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UT Health LVN I- UTHealth Services in Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

LVN I- UTHealth Services

Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Nursing

Jane and Robert Cizik School of Nursing at UTHealth

Requisition #: 200001BX

Position Summary:

Provides paraprofessional assistance to medical professionals to ensure quality patient care. Provides medical care to patients not requiring the specialization and/or skill of a professional nurse.

Position Key Accountabilities:

  1. Assists medical doctors and registered nurses with various medical techniques.

  2. Administers various medical tests and measurements to patients.

  3. Makes appointments, schedules laboratory tests, posts charts, and refills prescriptions.

  4. Advises patients on care of incisions, medication and other simple health care problems.

  5. Stocks examination rooms, sterilizes instruments, and prepares patients for exams.

  6. Performing routine laboratory procedures under direction of supervisor and assisting in maintenance of equipment.

  7. Must be able to respond to emergency situations.

  8. Other duties as assigned.

Certification/Skills:

Current Texas Licensure as a Licensed Vocational Nurse

Minimum Education:

LVN License issued by the Texas Board of Nursing

Minimum Experience:

None

Physical Requirements:

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.

Security Sensitive:

This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215

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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 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 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.

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