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.
The Sr. 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
+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.
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.
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.
Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
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