We are searching for a full-time LVN for our Hematology/Oncology Team — someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will provide quality basic nursing care. Assist the RN/Licensed Independent Practitioner in collecting data, planning, educating, implementing, and evaluating age-appropriate care in a manner that incorporates family centered principles and cost-effective care.
Think you’ve got what it takes?
Being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including any booster dose(s) of the COVID-19 vaccine recommended by the Centers for Disease Control when eligible, is required for all employees at Texas Children’s, unless approved for a medical or religious exemption.
- Diploma in Nursing from an accredited School of Vocational Nursing Required
- LVN - Lic-Licensed Vocational Nurses for the State of Texas Required
- BLS - Cert-Basic Life Support American Heart Association
- Assist in the collection of patient/family data which includes bio-physical, psychosocial, developmental (age appropriate), cultural, spiritual, and environmental information
- Document the patient/family data to include information as identified in the clinic profile
- Accurately collect and document observations and interventions (vital signs, height/weight, neurological checks, pain, etc
- Assist with planning patient care that involves the patient/family
- Provide high-quality, cost-effective patient care in collaboration with the LIP and in conjunction with the patient/family
- Assist and reinforce education of the patient/family
- Demonstrate commitment to team, flexibility, professional, interpersonal, communication, critical thinking, and customer service skills
- Accountable for managing time and resources in a cost-effective manner
- Assist in the management of clinic flow
About Texas Children’s
Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.
Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.
Texas Children’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.