vital signs, history/present illness, allergies, medication, and visual acuity on general physicals as requested.

5.Administers specified medication and injection, and documentation on patient medical chart. Administers prescribed procedures, including but not limited to, catheterization, throat cultures, suture removal, specimen collection, ear irrigation, wound and burn dressing. Applies orthopedic devices, arm slings, leg, ankle, wrist, and shoulder splints, and rib belts. Instruct in use of crutches.

6.Maintaining patient care area. Restocking supplies, exam rooms, ordering medication, and maintaining drug supplies according to system policies. Maintains work area in neat and organized manner. Maintains a safe work environment by adhering to JACHO and other regulatory requirements.

Minimum Position Qualifications:

Education: Graduate of accredited licensed vocational school of nursing

License / Certification: Current Texas or New Mexico L.V.N license required

Preferred Position Qualifications:

BLS certification

Covenant Health is celebrating nearly 100 years of serving Lubbock and our South Plains region. As the oldest and largest health system in Lubbock and the region, we currently employ over 5,200 people with a medical staff of over 600 physicians.

For nearly 100 years, Covenant has been driven by a mission of providing a Christian ministry of healing and caring for the whole person - mind, body and spirit. Our vision and differentiator is we are the only faith-based, integrated health network in the West Texas/eastern New Mexico region dedicated to a Christian ministry of healing.

As an expression of our mission, we believe we hold an important Covenant with our patients and try and treat every interaction as Sacred Encounters.

Our ministry includes six hospitals with over 1,100 licensed beds:

Covenant Medical Center - CMC

Covenant Children’s

Covenant Specialty

Covenant Plainview - PLV

Covenant Levelland - LVL

Trustpoint (joint venture: Rehab Hospital of Lubbock)

Covenant Medical Group (CMG)

Covenant Health Partners

Hospice of Lubbock

Covenant Health's total service area includes 25 counties that covers most of West Texas and eastern New Mexico. The service area covers approximately 750,000 people and approximately 35,000 square miles.