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Sr LVN Pediatrics Triage/Synagis

at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

Posted: 3/4/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 435434
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Job Description

Extended Job Title
Sr LVN Pediatrics Triage/Synagis

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Org Level 7
523201 - Pediatrics Ama Genl

Position Description
Employees in this classification are experienced LVN's responsible for performing a wide variety of patient care activities in an assigned specialty or subspecialty outpatient clinic. Work is performed under the direction of a staff nurse and/or physician as part of a total health care team in providing complete evaluations to patients. Works under the direct supervision of staff nurse or physician. No delegated supervisory authority; may instruct co-workers and supervise them in the performance of special procedures. Work is performed under usual clinic conditions, necessitating a high degree of contact with patients, families and clinic personnel.

Requisition ID
16495BR

Travel Required
None

Major/Essential Functions
Serves as primary nursing support for speciality and general pediatric group.  Obtains prior authorizations, serves as primary point of contact for Synagis and clinic patients, obtains vitals and rooms patients, completes patient care tasks assigned within electronic medical record.Responsible for triaging patient calls on a daily basis. This position will require you to float throughout the clinic as needed.

Grant Funded?
No

Minimum Hire Rate
16.89

Pay Basis
Hourly

Schedule Details
8am-5pm, M-F

Work Location
Amarillo

Preferred Qualifications
Knowledge of normal/abnormal values of labs and vital signs in children. Basic knowledge in how to perform urine dipsticks, urine catherizations, administer medications and immunizations.  Prefer experience in a pediatric clinic setting or pediatric hospital experience.

Campus
HSC - Amarillo

Department
Pediatrics Ama Genl

Required Attachments
Resume / CV

Job Type
Full Time

Pay Statement
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

Job Group
Technical/Paraprofessional

Shift
Day

EEO Statement
As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Required Qualifications
+Education:+ Completion of a Board of Nursing accredited program of vocational nursing. +License/Certification:+ Current Vocational Nursing license in the state of Texas or the attainment of a temporary permit from the Board of Nursing to practice vocational nursing pending full licensure in the state of Texas. +Experience:+ At least two years of LVN experience in a hospital, clinic or community-based environment.

Does this position work in a research laboratory?
No

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