Job Description

At Harris Health System, we champion better health for our patients, their families and our community, by connecting them to an integrated healthcare system that provides high-quality healthcare. Harris Health focuses on the delivery of primary care, wellness and prevention services to the residents of Harris County, Texas, through its extensive network of inpatient and outpatient facilities. Harris Health is a proud recipient of the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance designation for its patient-centered medical homes. Harris Health's medical faculty and residents are provided by its nationally recognized medical school partners: Baylor College of Medicine; McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth); and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.

Skills / Requirements

A Licensed Vocational Nurse who supports population health initiatives in the Care Integration department using different modalities across the healthcare system, which includes hospitals, clinics, and virtual care. This position works under the direct supervision of the registered nurse, advanced practice registered nurse, physician assistant, physician, dentist, or podiatrist. Uses the nursing process to ensure physical, social, psychological and spiritual needs are met, including post-discharge education. Responsible for assisting in the determination of predictable healthcare needs of clients within structured healthcare settings who are experiencing common, well-defined health problems with predictable outcomes. Utilizes a systematic approach to provide individualized, goal-directed nursing care, including a focus on chronic disease management (diabetes, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, etc.) and proper transition of care. Coordinates care between members of the healthcare team to optimize the patient/client‘s understanding of their condition and care requirements within the LVN scope of practice.

Minimum Qualifications:
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.

Current licensure as a Licensed Vocational Nurse in the state of Texas. 

Experience in area of specialty preferred.

Bilingual Spanish-speaking preferred.

Special Requirements:
Communication Skills:  Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contact)

Analytical and P.C.

Work Schedule:  Weekends, Holidays, Flexible, Overtime and On Call 

Equipment Operated:
Computer, IV Pumps, Vital signs monitor, other unit specific medical equipment

Application Instructions

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