Licensed Vocational Nurse- Senior (Neurology MARC)

University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio


Job Summary:

Under minimal supervision, responsible for providing general nursing care to patients under the direction of a registered nurse or team leader. May lead or mentor lower-level team members.

Job Duties:

  • Triages and manages patient messages and calls to assist providers in assessing and caring for patients; manages the scheduling of patient appointments.
  • Prepares patient for examination, sets up and maintains sterile field, and assists clinical staff with examinations and clinical care, and documents.
  • Performs Point of Care Testing (POCT), documents and reports clinical findings to Registered Nurse (RN) in charge and/or PCP.
  • Assists providers with procedures, perform patient discharges, and verifies communication of instructions with patient and family.
  • Maintains assigned work area with supplies and equipment, cleans, stocks, and maintains exam rooms, procedure rooms, instruments, and equipment; transports patients safely.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.
  • Education:

    Graduation from an approved vocational nursing school is required.

    Experience:

    Five (5) years of vocational nursing experience is required.

    Additional Licenses and Certifications:

    Current Texas Vocational Nursing license and CPR certification is required.

    Supervisory Requirements:

    Has the authority to direct the work of others, hire or terminate employees, or provide recommendations as to the hiring, terminating, advancement, promotion or any other change of status of other employee.

     

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