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Clinic LVN- General Internal Medicine

Company: UT Southwestern
Location: Dallas
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Ambulatory Licensed Vocational NurseGeneral Internal Medicine ClinicWhy UT Southwestern?With over 75 years of excellence in Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas, UT Southwestern is committed to excellence, innovation, teamwork, and compassion. As a world-renowned medical and research center, we strive to provide the best possible care and resources for our valued patients and employees. Ranked as the #1 hospital in Dallas-Fort Worth for the sixth consecutive year, we invite you to continue your healthcare career with us at UT Southwestern. You will discover a culture of teamwork, professionalism, and consistent opportunities for learning and advancement into leadership roles.Job SummaryJoin UT Southwestern as an Ambulatory Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN ) within our General Internal Medicine Clinic and help with our commitment to deliver compassionate care and all around excellence. As a LVN, you will support the General Internal Medicine Clinic by providing excellent patient education for the patient and their families and discharge of the clinical visits as well as making sure medical history is obtained from patients securely.At UT Southwestern, the possibilities to advance your career are limitless. We would love the opportunity to have you join the UT Southwestern General Internal Medicine Clinic!Compliance with the COVID-19 vaccine mandate enforced by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) is a requirement for this position. Federal law requires individuals holding this position to be fully vaccinated or have an approved exemption medical, disability, or religious reasons. Individuals who do not meet CMS vaccination requirements are not eligible and should not apply for this position but are encouraged to apply for other non-healthcare positions at UT Southwestern for which they qualify.Experience and EducationGraduate of an accredited Licensed Vocational Nurse program from approved school of nursing, licensure as LVN by Board of Nurse Examiners for State of Texas.One (1) year experience in clinical setting preferred. Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification through a course accredited by the American Heart Association (AHA) or American Red Cross (ARC) is required.Job DutiesAdministers personal and therapeutic measures to patients as directed by physicians and/or nurses.Schedules patients' appointments, tests, and procedures via on line computer system or telephone, and reinforces physician instructions in person and through telephone contact.Obtains medical history from patients through structured interviews in accordance with departmental guidelines.Assists in care of patients by preparing exam rooms for patient care, facilitating use of diagnostic equipment, and assuring availability of needed patient information, such as reports of diagnostic exams and medical records.Prepares and administers medications as prescribed by the physician.May start and administer intravenous fluids and medications after successful completion of approved UT Southwestern IV course and skills verification with the exception of intravenous push medications.Collects information and data that can assist the physician or Registered Nurse in triaging patient phone calls following departmental protocols and documents actions in patients' electronic medical record.Takes, records, and reports patient vital signs using medical equipment; performs procedures of low complexity such as serial specimen samples, drawing blood from heparin lock, venipuncture, and specimen collection and handling.Documents patient care interventions and education in medical records; ensures appropriate patient consent forms and authorize- tons are obtained for research and/or medical treatment.Inspects equipment and facilities visually and physically to ensure patient safety and proper functioning.Maintains adequate stock of supplies on carts and in patient exam rooms as required.Orders supplies and supplemental nursing material.Maintains current customer service, clinical, and technical skills by attending training programs and seminars to continue level of competency and ensure compliance with departmental policies and procedures.Attends and participates in meetings related to clinical activities.Completes all necessary clinical documentation in a timely fashion.Duties performed may include one or more of the following core functions: (a) Directly interacting with or caring for patients; (b) Directly interacting with or caring for human-subjects research participants; (c) Regularly maintaining, modifying, releasing or similarly affecting patient records (including patient financial records); or (d) Regularly maintaining, modifying, releasing or similarly affecting human-subjects research records. Performs other duties as assigned.**Other Duties: Performs other duties as assigned.SecurityThis position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record informationSalarySalary NegotiableCompliance with the COVID-19 vaccine mandate enforced by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) is a requirement for this position. Federal law requires individuals holding this position to be fully vaccinated or have an approved exemption for certain medical, disability, or religious reasons. Individuals who do not meet CMS vaccination requirements are not eligible and should not apply for this position but are encouraged to apply for other non-healthcare positions at UT Southwestern for which they qualify.For COVID-19 vaccine information, applicants should visit https://www.utsouthwestern.edu/covid-19/work-on-campus/To learn more about the benefits UT Southwestern offers, visit https://www.utsouthwestern.edu/employees/hr-resources/This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code -51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information.UT Southwestern Medical Center is committed to an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. As an equal opportunity employer, UT Southwestern prohibits unlawful discrimination, including discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or veteran status. To learn more, please visit: https://jobs.utsouthwestern.edu/why-work-here/diversity-inclusion

Keywords: UT Southwestern, Dallas , Clinic LVN- General Internal Medicine, Healthcare , Dallas, Texas

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