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Licensed Practical Nurse (Dual Posted with CMA - 52075)

University of Missouri - Columbia
Columbia, Missouri, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Jun 13, 2024

Job Details

Hiring Department

Are you passionate about helping meet the healthcare needs of a diverse population of college students? Join our team at the MU Student Health Center (SHC), a vital unit within the University of Missouri-Columbia’s Student Health & Well-Being department under Student Affairs. At the SHC, we're dedicated to fostering a supportive environment that respects the unique needs of every student we serve.

As part of the Student Health & Well-Being area, which includes the Counseling Center, and Wellness Resource Center, we offer integrated health services that prioritize both physical and mental well-being. We partner closely with the 600 physicians practicing in over 80 specialties at MU Healthcare to deliver world class care to Mizzou students. Our collaborative approach ensures that students receive comprehensive care that addresses their individual needs and concerns.

Job Description

Key Responsibilities:

Compassionate Patient Care: Provide quality care to our student population by measuring and recording vital signs, administering medications and immunizations, and preparing patients for examinations and treatments. Your empathetic approach will help students feel supported and understood during their healthcare journey.

Healthcare Support: Observe patients, chart, and report changes in patients' conditions. Provide quality care to patients and work with the multi-disciplinary team to ensure the highest patient satisfaction. Follow all safety, security, and infection control, policies, and procedures. Perform all tasks to ensure the safety of self, patient, and co-workers. Your compassionate communication skills will play a crucial role in ensuring students feel heard and cared for.

Collaborative Care: Work closely with a multi-disciplinary team to coordinate treatment plans and provide holistic care to students. By collaborating with counselors at the Counseling Center, you'll help ensure that students receive comprehensive support for both their physical and mental health needs.

Department Support: Maintain the standards of nursing care and departmental criteria to assure they are aligned with the University of Missouri Health Care Mission and Goals. You will participate in meetings, in-services, and quality and performance improvement groups. You will perform patient care duties and procedures following department policy, established protocol and standard of care, or directed by Charge Nurse. Your attention to detail and commitment to student well-being will help ensure a safe and healthy travel experience.


Monday - Friday; 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

This position may require evening and weekend hours supporting activities and programs within the department. Occasionally division and campus projects may require additional hours outside of your normal schedule.

Minimum Qualifications

Missouri Board of Nursing LPN or Nurse Licensure Compact multi-state LPN. When primary state of residency changes, compact state LPNs must apply under new state of residency within thirty (30) days.

Preferred Qualifications

IV Therapy certification.

Anticipated Hiring Range

Range: $20.25 - $27.82 per hour paid on a bi-weekly basis

Grade: PAT LPN


Internal applicants can determine their university title by accessing the Talent Profile tile in myHR.

Benefit Eligibility

This position is eligible for University benefits. As part of your total compensation, the University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, paid time off, short- and long-term disability, paid parental leave, paid caregiver leave, and educational fee discounts for all four UM System campuses. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at .

Values Commitment

We value the uniqueness of every individual and strive to ensure each person’s success. Contributions from individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives promote intellectual pluralism and enable us to achieve the excellence that we seek in learning, research and engagement. This commitment makes our university a better place to work, learn and innovate.

In your application materials, please discuss your experiences and expertise that support these values and enrich our missions of teaching, research, and engagement.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of Missouri System is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy applies to all employment decisions including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotions, pay practices, benefits, disciplinary actions and terminations. For more information, visit or call the Director of Employee and Labor Relations at 573-882-2146.

To request ADA accommodations, please call the Director of Accessibility and ADA at 573-884-7278.




The University of Missouri was founded in 1839 in Columbia, Mo., as the first public university west of the Mississippi River and the first state university in Thomas Jefferson's Louisiana Purchase territory. MU provides all the benefits of two universities in one — it's a major land-grant institution and Missouri's largest public research university.

Considered one of the nation's top-tier institutions, Mizzou has a reputation of excellence in teaching and research, and is the flagship campus of the four-campus University of Missouri System. It is one of only 34 public universities, and the only public institution in Missouri, to be selected for membership in the Association of American Universities. MU offers more than 280 degree programs — including more than 75 online degree options — and is designated as comprehensive doctoral with medical/veterinary by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.

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Our university seeks to support the whole employee, and that includes a competitive compensation and benefits package, support that will help you find work/life balance, a focus on career planning and plenty of opportunities to find and be recognized for your success.

We support an engaged and energized university community through competitive medical, dental and vision insurance as well as diverse programs to support whole-person wellness.

Mizzou empowers employees to make a lasting financial plan with retirement plan options, some of which are accessible to all faculty and staff, no matter their eligibility for other benefits.

Mizzou is a world-renowned educational and research institution, and our first-rate faculty, staff and students are part of something big. If you’re looking for a vibrant community that offers endless opportunities to grow and make a difference throughout our state, the nation and the world, our university may be the place for you. 

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