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LPN .85

Employer
University of Central Missouri
Location
Missouri, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Start date
Aug 16, 2023

Job Details

Position Information

Position Information

Position Title
Licensed Practical Nurse

Working Title
LPN .85

Department
340010-University Health Center

Pay Rate
$21.50 per hour

FTE
.85

FLSA
Nonexempt

Position Number
999453

Classification
CJS11

Special Instructions to Applicants:

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

A complete UCM online application for employment and resume required.
Incomplete applications will not be considered.

A review will begin immediately and continue until 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.

Working hours:

During Fall/Spring semesters, the employee works Monday – Friday; 8 am to 5 pm.

During the Summer semester, the employee works Monday – Thursday.

Bargaining Unit
No

Work Location
Warrensburg Campus

Posting Date
08/16/2023

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

Other Education & Formal Training

Graduate of approved Licensed Practical or Vocational Nursing program.

Computer Skills
Word-Processing, Other - Electronic Medical Records

Experience

One (1) year nursing experience; 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, and liquid nitrogen.

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

Other Physical & Environmental Factors

Exposure to infections and communicable diseases.

Lifting and/or supporting patients.

Lifting weight

Special Working Conditions:

Other Special Working Conditions

Uniform required – dress requirements per supervisor.

Occasional overtime or irregular work hours.

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. * International students on an F1or J1 Visa are not eligible for this position due to Visa regulations. Are you a UCM student on an F1 or J1 Visa?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * 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
  3. * Will you now or in the future require employer sponsorship to acquire or maintain U.S. work authorization?
    • Yes
    • No
Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents

Company

University of Central Missouri

The University of Central Missouri is an innovative school that offers a high-quality education while remaining one of the most affordable universities in the country.

The University of Central Missouri believes its responsibility is to enrich each student’s perspective through a cumulative experience that starts with academic rigor and integrates applied learning and servant-leadership opportunities. Our model of continuous learning allows each student to find and fulfill his or her own sense of purpose. By engaging students with multiple sources of learning and creating a dynamic environment that encourages individuals to find their passions and reach beyond themselves, UCM prepares students by giving them knowledge and experiences that broaden and deepen their education so they may flourish in a world of accelerated change.

The University of Central Missouri has two campus locations, a site office at Whiteman Air Force Base and an online presence. Both UCM campuses are centrally located in Missouri, which means you're close to just about everything.

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