Licensed Vocational Nurse II - Neurosciences
Texas Medical Center-Houston, TX
Licensed Vocational Nurse II - Neurosciences
Location: Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas
McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston
Requisition #: 230001R4
What we do here changes the world. UTHealth Houston is Texas’ resource for healthcare education, innovation, scientific discovery, and excellence in patient care. That’s where you come in.
UTHealth Houston Neurosciences is hiring for a Licensed Vocational Nurse II to join their team of professionals. The LVN II will be responsible for: scheduling appointments; coordination with external entities; patient intakes; coordinating patient care via referrals; scheduling and answering patient inquiries; assisting with interventional pain procedures; post-procedure patient follow-up; triaging patient calls; and more. Pain management or experience with procedures is a plus.
Location: TMC Spine Center 6400 Fannin St. Suite 2150
Once you join us you won't want to leave. It’s because we reward our team for the excellent service they provide. Our total rewards package includes the benefits you’d expect from a top healthcare organization (benefits, insurance, etc.), plus:
100% paid medical premiums for our full-time employees
Generous time off (holidays, preventative leave day, both vacation and sick time – all of which equates to around 37-38 days per year)
The longer you stay, the more vacation you’ll accrue!
Longevity Pay (Monthly payments after two years of service)
Build your future with our awesome retirement/pension plan!
We take care of our employees! As a world-renowned institution, our employees’ wellbeing is important to us. We offer work/life services such as…
Free financial and legal counseling
Free mental health counseling services
Gym membership discounts and access to wellness programs
Other employee discounts including entertainment, car rentals, cell phones, etc.
Resources for child and elder care
Plus many more!
Functions as a member of the clinical team providing focused care to assigned patients with predictable healthcare needs. Aims to provide care that is safe, effective, patient-centered, timely, efficient, and equitable.
Position Key Accountabilities:
Performs responsibilities in a manner that promotes quality patient care and customer service/satisfaction.
Directed practice under supervision of registered nurse, advanced practice nurse, physician assistant, physician, dentist or podiatrist.
Functions under own license providing technical component of care such as medication administration and clinical procedures.
Collects data and performs focused patient assessments.
Participates in the plan of care.
Implements appropriate plan of care within scope of practice.
Solicits orders or initiates standing orders for prescription refills and implements standing delegation orders as necessary for specific population management.
Implements teaching plans for patients with well-defined health problems and well-defined learning needs.
Provides direct basic care to assigned patients.
Performs telephone messaging and in person screening with appropriate follow up.
Performs all functions related to clinic and patient flow to include clinic preparation, supply stocking, EHR review, preparation for and assistance with procedures, scheduling appointments.
May manage, evaluate, and coordinate the vocational nursing personnel and the direction of services for optimum patient care.
May manage Human Resources activities of department in regards to: recruiting and selection, hiring and termination, training, professional development, mentoring, counseling, performance evaluations, and salary planning.
Respects and maintains privacy and confidentiality per HIPAA guidelines.
Adheres to standards of practice for vocational nurses.
Other duties as assigned.
Current Texas Licensure as a Licensed Vocational Nurse
Basic Life Support (BLS) Certified
LVN license issued by the Texas Board of Nursing
Two (2) years experience required; supervisory experience preferred. Previous research experience is preferred for LVNs working in research environment.
Exerts up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds frequently and/or up to 10 pounds constantly to move objects.
This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215
Military occupations that relate to the initial selection criteria and registration or licensure requirements for this position may include but are not limited to: 0904, 0906, 0944, 46N1E, 46N1, 46N3, 46N4, 46NX, 66b, 66C, 66H, 68C, L03A, 4A0X1, 66E, 66G, 66S, 290X, 46AX, 46FX
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Employees must permanently reside and work in the State of Texas.
If you are looking for a great healthcare career in Houston, visithttp://go.uth.edu/careers!
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)
Established in 1972 by The University of Texas System Board of Regents, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is Houston’s Health University and Texas’ resource for health care education, innovation, scientific discovery and excellence in patient care. The most comprehensive academic health center in the UT System and the U.S. Gulf Coast region, UTHealth Houston is home to schools of biomedical informatics, biomedical sciences, dentistry, nursing and public health and the John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Medical School. UTHealth Houston includes The University of Texas Harris County Psychiatric Center, as well as the growing clinical practices UT Physicians, UT Dentists and UT Health Services. The university’s primary teaching hospitals are Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and Harris Health Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital.
UTHealth Houston offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. For more information on our benefits programs please refer to the UTHealth Houston Office of Benefits Website.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
UTHealth Houston is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment-related activities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law or university policy. Reasonable accommodation, based on disability or religious observances, will be considered in accordance with applicable law and UTHealth Houston policy. The University maintains affirmative action programs with respect to women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and eligible veterans in accordance with applicable law.
UTHealthHoustonhas adopted a policy consistent with CMS regulations to protect our patients and university community from exposure to COVID-19. This policy affects all employees, residents, fellows, students, contractors, new hires, visiting scholars program participants, adjunct faculty, and volunteers who work, train, or collaborate at the John S. Dunn Behavioral Science Center.
In addition, all UTHealthHoustonemployees who are assigned to work at a location that is subject to the affiliated partner’s hospital, clinical offices, or agency are required to abide by UTHealth’sHoustonrules and regulations, as well as the affiliate’s rules and regulations, including COVID-19 vaccination and safety requirements.
Work location is based on the needs of the department and may be adjusted.