Licensed Vocational Nurse - TCCC OP Clinic

 
Position: Licensed Vocational Nurse - TCCC OP Clinic

Job ID: 165466

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: TCCC OP Clinic

Talent Area: LVN

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a - 5p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.   Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.   To join our community of 14,000+ dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org   Texas Children’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.

Summary:

We are searching for an LVN for our Texas Children's TCCC Op clinic– someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will gather information, assess, and provide direct care to patients, as well as work collaboratively with other members of the health care team to render age-appropriate care.

 

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Responsibilities :

  • Assist in the collection of patient/family data that may include biophysical, psychosocial, developmental, cultural, and environmental information per practice protocol
  • Collect and document vital signs, BMI, height, weight, and the reason for visit, ensuring proper documentation along the way
  • Document current medications, allergies, and other information
  • Prepare patients for examinations per practice protocol
  • Assist providers, as directed, during treatments, examinations, and testing
  • Document all interventions per practice protocol
  • Call in or send electronic prescription refills as directed by the provider
  • Take messages and return calls from parents
  • Assist with emergency patient care
  • Keep rooms stocked with supplies per practice protocol and notify the Practice Manager of needed supplies
  • Participate as a member of the care team by working for the goals of the patient
  • Coordinate patient care by following up on lab results, ER visits, or any part of care that needs assistance
  • Administer and document medication and immunization as directed, and document adverse reactions to medications
  • Maintain and prepare reagents appropriately and document appropriately
  • Coordinate with patients and outside labs concerning lab specimens


Qualifications:

Being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including any booster dose(s) of the COVID-19 vaccine recommended by the Centers for Disease Control when eligible, is required for all employees at Texas Children’s, unless approved for a medical or religious exemption.

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Diploma from a school of nursing OR documentation from the Texas Board of Nursing verifying an exception to the requirement for a diploma from a school of vocational nursing
  • LVN License from the State of Texas required
  • BLS certification with American Heart Association required


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