The University of Texas Medical Branch Vocational Nurse - Adolescent Gyn Research Job based in Golden Triangle in Beaumont, Texas

Min Qualifications

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.

Salary Range

$38,560 - $48,200 annually, commensurate with experience.

This position is in the pay band code: PC13.

Specific Job Related Duties

The employee will manage resources through interdisciplinary collaboration to achieve optimal patient outcomes. They will educate families, provide injections, and document all services provided.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

Undergo 2 weeks of training at UTMB & complete required internal certification Confirm patient vaccination status, determine eligibility, and obtain consent Counsel parents and adolescents about the importance and safety of the HPV vaccination Obtain informed parental consent for child’s vaccination Record names, hospital record number, address, and phone numbers of adolescents who receive vaccinate in the clinic. Collect contact information for at least 3 individuals who could reach the parent for tracking purposes. Provide vaccine to child, following clinic guidelines. Chart vaccine provided on EMR Determine eligibility for the federal Vaccine for Children Program and Medicaid; instruct families on this benefit, as needed. Collaborate with UTMB and non-UTMB (county or school) clinics to coordinate vaccination appointments to ensure completion of the vaccine Set up phone and text reminders for the family in their preferred language for these appointments. Schedule/reschedule vaccination appointments as needed Personally call families to reschedule appointments Obtain information from parents on whether their child has been vaccinated and where it was received. Maintain accurate records of all families approached and number of vaccines received Collect high-quality data using patient enrollment forms and EMR systems. Accurately enter and validate data in an electronic database; using all data collected at UTMB, as well as from ImmTrac. Accurately update all databases regarding patients on daily basis. Build Hospital Account Record (HAR) for every follow up appointment, checking Medicaid eligibility and insurance status Check clinic records to update contact information as needed. Send letters to patients who cannot be reached by telephone. Attend all educational sessions and maintain sign-in sheets to track attendance. Assist with pre and post testing of educational sessions Monitor CDC information, every year it is changed, make sure that the material used is always up to date. Work with clinic personnel to display materials on HPV vaccination in the waiting rooms Attend weekly team meetings Perform other duties as assigned

Preferred Skill/Competency

Seeking an individual with strong Spanish and English speaking skills. This position is based in BOTH Beaumont & Orange as the final candidate selected will be expected to work & cover both clinics.

Closing Statement

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Equal Employment Opportunity

UTMB Health strives to provide equal opportunity employment without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or veteran status. As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, UTMB Health takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Job Title: Vocational Nurse - Adolescent Gyn Research Job based in Golden Triangle

Job ID: 56175

Location: Beaumont

Business Unit: SOMED