• LPN PRN Outpatient Clinic

    Posted Date 1 week ago(1/8/2019 12:22 PM)
    Requisition ID
    2018-57647
    Category
    Nursing - Outpatient
    Position Type
    Temporary Part-Time
    Department
    ICE IMSL MS PRN
    Shift
    Day Shift
    Post End Date
    1/23/2019
  • Overview

    Schedule: PRN, As Needed Basis

     

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

     

    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.  

    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 

     

    PRN Applicant’s Work history will be screened to match the position in which they have applied for.

     

    PRN Maximum allowable hours in a floating year is 1000.

     

    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, excellent communication skills, strong work ethics and accountability, basic computer skills.

     

    Preferred: 2 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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