Licensed Practical Nurse, Department of Student Health and Wellness
Job ID: R0035732 | Healthcare Specialists | Full Time | Charlottesville, VA
The University of Virginia Student Health and Wellness Center invites licensed practical nurses (LPNs) to apply for a full-time position. 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 and 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.

The salary range for this position is $24.00-$27.00 per hour. Employees new to University employment are eligible for a $2,500.00 sign-on bonus with a one-year commitment. This is an overtime-eligible position with UVA benefits. Employees benefits package highlights include:
  • 22 days of paid time off, increasing with service; 13+ paid holidays each year, in addition to paid time off; parental and community service leave.
  • Health plan with options to meet healthcare and financial needs.
  • Retirement through the Virginia Retirement System.
  • Tuition and professional development benefits.
  • Employee wellness program featuring activities to earn up to $500/year.

  • 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 May 15, 2022.

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.

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Charlottesville, VA
Charlottesville, VA 22903

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