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UTMB Health Vocational Nurse, Internal Medicine-Infectious Disease (Galveston) in Galveston, Texas

Vocational Nurse, Internal Medicine-Infectious Disease (Galveston)

Galveston, Texas, United States

Nursing & Care Management

UTMB Health

Requisition # 2305163

Minimum Qualification:

Graduation from a Licensed Vocational Nurse program and licensure/permit as a vocational nurse in the state of Texas. No experience required.

Job Description:

To provide direct nursing care to an assigned group of patients and perform nursing procedures within the scope of their education and demonstrated abilities.

Job Duties:

  • Provides direct nursing care to assigned patients.

  • Participates in assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating the nursing care given.

  • Uses the nursing plan of care in daily assignments, able to review, and, under supervision, modify the plan of care.

  • Demonstrates ability to observe and record the signs, symptoms, and behaviors including the physiological status of patients, presents proposed revision of interventions, and desired outcomes.

  • Delivers the designated nursing interventions to assigned patients that are consistent with the stated medical plan of care.

  • Notifies appropriate nursing and medical staff of changes in patient status; recognizes patient care priorities, multidisciplinary treatment plans, and potential patient care crises.

  • Follows physician's orders in the delivery of nursing care.

  • Maintains patient's privacy and confidentiality of information and records at all times.

  • Executes written physician's orders for assigned patients.

  • Adheres to required infection control, isolation procedures, and aseptic techniques in the delivery of patient care.

  • Documents nursing care in all assigned patient records.

  • Adheres to internal controls established for department.

  • Performs related duties as required.

Salary Range:

Commensurate with Experience


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