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
14118BR

Travel Required
None

Major/Essential Functions
Conducts face to face appointments with patients on Coumadin Therapy to perform INRs to determine dosing outcomes and ensure result is within therapeutic range. Also provides ongoing patient education to promote proactive awareness and lifestyle choices consistent with anti coagulation therapy risks. 
Tracks INR test results submitted by remote labs for patients who reside outside of Lubbock.  Evaluates dosing outcomes and ensures result is within therapeutic range.  Communicate therapeutic status telephoniclly to remotely managed patient population. Also provides ongoing patient education to promote proactive awareness and lifestyle choices consistent with anti coagulation therapy risks.  

Grant Funded?
No

Minimum Hire Rate
16.89

Pay Basis
Hourly

Work Location
Lubbock

Preferred Qualifications
Minimum of 2 years experience in Cardiology. 

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
Other duties as assigned.

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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