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UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER OF SOUTHERN NEVADA Licensed Practical Nurse II **LIMITED TERM** in Las Vegas, Nevada

Position Summary

*LIMITED TERM OPENING - HELP DURING COVID-19* **EMPLOYER PAID PENSION PLAN OF 29.25% OF YOUR ANNUAL SALARY!

GENEROUS BENEFITS PACKAGE!

Position Summary: Under direct supervision of a Registered Nurse, applies the nursing process to deliver basic, safe, therapeutic care and administering medications for individuals or groups of patients. May provide patient care in a specialty area but not limited to: medical/surgical, labor and delivery, PEDS, and the emergency room. May work with high risk patients.

Job Requirement

Education/Experience: Equivalent to graduation from high school and one (1) year of clinical experience as a LPN.

Licensing/Certification Requirements: Current License by the Nevada State Board of Nursing to Practice as a Practical Nurse, and. Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.

Additional and/or Preferred Position Requirements

PREFERENCE WILL BE GIVEN TO APPLICANTS WHO DOCUMENT THE PREFERRED EXPERIENCE ON THEIR APPLICATIONS:

  • Minimum of One (1) Year Urgent and/or Quick Care experience;
  • Excellent Communication Skills;
  • Spanish is a plus! Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Physical Requirements

Knowledge of: Basic life support; nursing process (implementation and coordination of patient care); patient standards of care; disease process; medical terminology; human anatomy; basics of pharmacology and medication administration; Proper techniques for dressing wounds, removing sutures and staples, etc; Aseptic techniques; Nurse practice act; department and hospital safety practices and procedures; patient rights; infection control policies and practices; handling, storage, use and disposal of hazardous materials; department and hospital emergency response policies and procedures; age specific patient care practices.

Skill in: Proper medication administration (except epidural and intravenous route); delivery of patient care; performing basic life support; maintaining sterile technique; using equipment associated with specialty area and the nursing process; communicating with a wide variety of people from diverse socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds under stressful conditions; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with all personnel contacted in the course of duties; efficient, effective and safe use of equipment.

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions: Mobility to work in a typical clinical setting and use standard equipment, including stamina to remain standing and/or walk for extended periods of time, and strength to examine and treat varied patients, vision to read printed materials and a VDT screen, and hearing and speech to communicate effectively in person and over the telephone. Strength and agility to exert up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this classification.

Salary: $23.66 - $36.68 Hourly

Location: Las Vegas, NV

Job Type: Limited Term

Department: COVID 19 Vaccine - 9913

Job Number: LPNII-LT

Closing: 1/27/2021 5:00 PM Pacific

Agency: University Medical Center of Southern Nevada

Address: University Medical Center of Southern Nevada Las Vegas, Nevada, 89102

Website: http://www.umcsn.com

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