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Licensed Vocational Nurse III - Neurosciences - South Houston - Part Time

UTHealth
Houston, TX 77002
  • Job Code
    210002LT
Department: Neurosciences

Location: South Houston

Position Type: Part Time (24hrs/wk)

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:

  • Performs responsibilities in a manner that promotes quality patient care and customer service/satisfaction.
  • Directed practice under supervision of registered nurse, advanced practice nurse, physician assistant, physician, dentist or podiatrist.
  • Assures compliance with quality standards, and regulatory and accrediting agency specifications to meet federal, state and local standards.
  • Assists clinical and administrative staff in formulating goals and objectives to meet both qualitative and quantitative outcomes.
  • Serves as preceptor to LVN and MA staff.
  • Functions under own license providing technical component of care such as medication administration and clinical procedures.
  • Collects data and performs focused patient assessments.
  • Participates in the plan of care.
  • Implements appropriate plan of care within scope of practice.
  • Solicits orders or initiates standing orders for prescription refills and implements standing delegation orders as necessary for specific population management.
  • Implements teaching plans for patients with well-defined health problems and well-defined learning needs.
  • Provides direct basic care to assigned patients.
  • 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.
  • May manage, evaluate, and coordinate the vocational nursing personnel and the direction of services for optimum patient care.
  • May manage Human Resources activities of department in regards to: recruiting and selection, hiring and termination, training, professional development, mentoring, counseling, performance evaluations, and salary planning.
  • Respects and maintains privacy and confidentiality per HIPAA guidelines.
  • Adheres to standards of practice for vocational nurses.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Certification/Skills:

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

Minimum Education:

  • Completion of an accredited LVN Program.

Minimum Experience:

  • Six years of experience; previous supervisory experience preferred.

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: 2021-10-08 Expires: 2021-11-06
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Licensed Vocational Nurse III - Neurosciences - South Houston - Part Time

UTHealth
Houston, TX 77002

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