Licensed Practical Nurse

Location
Carrollton, Georgia
Salary
$15.87 minimum - $22.38 midpoint
Posted
May 09, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Classification Title: Licensed Practical Nurse
Division: Student Affairs and Enrollment Management
Department: Health Services

Nature of Work:
This is a .9 position (12 mos/40 hrs per week). This position has 5 uncompensated weeks of down time due to Health Services closed throughout the year. Evaluate and elicit health histories, and evaluate and assess clinical symptoms. Prepare patients for examination by the physician or nurse practitioner. Performs laboratory duties as ordered by the physician or nurse practitioner. Administers specific medications. Takes phone calls from students requesting to speak with a nurse. Observe patients and report adverse reactions to medications and treatment.

Required Qualifications:
High School Diploma, LPN Diploma, and BLS Certification. Minimum of 2 years experience as a staff nurse. Knowledge of basic medical procedures and treatments, good oral and written communication skills, good interpersonal skills, and effective time management and organizational skills.

Preferred Qualifications:
LPN Diploma with a minimum of 2-years experience.

Salary:    $15.87 minimum - $22.38 midpoint

Physical Requirements/Working Conditions:
Must be able to lift/move 50 pounds, stand for long periods of time; be able to stoop and bend. The LPN will also be exposed to biohazard materials.

Does this position require any special certification/ license? If yes, please specify:
Must have completed licensed practical nursing school program for current LPN license and must be BLS certified.

Notice to Applicants:
Please be advised that should you be recommended for a position, University System of Georgia Board of Regents policy requires the completion of a background check as a prior condition of employment.