Job Title:  Licensed Vocational Nurse II
Division:  Baylor Population Program
Work Arrangement:  Onsite only
Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range :  $54,950 to $72,500
FLSA Status:  Nonexempt
Requisition ID:  18833
Job Description: 

Summary

Provides direct patient care in one of eight Baylor Teen Health Clinic locations.  Collects pertinent clinical data to support the APP or MD with patient clinical telephone calls, refers and preauthorizes treatment, and provides information to the patient.  Will document patient care services by charting in patient’s electronic medical record.  Will administer medications and immunizations to patients.  May assist in calling patients with results, appointment reminders and scheduling appointments.

 

Will work in one of eight clinic locations.  Each clinic is typically staffed with a Patient Support Services Coordinator, A Medical Assistant a Nurse (RN or LVN) and a Nurse Practitioner.  Will provide patient care and support to APP/MD.  In a typical day, each clinic is expected to see between 20-25 patients, depending on visit type.

 

The Baylor Teen Health Clinic currently provides pregnancy testing, family planning, sexually transmitted diseases (STD) and HIV/AIDS education and screening, primary healthcare, and case management services to teens, their partners, and adolescents in Harris County. The clinics provide services to teens from the age of 13-24.
 
Services We Provide:
• Comprehensive Exams (Male & Female)
• Gynecological services
• Birth control and family planning
• Sexually transmitted disease screening and treatment
• Primary healthcare
• Immunizations
• HIV/AIDS education and screening

Job Duties

  • 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.
  • Administers a variety of tests and medications and may take patients’ vital signs.
  • May draw blood for lab tests.
  • 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.
  • Enters additional information into other databases, such as HIV and STI results.
  • Manages vaccine inventories.
  • Submits monthly clinic volume reports.

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) from the American Heart Association
Requisition ID:  18833