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Licensed Practical Nurse

University Medical Center Of Southern Nevada

This is a Contract position in Las Vegas, NV posted March 2, 2021.

Position Summary**THIS POSITION MAY CLOSE WITHOUT NOTICE ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF QUALIFIED APPLICATIONS ARE RECEIVED.*****_*THIS POSTING IS FOR THE FOLLOWING LOCATION, BUT MAY BE USED FOR OTHER LOCATIONS IF NEEDED:**_*** **ENTERPRISE QUICK CARE – 1700 WHEELER PEAK DR., LAS VEGAS, NV 89106****Position Summary:**Under direct supervision of a Registered Nurse, applies the nursing process to deliver basic, safe, therapeutic care and administering medications for individuals or groups of patients. May provide patient care in a specialty area but not limited to: medical/surgical, labor and delivery, PEDS, and the emergency room. May work with high risk patients.Job Requirement**Education/Experience:**Equivalent to graduation from high school and one (1) year of clinical experience as a LPN.**Licensing/Certification Requirements:**Current License by the Nevada State Board of Nursing to Practice as a Practical Nurse, and Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.Additional and/or Preferred Position Requirements**_PREFERENCES WILL BE GIVEN TO APPLICANTS WHO DOCUMENT THE FOLLOWING_: *** Minimum one (1) year of recent Adult Primary/Quick Care experience;* Prior Urgent Care experienceKnowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Physical Requirements**Knowledge of:**Basic life support; nursing process (implementation and coordination of patient care); patient standards of care; disease process; medical terminology; human anatomy; basics of pharmacology and medication administration; Proper techniques for dressing wounds, removing sutures and staples, etc; Aseptic techniques; Nurse practice act; department and hospital safety practices and procedures; patient rights; infection control policies and practices; handling, storage, use and disposal of hazardous materials; department and hospital emergency response policies and procedures; age specific patient care practices.**Skill in:**Proper medication administration (except epidural and intravenous route); delivery of patient care; performing basic life support; maintaining sterile technique; using equipment associated with specialty area and the nursing process; communicating with a wide variety of people from diverse socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds under stressful conditions; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with all personnel contacted in the course of duties; efficient, effective and safe use of equipment.**Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:**Mobility to work in a typical clinical setting and use standard equipment, including stamina to remain standing and/or walk for extended periods of time, and strength to examine and treat varied patients, vision to read printed materials and a VDT screen, and hearing and speech to communicate effectively in person and over the telephone. Strength and agility to exert up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this classification.MPUMCLV*Salary:* $31.95 Hourly*Location:* Las Vegas, NV*Job Type:* Per Diem*Department:* ENTERPRISE QUICK CARE – 7271*Job Number:* 20-71426-1*Closing:* 3/12/2021 5:00 PM Pacific*Agency:* University Medical Center of Southern Nevada*Address:* University Medical Center of Southern Nevada Las Vegas, Nevada, 89102*Website:* http://www.umcsn.com