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Sr Lic Vocational Nurse

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Job Location:
Health and Medical Services


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.

HSC - Lubbock

Department: Otolaryngology Lbk

Major/Essential Functions
* Supports the Service Plus philosophy of Texas Tech and the Department of ENT.
* Direct and coordinate clinical activities of ENT nursing staff at HSC and remote locations.
* Communicates with patients via telephone per clinic protocols.
* Prepares and operates necessary equipment and instruments for examination, treatments and procedures.
* Sterilizes and disinfects medical equipment and instruments.
* Maintains inventory of supplies in examination and procedure rooms.
* Completes Annual Nursing Core Competency Training and Skills Fair.
* Participates in emergency preparedness drills in department.
* Attends nursing staff meetings.
* Participates in the identification of patient needs for referral to resources and facilitate continuity of care.
* Assist with or performs exams and procedures and documents intervention in EMR.
* Takes and records accurate vital signs and measurements.
* Assists in determining the physical and mental health status, needs, and preferences of culturally, ethnically, and socially diverse patients and their families.
* Communicates patient data using EMR to support decision-making to improve patient care.
* Refills and/or sends medications to pharmacies according to clinic and facility policy.
* Train, and counsel assigned staff and monitor performance.
* Perform employee evaluations for immediate subordinates.
* Work with physicians and administrators to develop clinical, facility, and equipment needs assessment.
* Formulate and implement ongoing JCAHO approved technical training programs for nurses.
* Establish clinical nursing protocols.
* Develop and maintain a good working relationship with nurses to ensure high staff satisfaction and morale.
* Work under supervision of Administrator to assure effective nursing operations.
* Performs other duties as assigned.

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.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Previous Supervisory experience.¬†
  • Experience with previous administrative/clerical work, i.e. keeping of personnel records, familiarity with HR policies and Joint commission requirements.¬†
Required Attachments
Resume / CV

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 website.

EEO Statement
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, 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. To view this report, visit the TTUHSC Clery Act website.

Pay Basis: Hourly

Pay Grade Minimum
Salary commensurate with education, experience and/or skills.

Pay Grade Maximum
Salary commensurate with education, experience and/or skills.

Travel Required: None

Does this position work in a research laboratory?: No

Army Military Occupational Specialty Code

Navy Enlisted Classification Code
290X, HM
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