Licensed Vocational Nurse - Immunizations
Under general supervision to perform routine care and more direct supervision for new and/or complex assignments, provides skilled nursing services to clients in clinics and off-site locations.
This position exercises no supervision.
IMPORTANT AND ESSENTIAL DUTIES
- Provide skilled nursing care to include: assessments of vital signs, height, weight, body mass index, medical and social history, disease testing through specimen collection, treatment, and referrals to other providers as necessary; in the following programs: Refugee, Tuberculosis, Family Planning, Immunizations and Screening for blood pressure, Diabetes and/or cholesterol.
OTHER JOB RELATED DUTIES
Perform other job related duties and responsibilities as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Principles and practices of licensed vocational nursing and the application of those principles in a clinical and off-site location.
Medical terminology, abbreviations, and nursing applications.
Anatomy and Physiology.
Knowledge of the principles of phlebotomy.
Safe driving principles and practices.
Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work, both internally and externally.
Follow and embrace the City of Abilene Core Values – Respect, Integrity, Service Above Self, and Excellence in All We Do.
Experience and Training Guidelines:
Any combination equivalent to experience and training to provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities may be qualifying. Knowledge, skills, and abilities may be obtained through:
One (1) year of work experience in the position of Licensed Vocational Nurse preferred.
Graduation from an accredited Licensed Vocational Nursing School is required.
License or Certificate:
Possession of a valid license to practice Licensed Vocational Nursing from the State of Texas Board of Nursing is required.
A valid Texas driver’s license; the ability to obtain one within ninety (90) days of employment, or a military waiver is required.
Essential duties require the following physical skills and work environment:
Ability to sit, stand, walk, crouch, stoop, squat, twist, and kneel.
With or without accommodation, ability to lift up to 50 pounds.
Exposure to chemicals, communicable diseases, and bloodborne pathogens.
Ability to drive to different clinic sites.
- Pay Type Hourly
- Min Hiring Rate $17.97
- Max Hiring Rate $21.67
- Public Health, 850 N. 6th, Abilene, Texas, United States of America