Licensed Vocational Nurse
Texas Tech University - Lubbock, TX

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Employees in this classification are 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 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.

Major/Essential Functions
  • Provides Direct Patient Care in busy primary care practice serving Texas Tech University students.

Occasional Duties
  • As assigned.

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.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Ability to use basic equipment, e.g., thermometer, blood pressure cuff, scales, stethoscope as well as more sophisticated equipment utilized within the assigned department.

Security Sensitive?

Security Level (TTU only)

Does this position work in a research laboratory?

If yes, are select agents used in this laboratory?

Pay Basis
Semi-Monthly (Non-Exempt)

Job Type
Full Time

Texas Tech University HSC - Lubbock

Work Location

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Job Open Date

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Special Instructions to Applicants
20 contact hours of continuing nursing education over a two-year period is expected for other than new graduates.

This a 12 month position located at Student Health Services.

Physical Demands

Salary Grade

Hourly Pay Range
13.16 - 18.78

Monthly Pay Range
2281.15 - 3255.33

Internal Candidates Only?

Internal Cand Open Date

Internal Cand Closing Date

EEO Statement:
The entities of Texas Tech University System are Equal Opportunity employers and are in compliance with Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 as amended, Texas Commission on Human Rights Act (Texas Labor Code, Chapter 21), Americans with Disabilities Act as amended, and employs without regard to sex, race, color, national origin, religion, age, disability or status as a disabled or Vietnam era veteran.

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