Employment Opportunities

Position:
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
Department:
Health Center
Date Posted:
01/05/2022
Closing Date:
Open Until filled

Description

Hampton University is seeking a Licensed Practical Nurse to provide in-person and telehealth medical care to students at the Health Center. The LPN works collaboratively with the health team to provide comprehensive and age appropriate care to well and ill patients. The LPN reports to the Registered Nurse and performs duties related to care of the student population as directed.

Scheduled hours are Monday – Friday; 9:00 AM- 6:00 PM and on call as scheduled.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provides outpatient primary care services for episodic illnesses, health maintenance and wellness screenings

  • Follows appropriate care/treatment plans as ordered by the provider

  • Consistently develops effective care/treatment plan for assigned patients according to established protocols and procedures

  • Documents patient’s medical information and maintains electronic medical records

  • Schedules consultation or referral appointments with other health care providers

  • Dispenses medications as ordered by the provider

  • Provides information to provider regarding patient's care plan and condition

  • Regularly confers and consults with appropriate supervisor as indicated

  • Educates, instructs, and counsels patients on presenting health problems, treatment plans, and home care, and encourages and promotes preventative health care and positive health behaviors as instructed by the provider

Requirements

  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Must be compassionate and personable with an interest in college health

  • Ability to communicate effectively with patients and other medical staff

  • Must possess skills, self-confidence, and ability to remain calm in stressful situations

  • Ability to triage mental health issues and work closely with colleagues in the Student Counseling Center

  • Ability to multitask, triage health problems, and respond effectively to medical emergencies

  • Excellent analytical and critical thinking skills

  • Exceptional active listening skills

  • Data entry skills a must

  • Must work on call after-hours and weekends as scheduled

Qualifications

  • Must have Practical Nursing Diploma from an accredited nursing school
  • Must have a current license to practice as an LPN in the Commonwealth of Virginia
  • Must have the necessary certification
  • 2-4 years of clinical work experience

How to Apply

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and a completed Application for Educational Support Staff Employment either via email at HROffice@hamptonu.edu or fax to (757) 727-5969:

Office of Human Resources

Hampton University

Hampton, VA 23668

**No phone calls

**Incomplete applications will not be considered

**As a condition of employment, Hampton University requires all employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 to include the COVID-19 booster, unless you submit and are approved for a medically contraindicated exemption or religious exemption.

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