Licensed Vocational Nurse II

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7199775 (Ref:17959-en_US)

Posted: December 8, 2023

Job Description

Title: Licensed Vocational Nurse II 

Division: Baylor Population Program (80001085)  

Department: Baylor Population Program (90002566) 

Location: Houston (1100) 

Salary Range: $46,176 to $72,500 

Work Schedule: Monday to Friday 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 

Employment Duration: Full-time 

FLSA Status: Nonexempt 

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.

 

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

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.

  • 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.
  • Documents 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).

 

 

Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.

 

 

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Baylor College of Medicine fosters diversity among its students, trainees, faculty and staff as a prerequisite to accomplishing our institutional mission, and setting standards for excellence in training healthcare providers and biomedical scientists, promoting scientific innovation, and providing patient-centered care. - Diversity, respect, and inclusiveness create an environment that is conducive to academic excellence, and strengthens our institution by increasing talent, encouraging creativity, and ensuring a broader perspective. - Diversity helps position Baylor to reduce disparities in health and healthcare access and to better address the needs of the community we serve. - Baylor is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding students, trainees, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds by providing a welcoming, supportive learning environment for all members of the Baylor community.


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