Title:  Licensed Vocational Nurse II-Geriatrics

Division:  Medicine
Schedule:  Monday- Friday
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $54,950 to $63,723
FLSA Status:  Nonexempt
Requisition ID:  13533

Summary

The Section of Geriatrics and Palliative Care section within the Department of Medicine seeking a LVN  II with clinical and administrative responsibilities supporting the clinical operations. This position is an outpatient position located at the McNair Campus in the Texas Medical Center with a general work schedule of Monday - Friday, 8 AM to 5 PM.

The successful candidate must have an interest in working with older populations, will have exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal, be regarded as a team player, have strong and proven organizational skills, and have a personal drive to be their best. All members of our team should have a passion for providing exceptional patient centered care each day. 

Job Duties

  • Ensures efficient operation of the clinic by scheduling and planning for use of staff, supplies, and equipment.
  • Assists physicians with treatment room examination and procedures on patients.
  • Schedules appointments, tests, and examinations with hospital and other doctor's offices.
  • Instructs patients concerning the preparations needed for tests and surgical procedures.
  • Communicates with other health care professionals regarding orders and care of patients including peer to peer reviews, medication refills, pre-authorizations, etc.  
  • Executes physician orders and administers medications and treatments for patients and documents appropriately in EHR (Epic)
  • Provides telephone triage to patients and ensure patients receive the right level of care.
  • Responds to routine patient phone calls and My Chart messages and route to RN, CDE or MD as needed.
  • Performs clerical/administrative responsibilities such as filing and/or scanning patient medical records, obtain lab/x-ray reports, hospital notes, and referral information.
  • Monitors clinical staff members by directing, guiding, and influencing the outcome of an individual's performance and activity.   
  • Maintains clean and safe work environment; stocks, and orders treatment room and emergency cart supplies.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School diploma or G.E.D and graduated from an approved licensed practical nurse/vocational nurse (LPN/LVN).
  • Two years of relevant experience as a Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) or as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN).
  • Current license as a Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) or as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) by the State of Texas Board of Nurse Examiners.
  • Basic Life Support certification (BLS).

 

 

Baylor College of Medicine requires employees to be fully vaccinated -subject to approved exemptions-against vaccine-preventable diseases including, but not limited to, COVID-19 and influenza.

 

Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.

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