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Student: Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Lexington, KY 40507
Job Title Student: Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
Requisition Number SE02753
Department Name 3J5SE: Student Employment
Work Location Lexington, KY
On Campus/Off Campus Off Campus
Salary Range Base Pay Ranges from $19.50 to $37.50 per hour with Shift Differentials
Type of Position Student
Position Time Status Part-Time
Preferred Education/Experience
Hours per Week

15-40 hours per week
Full-Time/Part-Time Opportunities Available

Job Summary

You must be a current UK student to apply to this position.

The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) is responsible for performing duties such as taking vital signs, collecting samples, administering medication, ensuring patient comfort, and reporting the status of their patients to the nurses. Successful candidate will be able to identify of individual resident needs, according to dependent and independent nursing functions and conformance with recognized nursing techniques, procedures, and established standards based on the scope of practical nursing, under the direction/delegation of the Unit Manager or Charge Nurse.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

EXPERIENCE & EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

  • 2-3 years’ experience as a licensed nurse in areas including but not limited to Skilled Nursing Facility, Dementia Care, Short Term Rehabilitation, or Orthopedics
  • Active KY Licensed Practical Nurse License.
  • Full-Time/Part-Time Opportunities Available
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS ESSENTIAL TO PERFORM THE DUTIES OF THE JOB
  • Frequently communicates with employees, residents, family members, physicians etc.
  • Occasionally lifts objects weight up to 50 pounds.
  • Frequently remains in a standing position.
  • Frequently stoops, kneels, or bends when assisting residents and coworkers with resident needs.
  • Must be able to use all body limbs up to 100 percent capacity.
  • Ability to work in either well-lit or dimly-lit, tempered room.
Deadline to Apply 12/18/2020
University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Anticipated Start Date 11/29/2020

Categories

Posted: 2020-11-18 Expires: 2020-12-18

Career Employment at UK

UK offers fulfilling careers in diverse fields supporting our teaching, research and health care missions. We also offer a compelling benefits package, including a generous retirement savings match and a supportive work environment distinguished by a respect for the unique work-life needs of every individual. Our culture of learning also provides tremendous support and resources for ongoing education, training and development. 

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Student: Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY 40507

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