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Lexington, KY

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Required Related Experience:

No experience required.

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.



Job Summary:

The Department of Surgery is currently seeking a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to become a member of the multidisciplinary ambulatory team. This position will be responsible for patient care, patient satisfaction, and clinical outcomes.

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.

Additional duties include: retrieving and communication of test results, medication administration within scope of practice, assist and/or chaperone procedures, perform wound care and reinforcement of patient education, and observe and report adverse reactions and initiate interventions.

Prescription refills per provider order or protocol, and obtain medication prior authorizations as required.

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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.




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Job No:
Posted: 1/12/2021
Application Due: 1/20/2021
Work Type: Full Time