OPEN UNTIL FILLED PAY RATE Depending On Experience +
Under general supervision to perform routine care and more
direct supervision for new and/or complex assignments, provides
skilled nursing services to clients in clinics and off-site
This position exercises no supervision.
Examples of Duties
Provide skilled nursing care to include: assessments of vital
signs, height, weight, body mass index, medical and social history,
disease testing through specimen collection, treatment, and
referrals to other providers as necessary; in the following
programs: Refugee, Tuberculosis, Family Planning, Immunizations and
Screening for blood pressure, Diabetes and/or cholesterol.
Participate in the operation of a public health clinic:
interview patients, give prescribed treatments and immunizations;
provide prescribed medications; record data; make referrals;
provide education & counseling and participate in coordinating
total services in the best interest of the patient.
Maintain individual medical records in electronic and/or paper
format; compile clinic reports; accurately complete accompanying
lab requests; and assist with record audits for quality
Confer with parents/patients; physicians; school personnel; and
other groups to present, promote and conduct selected classes
regarding immunizations and other related health care issues for
Conduct field interviews as needed.
Participate in on- and off-site location Flu Clinics as
Monitor lab reports for normal or abnormal results; call or
contact patients that need treatment, immunization or other
follow-up regarding abnormal results.
Provide required phlebotomy for Abilene-Taylor County Public
Health District as needed.
Perform CPR as needed; operate AED as needed.
OTHER JOB RELATED DUTIES
Perform other job related duties and responsibilities as
Principles and practices of licensed vocational nursing and the
application of those principles in a clinical and off-site
Medical terminology, abbreviations, and nursing
Anatomy and Physiology.
Knowledge of the principles of phlebotomy.
Safe driving principles and practices.
Use a variety of medical equipment including: sphygmomanometer,
scales, examination table, stethoscope, gooseneck lamp, needles and
Operate office equipment including: computer, fax machine,
telephone, printer, copier, and scanner.
Safely operate a motor vehicle.
Provide exceptional customer service to both internal and
Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with
those contacted in the course of work, both internally and
Follow and embrace the City of Abilene Core Values - Respect,
Integrity, Service Above Self, and Excellence in All We Do.
Experience and Training Guidelines:
Any combination equivalent to experience and training to provide
the required knowledge, skills, and abilities may be qualifying.
Knowledge, skills, and abilities may be obtained through:
One (1) year of work experience in the position of Licensed
Vocational Nurse preferred.
Graduation from an accredited Licensed Vocational Nursing School
License or Certificate:
Possession of a valid license to practice Licensed Vocational
Nursing from the State of Texas Board of Nursing is required.
A valid Texas driver's license, the ability to obtain one within
ten (10) days of employment, or a military waiver is required.
Essential duties require the following physical skills and work
Ability to sit, stand, walk, crouch, stoop, squat, twist, and
With or without accommodation, ability to lift up to 50
Exposure to chemicals, communicable diseases, and bloodborne
Ability to drive to different clinic sites.
City of Abilene Core Values
- Demonstrating through our actions that we hold ourselves and
our citizens in high enough regard to do what we say we will do, in
the timeframe we commit to.
- Recognizing that everyone has dignity and deserves helpful,
courteous, and prompt attention.
- Consistently doing what is necessary, expected, and required,
and when able to do so, exceeding expectations.
- Possessing an unwavering commitment to doing the right things
- Consistently adhering to high professional and ethical
- Keeping commitments to our citizens, co-workers, and
Service Above Self
- Being open and approachable to council members, citizens, and
our fellow employees at all times.
- Treating our customers like we would like to be treated.
- Fostering a servant's heart in ourselves and each other by
conscientiously doing what is best for the community in all
- Passionately committed to serving others.
- Helping to make our citizens' lives better.
- Finding ways to say yes.
Excellence in All We Do
- Delivering on promises made, taking personal responsibility for
achieving community-minded goals.
- Leading by example, recognizing the importance of working
together to meet everyone's needs, treating everyone with courtesy,
dignity, and respect.
- Sharing resources and information freely.
- Communicating regularly and honestly with council members,
citizens, and employees.
- Having a can-do attitude.