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Licensed Vocational Nurse

Houston, TX 77083

Posted: 03/12/2024 Job Number: 1847480 Pay Rate: 49k/year - 72k/year

Job Description


Licensed Vocational Nurse




JOB SUMMARY:

The LVN will provide safe, compassionate nursing support and be a patient safety advocate for patients seeking outpatient services in the clinic. The LVN will function within the legal parameters and scope of practice for an LVN and function within the policy and procedure guidelines of the clinic. The multi-site LVN will be a clinical leader for Medical Assistants at 5 locations. The LVN will model quality care of pediatric, family, and obstetric patients. The home base for the LVN will be located Downtown in the Bussiness District of Houston.



MAJOR DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Serve as vaccination coordinator for the Vaccine for Children’s (VFC) Program and point person for Immtrac Vaccine Registry.
  • Serve as a clinical trainer to Medical Assistants at 5 clinic sites observing clinical competencies and checking off skills: training on Infection Control, Patient rooming, ambulatory care clinical policies & procedures.
  • Supervise Medical Assistants at 5 clinic sites.
  • Monitors receipt of labs and submission of reportable disease documentation.
  • Assists procurement team with standardizing medical inventory.
  • Participates in auditing infection control, CLIA quality control, emergency supply kits, and MA clinical documentation.
  • As needed, assists with patient care, medical procedures, patient screening (vital signs, vision & hearing, point of care tests, patient flow throughout clinic) and patient discharge utilizing age-appropriate care.
  • Participates in quality assurance projects.
  • Attend on-site/off-site community engagement activities, clinic events, and/or training as needed;
  • Perform other duties as assigned to support the Clinic’s Mission, Vision, and Values.




QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Licenced as (LVN), (BLS)
  • Certification as Vaccines for Children
  • Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.




EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
  • Graduate of accredited School of Nursing
  • Supply and Inventory
  • Microsoft Word
  • Communication Skills
  • Analytical




TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS:
  • Ability to travel to satellite sites and/or off-site locations for support/assignments, events or training as needed;
  • Proof of liability and property damage insurance on the vehicle used is required.




LANGUAGE SKILLS:

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general health and social services guidelines, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, health correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups or patients, center staff, and the general public.




MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:

Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide into all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent.




REASONING ABILITY:

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.




OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES:
  • Bilingual (Vietnamese, Chinese, Arabic, and/or Spanish with English) is preferred.
  • Above average skills in language ability as well as public speaking and writing.



Meet Your Recruiter

DeJ Toliver
Account Executive - Physician Recruitment

Growing up on countless military naval bases, DeJuanae has always had a strong sense of community and an understanding on how people can impact other people’s lives. Living with her younger brother, mother, and father during his deployment, her family relied on the kindness of others to help them navigate new spaces and ways of life with each move.

When joining the UHC family, DeJuanae made it clear that giving back, supporting under-served communities, and having a sense of pride was what she wanted to represent. Being able to be that bridge within community healthcare by finding the best Family Practice, Internal Medicine, and Pediatric Physicians is a charter that allows her to excel at provider recruitment.

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