Postpartum Licensed Vocational Nurse

Postpartum Licensed Vocational Nurse

HCA | Austin, TX, 78719, US

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Do you want to join an organization that invests in you as a(an) Postpartum Licensed Vocational Nurse? At St. David's North Austin Medical Center, you come first. HCA Healthcare has committed up to $300 million in programs to support our incredible team members over the course of three years.


St. David's North Austin Medical Center, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

* Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
* Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.

* Fertility and family building benefits through Progyny

* Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing

* Family support, including adoption assistance, child and elder care resources and consumer discounts

* 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)

* Employee Stock Purchase Plan

* Retirement readiness and rollover services and preferred banking partnerships

* Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)

* Colleague recognition program

* Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)

Learn more about Employee Benefits

Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.

You contribute to our success. Every role has an impact on our patients' lives and you have the opportunity to make a difference. We are looking for a dedicated Postpartum Licensed Vocational Nurse like you to be a part of our team.

Job Summary and Qualifications

The Postpartum Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) is responsible for providing nursing care to patients and newborns during the post delivery period. The LVN practices under the direction of the Registered Nurse. Participates in providing patient specific care standards as directed, and follows service excellence standards to ensure high levels of patient satisfaction.

* Responsible for data collection.
* Perform physicals and psycho-social data collection effectively and efficiently.
* Communicates abnormal findings to the physician and/or charge nurse.
* Performs Clinical and non-clinical skills proficiently and in accordance with policies and standards
* Utilizes all equipment in the unit appropriate to patient with maximum efficiency and effectiveness based on knowledge and education
* Verifies accuracy of medication administration by following all safety measures.
* Performs care to meet the physical, psychological, psychosocial, emotional and social needs of the patients.
* Serves as a mentor and completes the appropriate documentation of training and competency.
* Access infant for general health.
* Facilitates bonding between family and infant.
* Assists mother in feeding choices.
* Facilitates general baby care knowledge such as infant safety, bathing and diapering.
* Monitors mother hemo-dynamically post delivery.
* Responds to emergency situations with mothers and infants and reports appropriately.

What qualifications you will need:


* 6 months experience in a clinical setting - required
* 1-year experience in a clinical setting - preferred


* Graduate from an accredited LVN program - required
* Bachelor's Degree - preferred

Licenses and Certifications

* Current Texas LVN License - required
* Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required per St. David's Healthcare policy
* Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) certification required per St. David's Healthcare

St. David's North Austin Medical Center is a multi-specialty hospital in Texas with more than 360 beds. The facility is home to St. David's Children's Hospital, St. David's Women's Center of Texas featuring a Level III NICU, a Kidney Transplant Center, and the Texas Institute for Robotic Surgery. Additional services offered at this medical center include 24-hour emergency care, heart and vascular care, neurology and neurosurgery, rehabilitation services, and inpatient and outpatient surgery.

St. David's North Austin Medical Center is part of St. David's HealthCare, which is one of the largest healthcare systems in Texas and the third-largest employer in the Austin area. St. David's HealthCare was formed through a unique partnership between HCA Healthcare and two local non-profits - St. David's Foundation and Georgetown Health Foundation.

HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies® by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

"Good people beget good people."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.

HCA Healthcare Co-Founder

We are a family 270,000 dedicated professionals! Our Talent Acquisition team is reviewing applications for our Postpartum Licensed Vocational Nurse opening. Qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Submit your resume today to join our community of caring!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.