Nurse Licensed Vocational (12 month)FLSA status:
$2,090 – $3,076 per monthOccupational Category:
Health CenterOpen Date:
05/24/2021Open Until Filled:
YesEducational and Experience Requirement:
High school graduate or G.E.D. equivalent and completion of a Licensed Vocational Nursing (LVN) program with an approved school of nursing. Currently licensed as a LVN with the Texas Board of Nurse Examiners. One year experience in a clinic or hospital setting, or related experience.Nature & Purpose of Position:
Performs responsible professional Licensed Vocational Nursing (LVN) work according to standard procedures prescribed by the University Health Clinic. Cares and treats patients according to accepted Texas Nursing Board standards.Primary Responsibilities:
Performs patient interviews to determine patients’ primary complaints. Maintains patient and staff confidentiality in accordance with applicable Personal Health Information (PHI) laws and the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) regulations. Provides assistance and care for sick and injured patients by administering routine injections, tests, and procedures according to the treating practitioner’s orders. Prepares and assists the treating practitioner with physical examinations and minor procedures when necessary. Maintains supplies, equipment and drugs as necessary. Maintains exam rooms between patient screenings. Records on students’ electronic health record all pertinent information concerning care and medication. Performs other related duties as assigned.Other Specifications:
Must be extremely accurate in following written and oral instructions regarding patient care. Must be able to communicate effectively with outside medical facilities, students, other university departments, and visitors. Must be familiar with and able to maintain infection control standards as set out in Universal Precautions protocols. Alertness and careful attention is required to prevent injury to self or others. Must have a positive attitude toward change, professional growth, and team work. Must have proficient computer skills. All documentation is recorded in electronic health record. Must work efficiently due to busy schedules. Must work within the scope of license and continue education as required.
Work schedules may vary as required by the University Clinic.Full Time Part Time:
Sam Houston State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity or expression. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Employees with a contract will have additional terms and conditions. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code § 51.215.