LPN - The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa Alabama

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The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, Alabama

United States

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Detailed Job Description

The LPN is responsible for facilitating quality patient care and treatment within the scope of his/her license by providing medical/surgical assistance to physicians and registered nurses and by preparing patients for visits. In addition, the LPN may screen calls, schedule appointments and follow-up visits, and provide nursing care as authorized by current certifications.

Additional Department Summary:

The staff nurse provides direct nursing care to residents, assists in the training and maintenance of residents ability to recognize and identify their medications as their own, and delegates and supervises the care provided by resident aides. Administers medications, performs treatments and procedures, obtains specimens as needed, and completes documentation as required.

Required Minimum Qualifications

High School diploma or the equivalent. Basic knowledge in the usage of personal computers. Must be licensed as an LPN or RN in the State of Alabama in good standing.

Additional Required Department Minimum Qualifications:

Two years of experience working as a licensed practical nurse including experience and awareness of the needs of Geriatric Residents. Knowledge of the Alabama Department of Public Health Rules & Regulations for Assisted Living and Specialty Care Assisted Living. Knowledge of Deta Care and Dementia in the elderly. Knowledge of The Deta Brain Series, The Pharmacological Management of Dementia, and The Dementia Assessment Series provided by the Dementia Education and Training Act Program, or an equivalent training approved by the State health Officer.

Skills and Knowledge:

Knowledge of the Alabama Department of Public Health Rules & Regulations for Assisted Living and Specialty Care Assisted Living. Knowledge of DETA Care and Dementia in the elderly. Must be able to read regulations and write clearly. Must be able to communicate in courteous, friendly manner. Ability to effectively manage and direct subordinates Based on Qualifications

Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction before a hiring decision is made. EOE/AA

The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status.

Keyword Phrases

  • Capstone Village Dementia
  • LPN
  • The Capstone of Higher Education
  • Student Centered Research University
  • Fostering a diverse student body & workforce
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: High School
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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