CVS Health Licensed Vocational Nurse - Humble, TX (Full-time) in Humble, Texas

Job Description

The Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)/ Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in expanded scope clinics is an integral part of the clinic team inside of MinuteClinic. Under the supervision of a MinuteClinic Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant, the LPN/LVN will advance the evidence based practice in all patient encounters as they perform the major job duties and tasks within the scope of their training. The role is responsible for assisting patients and performing or assisting with all clinical services available at the clinics. The LVN/LPN will perform patient registration and intake tasks, will assist with wait room management and other tasks to enhance the patient experience. Clinical responsibilities to include phlebotomy and specimen collection services, vaccine injection, patient assessment activities during intake such as vital signs, and performing diagnostic tests such as EKG and Retinopathy.

MAJOR JOB DUTIES AND TASKS:

  1. Phlebotomy and other Medical Services

a. Perform blood draws and sending samples to a reference lab for processing.

b. Able to demonstrate proper collection techniques in accordance with the laboratory collection services policy and procedure manual.

c. Maintains knowledge of laboratory tests and appropriate computer ordering codes.

d. Process specimens maintaining specimen integrity according to individual test requirements.

e. Collect and document vital signs on patients

f. Preparing, administering and providing vaccination services.

g. Collect hair and oral fluid specimen samples and send to a reference lab for testing.

h. Operate an EKG device for non-emergency readings on patients.

i. Capture images of a patient’s retina by using a fundus camera.

j. Perform CLIA waived point of care testing on patients.

k. Perform additional medical services that fall within the licensure of a LVN/LPN under the supervision of a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant.

  1. Patient-focused activities

a. Assist with patient registration, available to answer questions regarding MinuteClinic services

b. Assist with managing patients in the waiting space and level set wait time expectations.

c. Act as a chaperone if a patient or provider in the primary exam room requests one.

d. Participate in community engagement outreach and initiatives to drive practice growth.

  1. Clinic Operations Support

a. Ordering and maintaining adequate supplies for the clinic.

b. Keeping Clinical Rooms clean, uncluttered and suitable for patient care

c. Follows universal precautions in cleaning up or disposing of any blood of body fluids.

  1. Additional Duties

a. Employee may be required to complete or be responsible for additional job duties as assigned by Nurse Practitioner, Senior Practice Manager, Senior Clinician or Area Director.

Required Qualifications

Education:

-Graduate of a school of Practical or Vocational Nursing, approved by the State Agency and/or accredited by the National League for Nursing (Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)) at the time the program was completed by the applicant.

Licensure/Certifications:

-The LPN/LVN must have a full, active and unrestricted license as a Licensed Practical or Vocational Nurse in a State, Territory or Commonwealth of the United States or District of Columbia.

-The LPN/LVN must also hold a certification in performing phlebotomy services.

Experience:

-Minimum of one year related work experience in a healthcare setting required.

-Experience documenting within an Electronic Medical Record required.

-Ability to take vital signs, perform phlebotomy blood draws and perform Point of Care Testing required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

-Demonstrates effective verbal and written communication skills

-Ability to work independently

-Demonstrates initiative, problem solving ability, adaptability and flexibility

-Clinical skills: documentation of care, medication administration, infection control precautions, assessing patient educational needs, physical assessment, obtaining vital signs, care coordination.

Preferred Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of knowledge, skill and/or ability required.

• Demonstrates effective verbal and written communication skills

• Ability to work independently

• Demonstrates initiative, problem solving ability, adaptability and flexibility

Education

Graduate of a school of Practical or Vocational Nursing, approved by the State Agency and/or accredited by the National League for Nursing (Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)) at the time the program was completed by the applicant.

Business Overview

MinuteClinic is the largest provider of retail health care in the nation and continues to be reaccredited by The Joint Commission. MinuteClinic’s unique structure and approach to health care offers a rewarding alternative to the traditional patient care practice, focused on autonomy, empowerment, education and evidence-based patient care. MinuteClinic operates the most retail clinics in the nation and is partnered with some of the largest health care systems in the country!

With MinuteClinic, you have the unique opportunity to manage your clinic and treat your own patients, in an autonomous environment, always knowing you have the support of your colleagues, managers and collaborating physicians, behind you. Led by our expert clinicians and guided by our evidenced based practices, MinuteClinic moves the treatment of common illnesses forward and provides the high-quality care you might expect from traditional patient care settings.

CVS Health is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate in hiring or employment against any individual on the basis of race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, religion, sex/gender (including pregnancy), national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, physical or mental disability, medical condition, age, veteran status, military status, marital status, genetic information, citizenship status, unemployment status, political affiliation, or on any other basis or characteristic prohibited by applicable federal, state or local law. CVS Health will consider qualified job candidates with criminal histories in a manner consistent with federal, state and local laws. CVS Health will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against any Colleague or applicant for employment because such Colleague or applicant has inquired about, discussed, or disclosed the compensation of the Colleague or applicant or another Colleague or applicant. Furthermore, we comply with the laws and regulations set forth in the following EEO is the Law Poster: EEO IS THE LAW at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf and EEO IS THE LAW SUPPLEMENT at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm

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