Tarrant County Government LVN I Nurse - STD/HIV, Public Health in Tarrant County, Texas
- Perform basic technical LVN nursing procedures in Public Health Department clinical setting.
- Ensure an efficient flow of clients through the clinic.
Work schedule includes rotating Saturdays
Posting may close at any time.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 1. Performs health duties within the scope of LVN practice/protocol. 2. Administers immunizations and other injections as directed by the RN or assists other nurses as requested. 3. Gathers blood and other specimen samples as needed. 4. Documents appropriate information in client records and reports appropriate information to primary health care provider(s). Places lab results on charts after review by practitioners. Maintains confidentiality of client information as outlined in HIPAA guidelines. 5. Issues and educates clients on various medications and importance of adherence to medications. 6. Gathers information and prepares LVN activity reports included but not limited to monthly TDH vaccines. 7. Monitors medical supply inventory and accounts for vaccines and testing materials. 8. Assists in training new employees as needed. 9. Attends and participates in professional group meetings. Stays abreast of new trends and innovations in the field of nursing. 10. Performs all other related duties as assigned. Minimum Requirements:
NOTE:YOU MUST FILL OUT THE WORK HISTORY and EDUCATION SECTIONS OF APPLICATION TO SHOW YOU HAVE YEARS OF EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION AS REQUIRED BY HIRING DEPARTMENT OR BE DISQUALIFIED.
TO APPLY, must have a High School diploma or GEDor higher education.
TO APPLY, must have One (1) full-time year of related work experience.
TO APPLY, must have had Professional LVN training through an accredited programresulting in licensure.
TO APPLY, must have current LVN license.
MUST PROVIDE LICENSING AGENCY AND LICENSE NUMBER IN "CERTIFICATES AND LICENSING" SECTION OF THE APPLICATION OR RISK DISQUALIFICATION.
Good knowledge of fundamental nursing concepts, practices and procedures.
Basic verbal and written communication skills.
Basic computer skills including ability to use Microsoft Windows operating system and Microsoft Office Software.
If hired, must provide proof of educational attainment at New Hire Processing or during the promotional process.
Tarrant County will conduct background checks on new hires that will include a criminal background check related to convictions and deferred adjudications in the past seven years and may include credit reports, motor vehicle records, employment records and educational attainment. A conviction or deferred adjudication is not an automatic bar to employment. Each case is considered individually.
Physical Demands and Work Environment & Other Requirements: While performing the duties of this position, the incumbent is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, bend, stoop, climb, lift, push and pull.
Job Title: LVN I Nurse - STD/HIV, Public Health
Closing Date/Time: Tue. 11/15/16 11:59 PM Central Time
Salary: $16.34 - $19.61 Hourly
Job Type: Regular Full-time
Location: Tarrant County, Texas