The Licensed Practical Nurse, (LPN), is a specifically trained member of the clinic team. The LPN supports the on-going delivery of care, as identified by the multi-disciplinary scope of practice. The LPN works under the direct supervision of the Registered Nurse. The LPN works with the individual patient, their families, and providers of care to implement individual health plans.
Triage, assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of nursing care and patient education either by telephone or within the UAMS Clinic. Delivers nursing care according to standards as defined by UAMS, American Nurses Association, (ANA), AR State Board of Nursing, (ASBN), and those set forth by nursing specialty organizations. Helps develop patient?s Plan of Care, (POC), per clinic standards utilizing assessment.
Current and valid LPN license by the State of Arkansas and Graduate of an accredited nursing program. Must have strong organizational skills and computer knowledge. Required 1 year of clinical nursing experience or will consider new grad. Current CPR certification.