Senior Licensed Practical Nurse--TULSA
University of Oklahoma
Job posting number: #7135655 (Ref:ta230711)
Posted: March 22, 2023
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
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.
- 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
- 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.
- Required: 24 months experience as a Licensed Practical Nurse.
- Required: Completion of an accredited practical nursing program.
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.
12 Great Reasons to Work at The University of Oklahoma
- NAMED #1 EMPLOYER IN OKLAHOMA BY FORBES MAGAZINE IN 2022!
- 27 days of paid time off (PTO) + 11 paid holidays, that’s 38 paid days off your first year
- Your part of employee insurance is $54.38 per month, OU pays $549.92
- Low cost dental, vision & life insurance options
- Most positions are 8-5 Monday – Friday - no weekends, no holidays,
- 1 ½ x pay for over time
- Two retirement plan options – OU puts 8% or 9% of your salary into retirement!
- 50% Tuition waiver if you further your education at OU
- Free tuition at OU for your children - if they are on your OU health insurance
- $120.00 Annual uniform allowance to purchase your uniforms
- 2 weeks of initial training and on-boarding with annual training to maintain and build your skills and you will have a “buddy” who helps you get oriented and trained
- We work in teams with doctors, nurses and PSRs (staff) working side by side while we train the doctors of the future. Join us and be part of something big!
- There were no layoffs or hours cut during the COVID 19 pandemic. When hours were reduced we paid employees!
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