Job Description

Extended Job Title
Licensed Vocational Nurse

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Org Level 7
512201 - Family Med Dpt Lbk Genl

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.

Requisition ID

Travel Required

Major/Essential Functions
The LVN will serve as a leader in providing excellent service to our patients by:
  • Welcoming patients warmly with compassion and enthusiasm.
  • Listening carefully to patient’s needs presented face to face or over the telephone and communicating clear and accurate information in response to all members of the health care team.
  • Working collaboratively with other health care team members to ensure patient needs are met and clinic operations are efficient.
  • Assisting Nurse Manager in ensuring all team members are meeting service standards and following department guidelines.
  • Identifying needs for improvement and opportunities to recognize excellence in the performance of all team members.
  • Taking and recording accurate vital signs and measurements as well as assisting with exams and procedures.
  • Participating in the identification of patient needs for referrals as well as implementing teaching plans for patients and their families in accordance with individual care plans.
  • Managing refill requests and administering medications to patients following policies and procedures for medication management
Family Medicine is also looking for LVN’s) that have experience with scribing for a physician. Our definition of scribing is a staff member who works directly with a provider and documents for the provider during the visit. A scribe is a documentation assistant that records in "real time," facts and events that occur between a patient and a provider. The scribe enters information into the electronic medical record at the direction of the provider.

Grant Funded?

Minimum Hire Rate

Pay Basis

Schedule Details
8 a.m. to 5 p.m. - Monday through Friday

Work Location

Preferred Qualifications
In addition to the clinical nursing experience described above, we are also looking for LVN’s that have experience in scribing for a provider. A scribe is a documentation assistant that records in "real time," facts and events that occur between a patient and a provider. The Sr. LVN will support timely completion of provider documentation of patient care by documenting physician dictated information pertaining to patient encounter in the electronic health record, including entering verbal orders for labs, medication, and referrals within the scope of practice for a LVN. Additionally, the Sr. LVN position will support quality of care by performing complete patient intake, including addressing preventative and health maintenance items, within the scope of practice for an LVN.

HSC - Lubbock

Family Med Dpt Lbk Genl

Job Type
Full Time

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.

Job Group


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.

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.

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