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Licensed Practical Nurse

Company: Women's Health Alliance
Location: Mesquite
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

Description IntroductionLast year our HCA Healthcare colleagues invested over 156,000 hours volunteering in our communities. As a(an) Licensed Practical Nurse with Women's Health Alliance you can be a part of an organization that is devoted to giving back!BenefitsWomen's Health Alliance, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as free telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan with 10% off HCA Healthcare stock
  • Family support through fertility and family building benefits with Progyny and adoption assistance.
  • Referral services for child, elder and pet care, home and auto repair, event planning and more
  • Consumer discounts through Abenity and Consumer Discounts
  • Retirement readiness, rollover assistance services and preferred banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)
  • Employee Health Assistance Fund that offers free employee-only coverage to full-time and part-time colleagues based on income.Learn more about Employee BenefitsNote: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.
    Would you like to unlock your potential with a leading healthcare provider dedicated to the growth and development of our colleagues? Join the Women's Health Alliance family! We will give you the tools and resources you need to succeed in our organization. We are looking for an enthusiastic Licensed Practical Nurse to help us reach our goals. Unlock your potential!Job Summary and QualificationsGENERAL SUMMARY OF DUTIES:Assist physicians in performing nurse procedures for the comfort and well-being of patients. Interview patients and take medical history, give injections, complete lab and x-ray requests, keep charts current, and screen calls within physician guidelines. Administer prescribed medications and simple treatments as directed by physician or mid level practitioner.DUTIES INCLUDE BUT NOT LIMITED TO: Greeting patients and preparing them for examination or procedure. Recording health history ofpatient and noting abnormal conditions for physician. Instructing patients on collection of anynecessary samples and tests. Obtaining vital signs and escorting patients to rooms.Assisting with the preparation of supplies and equipment and aiding the physician or mid levelpractitioner during treatment, examination, and testing of patients.Giving injections, administering prescribed medications as directed by physician and in accordancewith nursing standards. Observing, recording, and reporting patient s condition and reaction todrugs and treatments to physicians.Ensuring that patient chart entries are made accurately and in a timely matter and forwarding chartsas appropriate. Maintaining patient files, records, and other information.Assisting with scheduling of tests and treatments. Arranging referrals to a specialist and obtainingpre authorizations when directed to by the provider.Collecting, documenting, and delivering lab specimens and obtaining lab test results and otherreports.Notifying patients of test results and follow up appointments.Cleaning and restocking exam/treatment rooms between procedures.Following clinic policies for infection control in handling and disposing of infectious/hazardous wastematerials.Instructing patient and family regarding medications and treatment and discharge instructions.Assisting the provider with physical exams and in preparing for physicals.Contacting pharmacy to order prescriptions and notifying patients.Keeping an accurate and up to date inventory of medications and monitoring controlled substances.Controlling inventory and monitoring the use of supplies.Maintaining up to date stock and monitoring and maintaining medical equipment.Responding to and screening telephone calls for referral to nurse or physician. Triaging patients toensure productive departmental flow.Practice and adhere to the Code of Conduct philosophy and Mission and Value StatementEDUCATION:A degree from an accredited school of practical nursing is required.EXPERIENCE:Minimum of two years experience in a hospital or clinic setting is preferred.CERTIFICATION/LICENSE:Must be licensed as a Licensed Practical Nurse in accordance with state regulationsKNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Ability to provide quality patient care in accordance with applicable standards, policies, and procedures. Ability to maintain the strictest patient confidentiality. Ability to communicate effectively and keep a positive attitude with patients, peers, providers, employers, insurers, and family members. Ability to present a positive image of the facility.Physician Services Group is skilled in physician employment, practice and urgent care operations. We are experts in hospitalist integration, and graduate medical education. We lead more than 1,300 physician practices and 170+ urgent care centers. We are HCA Healthcare s graduate medical education leader. We provide direction for over 260 exceptional resident and fellowship programs. We focus on carrying out value-added solutions. These solutions help physicians deliver patient-centered healthcare. We support HCA Healthcare's commitment to the care and improvement of human life.HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World s Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses."There is so much good to do in the world and so many different ways to do it."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.
    HCA Healthcare Co-Founder Be a part of an organization that invests in you! We are reviewing applications for our Licensed Practical Nurse opening. Qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Submit your application and help us raise the bar in patient care!We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. Associated topics: lead, license, licensed, licensed practical, licensed practical nurse, licensed vocational nurse, lvn lpn, nurse ii, nurse iii, practical nurse

Keywords: Women's Health Alliance, Mesquite , Licensed Practical Nurse, Healthcare , Mesquite, Texas

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