Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)
Position DetailsUNT 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
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”
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 certificationWork Schedule
Monday – Friday 8:00-5:00Driving 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 o
Performs triage on telephoneso
Returns patient calls according to policy and documents all patient call encounterso
Assist physicians during clinical visito
Completes physician orders on a daily basis without erroro
Verifies lab, x-ray and other reportso
Refills prescriptions with physicians guidanceo
May obtain blood and/or other specimens for lab test, give injections when requestedo
Accurately calculates dosage injectable medicationso
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 healthcareo
Adapts to procedures for individual/clinic needs without jeopardizing patient safety and quality of careo
Maintains good, positive working relationship with physicians and staff memberso
Follows all departmental and organizational policies and procedures with regard to patient safety, quality management, infection control, and human resourceso
Completes patient forms as necessary utilizing the Electronic Medical RecordPosting NumberS1008PPosition End Date (if temporary)Special Instructions to ApplicantsQuicklink for Postinghttp://jobs.untsystem.edu/postings/38610Supplemental Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- * Did you graduate from an accredited school of nursing?
- * Do you have at least 2 years of related experience?
- * Do you have a valid Texas LVN License and a current CPR (BLS) certificate?
- List of Names and Contact Information for 3 references
- Cover Letter
- Letter of Recommendation