Licensed Vocational Nurse
Job Ref # 32180
Location: Houston, TX
Category: LVN
Job Type: Full-Time

Work Shift: DAY

Work Week: M - F

Job Summary

OB/GYN Expereince a must!

SUMMARY:  The LVN must demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide nursing care appropriate to the ages of patients served. Provides nursing care to patients in an organized and effective manner under the guidance and supervision of a Physician or an experienced Registered Nurse. The LVN embodies the behaviors associated with the Leadership, Art and Science of Nursing (identified in Duties and Responsibilities). The LVN practices Relationship Centered Care in concert with The Methodist Hospital I CARE values of Integrity, Compassion, Accountability, Respect and Excellence and ServicePride standards. 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Performs all skills, functions, and responsibilities of a Licensed Vocational Nurse with a high degree of confidence and expertise. Demonstrates competence in the clinical skills required for patient care.  2.  Involves the patient, family, and/or significant others in patient care and patient teaching.  3. Seeks guidance as needed when performing nursing skills by utilizing resource persons, policy and procedures manuals, or other references on standards of care.  4. Performs drug accountability and maintains inventory of related supplies in appropriate areas.  5. Maintains strict confidentiality of patients, employees, clinic and hospital information at all times.  6. Performs other duties as assigned.  Demonstrates ICARE Values.  Follows all safety rules while on the job. 

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: Requires satisfactory completion of an accredited LVN program. 

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: 1 year of experience as an Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) preferred.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES AND REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED:  Current license to practice as an Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) in the State of Texas required. Basic Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification required. 

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES AND REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED:  License to practice as an Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) in the State of Texas.

WORKING : Patient Care Units Conditions
Lifting, pushing, pulling required (minimum 50Ibs.)
Extended periods of walking and standing required
Universal precautions required
Significant potential for exposure to latex.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Houston Methodist is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Equal employment opportunity is a sound and just concept to which Houston Methodist is firmly bound. Houston Methodist will not engage in discrimination against or harassment of any person employed or seeking employment with Houston Methodist on the basis of  race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, status as a protected veteran or other characteristics protected by law.

VEVRAA Federal Contractor – priority referral Protected Veterans requested.

Company Profile

Since its founding in 1919, Houston Methodist Hospital has earned worldwide recognition. Houston Methodist Hospital is affiliated with the Weill Medical College of Cornell University and New York-Presbyterian Hospital, one of the nation's leading centers for medical education and research.  Houston Methodist is consistently ranked in U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Hospital” list and was recently named the number one hospital in Texas. FORTUNE magazine has placed Houston Methodist on its annual list of “100 Best Companies To Work For” since 2006.  Houston Methodist Hospital directs millions of research dollars into patient care and offers the latest innovations in medical, surgical and diagnostic techniques. With 1,119 licensed beds, 67 operating rooms and over 6,000 employees, Houston Methodist offers complete care for patients from around the world.

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