Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)

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UNT System Overview

Welcome to the University of North Texas System, or UNT World as we like to call ourselves. UNT World includes the University of North Texas in Denton, the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. Over the past decade, combined UNTS enrollment has grown by more than 25 percent to nearly 44,000 students.

Posting TitleLicensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)DepartmentHSC-UNTH Cardiology-345700Job LocationFort WorthFull Time/Part TimeFull-TimeSalary InformationSalary Commensurate With ExperienceDepartment Summary

Department Summary
HSC Health has a mission to serve the people of Texas, advance the health of communities and support the mission of UNT Health Science Center.
-Through the compassionate delivery of quality healthcare services to a diverse population.
-By advancing medical knowledge with participation in research.
-By actively participating in the education of current and future healthcare providers.
-Through collaboration with communities to improve access of healthcare for all people.
The vision of HSC Health is: “To be the healthcare provider of choice”

Position Overview

The University of North Texas Health Science Center is seeking to hire an LVN to join their team in the Cardiology Department. LVN will provide direct and indirect care to patients.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited school of nursing and two (2) years of related experience. A valid Texas LVN License and a current CPR (BLS) certificate are required.

Knowledge, Skills and AbilitiesPreferred QualificationsRequired License / Registration / Certification

LVN certification

Work Schedule

Monday – Friday 8:00-5:00

Driving University VehicleNoSecurity SensitiveThis is a security sensitive positionEEO Statement

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

Classification TitleLVNPhysical RequirementsCarrying, Cleaning, Lifting up to 10 pounds, Reaching, Sitting, Squatting, Stooping, Bending, Standing, Twisting, Walking, Writing, Grasp, Talk or Hear Job Duties

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Performs triage on telephones

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Returns patient calls according to policy and documents all patient call encounters

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Assist physicians during clinical visit

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Completes physician orders on a daily basis without error

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Verifies lab, x-ray and other reports

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Refills prescriptions with physicians guidance

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May obtain blood and/or other specimens for lab test, give injections when requested

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Accurately calculates dosage injectable medications

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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

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Adapts to procedures for individual/clinic needs without jeopardizing patient safety and quality of care

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Maintains good, positive working relationship with physicians and staff members

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Follows all departmental and organizational policies and procedures with regard to patient safety, quality management, infection control, and human resources

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Completes patient forms as necessary utilizing the Electronic Medical Record

Posting NumberS1008PPosition End Date (if temporary)Special Instructions to ApplicantsQuicklink for Postinghttp://jobs.untsystem.edu/postings/38610Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Did you graduate from an accredited school of nursing?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have at least 2 years of related experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have a valid Texas LVN License and a current CPR (BLS) certificate?
    • Yes
    • No
Documents Needed to ApplyRequired Documents
  1. Resume
  2. List of Names and Contact Information for 3 references
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Letter of Recommendation

 

 

 

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Posted: 10/10/2020
Application Due: 1/8/2021
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