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Licensed Practical Nurse - Knox OBGYN Center

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville, TN

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Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details


Market Range: 05

Minimum Hiring Salary: $18.39/per hour





The Licensed Practical Nurse will provide nursing support for the psychiatrist and resident physicians in the Graduate Medical Education outpatient setting.


  • Assist psychiatrist and internal medicine residents with day-to-day patient schedules.
  • Obtains patient vitals and brief health history, enters data into electronic medical record (EMR), and administers injections under physicians’ orders. 
  • Assist physicians/residents with procedures.
  • Prepares exam and treatment rooms with equipment and supplies.
  • Communicates with patients on treatment advice via phone or secure messaging system.
  • Triages patient phone calls and communicates with physicians any findings outside of established protocols,
  • Assists with streamlining Telehealth appointments, medication reconciliations, and manages desktop messages for residents.
  • Completes medical leave paperwork including FMLA and disability.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

  • Qualifications


    EDUCATION: Graduate of approved Vocational Nursing program. (TRANSCRIPT REQUIRED)

    EXPERIENCE: One (1) year of experience in outpatient medicine. Experience with psych and internal medicine is preferred.

    LICENSE/CERTIFICATION: Current licensure as Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) required and CPR certification. (CERTIFICATION REQUIRED)



  • Knowledge of medical terminology and medical vocabulary.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to communicate with a diverse population.
  • Ability to successfully navigate an EMR system.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and manage time.
  • WORK SCHEDULE: This position may be occasionally required to work evenings and early mornings due to extend hours of the clinic.

    Job: Other Tech/Para-Professional
    Primary Location: US-Tennessee-knoxville
    Organization: Knox Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Schedule: Full-time
    Job Posting: Jan 31, 2024, 12:30:05 PM


    Working at The University of Tennessee, Knoxville

    Founded in 1794, the University of Tennessee is one of the nation’s oldest and most storied public universities. Based in Knoxville, Tennessee’s flagship land-grant institution includes the statewide Institute of Agriculture and the Space Institute in Tullahoma. The university embodies excellence in teaching, discovery, scholarship, research, creative activity, outreach, and engagement. Known as the Volunteers, we lead with a spirit of selflessness, empathy, and courage, and strive to be champions for diversity, equity, and inclusion

    UT Knoxville is a Research 1 university with 11 academic colleges and more than 900 programs of study. With an enrollment of more than 30,000 students, our academic programs are repeatedly ranked top in their class. The university co-manages Oak Ridge National Laboratory, the country’s most prominent national lab, driving innovation in advanced manufacturing and materials, national security, and more. We are closely connected with our communities through outreach and extension efforts across Tennessee and through partnerships with non-profits, corporations, and industries—regionally, nationally, and around the globe.

    The city of Knoxville is nestled in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains. The modern, thriving community is surrounded by gorgeous lakes and hundreds of miles of walking, hiking, and biking trails. Situated along the banks of the Tennessee River, our beautiful features an eclectic music scene, internationally recognized festivals, unique restaurants, and a robust offering of diverse cultural activities. Knoxville is located within a day’s drive of Atlanta, Nashville, Asheville, Charlotte, Louisville, Cincinnati, Memphis, Chicago, and Washington D.C.

    Knoxville and the surrounding counties have a population of more than 850,000 people. The region houses many leading corporations and organizations, including Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Pilot/Flying J, the Tennessee Valley Authority, and Regal Cinemas, along with HGTV, Food Network, and other networks owned by Discovery Inc.

    As a member of the UT family, you will be surrounded by top-notch faculty, staff, and students from around the world. You will be part of a diverse campus community that is passionate about changing the world and cheering for the Vols on game day.

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