Vocational Nurse I - Public Health (TMC)
Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas
UTHealth School of Public Health
Requisition #: 18000295
Seeking licensed vocational nurse for full-time position (40 hours/week) on project providing viral hepatitis education, screening, vaccination and treatment to individuals with experiences of or at risk for homelessness. Willprovide testing and vaccination to individuals as authorized by the appropriate medical provider.
Department: Public Health
Location: Houston TX
FTE: Full Time
Status: Non Exempt
Position Key Accountabilities:
Attending educational and screening events (4-5 per month) where the hire will draw blood for HBV/HCV screening
Follow-up with individuals to provide results of tests and screening
Administers HAV/HBV vaccination to individuals
May assist with making appointments, scheduling laboratory tests, and posting charts
Travel to multiple housing sites (all within Harris county) in a single day
Recording all job activities in a data management system
Must be able to respond to emergency situations
Other duties as assigned
Current Texas Licensure as a Licensed Vocational Nurse
*Excellent organizational skills and ability to manage a complex schedule
Cultural sensitivity in working with diverse communities including ability to develop rapport with diverse individuals
Ability to work independently
LVN License issued by the Texas Board of Nursing
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
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