LVN Sterling Ridge (Woodlands area)
Texas Children's Hospital - Houston, TX

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Job Description

Job Title:LVN-Sterling Ridge (Woodlands area) Job ID:127266 North, Houston, TX Location:Full/Part Time:Full-Time Regular/Temporary:
Regular Shift and Salary Grade Shift: 8a-5p

Salary Grade: 7 Position Summary Overview:
Gather information, assess and provide direct care to patients.

Assist in the collection of patient/family data (biophysical, psychosocial, developmental, cultural and environmental); collect and document vital signs, height/weight and reason for visit; graph data; document current medications, allergies and other information. Prepare patient for examination; assist provider during treatments, exams and testing; complete treatments/lab; document interventions; call in prescription refills; take messages and return calls from parents; keep rooms stocked with supplies. Administer medication. Assist with patient/family education. Coordinate referrals. Triage patients.

Knowledge and Skills:
Fundamental knowledge of pediatric assessment and treatment required. Knowledge of related OSHA, CLIA and Joint Commission guidelines and requirements, general office tasks, confidentiality and filing system also required. The ability to use thermometer, scales, sphygmomanometer/stethoscope, scalp vein needles, hearing/vision screening equipment, pulse oximetry, typanometer and basic laboratory (microscope, centrifuge, hematology analyzer and specimen collection) required. Proficiency with treatments such as nebulizer, ear irrigation and dressing changes required. Familiar with all business office machines (computer, multi-line telephone, copier and fax machines).

Education, Licensure and Experience:
High school graduate or equivalent, graduate of a Vocational Nursing school and current Texas LVN license or permit required. About Texas Children's Texas Children's Pediatrics is dedicated to providing a pediatric healthcare delivery environment that promotes integrity, enthusiasm, satisfaction and pride in accomplishment for physicians, their staff and the families they serve. Join Our Team! Texas Children's Pediatrics are primary care practices located throughout the Houston area. Doctors provide primary care, diagnosis, management and follow-up for well and ill infants and children. Office hours are typically from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Some offices have evening and Saturday hours. We offer many career opportunities.

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