LVN - TCP Pearland (Per Diem)

 
Position: LVN - TCP Pearland (Per Diem)

Job ID: 146856

Location: US-TX-Pearland

Department: TCP PEARLAND

Talent Area: LVN

Full/Part Time: Per Diem

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a - 5p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Texas Children’s Pediatrics Texas Children’s Pediatrics is the nation’s largest primary pediatric care network with more than 200 physicians dedicated to the health care needs of infants to teenagers in over 50 locations throughout the greater Houston area. As part of our goal to build a community of healthy children, Texas Children's Pediatrics Community Cares Program provides trusted, high-quality pediatric medical services for children who otherwise would seek care from emergency centers or possibly go without care or treatment due to low family incomes and/or lack of health insurance. To join our community of 13,000 dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org.

Summary:

We are searching for a Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) - someone who works well in a fast-paced primary care setting. In this position, you’ll gather information, assess and provide direct care to patients. You’ll also work collaboratively with other members of the  health-care team to render age appropriate care.

 

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Responsibilities :

Provides age appropriate care for one or more of the following age groups routinely: Neonate, Infant, Toddler, Preschool Age, School Age, Adolescent, and Adult
Demonstrates Creating SMILES philosophies to patients, families, and co-workers
Assists with the collection of patient/family data
Provides general patient care
Administers medication and immunization
Assists with education of patient/family
Coordinates referrals
Triages patients
Collects specimens and performs laboratory tests



Qualifications:

High school graduate, GED, or equivalent
Graduation from an accredited school of Licensed Vocational Nursing
Current license to practice vocational nursing in the State of Texas
Active BLS certification required from American Heart Association| Health Care Providers
Fundamental knowledge of pediatric assessment and treatment
Knowledge of related OSHA and CLIA/COLA guidelines and requirements, general office tasks, confidentiality, and filing systems
Ability to use thermometer, scales, sphygmomanometer/stethoscope, butterfly needles, hearing/vision screening equipment, pulse oximetry, typanometer
Ability to use basic laboratory equipment, i.e., microscope, centrifuge, hematology analyzer, and specimen collection Proficiency with treatments such as nebulizer, ear irrigation, and dressing changes
Familiarity with all business office machines, i.e., computer, multi-line telephone, copier, and fax machines



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