Lone Star Circle of Care

LVN - Pediatrics (North Austin)

US-TX-Austin
3 weeks ago
# of Openings
1
Category
Nursing (LVN/RN)

Overview

Lone Star Circle of Care (LSCC) is an equal opportunity employer and a member of E-Verify.  All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, veterans, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

 

At LSCC, our LVN's are an essential member of of the health care team of our patients!  You play an important role in helping to create a positive, welcoming, and warm environment for our patients.  If you are passionate about helping to improving the health of our community's underserved, enjoy being part of a collaborative team, and want to work in a fast-paced environment, please read on!

Responsibilities

  • Obtain, evaluate, and record patient history in medical file
  • Obtain and measure vital signs and record information on patients' charts
  • Use thermometer, scales, sphygmomanometer/stethoscope, scalp vein needles, hearing/vision screening equipment, pulse oximetry, typanometer, basic laboratory, i.e., microscope, centrifuge, hematology analyzer, and specimen collection
  • Prepare and maintain examination/treatment rooms, including cleaning and sterilizing instruments, and inventory of medical supplies and materials
  • Assist in the examination of patients under the direction of a physician
  • Explain treatment procedures to patients
  • May be required to draw and collect blood samples from patients and prepare specimens for laboratory analysis
  • Prepare and administer oral medications and routine immunizations
  • Perform routine diagnostic and laboratory tests
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Graduate of an accredited vocational nursing school required
  • Valid Texas LVN license required
  • BLS (CPR & AED) certification issued by the American Heart Association required
  • Previous nursing experience in a Clinic/Outpatient environment preferred
  • Proficiency in Spanish is preferred

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