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Licensed Vocational Nurse I, II, III (Clinical Quality - Administrative) - UT Physicians Psychiatry Outpatient Clinic (TMC)

Houston, TX 77002
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UT Physicians Psychiatry Outpatient Clinic is looking for a Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) to join their dynamic group of professionals. The LVN in this position will have limited hands-on patient care responsibilities . This role will provide support from an administrative perspective. Completing follow-up phone calls with patients, assisting with documentation for referrals, and metrics, working gap lists to help with metrics, process improvements, QI/QA and conducting chart audits.

UT Physicians Psychiatry provides comprehensive psychiatric outpatient services to children, adolescents, and adults to assess psychological and physical concerns. Our psychiatrists provide a wide range of diagnostic services and develop an individualized treatment plan for each patient. Our medical professionals will work with you to set goals, develop a customized plan based on your needs, and monitor progress. Patients come from around the Greater Houston area and beyond for our clinical expertise.

Position Summary:

Functions as a member of the clinical team providing focused care to assigned patients with predictable healthcare needs, Aims to provide care that is safe, effective, patient-centered, timely, efficient, and equitable.

Position Key Accountabilities:

1. Performs responsibilities in a manner that promotes quality patient care and customer service/satisfaction.
2. Directed practice under supervision of registered nurse, advanced practice nurse, physician assistant, physician, dentist or podiatrist.
3. Functions under own license providing technical component of care such as medication administration and clinical procedures.
4. Collects data and performs focused patient assessments
5. Participates in the plan of care.
6. Implements appropriate aspects of care within scope of practice.
7. Solicits orders or initiates standing orders for prescription refills and implements standing delegation orders as necessary for specific patient population management.
8. Implements teaching plans for patients with well-defined health problems and well-defined learning needs.
9. Provides direct basic care to assigned patients.
10. Performs telephone messaging and in person screening with appropriate follow up.
11. Performs all functions related to clinic and patient flow to include clinic preparation, supply stocking, EHR review, preparation for and assistance with procedures, scheduling appointments. Respects and maintains privacy and confidentiality per HIPAA guidelines.
12. Adheres to standards of practice for vocational nurses.
13. Other duties as assigned.


  • Current Texas Licensure as a Licensed Vocational Nurse
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certified

Minimum Education:

  • LVN License issued by the Texas Board of Nursing

Minimum Experience:

  • LVN I: None
  • LVN II: Five (5) years of experience
  • LVN III: Six (6) years of experience

Additional Information:

  • Location: Behavioral and Biomedical Sciences Building (BBSB), 1941 East Road, Suite 2100, Houston, Texas
  • Full-Time / Hourly / Non-Exempt Position

Physical Requirements:

Exerts up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds frequently and/or up to 10 pounds constantly to move objects.

Security Sensitive:

This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code 51.215

Posted: 2019-10-31 Expires: 2019-11-29
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