Job Description

Extended Job Title
Sr Lic Vocational Nurse

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
16022BR

Travel Required
None

Major/Essential Functions
Reports data, identifies
and reports alterations in
patient responses to assist
in the identification of
problems and formulation
of goals/ outcomes and
patient-centered plans of
care in collaboration with
patients, their families,
and the interdisciplinary
health care team.

Implements teaching plans
for patients and their
families with well-defined
health learning needs.

Communicates with
patients via telephone and secure patient portal per
clinic protocols

  Prepares and operates
necessary equipment and
instruments for
examination, treatments
and procedures
  Sterilizes and disinfects
medical equipment and
instruments. 

Maintains inventory of
supplies in examination
and procedure rooms.

 Completes Annual
Nursing Core Competency
Training and Skills Fair.

Participates in emergency
preparedness drills in
department. 

 Participates in the
identification of patient needs for referral to
resources and facilitate
continuity of care.

 Attends nursing staff
meetings.

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

 Takes and records
accurate vital signs and
measurements.

Assists in determining the
physical and mental health
status, needs, and
preferences of culturally,
ethnically, and socially
diverse patients and their
families.

Communicates patient
data using EMR to support
decision-making to
improve patient care.

Telephone triage assessment of patients via telephone per clinic
protocols.

Professional Development:
  Promote, Assess, and
evaluate the educational
needs and requirements
specific to your job
discipline

Grant Funded?
No

Minimum Hire Rate
16.89

Pay Basis
Hourly

Schedule Details
Monday -Friday 730-430 or M-F 8-5

Work Location
Lubbock, Texas

Preferred Qualifications
Endocrinology and General Internal Medicine experience.  Basic Computer skills

Campus
HSC - Lubbock

Department
Internal Med Dept Lbk Genl

Required Attachments
Cover Letter, Resume / CV

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
Downloading insulin pumps to computer program to create report.  Cleaning/disinfecting glucose sensor devices per protocol.  Creating inventory list, and maintaining list of stock medications.  Covering other clinics, when the need arises, and completing patient and physician messages, refills on medications (per protocol).

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

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