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LICENSED VOCATIONAL NURSE II (UNIMOVIL)

Company: The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
Location: Edinburg
Posted on: July 27, 2019

Job Description:

Posting Details Position Information Posting NumberSRGV3898Working TitleLICENSED VOCATIONAL NURSE II (UNIMOVIL)Number of Vacancies1LocationRio Grande ValleyDepartmentSchool of Medicine / Clinical AffairsFTE1.0FLSANon-ExemptScope of Job Provide nursing care as a member of an inter-professional team to patients in the clinic, stationary or mobile, and carries out provider orders. Assume the responsibilities of leadership to ensure efficient and appropriate administration of care. Description of Duties ---Ensures timely management of work within policy guidelines, assesses patient priority via call line and electronic systems. ---Performs procedures such as Point of Care testing and administers vaccines and other clinical duties as trained. ---Screens patients telephonically and in clinic; meticulous documentation of screening and communication results in electronic health record. ---Assists fellow employees in providing the highest quality personalized patient care. ---Maintains and upholds established clinic patient care, operation and employee policies as outlined in the UT Medicine Employee Handbook and UTRGV Employee Handbook ---Interfaces with providers, the inter-professional team and patients to ensure optimal patient visit plan and experience. ---Provides excellent internal and external customer service, maintains professionalism at all times in appearance, verbal and written communication, resolution of patient concerns and or issues. ---Process requests for medication refills, paperwork, and works closely with Medical Assistants to enhance workflow. ---Alerts RNs or providers to any patient concerns and reports using the accepted clinical area accepted communication method i.e. SBAR to coworkers and management for optimal patient outcomes. ---Performs other duties as assigned Supervision Received General supervision from assigned supervisor. Supervision Given Direct supervision of assigned staff. Required Education High school diploma or equivalent. Graduate of an accredited Licensed Vocational Nurse program from an approved school of Nursing. Preferred Education None. Licenses/Certifications Current Texas Licensure as a Licensed Vocational Nurse and CPR certification is required. Basic Life Support (BLS) certification course accredited by the American Heart Association. Required Experience Three (3) years of experience in vocational nursing. Preferred Experience Experience in a medical clinic setting or acute health care. Equipment Use of standard office equipment. Telemedicine and related equipment. Working Conditions Needs to be able to successfully perform all required duties. Usual office or clinical ambulatory patient care facility conditions, stationary or mobile. Some evening and /or weekend work may be required. Work environment involves exposure to potentially dangerous materials and situations that require following extensive safety precautions and may include the use of protective equipment. Other The ability to read, speak and write Spanish is desirable. Ability to communicate effectively, written and verbal. Tact, diplomacy, discretion, and confidentiality of medical information required in all matters. Possible exposure to combustible materials. Possible exposure to blood-borne pathogens. Physical Capabilities N/A Employment CategoryFull-TimeMinimum SalaryCommensurate with ExperiencePosted SalaryCommensurate with ExperiencePosition Available Date05/08/2019Grant Funded PositionNoIf Yes, Provide Grant Expiration Date Posting Detail Information EEO Statement UTRGV is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that strives to hire without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or veteran status. UTRGV takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Special Instructions to Applicants Dear Applicant, Human Resources will not be held responsible for redacting any confidential information from the documents you attach with your application. The confidential information includes the following: Date of Birth Gender Ethnicity/Race Please make sure that you omit this information prior to submission. We are advising that Human Resources will be forwarding your application to the department as per your submission. The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley reserves the right to discontinue accepting applications prior to the stated close date of this position, after meeting the posting requirement of three (3) calendar days. If you have any questions, please visit our Careers site at https://careers.utrgv.edu for detailed contact information. Additional Information UTRGV is a distributed location institution and working location is subject to change based on need. All UTRGV employees are required to have a criminal background check (CBC). Incomplete applications will not be considered. Substitutions to the above requirements must have prior approval from the Chief Human Resources Officer. Quick Link http://careers.utrgv.edu/postings/21069 Posting Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (). Are you a current UTRGV employee? Yes No Are you now, or previously, employed by The University of Texas System or any of its institutions? Yes - I currently am employed by the UT System or its institutions Yes - I have previously been employed by the UT System or its institutions No - I have never been employed by the UT System or its institutions Please select your highest level of completed education. 6th grade education 10th grade education High School Diploma or GED Associates Degree, Technical, or Trade School Degree/Certification or 60 Hours of College Hours Bachelors Degree from an accredited university Masters Degree from an accredited university Ph. D. or other terminal degree from an accredited university None of the above Please provide the field of study for your education: (Open Ended Question) Please indicate the number of years of full time work experience you have directly related to the position in which you are applying for: Less than 1 year 1 year 2 years 3 years 4 years 5 years 6 years 7 years 8 years 9 years 10 years Over 10 years Do you meet the minimum requirements for this position? Yes No Applicant Documents Required Documents Resume Unofficial Transcripts State Licensure Optional Documents Cover Letter/Letter of Application Curriculum Vitae Reference Letter 1 Reference Letter 2 Reference Letter 3 Certifications and Licenses Training Certificates Other Document List of 3 References Unofficial Transcripts 2 Unofficial Transcripts 3 Letter of Interest Unofficial Graduate Transcripts Additional Document

Keywords: The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, Edinburg , LICENSED VOCATIONAL NURSE II (UNIMOVIL), Healthcare , Edinburg, Texas

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