Licensed Vocational Nurse I

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: College Station, TEXAS
Job Type: FullTime

Job Title

Licensed Vocational Nurse I

Agency

Texas A&M University Health Science Center

Department

Student Health Services

Proposed Minimum Salary

$16.04 hourly

Job Location

College Station, Texas

Job Type

Staff

Job Description

What we believe

Texas A&M University is committed to enriching the learning and working environment for all visitors, students, faculty, and staff by promoting a culture that embraces inclusion, diversity, equity, and accountability.  Diverse perspectives, talents and identities are vital to accomplishing our mission and living our core values .”

Who we are

As one of the fastest-growing academic health centers in the nation, the Texas A&M University Health Science Center encompasses five schools and numerous centers and institutes working together to improve health through transformative education, innovative research and team-based health care delivery.

What we want

Texas A&M is looking for a Licensed Vocational Nurse to serve as a member of the Nursing Staff at Student Health Services. We desire an individual who subscribes to and supports our commitment as stated above. This person must be professional, enjoy working in a high-volume environment and be able to apply strong organizational skills while being flexible in their daily routine. If this is you, we invite you to apply to become a member of our team.

In accordance with the federal contractor vaccination mandate, specific facilities at Texas A&M University may be considered a covered contractor workplace with covered contractor employees. Therefore, successful applicants for this position may be subject to the federal mandate and will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment unless an approved medical or religious accommodation is in place.



Job Description Summary

The Licensed Vocational Nurse I, under general supervision, provides direct patient care, patient evaluations, and treatment in accordance with professional nursing standards.

Required Education:

Successful completion of an accredited vocational or practical nursing program.

Required Experience:

1 year of related experience.

Preferred Education:

Successful completion of an accredited vocational nursing education program.

Preferred Experience:

1 year of experience in an outpatient, hospital, or college health setting.

Required Licenses and Certifications:

Licensed as a Vocational or Practical Nurse in the State of Texas. Ability to obtain basic life certification within 3 months of employment. Licensure/certification must be maintained for continued employment.

Required Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others. Ability to use and manage an electronic medical records system. Ability to work with sensitive information and maintain confidentiality. Attention to detail. Strong written and verbal communication skills. Strong interpersonal and organizational skills. Time management capabilities and prioritization skills.

Job Responsibilities: 

Patient Care

Provides direct patient care, patient evaluations, and treatment in accordance with professional nursing standards. Administers injections and dispenses medications. Advises patients on care of incisions and other simple health care problems. Assists procedures during procedures and exams. Documents patient health information/care activities in the electronic medical records system. Identifies needs of patient education and distributes patient education materials.

Medical Office

Greets and assists patients. Answers the telephone and transfers to appropriate unit/individual as needed. Assists in scheduling appointments and monitoring inventory. Cleans and disinfects patient exam areas and equipment in accordance with infection control procedures. Participates in continuing education as required by the department and the Texas Board of Nursing to maintain licensure and knowledge of current nursing practices and procedures.

Other Duties

Performs other duties as assigned. Serves on committees as assigned.

Instructions to Applicants: Applications received by Texas A&M University must either have all job application data entered or a resume attached. Failure to provide all job application data or a complete resume could result in an invalid submission and a rejected application. We encourage all applicants to upload a resume or use a LinkedIn profile to pre-populate the online application.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.


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