Licensed Practical Nurse II - Internal Only, Las Vegas, Nevada

Created 10/14/2021
Reference 470355
Job type Full Time
Country United States
State Nevada
City Las Vegas
Salary $24.67 - $38.24 Hourly
Position Summary

EMPLOYER-PAID PENSION PLAN OF 29.75% OF YOUR ANNUAL SALARY!
GENEROUS BENEFITS PACKAGE!


****This position is open to current UMC Employees Only*****
Position Summary:
Under direct supervision of a Registered Nurse, applies the nursing process to deliver basic, safe, therapeutic care and administering medications for individuals or groups of patients. May provide patient care in a specialty area but not limited to: medical/surgical, labor and delivery, PEDS, and the emergency room. May work with high-risk patients.


Job Requirement

Education/Experience:
Equivalent to graduation from high school and one (1) year of clinical experience as a LPN.

Licensing/Certification Requirements:
Current License by the Nevada State Board of Nursing to Practice as a Practical Nurse, Basic Life Support (BLS), and IV certification.

Additional and/or Preferred Position Requirements

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Minimum one (1) year of recent Adult Primary/Quick Care Experience;
  • Prior relevant clinical Experience as an LPN in an acute care hospital or similar setting.


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Physical Requirements

Knowledge of:
Basic life support; nursing process (implementation and coordination of patient care); patient standards of care; disease process; medical terminology; human anatomy; basics of pharmacology and medication administration; Proper techniques for dressing wounds, removing sutures and staples, etc; Aseptic techniques; Nurse practice act; department and hospital safety practices and procedures; patient rights; infection control policies and practices; handling, storage, use and disposal of hazardous materials; department and hospital emergency response policies and procedures; age specific patient care practices.

Skill in:
Proper medication administration (except epidural and intravenous route); delivery of patient care; performing basic life support; maintaining sterile technique; using equipment associated with specialty area and the nursing process; communicating with a wide variety of people from diverse socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds under stressful conditions; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with all personnel contacted in the course of duties; efficient, effective and safe use of equipment.

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:
Mobility to work in a typical clinical setting and use standard equipment, including stamina to remain standing and/or walk for extended periods of time, and strength to examine and treat varied patients, vision to read printed materials and a VDT screen, and hearing and speech to communicate effectively in person and over the telephone. Strength and agility to exert up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this classification.
Closing Date/Time: 10/19/2021 5:00 PM Pacific
Employer University Medical Center of Southern Nevada

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