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*Senior Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)--TULSA

Company:
University of Oklahoma
Job Location:
Category:
Health and Medical Services
Type:
Full-Time
- Job Number:
240816
Organization: OU Physicians - Tulsa
Job Location: Oklahoma-Tulsa-Tulsa Campus
Schedule:
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm
Work Type: Onsite
Salary Range: Commensurate with experience
Benefits Provided: Yes
Required Attachments: None
Job Description

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Senior Licensed Practical Nurse (Sr. LPN)

Join OU Health Physicians as a member of our team-based care environment working alongside the OU Health Physicians faculty, residents, and staff. Being a nurse in an academic medical setting allows you to work at the top of your license and to participate in the training of the next generation of physicians and physician assistants. We have opportunities for you in areas such as pediatrics, women's health, internal medicine, psychiatry, family medicine, surgery, and specialty health at one of our clinics throughout the Tulsa County.

Position Information: Responsible for performing nursing duties in association with a Registered Nurse (RN) or Physician as acts a lead employee to support staff. Prepares patient for examination by the physician by having charts ready.

Essential Duties:

  • Collects samples from patients including blood, urine, etc. Prepares samples for analysis or shipment.
  • Takes and records various readings such as heart and respiratory rate, blood pressure, weight, and body temperature.
  • Makes follow up patient appointments, or follows up on patient appointments.
  • Answers routine questions from patient, family, or care giver.
  • Collects all laboratory reports, data, and records.
  • Under direction of physician or other medical personnel, administers medication to patients.
  • Directs and evaluates the work of some personnel that may include Clinic Clerks, Medical Assistants, and Licensed Practical Nurses.
  • Acts as a lead employee when work performed requires little or no direct supervision.
  • Performs various duties as needed to successfully fulfill the function of the position
Job Requirements

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Qualifications:

Required Education: Completion of an accredited practical nursing program, AND:

  • 24 months experience as a Licensed Practical Nurse.

Working Conditions:

  • Physical: Standing for prolonged periods. Manual dexterity. Speaking and listening. Walking, reaching, stooping, and lifting up to 50 pounds.
  • Environmental: Clinic Environment. Exposed to blood borne pathogens, infectious diseases, and hazardous materials.

Certifications or Licenses:

  • Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in the State of Oklahoma.Registered as a Licensed Practical Nurse in the State of Oklahoma.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Knowledge of techniques needed to diagnose and treat injuries and diseases which includes but not limited to treatment alternatives, drug properties and interactions, and preventive health care measures.
  • Working knowledge of Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).
  • Ability to give full attention to what is being said and understand the points being made.
  • Ability to ask questions when appropriate.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to deal with staff, physicians, visitors, vendors, and patients in a tactful, diplomatic, and pleasant manner.
  • Ability to work in stressful situations.
  • Must be detail oriented and organized.
  • Ability to work as a team member.
  • Ability to be compassionate.
  • Ability to lead and train other Licensed Practical Nurses.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement: The University of Oklahoma, in compliance with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, age, religion, disability, political beliefs, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. This includes, but is not limited to, admissions, employment, financial aid, housing, services in educational programs or activities, and health care services that the University operates or provides.

Why You Belong at the University of Oklahoma: The University of Oklahoma, fosters an inclusive culture of respect and civility, belonging, and access, which are essential to our collective pursuit of excellence and our determination to change lives. The unique talents, perspectives, and experiences of our community enrich the learning, and working environment at OU, inspiring us to harness our innovation, creativity, and collaboration for the advancement of people everywhere.

Hiring contingent upon a Background Check?: Yes
Special Indications: None
Job Posting: Mar 26, 2024
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