Nurse, Licensed Vocational

Job Details

Requisition:

202200083S

Title:

Nurse, Licensed Vocational

FLSA status:

Non-Exempt

Hiring Salary:

This position is a pay grade 7. Please see Pay Grade Table at: https://pa-hrsuite-production.s3.amazonaws.com/116/docs/550174.pdf

Occupational Category:

Technical/Para-Professional

Department:

COM Clinical Practice

Division:

Division of Academic Affairs

Open Date:

03/01/2022

Open Until Filled:

Yes

Educational 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 SHSU Physicians Clinic. Cares and treats patients according to accepted nursing and medical standards.

Primary Responsibilities:

Performs preliminary screening to determine patients’ primary complaints. Maintains patient and staff confidentiality in accordance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) 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. Supervises nursing staff. Maintains supplies, equipment, and drugs as necessary. Maintains exam rooms between patient screenings. Records all pertinent information concerning care and medication in patient electronic health records. Will be expected to perform chronic care management for patients on a routine basis. 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, other university departments, rotating students, student doctors and residents. Must be proficient in administering IV fluids and performing phlebotomy. 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 teamwork. Must have proficient computer skills. 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 clinic. Experience coordinating clinical research would be beneficial.

This position will be located at 690 S Loop 336 W Suite 200, Conroe, TX 77304.

Full Time Part Time:

Full Time

Quicklink:

https://shsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/30601

EEO Statement:

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.

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About Sam Houston State University

For more than 140 years, Sam Houston State University has been preparing students for meaningful lives of achievement. Its motto, "The measure of a Life is its Service," resonates among its 22,000 students, eight colleges and well beyond its historical roots through research, creative endeavors, service learning, volunteering and more.

SHSU is an inclusive institution whose mission is to provide high quality education, scholarship, and service to students. With over 90 bachelor degrees, 50 master’s, and 11 doctoral programs—including the nation’s first Ph.D. in forensic science, SHSU provides an exceptional college experience for every student: traditional or non-traditional; first generation; international; or online.

Service to self and others is paramount at SHSU and reflected in all university organizations and programs. In fact, the university was named to USA Today’s Top 50 in the U.S. for “commitment to civic engagement and global awareness,” in addition to being classified a "Community Engaged Campus" by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education. This honor, bestowed to only 311 public institutions nationwide, acknowledges the university's significant commitment to service.

Sam Houston State University has a small town feel with large scale opportunities. Located in the Piney Woods region of East Texas, Huntsville provides area residents with a sense of community and belonging, although just an hour drive north of Houston. 

SHSU 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. SHSU is committed to promoting a campus culture that embraces diversity and inclusion. The University acknowledges and values our responsibility to cultivate an equitable and inclusive environment where students, faculty, staff, and community recognize the benefits of collaboration and mutual respect through diverse identities and experiences.

Member The Texas State University System  

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Telephone
936-294-1070
Location
1905 University Avenue
Huntsville
TX
77340
United States

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