About Texas Children's Hospital
Texas Children's Pediatrics is the largest pediatric primary care network in the country with more than 50 practices and more than 250 board-certified physicians throughout the Houston and Austin areas. Texas Children's Pediatrics provides expert care dedicated to meeting the needs of infants to teenagers, and physicians offer full-service pediatric care including: prenatal consultations, well-child visits, care of illness, care and treatment of minor injuries, vaccinations and immunizations, school and sports physicals, hearing and vision screening, among other services. For more information, visit texaschildrenspediatrics.org or texaschildrenspediatricsaustin.org.
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.
Think you’ve got what it takes?
- 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
- 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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