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St. Joseph Health / Covenant Health Clinic LVN, Dr. Oakes - *Full time, Day Shift* in Lubbock, Texas

Covenant Health is seeking a full time, day shift Clinic LVN for David Oakes MD Staff Department at Covenant Medical Group.

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Job Summary:

Administers nursing care to patients within an assigned clinic. Provides assistance to clinic physicians. Work closely with the Physician/APP to ensure appropriate care and follow up for all of the device clinic patients.

Essential Function:

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

  • 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).

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Basic ECG rhythm interpretation.

  • Explains procedures and treatments to patients and/or families and provides guidance as appropriate.

  • Gather appropriate data and assist Physician/APP in identification of needs and problems relevant to device function.

  • Interrogating and programming of Medtronic, Abbott(St Jude Medical), Boston Scientific, Biotronik and Soren pacemakers and ICD's per protocols.

  • Document accurately, promptly and appropriately according to clinic policies and standards.

  • Collaborate with other clinical staff for ongoing patient care.

  • Troubleshoot device functions and reprogram settings in accordance to clinic protocol.

  • Organizes care based on assessment, patient's request, family needs and the uniqueness of the situation, patient's age and the priorities of the clinic.

  • Assess and plan patient procedures-coordinating with patient, scheduling with EP lab and device companies.

  • Evaluate and manage all implantable devices in the office with the use of company specific programmers.

  • Evaluate and manage device checks (i.e. pacemakers, defibrillators, loop recorders, life vests, holter and event monitoring) done remotely via web based technology.

  • Data entry into electronic health record all pertinent information for new and returning patients.

  • Follow up management of patient medications including refills via EHR.

Minimum Position Qualifications:

Education :

  • Education to meet certification, license or registration requirement.

  • Coursework/Training - Electrophysiology terms, procedures including but not limited to pacemakers, defibrillators, loop records and life vests.

Experience:

  • 6 months of cardiac device experience by an on site training administered by Physician/APP/Device technician

License and Certification:

  • Current Texas or New Mexico L.V.N license required or an approved compact state as a Licensed Vocational/Practical Nurse.

Preferred Position Qualification:

License and Certification:

  • BLS (AHA) certification

Covenant Health is celebrating over 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 over 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.

Covenant provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Covenant complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Positions specified as “on call, per diem” refers to employment consisting of shifts scheduled on as “as needed basis” to fill in for staff vacancies.

Company: Covenant Health

Category: LPN / LVN

Req ID: R312902

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