University of North Texas Health Science Center - LVN

Location
Fort Worth
Posted
Feb 19, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
The Center for Geriatrics is seeking to hire an LVN to support a Patient Safety initiative in the long term care setting. This position will be responsible for delivery of education and training to other healthcare professionals within our community along with assisting reporting of programs milestones and metrics. LVN will have the opportunity to participate as needed within the Center for Geriatrics, Geriatric Assessment and Planning Program (GAPP Clinic). Duties would include but are not limited to;* Performs triage on telephones. * Provides support to patients and providers providing clinic and in home care. * Returns patient calls according to policy and documents all patient call encounters. * Assist physicians during clinical visit. * Completes physician orders on a daily basis without error. * Verifies lab, x-ray and other reports. * Refills prescriptions with physicians guidance. * May obtain blood and/or other specimens for lab test, give injections when requested. * Accurately calculates dosage injectable medications. * Possesses the ability to work as a team member and has the ability to maintain a positive attitude, cohesive work environment, and enthusiasm to assist in performing quality delivery of healthcare. * Adapts to procedures for individual/clinic needs without jeopardizing patient safety and quality of care. * Maintains good, positive working relationship with physicians and staff members. * Follows all departmental and organizational policies and procedures with regard to patient safety, quality management, infection control, and human resources. * Completes patient forms as necessary utilizing the Electronic Medical Record. * Assists with oversight of Medical Assistants and Clinical Services Representative.The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit - and takes actions to prevent - discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate. The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing.