LPN South Central - Pine Bluff

Posted Date 1 month ago(7/9/2020 3:09 PM)
Requisition ID
2020-66937
Category
Nursing - LPN
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Department
REP UAMS - SC Patient Care Admin
Shift
Day Shift
Post End Date
9/10/2020

Overview

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.

 

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
  • 11 paid Holidays with separate 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.

Responsibilities

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

Qualifications

Current and valid LPN license by the State of Arkansas and graduate of an accredited nursing program. Must have strong organizational organizational skills and computer knowledge. One year of clinical or hospital nursing experience but will consider a newly graduated LPN. Current CPR 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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