Texas Tech University Licensed Vocational Nurse - Ob Gyn Lbk in Lubbock, Texas

Licensed Vocational Nurse - Ob Gyn Lbk

Requisition ID 13752BR

Work Location Lubbock

Org Level 1 Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Campus HSC - Lubbock

Department Ob Gyn Pavilion Lbk

Position Description Employees in this classification are responsible for performing a wide variety of patient care activities in an assigned specialty or sub-specialty outpatient clinic. Work is performed under the direction of a licensed staff nurse and/or physician as part of a total health care team in providing complete evaluations to patients. Work is performed under usual clinic conditions, necessitating a high degree of contact with patient, families and clinic personnel.

Major/Essential Functions 1. Reports data, identifies and reports alterations in patient responses to assist in the identification of problems and formulation of goals/ outcomes and patient-centered plans of care in collaboration with patients, their families, and the interdisciplinary health care team.

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

  2. Communicates with patients via telephone per clinic protocols.

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

  4. Sterilizes and disinfects medical equipment and instruments.

  5. Maintains inventory of supplies in examination and procedure rooms.

  6. Attends all nurse power hours and completes all mandatory training to maintain competency.

  7. Participates in emergency preparedness drills in department.

  8. Attends nursing staff meetings

  9. Participates in the identification of patient needs for referral to resources and facilitate continuity of care.

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

  11. Takes and records accurate vital signs and measurements.

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

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

  14. Administers medications and manages refill requests.

  15. PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: Promote, Assess, and evaluate the educational needs and requirements specific to your job discipline

  16. To assist with procedures performed in the REI clinic as needed.

  17. Contribute to KPIs as appropriate for job functions..

  18. All other duties delegated by supervisor.

Occasional Duties All duties delegated by supervisor.

Required Qualifications + Education: + Completion of a Board of Nursing accredited program of vocational nursing or scheduled to complete a program of vocational nursing within 120 days of applying for a position. + 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. New graduates must pass the National Council Licensure Examination for Practical Nurses (NCLEX- PN) on the first attempt. + Experience: + No experience required.

Preferred Qualifications Preferred Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

Basic computer skills.

Spanish speaking

Ambulatory care experience

Preferred Experience:

At least two years of LVN experience in a hospital, clinic or community-based environment..

OBGYN experience.

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 Cover Letter

Professional License or Certification

Resume / CV

Optional Attachments Professional/Personal Reference

Recommendation/Referral

Other Documents Supporting Qualifications

Job Type Full Time

Pay Basis Hourly

Minimum Hire Rate commensurate with qualifications and experience

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 None

Shift Day

Schedule Details generally M-F; 8-5

Grant Funded? No

Job Group Technical/Paraprofessional

Removal Date 04/12/2019