Vocational Nurse I or II Bellaire West Loop UTP Clinic
UT Health Science Center at Houston - Houston, TX

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UT Health "Where Creating the Best Hope for a Healthier Future Begins"

Provides paraprofessional assistance to medical professionals to ensure quality patient care. Provides
medical care to patients not requiring the specialization and/or skill of a professional nurse.

Additional Summary Specific to Job
POSITION KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

1) Assists medical doctors and registered nurses with various medical techniques;

2) Administers various medical tests and measurements to patients;

3) Makes appointments, schedules lab tests, posts charts and refills prescription;

4) Advises patients on care of incisions, medications, and other simple health problems;

5) Stocks exam rooms, sterilizes instruments, and prepares patients for exams;

6) Performs routine lab procedures under direction of supervisor and assisting in maintenance of equipment;

7) Must be able to respond to emergency situations; Other duties as assigned.

Organizational Requirements
LVN I
LVN License issued by the Texas Board of Nursing. No experience required.

* Current Texas Licensure as a Licensed Vocational Nurse.

LVN II
CERTIFICATIONS/SKILLS:
Current Texas Licensure as a Licensed Vocational Nurse
Basic Life Support (BLS) Certified

MINIMUM EDUCATION:
LVN license issued by the Texas Board of Nursing

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE:
Five years experience required; supervisory experience preferred. Previous research experience is preferred for LVNs working in research environment

Departmental Requirements/Preferences
Position is located at our Bellaire West Loop Clinic.

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