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Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)

Memorial Hermann Health System

This is a Full-time position in Houston, TX posted April 7, 2021.

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
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).

You recognize the name Memorial Hermann and know the reputation but did you know we have a Home Health team that is also making an impact in our community, home by home? Are you ready to be part of our team and an even bigger Health System making an impact in the community? 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.

Working with Memorial Hermann Home Health program allows you to:
*Work close to where you live
*Work for a designated manager and in a designated area divided by zip codes
*Use the latest technology for charting – HomeCare HomeBase program for EMR
*Receive individualized orientation and on-going training from a dedicated Education team
*Build meaningful patient-nurse relationships

Job Description

Home Health LVN – North Region

*Full time, Mon-Fri 8a-5p, rotating weekends as needed

*North Region covers: Willis, Conroe, Woodlands, Spring, Magnolia, Champion Forest (areas are divided into teams by zip codes)

*TX LVN license and BLS required

*2+ year of LVN experience required

*Home Health 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.
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