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Licensed Vocational Nurse-LVN (Refugee Clinic) 11789
Tuesday, January 9, 2024 at 3:05pm
• Gives age-appropriate immunizations, stays up to date with all CDC vaccine schedule changes, and assists the nursing team with always providing CDC-recommended vaccinations.
• Serves as a vaccination coordinator alternate for the Vaccine for Children's (VFC) Program with the Texas Department of Health Services (DSHS).
• Works with the medical providers and the medical team to complete duties such as assisting with physical exams and medical procedures, administering/dispensing prescribed medication according to Pharmacy D regulations, and responding to emergency medical situations.
• Assists with patient screening (i.e., drawing blood, testing urine, taking/recording vital signs, and performing vision and hearing assessment).
• Receives, reviews, and prioritizes all laboratory results and ensures all abnormal laboratory values are documented in the electronic medical record (EMR) system, confirming that all abnormal laboratory values are flagged and reviewed by the medical provider for referrals or treatment as indicated.
• Assists with control of patient flow through the facility during clinic visits, including discharging patients from the clinic following the medical provider's care plan and providing appropriate patient education.
• Assists with medical inventory, including but not limited to vaccines and oral medications, ordering, and ensuring the clinic is appropriately stocked.
• Participates in performing quality assurance and checks on lab specimens and preparing specimens for transport.
• Other duties as assigned
Contact Info:
Harris County Public Health
1111 Fannin Street
Houston, TX 77002
(713) 274-5445
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