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Clinical RN or LVN - Medical/Telemetry/Dedicated Education Unit on 7 Central

at medical center hospital

Posted: 5/23/2020
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 5259

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Odessa, TX

Full Time

Work Hours: 7a-7p


Medical Telemetry – Dedicated Education Unit - 7 Central

The Dedicated Education Unit (DEU) is a Medical Telemetry unit that is a collaboration with Medical Center Hospital and Texas Tech University Health Science Center of the Permian Basin. It is a 29-bed dedicated education unit a where Texas Tech congregates the bulk of their family practice and internal medicine patients.  

The DEU is located on 7 Central. It is a medical telemetry unit where patients are admitted and then students/residents are involved with the patient care until they are discharged from the hospital. This creates a team-learning environment with nursing, residents and physicians.  

If this sounds like the type of environment where you would thrive, then the DEU Medical Telemetry unit may be the right choice for your career path.


Position Summary for RN:

Functions as a staff nurse under the guidance and supervision of an experience R.N.  Performs routine patient care assignments and carries out established nursing procedures utilizing the nursing process.

Position Summary for LVN:

The LVN scope of practice is a directed scope of practice and requires appropriate supervision.  The LVN functions within the parameters of the legal scope of practice and in accordance with federal, state, and local laws, rules, regulations, and the policies, procedures, and guidelines of Medical Center Health System.  The LVN is responsible for providing safe, compassionate, and focused nursing care to assigned patients with predictable health needs.


Hold a current Texas permit or license as a Registered Nurse (BSN preferred) or holds a current Texas permit or license as a Licensed Vocational Nurse.   BSN preferred.

Training and Experience:

Current BLS Certification through the American Heart Association upon hire or transfer to department.