Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN), Family Medicine

Job description

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 Title:

Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN), Family Medicine

Department:

HSC-UNTH Family Medicine Gen-345400

Job Location:

Fort Worth

Full Time/Part Time:

Full-Time

Salary Information:

Commensurate with experience

Department Summary:

The clinical component of the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth, HSC Health is dedicated to improving the health and quality of life for the people of Tarrant County and beyond. Through education and research we push the boundaries of discovery as we keep patients at the center of our efforts. Training medical students and residents is a regular part of our daily clinical practice. Our patients have the benefit of expertise and added attention that go along with being an academic medical center. We are helping to make sick people well, and keep vigorous people healthy.

Position Overview:

The University of North Texas Health Science Center is seeking to hire an LVN to join their team at the Family Medicine Department.

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.

Preferred Qualifications:

Bilingual

Required License / Registration / Certification:

LVN certification

Work Schedule:

Monday through Friday, 8:30AM-5:30PM

Driving University Vehicle:

No

Security Sensitive:

This is a security sensitive position

EEO 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 Title:

LVN

Physical Requirements:

Carrying, Pulling , Pushing, Reaching, Sitting, Squatting, Stooping, Bending, Standing, Twisting, Walking, Writing, Grasp, Ability to communicate

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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 Number:

S1462P

Quicklink for Posting:

https://jobs.untsystem.edu/postings/41683

 

 

 

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Job No:
Posted: 1/8/2021
Application Due: 4/8/2021
Work Type: Full Time
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