Licensed Practical Nurse--Geriatrics--UAB Highlands

JOB SUMMARY: Responsible under the direction of a NP, MD to provide direct and indirect patient care in a clinical area for specific age and patient populations. Practices within the scope of the LPN licensure.
Required: Position requires a degree from an accredited nursing LPN school and a current Alabama LPN license. One-year experience as a LPN required.
Must: (1) enter 4,000 keystrokes per hour; (2) possess basic knowledge of PC applications, software, and database management.
Position Requirements
Current Alabama LPN license.
Current CPR certification or must be obtained within 30 days of employment.
Current and valid Drivers license.
TRAITS & SKILLS: Must be self-directed / self-motivated; must have good communication and interpersonal skills. Must be able to: (1) perform a variety of duties often changing from one task to another of a different nature without loss of efficiency or composure; (2) accept responsibility for the direction, control and planning of one's own work; (3) work independently; (4) recognize the rights and responsibilities of patient confidentiality; (5) convey empathy and compassion to those experiencing pain, physical or emotional distress and/or grief; (6) relate to others in a manner which creates a sense of teamwork and cooperation; (7) communicate effectively with people from every socioeconomic, cultural and educational background; (8) exhibit flexibility and cope effectively in an ever-changing, fast-paced healthcare environment; (9) perform effectively when confronted with emergency, critical, unusual or dangerous situations; (10) demonstrate the quality work ethic of doing the right thing the right way; and (11) maintain a customer focus and strive to satisfy the customer's perceived needs.
UA Health Services Foundation (UAHSF) is proud to be an AA/EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled employer.

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