Licensed Practical Nurse

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Licensed Practical NurseStudent Health Center

Location: New Orleans, LA

Summary

The Licensed Practical Nurse is part of the Tulane University Campus Health Team of committed professionals dedicated to supporting and promoting student health and wellbeing as a core institutional value through a multidisciplinary, comprehensive approach.  Under the supervision of the Director of Nursing Services or assigned designee and the Physician, the Licensed Practical Nurse is responsible for the delivery and management of patient care. The Licensed Practical Nurse resides within the Student Health Center (Uptown or Downtown) and reports to the Director of Nursing Services or assigned designee. The individual serving in this role is responsible for providing professional nursing clinical services working in a collaborative manner with members of the Campus Health teams. The Licensed Practical Nurse follows the Standards of Practice for Nurses from the American College Health Association

 

The Licensed Practical Nurse ensures optimum quality primary and preventive health care through implementation of professional nursing knowledge and techniques.  The Licensed Practical Nurse works as a team member with providers and ancillary staff in addressing the health issues of the student population. The Licensed Practical Nurse works collaboratively with other members of the Campus Health team in all aspects of student care.  This position is also responsible for daily aspects environment of care and infection control.  This position also may require participation in off-campus community engagement events.  This position will follow the Standards of Practice for Nurses from the American College Health Association.

 

Located in the unique and iconic city of New Orleans, Tulane is a highly regarded and selective independent research university, a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU), and offers undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees in the liberal arts, science and engineering, architecture, business, law, social work, medicine and public health.  Tulane University Campus Health is fully accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC) and serves a student body of over 13,500.

Required Qualifications

  • Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN0 with current licensure to practice in the state of Louisiana by the date of hire.
  • 2 years nursing experience to include 1 year of experience in ambulatory nursing care
 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Clinical background with public health or health education experience. 
  • 2 or more years experience in ambulatory nursing care
  • Experience with third party billing and insurance.
  • Working Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Current BLS or CPR certification
  • Ability to perform phlebotomy
  • Familiarity with Electronic Health Records

 

 

 

 

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Posted: 9/10/2020
Application Due: 12/9/2020
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