Licensed Vocational Nurse I

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7099793 (Ref:10026-en_US)

Posted: May 12, 2022

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Summary

Entry level, novice vocational nurse who possesses a basic general knowledge of nursing practice. Assists physicians and registered nurses in the areas of patient care including treatment room examination and procedures, schedules tests and appointments, and records and communicates information to referring physicians.

Job Duties

  • Performs responsibilities in a manner that promotes quality and safe patient care and a positive patient experience. 
  • Adheres to the scope of practice as defined by the Texas Nurse Practice Act.  
  • Assists with treatment room examination and procedures on patients. 
  • Collects patient history, performs medication reconciliation and enters information in the electronic medical record. 
  • Performs clerical/administrative responsibilities such as filing and/or scanning patient medical records, obtain lab/x-ray reports, hospital notes, and referral information. 
  • Responds to telephone calls, assists with In Basket messages, refers and preauthorizes treatment, and provides information to patients. 
  • Schedules appointments, tests, and procedures for patients. 
  • Documents patient care services by charting in patient's electronic medical record. 
  • Instructs patients concerning the preparations needed for tests and surgical procedures.
  • Maintains clean and safe work environment, stocks treatment room supplies. 

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School diploma or G.E.D and graduated from an approved licensed practical nurse/vocational nurse (LPN/LVN).
  • No experience required.
  • 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).

Preferred Qualifications

Same as minimum qualifications.

 

 

Baylor College of Medicine requires employees to be fully vaccinated -subject to approved exemptions-against vaccine-preventable diseases including, but not limited to, COVID-19 and influenza.

 

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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Job posting number:#7099793 (Ref:10026-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
Houston,Texas
United States
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