Department Name: 7H460:FAMILY AND COMMUNITY MEDICINE
The Department of Family and Community Medicine seeks a motivated, dependable individual to serve as a Licensed Practical Nurse/UKHC. The LPN will support the ambulatory clinical operations of the Family and Community Medicine Clinic through direct patient care in assistance to the department faculty MDs, Advanced Practice providers, fellows and residents. The LPN is a member of the multidisciplinary ambulatory team who is responsible for patient care, patient satisfaction, and clinical outcomes. The LPN performs the duties for which they are trained such as starting IVs, simple wound dressings, and notifying the RN or LIP with any changes or abnormalities in the patients condition.
The primary responsibilities of this position include: direct patient care in the ambulatory setting; clinical and clerical support to providers and team; demonstrate willingness to be of assistance and build strong relationships through customer centered care; participate in triage rotations fielding urgent patient calls; serve as expert resource in test preps, patient education and QA studies and reports.
Customer Service, verbal and written communication skills; organization, time management, familiarization with computer applications.
Position Time Status: Full-Time
Required Related Experience:
No experience required.
Required License/Registration/Certification :
LPN – Kentucky Licensure
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.
Adjacent to downtown Lexington, UK is nestled in the scenic heart of the beautiful Bluegrass Region of Kentucky. UK's campus covers more than 814 acres, with more than 30,700 students and 13,500 full-time employees, including nearly 2,400 full-time faculty and librarians.