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Temporary Licensed Practical Nurse

Charlottesville

Temporary Licensed Practical Nurse

  • R0017111
  • Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
  • Temporary Services
  • The University of Virginia
The University of Virginia invites Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) to apply for a temporary position for various departments within UVA. LPNs are responsible for carrying out patient care in accordance with physicians' orders, under the guidance and direction of the registered nurse in charge. They administer prescribed medications and treatments, observe and record effects of medications, and observe and report patient reactions to treatments or any unusual conditions. Work is largely routine and done according to established protocols, with some supervision.

  • Administer nursing care to patients requiring care in an ambulatory setting based on nursing practice standards.
  • Assist with medical examinations, patient teaching, and home care.
  • Administer immunizations, oral, and injectable medications.
  • Measure and record patients' vital signs, such as height, weight, temperature, blood pressure, pulse, and respiration.
  • Document and report patient information clearly and concisely via electronic medical record.
  • Evaluate each patient's response to treatments and procedures.
  • Supervise certified nursing assistants.


MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Education: High school diploma with at least one year of experience as an LPN.

Licensure: Practical Nursing license and CPR certification

COVID Vaccination Requirement and Guidelines

Please visitthe UVA COVID-19 Job Requirements and Guidelines webpageprior to applying for current information regarding vaccination requirementsandguidelines for employment at UVA.

The University of Virginia, i ncluding the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

 

Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer

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