Licensed Practical Nurse
Department of Student Health and Wellness
Job ID: R0020232 | Healthcare Specialists | Full Time | Charlottesville, VA
The University of Virginia invites Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) to apply for a full-time position in the Department of Student Health and Wellness. 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.

The successful candidate will pass both a background check and a drug screen. Preference will be given to applications received by November 15, 2021.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Job requires standing for prolonged periods, frequently walking 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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