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Licensed Practical Nurse

Employer
University of Central Missouri
Location
Missouri, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Sep 29, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Nursing, Other Health & Medicine, Administrative, Student Affairs, Health Services
Employment Type
Full Time
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Position Information

Position Information

Position Title Nurse Working Title Licensed Practical Nurse Department 340010-University Health Center Pay Rate $21/hour FTE .85 FLSA Nonexempt Position Number 998872 Classification CJS11 Special Instructions to Applicants:
A complete UCM electronic application for employment and resume required. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Initial review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

NOTE : A background check is required for the selected candidate of this position and any job offer is contingent on the results of this check.

The University of Central Missouri is an Equal Opportunity Employer and specifically invites applications from women, minorities, veteran status, and people with disabilities.

This is a full-time benefits eligible position. Benefits include competitive salary; health, dental, vision, life insurance, AD & D, long-term disability; 2 weeks paid vacation per year; 2 weeks of accrued sick leave per year; 13 paid holidays; retirement; and generous education assistance for employee, spouse and dependent children taking classes at UCM .

Working hours:
Monday – Friday; 8 am to 5 pm during Fall and Spring semesters when classes are in session.
Monday – Thursday; 8 am to 5 pm during Summer semester

Bargaining Unit No Work Location Warrensburg Campus Posting Date 09/29/2022 Closing Date Open Until Filled Yes Position Purpose
Utilizes the nursing process in an outpatient setting to assist clients in achieving optimum wellness.

Documents patient information, including history, assessment, impression, treatments, medication given and ordered, response to treatment and other information as applicable such as referrals, allied health professionals and treatment at other facilities or physician offices.

Assesses patient education needs, develops and conducts teaching plans in response to identified needs, and evaluates effectiveness of interventions, including counseling and teaching of patients on specific disease states and proper prevention and health promotion measures for achieving and maintaining the patient’s optimum level of wellness.

Maintains the clinical environment in accordance with standards of safe practice and infection control. Restocks supplies, medication, linen, crutches, liquid nitrogen, and disposes of all waste, including biohazard wastes, before, during and after patient treatment, according to universal precaution standards. Education & Formal Training Formal training (specify) Other Education & Formal Training
Graduate of approved Licensed Practical or Vocational Nursing program. Computer Skills Word-Processing, Other - Electronic medical records experience preferred. Experience
1. One year nursing experience required.

2. Outpatient clinic and/or hospital experience preferred. Other Experience Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, & State/Federal Requirements of Position: Criminal History check Other Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, & State/Federal Requirements
Current Missouri License Practical Nurse License or eligible for license.

IV Certification preferred.

Certification in CPR / BLS with AED preferred. Special Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge: Attention to detail, Communication skills, including oral, written, and/or nonverbal, Knowledge of a University environment preferred, Human Relations/Interpersonal skills, Physical abilities: mobility/strength/dexterity/balance/coordination/endurance, Maintain confidentiality Other Special Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge
Understanding of stages of human development and its impact on adaptation to illness, decision-making and other aspects of behavior.

Knowledge of concepts of wellness and health promotion in an outpatient setting.

Skills and abilities include but not limited to knowledge and use of nebulizer, oxygen, IV therapy, liquid nitrogen, hydrocollator, and hyfrecator.

Ability to deal with diversity of students and patients in fast-paced clinic setting.

Ability to deal with upset and distraught patients. Specify sensory abilities: Physical & Environmental Factors: Excessive standing and/or walking, Exposure to fumes and/or chemicals Other Physical & Environmental Factors
Exposure to infections and communicable disease.

Lifting and/or supporting patients. Lifting weight Special Working Conditions: Uniform required, Irregular work hours Other Special Working Conditions
Occasional overtime or irregular work hours.

This position works when students are on campus. Ability to Keyboard No keyboarding test required. Special Qualifications: Other Special Qualifications
TB test given annually by the Health Center. Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you understand that the university requires a background check for this position and that any job offer made to the selected candidate is contingent upon the results of this check?
    • Yes
    • No
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