Job Description

Extended Job Title
Sr Licensed Vocational Nurse (Internal Medicine/Alberta)

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 nurse practitioner/physician assistant, 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/clinic director and/or physician. 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

Optional Attachments

Travel Required
Up to 25%

Major/Essential Functions
  • Directly supervises clinic floor and manages Clinical Assistants coverage at all times. Responsible to guide and support Clinical Assistants to maintain JCAHO compliance standards at all times.
  • Responsible to implement and ensure all nursing processes and workflows (pre-visit planning MA role) are completed.
  • Responsible to manage nursing floor coverage and approve all Clinical Assistants’ time off requests. 
  • Administers medication as ordered by the provider and monitors patient for adverse reactions. 
  • Takes patient vital signs.
  • Responsible for incoming calls and/or in person triages. Delegates as required.
  • Instructs patient and family regarding treatment to be continued at home and/or pre-op surgery instructions.
  • Responsible for desktop coverage when CMA's are on leave to include communicating with healthcare providers, ancillary services, and hospitals on patient concerns. Arranging hospital and surgery services for patients, and making insurance referrals and obtaining medication prior authorizations.
  • Responsible to monitor Walk-Ins and Nurse Visits; Ensures processes and protocols are followed and implemented in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Participates as member of QI Committee, Nursing Committee, and Sterilization Committee and attends meetings. Institutes policies and procedures as mandated by each committee. Works closely with Clinical Medical Director.
  • Maintains medication reconciliation records and emergency kits.
  • Performs other tasks and duties assigned by the Clinical Medical Director within the policies of the department and TTUHSC in order to meet the goals and objectives of the Department.

Grant Funded?

Minimum Hire Rate
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications

Pay Basis

Work Location
El Paso

Preferred Qualifications
  • Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out simple one or two-step instructions.
  • Ability to deal with standardized situations with only occasional or no variables.
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment and flexibility.
  • Ability to assess, develop, implement and evaluate a plan of nursing care for patients in an outpatient clinic setting.
  • Ability to design and execute a system of internal controls effectively and provide reasonable assurance that operations are effective and efficient, assets safeguarded, financial information is reliable, and applicable laws, regulations, policies and procedures are complied with.
  • Ability to interact effectively and communicate with a variety of internal and external customers.
  • Previous supervisory experience preferred.


HSC - El Paso

Internal Medicine Elp Genl

Required Attachments
Cover Letter, Professional License or Certification, 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
Research Technicians


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
  • Completion of a Board of Nursing accredited program of vocational nursing.
  • 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.
  • At least two years of LVN experience in a hospital, clinic or community-based environment

Does this position work in a research laboratory?

Navy Enlisted Classification Code
290X, HM

Army Military Occupational Specialty Code

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