Job Description

Extended Job Title
Sr Lic Vocational Nurse - Center for Cardiovascular Health

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Org Level 7
512301 - Internal Med Dept Lbk Genl

Position Description
Employees in this classification are experienced LVN's responsible for performing a wide variety of patient care activities in an assigned specialty or subspecialty outpatient clinic. Work is performed under the direction of a staff nurse and/or physician as part of a total health care team in providing complete evaluations to patients. Works under the direct supervision of staff nurse or physician. No delegated supervisory authority; may instruct co-workers and supervise them in the performance of special procedures. Work is performed under usual clinic conditions, necessitating a high degree of contact with patients, families and clinic personnel.

Requisition ID
19132BR

Travel Required
Up to 25%

Major/Essential Functions
Prepares and operates necessary equipment and instruments for examinations, treatments and procedures. 

Reports data, identifies and reports alterations in patient responses to assist in the identification of problems and formulation of goals/outcomes.

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

All other duties as assigned.

Monitors patient's medical status and reports changes in status to supervisor or provider.

Represents nursing in multidisciplinary treatment team meetings.

Administer or assist with the administration and documentation of medications.

Communicates with patients via telephone per clinic protocols

Grant Funded?
No

Minimum Hire Rate
16.89

Pay Basis
Hourly

Work Location
Lubbock

Preferred Qualifications
Cardiology Experience Preferred. 

Campus
HSC - Lubbock

Department
Internal Med Dept 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
Technical/Paraprofessional

Occasional Duties
Assists with clinics at main campus.

Shift
Day

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

Does this position work in a research laboratory?
No

Application Instructions

Please click on the link below to apply for this position. A new window will open and direct you to apply at our corporate careers page. We look forward to hearing from you!

Apply Online