University of Georgia
University of Georgia Athens GA Georgia
2 months ago
Classification Title Nursing Professional FLSA Exempt FTE 1.00 Minimum Qualifications...
Requires at least a baccalaureate degree in the field. Please contact your Human Resources office for an evaluation of education/experience in lieu of the required minimum qualifications.
Preferred Qualifications Position Summary
This LPN position provides direct technical nursing care and education to patients in the Acute Care Clinic and the ambulatory care clinics. The LPN provides clinical nursing care, performs patient assessments, provides patient education and follow-up care. Works under the direction of RN and clinician staff. Reports to and is directly supervised by the assigned Clinic Manager.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies
Experience with electronic practice management and health records.
Stand, sit, bend, lift, reach, and maintain activity over 8 hrs.
Is driving a responsibility of this position? No Is this a Position of Trust? Yes Does this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources? No Does this position require a P-Card? No Is having a P-Card an essential function of this position? No Does this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care? Yes Does this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications) Yes Credit and P-Card policy
Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website.
Clinical Nursing: Practices safe, effective and appropriate clinical nursing in accordance with UHC policies and procedures and within the scope of the LPN Nurse Practice Act of Georgia.
Provides culturally sensitive and age-specific nursing care to patients of the University Health Center. Demonstrates the ability to administer medications and IV therapy accurately and safely. Performs and documents patient assessments, nursing interventions, education, follow up care, treatment, and services. Manages patient flow in the clinic. Triages patients and identifies appropriate disposition for care. Refers patients to providers and coordinates care throughout the visit and in follow-up to other providers and services. Updates patient medical registries as needed. Supports the work of other clinic team members including scheduling visits, billing, data entry, ordering, and other clinic and Health Center functions. Provides patients with needed information about diagnostic procedures, treatments, and charges as indicated.
Percentage of time 70 Duties/Responsibilities
Patient Education: Identifies learning needs, and provides education that meets the physical, psychological, social, and cultural needs of the patient. Provides individualized teaching including ongoing evaluation of patient understanding and compliance. Makes appropriate modifications in instructional techniques for age-related and individual learning needs. Assists with development of new interventions, tools, and methods of teaching. Collaborates with other UHC staff in addressing educational need of patients.
Percentage of time 10 Duties/Responsibilities
Leadership: Demonstrates effective leadership skills and supports UHC mission, vision, and values. Exhibits professional knowledge, self-direction, accountability, and the ability to use sound judgment. Provides clinical direction to clinic assistants and administrative assistants. Collaborates with medical providers in directing patient care and outcomes. Supervises clinic operations and staff in the absence of the Clinic Manager. Resolves patient and family concerns and complaints. Demonstrates professional presentation in dress, grooming, and work habits. Demonstrates commitment to organizational goals and the improvement of patient care.
Percentage of time 20
For questions concerning this position or recruitment progression, please refer to the Recruitment Contact listed below.
Recruitment Contact Name Chenda Beaty Recruitment Contact Email [email protected] Recruitment Contact Phone
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