LVN

 
Position: LVN

Job ID: 154438

Location: US-TX-Austin

Department: TCP CAPITAL PEDI GRP CENTRAL

Talent Area: LVN

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a-5p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Texas Children’s Hospital has begun its expansion from Houston to Austin! We are excited about the opportunity to extend Texas Children’s mission to a large and growing population of children and women. Our Urgent Care opened in March 2018, several pediatric practices will open this spring and summer, and our first Specialty Care Center will open this October. The Specialty Care Center is located at 8611 North Mopac Expressway, approximately 8 miles north of downtown Austin near Highway 183 and will include these subspecialties and more: • Cardiology • Pulmonary Medicine • Neurology •Diabetes/Endocrinology • Gastroenterology • Dermatology • Allergy & Immunology • Urology • Ophthalmology • Plastic Surgery. Our robust, outpatient-focused approach includes a plan through 2021 for 18 pediatric practices, 4 urgent cares, 3 specialty care centers, and 2 maternal fetal medicine centers, all on 1 integrated medical record. Texas Children’s presence in Austin helps deliver regional coordination of care and is synergistic to the core services offered at our Texas Medical Center campus in Houston. To join our community of 14,000+ dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org.   Texas Children’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.

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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