Vocational Nurse – Ambulatory Services

UTMB Health

Vocational Nurse – Ambulatory Services

Angleton, Texas, United States

New

Nursing & Care Management

UTMB Health

Requisition # 2302724

Minimum Qualifications:

Graduation from a Licensed Vocational Nurse program and licensure/permit as a vocational nurse in the state of Texas. No experience required. Current BLS required.

Job Summary:

To provide direct nursing care to an assigned group of patients and performs nursing procedures within the scope of their education and demonstrated abilities.

Job Duties:

· Provides direct nursing care to assigned patients.

· Participates in assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating the nursing care given.

· Performs admission, discharge, and transfer procedures.

· Uses the nursing plan of care in daily assignments, able to review, and, under supervision, modify the plan of care.

· Demonstrates ability to observe and record the signs, symptoms, and behaviors including the physiological status of patients, presents. proposed revision of interventions, and desired outcomes.

· Delivers the designated nursing interventions to assigned patients that are consistent with the stated medical plan of care.

· Notifies appropriate nursing and medical staff of changes in patient status; recognizes patient care priorities, multidisciplinary treatment plans, and potential patient care crises.

· Follows physicians orders in the delivery of nursing care.

· Maintains patients privacy and confidentiality of information and records at all times.

· Safely and properly administers medications and treatments.

· Executes written physicians orders for assigned patients.

· Assembles equipment and supplies for various diagnostic or treatment procedures in the specialty service area; performs or assists others with procedures or treatments.

· Adheres to required infection control, isolation procedures, and aseptic techniques in the delivery of patient care.

· Documents nursing care in all assigned patient records.

· Adheres to internal controls established for department.

· Performs related duties as required.

Preference:

One year experience preferred

Salary Range:

Actual salary commensurate with experience.

Equal Employment Opportunity

UTMB Health strives to provide equal opportunity employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, UTMB Health takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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