LPN Pine Bluff Clinic

University Of Arkansas Medical Center Pine Bluff , AR 71601

Posted 3 weeks ago

Overview

Schedule: Full-Time, Days

The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), is a specifically trained member of the Pine Bluff Clinic team. Licensed Practical Nurse is to promote wellness, improve outcomes, and self-care within a defined population of patients in an Outpatient Clinic. The LPN provides direct patient care to assigned patients. As a professional nurse, the nursing process is utilized in the provision of care. The LPN practices within the limits of the Nurse Practice Act of the State of Arkansas and adheres to institutional policies, procedures and standards.

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has a unique combination of education, research, and clinical programs that encourages and supports teamwork and diversity. We champion being a collaborative health care organization, focused on improving patient care and the lives of Arkansans.

UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:

  • Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for staff and family

  • Holiday, Vacation and Sick Leave

  • Education discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only)

  • Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMS

  • Basic Life Insurance up to $50,000

  • Career Training and Educational Opportunities

  • Merchant Discounts

  • Concierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS pharmacy.

Salary offered commensurate with experience.

Responsibilities

The LPN will provide patients support, education, and assistance in the prevention and/or maintenance of their disease and/or health and wellness state and will work with the individual patient, their families, and providers of care to develop and implement individual health plans, and provide support to the patient in self-management. Coordinate care and/or follow-up for patients who receive care in outpatient facilities. Coordination of prescription refill requests and patient education coordination in collaboration with physician staff. The LPN will develop a specialty in patient care related to the clinics populations and acts as a resource. The LPN will work with the providers and clinical staff to implement innovative approaches and set priorities to meet patient/family needs. Commitment to patient outcomes results in high levels of performance despite workload changes.

Qualifications

Required:

  • Graduate of an accredited Nursing Program is required.

  • Valid LPN License

  • Mimimum of 1 year LPN experience

  • BLS Certification

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Strong work ethics and accountability

  • Basic computer skills.

Preferred:

  • 2 or more years LPN experience

  • Current BLS certification.

This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background [and registry (if applicable)] check [and drug screen (if safety sensitive position)]. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant. Any criminal history will be evaluated in relationship to job responsibilities and business necessity. The information obtained in these reports will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

UAMS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and is committed to excellence.


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