Job Description

Extended Job Title
Licensed Vocational Nurse-Sub Specility

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Unv Hlth Sci Ctr El Paso

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
Up to 25%

Major/Essential Functions
Reviews and updates patient's charts.
Responsible for assisting physician with
physical examinations and various
specialized procedures.
Obtains specimens for laboratory tests.
Records end-results of lab tests, x-rays, etc. into patient charts.
Administers medications as ordered by the
physician and monitors patient for adverse
Takes patient vital signs.
Supervises/Trains ancillary personnel or
Instructs patient and family regarding
continued patient care.
Participates in audits, surveys, research, PI, etc.
Stocks and cleans exam rooms, nurse's station and work station.
Performs other duties as assigned.

Grant Funded?

Minimum Hire Rate

Pay Basis

Schedule Details
shifts may vary

Work Location
El Paso

Preferred Qualifications
  • One or two years of experience in a hospital or clinic environment: experience directly related to particular specialty
  • Phlebotomy experience

HSC - El Paso

Pediatrics Elp

Required Attachments
Professional License or Certification

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

Occasional Duties
  • Covers at other pediatric clinics as required


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, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Required Qualifications
  • 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
  • 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
  • No experience required
Position Specific Qualifications:
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish)
  • Good spelling and penmanship ability to apply common sense and understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form
  • Willing to work extended hours, weekends, and occasional holidays
  • Certified in CPR and maintains certification
  • Maintain 20 contact hours of continuing nursing education over a two-year period is expected for other than new graduates
  • Familiarity with medical equipment and basic computer skills
  • Some knowledge on EMR
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish

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