Licensed Practical Nurse – Emergency Department - AdventHealth Central Texas
Location Address: 2201 S Clear Creek Rd., Killeen, TX 76549
Top Reasons to Work At AdventHealth Central Texas, Killeen, TX
Our care for patients extend to the spiritual level by praying with patients and families and providing on call, 24 hours, 7 days a week Chaplains for spiritual support.
Award winning facility with opportunities to grow both professionally and personally working with great individuals, part of a bigger team that continues to build a world-class culture where you become family.
Extraordinary benefits to include tuition reimbursement and on-campus classes.
Cost of living is 20 percent lower than the national average
Largest school district in the area, with more than 50 elementary, middle, high school, and specialized campuses to choose from
Surrounded close to Ft. Hood, Copperas Cove, to Belton and Lampasas with plenty of restaurants, shopping and other family fun events.
Miles of scenic trails and parks available for recreational activity
Full Time / Days
You Will Be Responsible For:
Understands and follows hospital policy related to clinical area
Understands and follows TJC standards for clinical area
Get patients ready for scheduled procedure
Recover patients after scheduled procedure
Assist during the procedure as a circulator
Provide follow up phone calls to patients
Provide pre op telephone calls to patients
What You Will Need:
Valid Texas LPN license or LPN license from state recognized by Texas Board of Nursing as equivalent
Knowledge of what medications are permitted to be given by LVN vs. RN
Ability to multitask effectively
Ability to get patients ready for procedure in a set amount of time
Ability to discharge patients in a timely manner
Previous Cath Lab experience preferred
Previous critical care experience (Emergency Department, ICU, Paramedic) preferred
The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) acts as an essential team member in providing positive and effective care for Cardiac Cath Lab patients as well as Interventional Radiology patients. The LPN participates in the everyday workings of the Cath Lab and provides direct patient care for Cath Lab patients
At AdventHealth, Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ is our mission. It calls us to be His hands and feet in helping people feel whole. Our story is one of hope — one that strives to heal and restore the body, mind and spirit. Our more than 80,000 skilled and compassionate caregivers in hospitals, physician practices, outpatient clinics, urgent care centers, skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies and hospice centers are committed to providing individualized, wholistic care.