Texas State Jobs – Licensed Vocational Nurse – Cleburne

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Job Description:

Under the direction and supervision of the public health nurse supervisor and medical supervison of the Regional Medical Director, the licensed vocational nurse provides highly complex (senior-level) vocational nursing work. Work involves providing for the care, treatment, and general welfare of patients including providing immunization services for routine and emerging vaccine-preventable diseases, and limited patient health education.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Conducts and coordinates immunization clinics in assigned areas in PHR 2/3.
  • Administers vaccines according to CDC guidelines and ACIP recommendations, PHR 2/3 Standing Delegation Orders and PHR 2/3 Public Health Nursing Policy and Procedures.
  • Follows recommendations and requirements for eligibility, vaccine administration, documentation and confidentiality.
  • Completes reports and documentation in accordance with approved nursing practices.
  • Performs disease intervention, surveillance, and prevention functions around Tuberculosis, HIV/STD, Perinatal Hepatitis B and Immunizations.
  • Prepares and maintains appropriate confidential client records per agency standards and HIPAA.
  • Assists public health programs to provide required client screening, medication adminstration per PHR 2/3 Standing Delegation Orders, venipuncture to assist in client evaluation, shipping and handling specimens and independent home visits.

Job Requirements:

  • Interact and maintain effective working relationships and collaboration with public, local officials, physicians, and local agency personnel;
  • Demonstrate independent judgment in appraising clinical situations and correctly interpret findings; Comprehend program goals, policies, and procedures; Prioritize and demonstrate leadership; Maintain confidentiality; Work well and effectivley in a team environment; Travel and to provide own transportation.
  • Nursing theory and process, including cultural, social, and economic forces in family, community and group dynamics; Texas State Board of
  • Licensed Vocational Nursing Practice Rules and Regulations; Public Health Principles, practices, epidemiology, disease prevention and health promotion; Clinic/office operations.
  • Basic computer data input through database programs, word processing and internet; Performance of advanced technical nursing skills;
  • Effective communication in verbal and written format to indivduals, groups, and communities.

Job Details:

Company: State Of Texas

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Cleburne, TX, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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