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Vocational Nurse II - HCPC- (Behavioral Health)

UTHealth
Houston, TX 77002
  • Job Code
    210002LL
Position Summary:

Provides a high level of paraprofessional patient care and treatment with supervisory and/or administrative research responsibilities. Provides medical care to patients not requiring the specialization and/or skill of a professional nurse.

Location: Harris County Psychiatric Center

Dept.: HCPC Acuity Management

Status: Full-Time

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Position Key Accountabilities:

1. Assists medical doctors and registered nurses with various medical techniques.
2. Administers various medical tests and measurements to patients.
3. Makes appointments, schedules laboratory tests, posts charts, and refills prescriptions.
4. Advises patients on care of incisions, medication and other simple health care problems.
5. Stocks examination rooms, sterilizes instruments, and prepares patients for exams.
6. Performs routine laboratory procedures under the direction of supervisor and assists in maintenance of equipment.
7. Must be able to respond to emergency situations.
8. Manages, evaluates, and coordinates the vocational nursing personnel and the direction of services for optimum patient care.
9. May manage Human Resources activities of department in regards to: recruiting and selection, training, development, mentoring, and input for performance evaluations.
10. Other duties as assigned.

Certification/Skills:

Current Texas Licensure as a Licensed Vocational Nurse
Excellent communication and decision-making abilities.

Minimum Education:

LVN license issued by the Texas Board of Nursing

Minimum Experience:

Five years experience required; supervisory experience preferred. Previous research experience is preferred for LVNs working in research environment.

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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