****This position is located in Fayetteville****
This position will provide nursing and primary care services to all patients assigned to the various mobile vaccine and/or testing sites and clinics administered by UAMS Northwest. This will include but not be limited to providing direct patient care by checking and recording vital signs, assisting providers with minor surgeries, injections, lab tests and other office procedures. This person will document information related to a patient’s present illness, update medications, family and social history, diagnostic reports and other pertinent data in the electronic medical records. He/she will prepare, issue and finalize patient encounters and health summary forms, which are used by the nursing and physician staff. This person will schedule special procedures and physician consultations with appropriate referral information including prior authorization for commercial insurance, Medicare and Medicaid. He/she will maintain good working relationships with patients, physicians and co-workers. This person will be required to assist at UAMS vaccine clinics and/or other clinics in and around northwest Arkansas.
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:
Salary offered commensurate with experience
80% DIRECT PATIENT CARE DUTIES
10% INDIRECT PATIENT CARE DUTIES
10% MISCELLANEOUS DUTIES
Other duties as assigned
Must be a graduate from an accredited LPN or LVN school; licensed as an LPN in the State of Arkanas; Bilingual (Spanish) a plus; phlebotomy skills a plus
Above average oral and written communication skills
This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background check and drug screen. 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. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (501) 686-6432 and let us know the nature of your request. We will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).