Job Description

Extended Job Title
Sr Lic Vocational Nurse

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Unv Hlth Sci Ctr El Paso

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
16304BR

Travel Required
None

Major/Essential Functions
  • Assists in the education of the High Risk Obstetrical Patient
  • Provides care for the obstetric, gynecology, urogynecology or oncology patient based on principles of teaching
  • Serves as a community resource and liaison for the High Risk Obstetric Patient
  • Supervises Medical Assistants
  • Assists with the coordination of nutritional referrals and MFM, High Risk or Diabetic referral appointments
  • Administration of Medications
  • Review of Clinic Schedule
  • Triage/Telephone triage
  • Utilizes Cerner and Centricity
  • Participates in emergency preparedness drills
  • Attends nurse staffing meetings
  • Completes Annual Nursing Core Competency Training and Skill Fair


Grant Funded?
No

Minimum Hire Rate
16.89

Pay Basis
Hourly

Work Location
El Paso

Preferred Qualifications
  • Five years of LVN clinical experience
  • Two years clinical High Risk OB and Diabetic Management experience
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish)
  • Basic Computer Skills


Campus
HSC - El Paso

Department
Ob Gyn Dept Elp Genl

Required Attachments
Professional License or Certification, Transcript

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
Performs other duties as deemed necessary as assigned by immediate supervisor.

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

Navy Enlisted Classification Code
290X, HM

Army Military Occupational Speciality Code
68C

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