Health Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)

Website City of Waco

Health Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)

 

City of Waco

 

Salary: Depends on Qualifications

 

Job Number: 2022-01351

 

Location: Waco, TX

 

Department: Health Services

 

Job Type: Full Time

 

Summary

 

Under basic supervision, provides patient care, intervention, and outreach services to persuade and educate Public Health District (PHD) clients and McLennan County Residents to complete actions required to prevent and mitigate communicable disease.

 

Primary Duties

 

Minimum Starting Salary: $21.0000 hourly

 

Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge and skills. Factors such as regular attendance at the job are not routinely listed in job descriptions but are an essential function. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

 

• Perform routine patient care for PHD clinic patients; observes and assesses patients’ conditions and behavior; reviews patients’ records and records nursing notes on patient chart; performs a variety of medical tests, patient care treatments, and prepares and administers vaccinations; provides information, counseling and medical case management according to specific program and physician guidelines.

• Completes investigations, interventions, may require blood draws for communicable disease testing, interviews, and assessments of PHD patients; provides ongoing case management services, explains PHD programs and links patients to other social service and health care agencies; persuades and motivates clients to take proper actions; maintains patient records and database through use of TWICES and the Texas Immunization Registry (ImmTrac2); evaluates client progress and lab tests and provides counseling support.

• Assists with community outreach and assistance programs; provides health education to clients and their families, social contacts, and the community; documents outreach, intervention, and client service delivery.

• Assists with coordination and completion of off-site vaccine clinics throughout the community.

• Supports the relationship between the City of Waco and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with citizens, visitors and City staff; maintains confidentiality of work- related issues and City information.

• Manage inventory of vaccines, supplies, and equipment.

• Perform office duties as primary back-up to Health Office Specialist.

• Performs other related and assigned duties as required.

• May be required to respond afterhours, including holidays and weekends, in the event of a departmental or City-wide emergency.

• Driving is essential.

 

Qualifications

 

Required:

 

• High School education or GED equivalent and current LVN license in this state.

• Professional registration as Licensed Vocational Nurse by the Texas Board of Nursing.

• CPR certification within 60 days of employment.

• Additional technical certifications in public health are preferred and may be required.

• Must possess a valid Texas Driver’s License.

 

Preferred:

 

• Public Health and vaccine administration experience.

 

Physical Demands

 

Sedentary Work:

 

• Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time.

 

EEO StatementThe City of Waco is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing fair and equal treatment of all applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. We value diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all.

 

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The City of Waco is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing fair and equal treatment of all applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. We value diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all.

 

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