OPS Licensed Practical Nurse - Student Health Services

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Work type: OPS (Temporary)
Location: Main Campus (Orlando)
Categories: Medicine

Classification Title:

OPS Licensed Practical Nurse - Student Health Services

Job Description:

The Student Health Services OPS Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) position provides services related to the diagnosis and treatment of patients and medical support functions.  This position provides practical nursing care to patients under the oversight of a licensed health care provider.  This position adheres to the Florida Nurse Practice Act and follows OSHA standards including blood borne pathogen guidelines.

  • Initial nursing assessment in primary care, acute care, behavioral health and women's health.
  • Assist provider with physical exam, procedures, and treatments in primary care, acute care and women's health/gynecology.
  • Administer medications (oral, subcutaneous, intramuscular) and perform diagnostic tests as directed.
  • Counsel patients in self-care, prevention, treatment and follow up care.
  • Ensure appropriate follow-up care after provider visit.
  • Document appropriately and maintain confidentiality.
  • Assist providers in acute care/walk in Saturday clinic PRN.
  • Provide education about and administer vaccines.
  • Provide health maintenance education as needed.
  • Follow standing nursing orders.
  • Provides culturally competent care.
  • Assist with specialty clinics PRN.
  • Keep examination rooms, cabinets adequately stocked with supplies and equipment.
  • Stay up to date with policies, annual training for fire safety, Blood Borne Pathogens, ergonomics, chemical safety, and CPR.
  • Attend Staff meetings, workshops and continuing education requirements as scheduled.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of performance improvement indicators.
  • Follow clinical policies and nursing protocols.
  • Assist in other nursing areas when staffing requires.
  • Clean Exam rooms and multi patient use items between each use.
  • Participate in Peer Review.
  • Participate in inventory control.
  • Participate in infection prevention.
  •     Participate in special projects as assigned.

Department:

AHSC - Health Center

Hours of work:

Monday-Friday 7:30 am – 7:00 pm, and Saturday 9:00 - 3pm.

Work Schedule:

Schedule/Hours may vary depending on needs of the operation.

Type of Appointment:

OPS (Temporary)

Hourly Rate:

$15 per hour

Minimum Qualifications:

Licensed as a practical nurse in accordance with Chapter 464, Florida Statutes; or eligible to practice nursing in accordance with Section 210, Florida Administrative Code.

Preferred Qualifications:

CPR/AED certification as per state class specifications.

Additional Application Materials Requirement:

N/A

Special Instructions to Applicants:

N/A

Benefit Eligibility:

State Benefits eligibility for OPS employees are subject to criteria established by the State of Florida. The state’s benefits administrator, People First, determines eligibility and coordinates enrollment. If this position becomes eligible for state benefits the employee will be notified directly by People First.  OPS positions are not entitled to paid time off. 

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

As an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, UCF encourages all qualified applicants to apply, including women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of traditionally underrepresented populations. UCF's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: http://www.oie.ucf.edu/documents/PresidentsStatement.pdf. As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.

 

The University of Central Florida is proud to be a smoke-free campus and an E-Verify employer.

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