The L.V.N is a licensed nursing professional who is primarily responsible for delivery of patient care in the DDC under the supervision and direction of an R.N. The L.V.N is responsible for the patient during the pre-, intra-, and post-procedure phases. The L.V.N obtains history from the patient, performs minor procedures, assists the physician during the procedure, and assists with recovery of the patient. The L.V.N. works with all team members in an effort to promote excellence in patient care, physician and patient satisfaction, and in support of the health system's mission.
Licensed Vocational Nurse
BCLS -- American Heart Association
1-2 years LVN Critical care experience required
Basic computer skills and navigation of Windows, Excel and Word programs
Good verbal & written communication skills, excellent organizational skills and flexibility to adapt to constantly changing schedule & work under stress created by change
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.