The LPN at the Student Health Services assists in assuring compliance with immunization requirements of North Carolina. Positions at this level assist the RN by participating in the nursing assessment, in accordance with their scope of practice and by utilizing written protocols. Positions at this level screen patients and obtain pertinent medical data, collect vital signs and specimens, administer/interpret TB skin tests, assist the RN and Physician as needed, prepare and clean the examining area, monitor flow of patients, follow-up on missed appointments, clarify Physician orders and RN counseling and may give injections and immunizations. They give medications; observe patients for reactions; and record pertinent information. Positions at this level will also assist subordinate employees in providing general patient care and reinforcing the plan of care as outlined by the RN, which includes patient teaching.
The Licensed Practical Nurse at the Student Health Center functions as a member of the multidisciplinary health care team that provides direct patient care and clinical support in a variety of clinics: 1. Immunization Clinic- Primary 2. Medical Clinic 3. Sport’s Medicine Clinic 4. Women’s Health Clinic
LICENSED TO PRACTICE AS A PRACTICALNURSE IN THESTATE OF NORTHCAROLINA.
Additional Required Certifications, Licensures, and Certificates:
Licensed to practice as a Practical Nurse in the State of North Carolina
Experience in college setting or outpatient clinic setting; Experience of three or more years as LPN; Experience with administering immunizations and giving injections
Internal Number: 000368
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