• LPN Orthopedic Shackleford Clinic

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2 weeks ago)
    Requisition ID
    2018-44935
    Category
    Nursing - LPN
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Department
    ICE MUSL Shackleford Clinic Staff
    Shift
    Day Shift
    Post End Date
    9/22/2018
  • Overview

    The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), is a specifically trained and licensed member of the Walker Family Clinic team. The LPN supports the on-going delivery of care, as identified by the multi-disciplinary scope of practice. The LPN works with the individual patient, their families, and providers of care to implement individual health plans, under the direction of the RN.

     

    Responsibilities

    Schedule: Full-Time, 8:00am-4:30pm

     

    The LPN will provide patients support, education, and assistance in the prevention and/or maintenance of their disease and/or health and wellness state and will work with the individual patient, their families, and providers of care to develop and implement individual health plans, and provide support to the patient in self-management. Coordinate care and/or follow-up for patients who receive care in outpatient facilities. Coordination of prescription refill requests and patient education coordination in collaboration with RN’s and Physician staff. The LPN will develop a specialty in patient care related to the clinics populations and acts as a resource. The LPN will work with the providers and clinical staff to implement innovative approaches and set priorities to meet patient/family needs. Commitment to patient outcomes results in high levels of performance despite workload changes.

     

    The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has a unique combination of education, research, and clinical programs that encourages and supports teamwork and diversity.  We champion being a collaborative health care organization, focused on improving patient care and the lives of Arkansans.  

     

    UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:

    • Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for staff and family
    • Holiday, Vacation and Sick Leave
    • Education discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only)
    • Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMS
    • Basic Life Insurance up to $50,000
    • Career Training and Educational Opportunities
    • Merchant Discounts
    • Concierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS pharmacy

    Qualifications

    Required: Graduate of an accredited Nursing Program is required. Valid LPN License, minimum of 2 years of LPN experience; excellent communication skills, strong work ethics and accountability, basic computer skills.

     

    Preferred: 3 years or more nursing experience with current BLS certification.

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