Texas Tech University Sr Lic Vocational Nurse - SON Combest Center in Lubbock, Texas

Sr Lic Vocational Nurse - SON Combest Center

Requisition ID 10762BR

Work Location Lubbock

Org Level 1 Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Campus HSC - Lubbock

Department SON Combest Center Lbk

Position Description Employees in this classification are experienced LVN's responsible for performing a wide variety of patient care activities in an assigned specialty or subspecialty outpatient clinic. Work is performed under the direction of a staff nurse and/or physician as part of a total health care team in providing complete evaluations to patients. Works under the direct supervision of staff nurse or physician. No delegated supervisory authority; may instruct co-workers and supervise them in the performance of special procedures. Work is performed under usual clinic conditions, necessitating a high degree of contact with patients, families and clinic personnel.

Major/Essential Functions

  • Convey patient clinical information/critical test results in an accurate and timely manner.

  • Assists in determining the physical and mental health, status, needs and preferences of culturally, ethnically and social diverse patients and their families.

  • Implements teaching plans for patients and their families with well-defined health learning needs.

  • Communicates with patients via telephone per clinic protocols.

  • Prepares and operates necessary equipment and instruments for examination, treatments and procedures.

  • Sterilizes and disinfects medical equipment and instruments.

  • Maintains inventory of supplies in examination and procedure rooms.

  • Assists with or performs exams and procedures and documents intervention in EMR.

  • Takes and records accurate vital signs and measurements.

  • Communicates patient data using EMR to support decision making to improve patient care.

Required Qualifications + Education: + Completion of a Board of Nursing accredited program of vocational nursing. + License/Certification: + Current Vocational Nursing license in the state of Texas or the attainment of a temporary permit from the Board of Nursing to practice vocational nursing pending full licensure in the state of Texas. + Experience: + At least two years of LVN experience in a hospital, clinic or community-based environment.

Submit with application current BLS\CPR, LIC, EDUCATION Transcript & CERT, current letters of recommendation dated within the last 12 months and references.

EEO Statement As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Does this position work in a research laboratory? No

Required Attachments Professional License or Certification

Recommendation/Referral

Resume / CV

Transcript

Optional Attachments Other Documents Supporting Qualifications

Job Type Full Time

Pay Basis Hourly

Minimum Hire Rate 16.89

Pay Statement Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

Travel Required Up to 25%

Shift Day

Grant Funded? No

Job Group Technical/Paraprofessional

Removal Date 06/14/2018