• LPN PRN University Women's Health Center

    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(9/25/2018 4:07 PM)
    Requisition ID
    2018-45249
    Category
    Nursing - Outpatient
    Position Type
    Temporary Part-Time
    Department
    ICE WISL UWHC Nursing
    Shift
    Day Shift
    Post End Date
    10/31/2018
  • Overview

    Schedule: PRN, As Needed Basis.

     

    The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), is a specifically trained member of the UAMS University Women's Health Clinic team.  Licensed Practical Nurse is to promote wellness, improve outcomes, and self-care within a defined population of patients in an Outpatient Clinic.  The LPN provides direct patient care to assigned patients. As a professional nurse, the nursing process is utilized in the provision of care. The LPN practices within the limits of the Nurse Practice Act of the State of Arkansas and adheres to institutional policies, procedures and standards.

    Responsibilities

    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 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.

    • PRN Nurses will report to an assigned Clinical Services Manager (CSM).
    • PRN Nurses may be asked to float among the clinics within their assigned Service Line.
    • PRN Nurses are required to work two (2) shifts a month with a maximum of 1000 hours in a 12 month floating period. Concurrent employees work one (1) shift a month with a maximum of 1000 hours per year in a 12 month floating period.

    Transfers Into PRN:
    Must Follow Transfer Requirements Prior To Last Working Day As Posted On Website 
    Http://nurses.uams.edu/.  Select 'Employment Info' Drop Down Tab Prior To Submitting An Application.

    Qualifications

    Required: Graduate of an accredited Nursing Program is required. Valid LPN License, 1 year of LPN experience with BLS Certification; excellent communication skills, strong work ethics and accountability, basic computer skills.

     

    Preferred: 2 or more yearrs nursing experience

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