Lexington, KY
Apr 18, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) works in the Department of Otolaryngology. Duties include but are not limited to: preparing patient for visit; obtaining vital signs, past medical and surgical history, current medications and allergies, chart documentation via electronic medical record, telephone triage with protocol, order entry via protocol or provider verbal order. Retrieving and communication of test results. Medication administration within scope of practice. Assist and/or chaperone procedures. Performs wound care and reinforcement of patient education. Observes and reports adverse reactions and initiate interventions. Prescription refills per provider order or protocol, obtains medication prior authorizations as required.

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Required License/ Registration/Certification

LPN - Kentucky Licensure

Physical Requirements

Requires handling of average weights or objects up to 25 pounds with some sitting, standing, or walking.


8:00am-5:00pm, 40hrs/wk; possibility of overtime due to clinic volumes and hours.


Assisting with procedures, high level disinfection, electronic health records, medical terminology.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

3 years of experience.

Deadline to Apply

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * UK HealthCare recognizes the patient as our premier customer and promises to provide excellent customer services to patients, colleagues, co-workers and all others who seek our services. By applying for a position with UK HealthCare, I am indicating my commitment to service excellence and expressing my agreement to consistently recognize that: - Our customer is every person we come into contact with during our workday. - Service is being flexible, courteous and respectful while anticipating and fulfilling the needs of our customers. - Quality is the foundation of everything we do. It is our desire to provide exceptional service to every patient and customer we serve. - Careful, efficient and responsible management of our resources is vital to our success. - We want to attract, develop and retain highly skilled and competent co-workers, which will in turn achieve customer loyalty and promote the growth of UK HealthCare. By submitting my application for employment with UK HealthCare, I acknowledge that I will be held accountable to follow the UK HealthCare Behavioral Expectations if selected for a position with UK HealthCare. Do you agree to abide by the UK HealthCare Standards?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have an active current LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse) license to practice in the state of Kentucky or are eligible to obtain that license by date of hire?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Did you graduate before September 13, 2004? Please choose the correct answer below.
    • Yes. I graduated before September 13, 2004 and I attended a KBN-approved IV certification course.
    • Yes. I graduated before September 13, 2004 but I did not attend a KBN-approved IV certification course.
    • I graduated after September 13, 2004 .
  4. * Please indicate your years of experience working in a medical office or clinic setting.
    • None
    • More than 0, less than 1 year
    • More than 1 year, less than 2 years
    • More than 2 years, less than 3 years
    • More than 3 years
  5. * Choose the answer which best describes your experience with an electronic or computerized medical record (EMR).
    • No experience with EMR.
    • Limited experience, just starting.
    • Experienced using EMR, not in developing.
    • Extensive experience in developing and managing EMR.
  6. * Are you able to travel to off-site clinics to assist with clinical and clerical duties?
    • Yes
    • No
  7. * Please choose the answer that best describes your paid employment experience as a medical assistant/LPN in a physician office practice.
    • none
    • more than 0, up through 1 year
    • more than 1 year, up through 2 years
    • more than 2 years, up through 3 years
    • more than 3 years
  8. * Please describe your paid work experience as an LPN.

    (Open Ended Question)

  9. * In what capacity have you had patient contact? For example, working in a clinic or hospital, registering patients, etc. Please address how your work experience relates to this position.

    (Open Ended Question)

  10. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • InsideHigherEd.com
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • Diverseeducation.com (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • Latinosinhighered.com
    • Indeed.com
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter


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