Job TitleLicensed Vocational Nurse I
AgencyTexas A&M University Health Science Center
DepartmentStudent Health Services
Proposed Minimum Salary
Proposed Minimum Salary$20.00 hourly
Job LocationCollege Station, Texas
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 colleges and numerous centers and institutes working together to improve health through transformative education, innovative research and team-based health care delivery.
What we want
The Licensed Vocational Nurse I, under general supervision, provides direct patient care, evaluations, and treatment in accordance with Professional Nursing Standards. Provides services and support for the Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support program. The selected candidate will subscribe to and support our commitment to Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Accountability as stated above. If the description sounds interesting to you, we invite you to apply to be considered for this opportunity.
What you need to know
Position Details: Works beyond regular office hours and/or on weekends as needed. Ability to work with diverse populations.
Special Note: A cover letter and resume are strongly recommended. You may upload them on the application under the CV/Resume section.
In accordance with the federal contractor vaccination mandate , specific facilities at The Texas A&M System 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.
Required Education and Experience:
Successful completion of an accredited vocational or practical nursing program
1 year of related experience
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 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
Preferred Education and Experience:
Successful completion of an accredited vocational nursing education program
One year of experience in an outpatient, hospital, or college health setting
Experience working with diverse individuals and communities
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. 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.
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