Title:  Licensed Vocational Nurse II

Division:  Baylor Population Program
Schedule:  Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Work Location:  Baylor Affiliated Hospital, Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $40,785 - $61,774
FLSA Status:  Nonexempt
Requisition ID:  909
Job Purpose

Competent level vocational nurse who is proficient in delivering patient care in the ambulatory care setting. Assists physicians and registered nurses in the areas of patient care including treatment room examination and procedures, schedules tests and appointments, and records and communicates information to referring physicians.

The Teen Health Clinic values integrity, continuous learning, patient respect, quality, cultural diversity, and team work in providing comprehensive medical and educational services to inner city youth in Houston, Texas. We encourage family involvement in the decisions of minors to seek family planning services and promote positive family relationships. We provide outreach education to youth and young adults.

Job Responsibilties
  • Performs responsibilities in a manner that promotes quality and safe patient care and customer service.
  • Adheres to the scope of practice as defined by the Texas Nurse Practice Act.
  • Assists physicians and registered nurses with various medical procedures.
  • Administers a variety of tests and medications and takes patients’ vital signs.
  • Schedules appointments, tests, and procedures for patients.
  • Collects pertinent clinical data to support the RN, APP and/or MD with patient clinical telephone calls, refers and preauthorizes treatment, and provides information to patient.
  • Document patient care services by charting in patient’s electronic medical record.
  • Maintains clean and safe work environment; stocks and orders treatment room supplies.
  • Maintains a professional and cooperative relationship among health care teams by communicating information, responding to requests, and building rapport by participating in team problem-solving methods.
Minimum Qualifications
Education:
  • Required: High School diploma or G.E.D and graduate from an accredited school of Licensed Vocational Nursing.
Experience:
  • Two years of relevant experience as a Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN).
Certification/Licenses/
Registration:
  • Required: Current license as a Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) by the State of Texas Board of Nurse Examiners.
  • Required: Basic Life Support certification (BLS).
Other

Physical Risks: Potential exposures to blood borne pathogens (blood &/or other potentially infectious materials), drugs, chemicals, radiation, and physical hazards found in patient clinics, hospitals and/or laboratory work environments and in working directly with patients and other employees. Initial Blood borne Pathogens Training is required, and a Blood borne Pathogens Refresher Training must be taken annually. 

 

 

 

 

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

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