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Field LVN, Home Health South Region

Company: Memorial Hermann
Location: Houston
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

At Memorial Hermann, we're about creating exceptional experiences for both our patients and our employees. Our goal is to provide opportunities for our diverse employee population that develop and grow careers in a team-oriented environment focused on patient care. Every employee, at every level, begins their journey at Memorial Hermann learning about the history of the organization and its established culture built on trust and integrity. Our employees drive this culture, and we want you to be a part of it. Job Summary Home Health care is growing and Memorial Hermann is seeking dynamic nurses looking for a new opportunity. Why Home Health Nursing - work independently with access to the latest technology while building meaningful patient-nurse relationships. Our team's focus is to promote safety, health and independence. Our services relieve families from doing medical management and clinical caregiving so they can spend more quality time together. Collaborates with interdisciplinary team in the delivery of patient care, under the direction of a Registered Nurse, utilizing the nursing process. MHHS hires LVNs based on years of experience groupings (i.e. 0-3 years and 3+ years). Job Description * Full time Mon-Friday, 8am-5pm, rotating weekends as needed * Southeast Region covers: Downtown Houston, League City, Pearland, Lake Jackson, Galveston, Channelview, Manvel, Rosharon and Baytown (area is divided into teams by zip codes) * Southwest Region covers: 50 mile radius from Stafford, TX which includes Missouri City, Sugar Land, Rosenberg and Needville (area is divided into teams by zip codes) * Texas LVN license and BLS required * 2+ years of LVN experience required * Home Health or Med/Surg experience preferred * Must have reliable car and car insurance Minimum Qualifications Education: Graduate from an accredited school of vocational nursing or licensed practical nursing Licenses/Certifications: * Current State of Texas license/permit or temporary/compact license to practice as a Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) * Certified in Basic Life Support * Additional certifications may be required based on discipline and /or nursing unit requirements Experience / Knowledge / Skills: * Demonstrates commitment to the Partners-in-Caring process by integrating our culture in all internal and external customer interactions; delivers on our brand promise of "we advance health" through innovation, accountability, empowerment, collaboration, compassion and results while ensuring one Memorial Hermann. Principal Accountabilities * Delivers safe and appropriate care to patients, according to the nursing skills inventory and the age and needs of patient/population served, within the scope of licensure. * Collaborates with the interdisciplinary team while making clinical decisions in the delivery of patient care; supports and collaborates with the Registered Nurse in providing direction to the healthcare team. * Participates in a systemic, interdisciplinary, and ongoing evaluation of programs, process improvement and desired client-centered outcomes. * Considers the diverse needs of each patient through the entire continuum of care, providing and ensuring the highest level of service according to established service standards, optimizing the patient experience. * Promotes individual professional growth and development by meeting requirements for mandatory/continuing education and skills competency; supports department-based goals which contribute to the success of the organization; may serve as preceptor, mentor and resource to less experienced staff. * Adheres to all regulatory and Texas Board of Nursing standards. Performs other duties as assigned, within the scope of practice and clinical competency. * Ensures safe care to patients, staff and visitors; adheres to all Memorial Hermann policies, procedures, and standards within budgetary specifications including time management, supply management, productivity and quality of service. * Promotes individual professional growth and development by meeting requirements for mandatory/continuing education and skills competency; supports department-based goals which contribute to the success of the organization; serves as preceptor, mentor and resource to less experienced staff. * Other duties as assigned.

Keywords: Memorial Hermann, Houston , Field LVN, Home Health South Region, Healthcare , Houston, Texas

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