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Licensed Vocational Nurse-LVN (Refugee Clinic) 11284
Tuesday, January 9, 2024 at 3:07pm
• 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).
• Assists with patient screening (i.e., drawing blood, testing urine, taking/recording vital signs) records medical/psychosocial information in electronic medical records.
• Prepares patients and assists providers for medical exams by educating on family planning methods/options.
• Participates in performing quality assurance and checks on lab specimens and preparing specimens for transport
• Assists the Providers in tracking and monitoring abnormal lab results and notifying patients of those results.
• Execute orders written by the Providers such as family planning methods, dispenses prescribed medication according to Pharmacy D regulations and HCPH procedures and protocols.
• Assists in preparing various statistical reports relating to patient services.
• Maintains knowledge of CDC recommended vaccines and administers age appropriate immunizations as required. Acts as an alternate immunization coordinator for the Department of State Health Services Vaccine for Children Program.
• Sterilize packages and autoclaves instruments, using proper sterilization protocols.
• Other duties as assigned, including special tasks involved in responding to an emergency event.
Contact Info:
Harris County Public Health
1111 Fannin Street
Houston, TX 77002
(713) 274-5445
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