• LPN Regional Programs Pine Bluff Clinic

    Posted Date 1 month ago(12/7/2018 3:12 PM)
    Requisition ID
    2018-46308
    Category
    Nursing - LPN
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Department
    REP UAMS - SC Clinic Administration
    Shift
    Day Shift
    Post End Date
    1/19/2019
  • Overview

    Schedule: Full-Time, Days

    Location: Pine Bluff, Arkansas

     

    The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) works under the direct supervision of the Pine Bluff Clinic physician(s) and nurse(s) by assisting with telephonic correspondences.  Participates in Nurse Procedure clinic per RN direction.  Functions as Medical Technician when necessary.  Obtains laboratory specimens as ordered by physician. Ensures exam rooms are clean and stocked.  Ensure clinic supplies are current and adequate inventory. Performs other assignments as assigned such as daily AED checks, clinic inventory, etc.  Triage results reported to RN or Physician. Performs Vital signs, medication administration per physician orders, and other nursing procedures per RN or Physician direction. 

     

    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.

    Salary offered commensurate with experience.

    Responsibilities

    The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), is a specifically trained member of the 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.  

    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.

     

    This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background [and registry (if applicable)] check [and drug screen (if safety sensitive position)].  A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant. Any criminal history will be evaluated in relationship to job responsibilities and business necessity.  The information obtained in these reports will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law. 

     

    UAMS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and is committed to excellence.

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