Licensed Practical Nurse (Part Time)
The clinic nurse provides direct patient care, patient education
and counseling related to illness and wellness, performs telephone
triage, obtains specimens for laboratory testing, administers
immunizations and other injections, maintains clinic supply
inventory, completes patient assistance program requirements for
medications, coordinates referrals to specialists, and supervises
student workers. Responsible for maintaining clinic statistics and
corresponding with community partners and providers for the current
COVID -19 pandemic and other disease states as needed. This is a
“designated safety-sensitive position” and will be required to
undergo drug testing.
Essential Job Functions of Position
• Some or all of the essential functions may be performed by the
full time and/or the part time positions dependent on clinic and
• Works closely with patients throughout the intake process to help
nurse practitioners develop treatment plans and strategies. Asks
patients questions about current symptoms, medical histories, and
medications to provide nurse practitioners with information
regarding a patient’s medical needs and background. In some cases,
clinic nurse will also conduct preliminary tests such as blood
pressure and respiratory checks.
• Contacting and tracking patients during the COVID -19 pandemic to
provide education and guidance as needed and keep statistics for
Student Health Services. Contact-Tracing training will be provided
through John Hopkins University.
• Provides direct support and assistance for the facility’s nurse
practitioners. May prepare equipment or other instruments to assist
with procedures during a patient’s clinic visit. This aspect of the
role requires a clinic nurse to rapidly shift between tasks and
duties depending on where nurse practitioners need the most
• Provides direct care to patients such as: administering
medication/treatments, change the dressing on wounds, or apply
topical treatments, or administer medication via intravenous
methods or direct injection.
• Follows up with patients to determine whether courses of
treatment are effective and assess patients during follow-up
appointments. Notes changes in patient’s overall health,
progression, and reactions to treatment and updates patient
• Clinic nurses contribute to successful long- and short-term
treatment through careful observation of patients on initial and
follow-up visits. They may take note of changes in a patient’s
overall health, progression, and reactions to treatment, updating
patient records to reflect new information. Clinic nurses also
report any problems or potential issues that they observe directly
to nurse practitioners.
• Ensures facilities and equipment are clean and sanitized to
prevent the spread of disease by sanitizing and maintaining
• Follows proper disposal procedures for potentially hazardous
materials including needles and tubing and clean equipment that is
used by multiple patients within the facility.
• In addition to daily interaction with patients, will often liaise
between patients, nurse practitioners, and patient
• Interacts with patients throughout the day and often liaise
between patients, nurse practitioners, and patient representatives
like family members. Clinic nurses need to adhere to privacy laws
including the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (
HIPAA ) to maintain patient confidentiality, and they often need to
provide family members and other care providers with information
about patient health and well-being.
• Adheres to privacy laws including the Health Insurance
Portability and Accountability Act ( HIPAA ) to maintain patient
• Performs additional job-related duties as assigned or as
Non-Essential Job Functions of Position
• Rooming patients and taking vital signs. Inventory of clinic room
and extra supplies.
• Restocking clinic rooms and setting up for procedures.
Education and Experience
Required: Completion of practical nursing Accreditation Commission
for Nursing Education ( ACNE ) accredited program.
Preferred: 1 – 2 years of experience in an outpatient clinic
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
• Ability to use tools commonly used in a health clinic such as a
glucometer, autoclave, Attest incubator, centrifuge, and AED
• Ability to create and manage documents in Excel and Word. Working
knowledge of e-mail and social media sites such as Facebook and
Twitter. Willing to learn new programs and applications used at the
• Develop and maintain professional communication and relationships
with community and state organizations. Effective communication
Licenses, Certifications & Registrations
Required: For the part-time LPN : Kansas Licensed Practical Nurse
license, current BLS for a healthcare worker.
Additional Requirements (e.g. Physical Demands)
Ability to lift and/or maneuver 40 pounds, stand for extended
periods of time, and assist patients with transferring, position
changes, ambulation, and mobility.
This is a “designated safety-sensitive position” and will be
required to undergo drug testing.
Campus Security Authority
Special Instructions to Applicant
This is a part-time temporary position ineligible for
$18.50 per hour with potential for a higher rate commensurate with
Other - additional hours as needed for special events, Monday,
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Average Hours per Week
Months per Year
Washburn is dedicated to providing a student-centered and teaching
focused academic environment and a curriculum that engages the
diversity of human experience across the globe. We seek candidates
who are committed to Washburn’s efforts to create a climate that
fosters the growth and development of a diverse student body, and
we encourage applications from members of groups that have been
historically underrepresented in higher education. Application
materials should clearly articulate how the candidate will
contribute to the University’s commitment to diversity and
inclusion through their teaching, research, and/or service.
Washburn University is an EOE . Washburn University provides equal
access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and
employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national
origin, ancestry, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender
identity, genetic information, veteran status, or marital or
Background Check Required?
Driving History Checked?
Drug Screen Required?
Anticipated Start Date
Position End Date (if temporary)
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Documents Needed to Apply
- * Do you have a current Kansas LPN license?
- * Have you successfully completed an accredited Licensed
Practical Nurse program?
- * Do you have the ability to lift and or maneuver 40 pounds?
- * Do you have 1 - 2 years of experience in a health clinic
- * Are you capable of standing for extended periods of time and
assisting patients with transferring, position changes, ambulation,
- * Do you have a current Basic Life Support for health care
- * Do you have experience supervising employees?
- * Have you managed social media accounts for organizations, not
just for personal use? This could include Facebook, Instagram,
Snapchat, LinkedIn, Twitter, or other social media.
- No, only my personal accounts
- Yes, one or two organization social media accounts
- Yes, three or more organization social media accounts
- Cover Letter
- Professional License
- Letter of Recommendation
- Curriculum Vitae