Company Name:
University of Kentucky
Approximate Salary:

Location:
Lexington, Kentucky
Country:
United States
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Other
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Experience level:
Education level:

LPN/Ambulatory/UKHC


University of Kentucky

Equal Employment Opportunity/M/F/disability/protected veteran status.

Posting Details

Job Title LPN/Ambulatory/UKHC
Requisition Number RE12614
Working Title
Department Name M4000:Pediatrics Clinic
Work Location Lexington, KY
Grade Level 07
Salary Range $15.26-23.89/hour
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education
LPN
Click here for more information about equivalencies: http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies
Required Related Experience
0
Required License/Registration/Certification
LPN - Kentucky Licensure
Physical Requirements
Requires handling of average weights or objects up to 25 pounds with some sitting, standing, or walking.
Shift
8:00am-4:30pm
Job Summary
The Pediatric Hematology/Oncology and Hemophilia Treatment Center LPN will perform duties such as: triaging patients, collecting medical history, collecting PFSH, reconciling medications, collecting specimens, preparing/administering injections/vaccinations/infusions/med adjustments within the scope practice/certifications.

Will communicate with patients, providers, and other peers to provide exceptional care to patients and families. Schedule and coordinate tests, procedures, and other medical services as ordered. Verify insurance coverage and communicate with insurance companies concerning prior authorizations and/or referrals.

Maintain medical privacy as applicable to patient health information, services performed, telephone communications, and any other interactions with patients and families.

Register and schedule within the clinic and provide service to patients and their families during their clinic visit. Maintain a clean, safe, and environment.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
The ideal candidate will have the proven ability to work in a team as well as independently and to be assertive and serve as an advocate for the patient. The ability to communicate in a professional and respectful manner with patients and their families, co-workers, and physicians is essential to delivering collaborative care to our patients. It is also necessary to have strong organizational, prioritization, and delegation skills. In addition, the candidate will have basic computer navigation skills and working knowledge of the internet.
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Deadline to Apply 12/18/2017
University Community of Inclusion
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.




Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
  1. * University of Kentucky HealthCare recognizes a set of values that guide us in our daily interactions. By applying for a position within UK Healthcare, you are indicating your commitment and expressing your agreement to our five values. These values are diversity, innovation, respect, compassion, and teamwork. Please choose one of the UK Healthcare values and give a specific example when you exhibited this quality in your professional experience.
    (Open Ended Question)
  2. * Do you have an active current LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse) license to practice in the state of Kentucky or are eligible to obtain that license by date of hire?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Did you graduate before September 13, 2004? Please choose the correct answer below.
    • Yes. I graduated before September 13, 2004 and I attended a KBN-approved IV certification course.
    • Yes. I graduated before September 13, 2004 but I did not attend a KBN-approved IV certification course.
    • I graduated after September 13, 2004 .
  4. * Do you have pediatric experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Please describe your paid employment experience as an LPN.
    (Open Ended Question)
  6. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • InsideHigherEd.com
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • Diverseeducation.com (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • HERCjobs.org (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • InsightIntoDiversity.com
    • Latinosinhighered.com
    • HospitalCareers.com
    • Indeed.com
    • LinkedIn.com
    • Institute for Diversity in Health Management
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above


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  2. Cover Letter


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