LVN'S Needed for Fort Bend County - Pay rate : $21.00 - $22.00 an hour 

Work Schedule  : 40 hours a week = Mon - Fri
Location: Fort Bend County 

Pay rate : $21.00 - $22.00 an hour

Educatiion / Skills:

  • High School/GED, 1-year technical school.
  • Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN); ability to work alternate shifts.
  • Minimum 2 year job related experience as LVN

Job Summary:

Licensed Vocational Nurse Emergency First Responder Immunization Coordinator, promotes and provides public health services to the emergency first responder of Fort Bend County in the prevention and control of public health matters and communicable diseases. Participates in planning of programs, policies and objectives for the First Responder Immunization Project work group and department.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Promotes the First Responder Immunization Project to emergency first responder organizations within the Fort Bend County jurisdiction.
  • Enlist and monitor Fort Bend County emergency first responder organizations participation in the First Responder Immunization Project.
  • Provides Fort Bend County emergency first responders with Texas Immunization Registry education and registration.
  • Participates in First Responder Immunization Project assessments to ensure accountability of the projects objectives.
  • Maintains documentation the project activities.
  • Participates in the planning and scheduling of quarterly educational site visits.
  • Provides the Fort Bend County emergency first responder organizations with, education materials and counseling addressing vaccine preventable diseases, importance of immunizations and the Texas Immunization Registry.
  • Assist each emergency first responder organization with identifying and educating Vaccine Site Coordinators.
  • Provide resource information in regards to accessing immunization services for the insured, underinsured, and uninsured emergency first responder.
  • Assist and instruct each Vaccine Site Coordinator with consenting, maintaining immunization status and updating the Texas Immunization Registry data entry.
  • Participates in state identified trainings and conference calls.
  • Assists and/or instructs other employees with their duties.
  • Participates in activities and duties related to emergency management during a local state of disaster as directed by appropriate county managers.
  • Participates in grant research writing or other projects to procure supplemental funding for state- of-the-art surveillance instruments and technologies and prepare reports, papers, presentations, and articles for scientific and non-scientific journals on disease investigations.

Please email if you are interested. 

Health Care 

LVN Pre/Authorization Nurse Auditor -$22.00 -$26.00

Work Schedule  : 8am to 4:30 pm or 8:30 am to 5:00pm 

Location: 610 South and Westpark Drive ( 77081 )

  • Obtains authorizations for scheduled outpatient appointments, special procedures, tests, injections and higher level services.
  • Provides pertinent clinical information in a timely manner according to third party payer guidelines.
  • Evaluates the medical necessity for inpatient hospital admission and Outpatient appointments reviews the authorization of the services or  admission along with the estimated length of stay utilizing nationally recognized screening criteria.
  • Identifies issues that are impacting initial, continued stay, high level service and outpatient service authorizations.
  • Facilitates peer to peer review between the clinical staff and they payer for denied admissions/length of stay and outpatient services.
  • Participates in monthly departmental payer Provider Representative meetings.
  • Maintains all authorization information on the Auth/Cert screens in EPIC.  Information is to be specific enough to assist in the tracking and managing of denials.
  • Retrieves medical record information or any other clinical information needed for appealing the claim or denial of services
  • Participates in required Authorization education.
  • Interacts with all levels of clinical and administrative staff when addressing issues impacting inpatient denials.
  • Logs and maintains all denials on the Nurse Audit Log by recording the specific data associated by the data fields.   

 Job Qualifications

  • Handles all other special projects for Manager, or Director of Operations of Patient Financial Services as requested such as representing her in internal and external meetings.
  • Volunteers as a team members for special projects and ensure they complete these projects or assignments as needed.
  • Ensures that the employees of the department have current up-to-date policies and procedures that will assist them in meeting their goals.
  •  Ensures that the team members are responsible for assisting co-workers during heavy workloads and that they utilize their free time to complete tasks necessary to meet departmental/Harris Health System needs.
  • Ensures that existing and new work queues are worked appropriately.

Required Education:
Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Program
1-3 years of hospital or medical clinic experience.
Required License, Certification, Association:  Active - Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) or LPN

Please email if you are interested.