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Posting Title LVN - Pediatrics Department HSC-HSC Health Pediatrics-346600 Job Location Fort Worth Full Time/Part Time Full-Time Retirement Eligibility TRS Eligible Additional Retirement Information
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Salary Information Commensurate with experience Department Summary
HSC Health Pediatrics offers medical services including well child check-ups, acute care, chronic medical conditions and immunizations from birth to age 21 at the University of North Texas Health Science Center.
HSC Health Pediatrics is seeking a compassionate LVN to join our dynamic team of healthcare providers at the University of North Texas Health Science Center. This role requires a candidate with strong organizational skills, a diverse set of interests and skill set, and strong interpersonal communication abilities. Candidate must have the ability to assess patients quickly and accurately. Exhibits compassion, understanding, the ability to work well in teams, and the ability to function in a fast-paced environment is critical for this position.
Additional Posting Details
Graduation from an accredited school of nursing and two (2) years of related experience. A valid Texas LVN License and a current CPR (BLS) certificate are required.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Preferred Qualifications
The preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications: Bilingual skills (English/Spanish) preferred. Previous Pediatric experience including telephone communication, ambulatory care, familiarity with CDC vaccine schedule, patient rights, and safety.
Required License / Registration / Certification
A valid Texas LVN License and a current CPR (BLS) certificate are required
Driving University Vehicle No Security Sensitive This is a security sensitive position. EEO Statement
The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.
Classification Title LVN Physical Requirements Pulling , Pushing, Reaching, Sitting, Squatting, Stooping, Bending, Standing, Twisting, Walking, Writing, Grasp, Talk or Hear, Carrying, Kneeling, Lifting up to 25 pounds, Ability to communicate
Measure and record patients' vital signs, perform procedures and administer medications, injections and vaccines as ordered by clinician in the electronic health record. Assembles, maintains, and properly uses equipment in patient care delivery.
Return patient calls, and performs telephone triage following standardized protocols and clinicians guidance.
Gauges patient's overall health status updating clinicians as indicated. Provides oversight and guidance to medical assistants in collaboration with clinic supervisor/manager.
Obtain insurance authorizations for referrals, procedures, and medications. Follows clinical protocols for medications refills. Completes patient forms as necessary.
Follows all departmental and organizational policies and procedures with regard to patient safety, quality management, infection control, and human resources. Ensure appropriate legal and regulatory standards.
Deliver culturally competent care that respects each patient's individual beliefs.
Posting Detail InformationPosting Number S5828P
Position End Date (if temporary) Special Instructions to Applicants
Please provide 3 professional references with your online application.
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