UT Health Vocational Nurse I - Dunn Behavioral Services Center/HCPC at UTHealth in Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas
Vocational Nurse I - Dunn Behavioral Services Center/HCPC at UTHealth
Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas
UTHealth Harris County Psychiatric Center
Requisition #: 2100031K
Provides paraprofessional assistance to medical professionals to ensure quality patient care. Provides medical care to patients not requiring the specialization and/or skill of a professional nurse.
Position Key Accountabilities:
Assists medical doctors and registered nurses with various medical techniques.
Administers various medical tests and measurements to patients.
Makes appointments, schedules laboratory tests, posts charts, and refills prescriptions.
Advises patients on care of incisions, medication and other simple health care problems.
Stocks examination rooms, sterilizes instruments, and prepares patients for exams.
Performing routine laboratory procedures under direction of supervisor and assisting in maintenance of equipment.
Must be able to respond to emergency situations.
Other duties as assigned.
Current Texas Licensure as a Licensed Vocational Nurse
LVN License issued by the Texas Board of Nursing
Exerts up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds frequently and/or up to 10 pounds constantly to move objects.
This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215
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