Sr Licensed Vocational Nurse - SON Combest Abilene ACHC

  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
  • Abilene, TX, USA
  • Aug 01, 2022
Full time Nursing

Job Description

Abilene

 

Sr Licensed Vocational Nurse - SON Combest Abilene ACHC

29486BR

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.

Org Level 7

351901 - SON Combest Center Lbk

Org Level 1

Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Campus

HSC - Abilene

Department

SON Combest Center Lbk

Major/Essential Functions

The primary objective of this position is to provide medical services and support to the TTUHSC School of Nursing Combest Abilene Community Health Center (ACHC).

  • Function within the nurse's legal scope of practice and in accordance with the policies and procedures of the organization and practice setting.

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the Texas Nursing Practice Act and the Texas Board of Nursing Rules that emphasize safety, as well as all federal, state, and local government and accreditation organization safety requirements and standards.

  • Assume responsibility and accountability for the quality of nursing care provided to patients and their families.

  • Obtain instruction, supervision, or training as needed when implementing nursing procedures.

  • Accept and make assignments and delegate tasks that take into consideration patient safety and organizational policy.

  • Communicate patient data using Electronic Health Records to support decision making to improve patient care.

  • Refer patients and their families to resources that facilitate continuity of care, health promotion, and maintenance and restoration.

Occasional Duties

 

  • May assist in other patient areas as assigned by supervisor.
  • May assist in generating data for reporting purposes.
  • May be required to occasionally work evening and weekend hours.

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.


"This position is subject to the CMS vaccination mandate." 

Preferred Qualifications

  • CPR \\ BLS Certified.
  • Customer service oriented.
  • Experience in providing services to patients with a diverse patient population.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Experience with electronic health records (EHR) documentation.
  • Experience in providing services to patients with mental illness.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English and Spanish.

Required Attachments

Professional License or Certification, Resume / CV

Optional Attachments

Other Documents Supporting Qualifications

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.

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.

Jeanne Clery Act

The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act is a federal statute requiring colleges and universities participating in federal financial aid programs to maintain and disclose campus crime statistics and security information. By October 1 of each year, institutions must publish and distribute their Annual Campus Security Policy & Crime Statistics Report (ASR) to current and prospective students and employees. You can locate this report through our website at: https://www.ttuhsc.edu/emergency/clery-report.aspx.

Pay Basis

Hourly

Pay Grade Minimum

salary commensurate with related education, experience, and/or skills

Pay Grade Maximum

salary commensurate with related education, experience, and/or skills

Grant Funded?

Yes

Job Type

Full Time

Job Group

Skilled Technicians

Shift

Other

Schedule Details

MON - FRI 8 am - 5 pm, may work extended clinic SAT 8-1

Travel Required

None

Does this position work in a research laboratory?

No

Application Details

To view more information and to apply please visit: https://www.ttuhsc.edu/jobs/default.aspx


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