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Nurse, Licensed Vocational at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas

Sam Houston State University

Last Updated: 3/27/23

Job Description

Requisition 202300047S

Position Title Nurse, Licensed Vocational

FLSA status Non-Exempt

Hiring Salary This position is a pay grade 7. Please see Pay Grade Table at:

Occupational Category Technical/Para-Professional

Department Health Center

Division of Student Affairs

Educational Requirements for the Position

High school graduate or G.E.D. equivalent and completion of a Licensed Vocational Nursing (LVN) program with an approved school of nursing. Currently licensed as a LVN with the Texas Board of Nurse Examiners. One year experience in a clinic or hospital setting, or related experience. Additional education may be considered in lieu of experience.

Nature & Purpose of Position

Performs responsible professional Licensed Vocational Nursing (LVN) work according to standard procedures prescribed by the Student Health Center. Provides nursing care to patients according to accepted Texas Nursing Board standards.

Primary Responsibilities

Performs patient interviews to determine patients’ primary complaints. Maintains patient and staff confidentiality in accordance with applicable Personal Health Information (PHI) laws and the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) regulations. Provides assistance and care for sick and injured patients by administering routine injections, tests, and procedures according to the treating practitioner’s orders. Prepares and assists the treating practitioner with physical examinations and minor procedures when necessary. Maintains supplies, equipment and medications as necessary. Maintains exam rooms between patient screenings. Records on students’ electronic health record all pertinent information concerning care and medication. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Other Specifications

Must be extremely accurate in following written and oral instructions regarding patient care. Must be able to communicate effectively with outside medical facilities, students, other university departments, and visitors. Must be familiar with and able to maintain infection control standards as set out in universal precautions protocols. Alertness and careful attention is required to prevent injury to self or others. Works within the Student Health Center values of inclusion, service and respect. Must have proficient computer skills. All documentation is recorded in electronic health record. Must work efficiently due to busy schedules. Must work within the scope of license and complete continuing education as required.

Full Time

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EEO Statement

Sam Houston State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity or expression. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Employees with a contract will have additional terms and conditions. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code § 51.215.

Company Details

Huntsville, Texas, United States
A Great Name in Texas Education! Named for Texas’s greatest hero, Sam Houston State University (SHSU) continually honors its historical roots through academic excellence. For more than 140 years, SHSU has been preparing students for meaningful lives of achievement. Its motto, “The measure of a Life is its Service,” resonates among its approximately 21,612 students, eight college...