Licensed Practical Nurse

    • Job Tracking ID: 512635-585595
    • Job Location: Memphis, TN
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: August 02, 2017
    • Years of Experience: Up to 2 Years
    • Starting Date: September 2, 2017
    • PCN: TBD
    • Position: Licensed Practical Nurse
    • Date: 8/2/2017
    • FLSA Status: Exempt
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Job Description:

Performs nursing duties in accordance with LPN Tennessee licensure, and carries out assigned nursing procedures for patient care and comfort. Takes and records patient vital signs. Prepares exam room for use and sterilizes equipment and supplies. Assists physicians with procedures and patient care, and schedules procedures when required. Handles triage calls for physician to include determining emergencies, identifying symptoms and using judgment to determine walk-in-appointments. Refills routine prescriptions after review of medical chart. Ensures and maintains the confidentiality of patient information and other UCH business information in accordance with HIPAA and other compliance standards. Complies with the Code of Conduct and other established policies, including but not limited to compliance, quality and safety. Acts in accordance with University Clinical Health’s mission at all times. This position is for the ENT department.

Experience and Skills:

KEY RESULT AREAS (KRAs)

  • Patient Assessment
  • Patient Education
  • Clinical Procedures
  • Physician order execution
  • Patient satisfaction
  • Clinic resource availability
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Phone triage
  • Pre-certification & authorization

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES, EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • Candidate may be a Certified Medical Assistant or Licensed Practical Nurse
  • ENT experience preferred
  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing; 1 - 2 years of experience preferred
  • Must be CPR/BLS certified
  • Knowledge of medical terminology of diseases and treatment
  • Medical assessment skills
  • Ability to apply aseptic tech and sterilization
  • Knowledge of NextGen EHR and IDX system - Scheduling/Registration
  • Flexibility and Adaptability
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Office/Clinic experience required

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10-25 pounds.


Appointments will be based on merit as it relates to position requirements without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. Successful candidates must submit documentation verifying employment eligibility and identity and successfully pass a drug test to be employed by University Clinical Health. External candidates apply online at http://universityclinicalhealth.com/careers. University Clinical Health is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunity, including providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with a disability. Applicants with a physical or mental disability who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process may contact the Human Resource Department at 901-866-8100 or fax 901-302-2008.