Licensed Practical Nurse, Department of Student Health and Wellness
Job location: Charlottesville, VA
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2020-08-31
The University of Virginia invites Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) to apply for a full-time position in the Department of Student Health and Wellness. LPNs are responsible for carrying out patient care in accordance with physicians' orders, under the guidance and direction of the registered nurse in charge. They administer prescribed medications and treatments, observe and record effects of medications, and observe and report patient reactions to treatments or any unusual conditions. Work is largely routine and done according to established protocols, with some supervision.
- Administer nursing care to patients requiring care in an ambulatory setting based on nursing practice standards.
- Assist with medical examinations, patient teaching, and home care.
- Administer immunizations, oral, and injectable medications.
- Measure and record patients' vital signs, such as height, weight, temperature, blood pressure, pulse, and respiration.
- Document and report patient information clearly and concisely via electronic medical record.
- Evaluate each patient's response to treatments and procedures.
- Supervise certified nursing assistants.
Education: High school diploma with at least one year of experience as an LPN.
Licensure: Practical Nursing license and CPR certification
The successful candidate will pass both a background check and a drug screen. Preference will be given to applications received by September 10, 2020. PROCESS FOR INTERNAL UVA APPLICANTS: Please apply through your Workday Home page, search “Find Jobs,” and search for ‘Licensed Practical Nurse.' Complete an application online and attach a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references (name, email address, telephone number, address). PROCESS FOR EXTERNAL UVA APPLICANTS: Please visit UVA job board https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs, search for 'Requisition R0018174," complete the application and attach a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references (name, email address, telephone number, address). Please note that multiple documents can be uploaded in the box. Applications that do not contain all of the required documents will not receive full consideration. For information regarding the position or the application process, please contact Michele Jarman at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Job requires standing for prolonged periods, frequently walking and bending/stooping. Proficient communicative, auditory and visual skills; Attention to detail and ability to write legibly; Ability to lift/push/pull 20 - 50lbs. May be exposed to chemicals, blood/body fluids and infectious disease.
The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.