Licensed Practical Nurse
Job ID: R0029727 | Healthcare Specialists | Full Time | Charlottesville, VA
Responsible for providing patient care, health teaching and a safe environment to patients in an inpatient or outpatient setting or in the patient's home as directed by physicians and registered nurses.
  • Assists the registered nurse and/or physician through data collection concerning the physical, psychological, social and cultural dimensions of patients according to practice standards and institutional policy/procedure.
  • Organizes and prioritizes nursing care activities considering the needs of the patients and the interdisciplinary team.
  • Implements age-appropriate interventions based on individual patient's needs as directed by the registered nurse/physician.
  • Assists in evaluating the effectiveness of care given in progressing patient toward desired outcomes.
  • Assists in developing and implementing patient/family teaching plan based on identified health education needs and the condition and age of the patient.
  • Provides for a safe environment and safe delivery of care.
  • Assumes responsibility for professional development of self and contributes to and assists with the professional development of others.
  • Demonstrates teamwork in the delivery of patient care.
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.

Position Compensation Range: $19.49 - $30.21 Hourly

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
  • Education: Graduated from an accredited Licensed Practical Nurse program.
  • Experience: No experience required.
  • Licensure: Licensed to practice as a practical nurse (LPN) in the Commonwealth of Virginia. American Heart Association (AHA) Healthcare Provider BLS certification required. May require a valid Virginia driver's license.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Job may require standing for prolonged periods, frequently traveling and bending/stooping. Proficient communicative, auditory and visual skills. Attention to detail and ability to write legibly. Ability to lift/push/pull 20-50 lbs. May be exposed to chemicals, blood/body fluids and infectious disease.



COVID Vaccination Requirement

Due to the scope of President Biden's Executive Order 14042 issued in early September, all University employees, including remote employees, must receive their final vaccination dose by January 4, 2022, unless they have a University-approved religious or medical exemption. The University has updated policy SEC-045 to reflect these new requirements.

 

If hired by the Academic Division, excluding School of Medicine, School of Nursing, UVA Physicians Group, and the Health Systems Library, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination or be willing to be vaccinated by January 4, 2022. Academic employees may apply for a University-approved medical or religious exemption.

Note: Some medical and safety-sensitive positions require vaccination and are not eligible for an exemption. For more information on how vaccination requirements will apply to you, please visit the UVA New Hire Vaccination Requirements webpage.

 


Charlottesville, VA
Charlottesville, VA 22903

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UVA Health System has one of the nation’s most diverse workforces. We are a close-knit, collaborative team that values the expertise, opinions and contributions of our staff. Our proven patient-first focus drives everything we do and fuels our many accomplishments - from Magnet® designation for our nurses to national recognitions as a top hospital and employer (Magnet is a registered trademark of the American Nurses Credentialing Center).

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Charlottesville, Virginia is one of the nation’s most charming and picturesque places to live and work. Our area boasts many excellent restaurants, wineries and craft breweries; historic sites; Shenandoah National Park and Skyline Drive; and a great selection of homes in welcoming neighborhoods, as well as urban and rural locations. Public transportation is excellent, and you’re just a short drive from the beach or Washington, D.C.