The Licensed Vocational Nurse assists the Registered Nurse in the delivery of patient care. Under the supervision of the Registered Nurse, they are responsible for administering direct patient care, treatments as ordered by the physician and administering medications as outlined by hospital policy and procedure
Graduate of a State Board accredited Vocational School of Nursing or equivalent
Six (6) months experience preferred.
Current license or permit to practice professional nursing in the State of Texas.
AHA BLS – within two (2) weeks of employment
AHA ACLS Certification– within eight (8) weeks of employment
PALS or ENPC Certification – within twelve (12) months of employment; eighteen (18) months for a new graduate nurse
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.