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LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse) Virtual Hiring Event

Company: University of Virginia Health System
Location: Charlottesville
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

$3,500 sign on bonus for a 2 year commitment for CMA's and a $5,000 sign on bonus for LPN's for a 1 year commitment.Responsible for providing patient care health teaching and a safe environment to patients in an inpatient or outpatient setting or in the patient's home as directed by physicians and registered nurses.

  • Assists the registered nurse and/or physician through data collection concerning the physical psychological social and cultural dimensions of patients according to practice standards and institutional policy/procedure.
  • Organizes and prioritizes patient care activities considering the needs of the patients and the interdisciplinary team.
  • Implements age appropriate interventions based on individual patient's needs as directed by the registered nurse/physician.
  • Maintains efficient patient flow throughout the clinic experience.
  • Assists in developing and implementing patient/family teaching plan based on identified health education needs and the condition and age of the patient.
  • Provides for a safe environment and safe delivery of care.
  • Maintains supplies and equipment.
  • Performs administrative support responsibilities.
  • Demonstrates teamwork in the delivery of patient care.
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.Position Compensation Range: $14.48 - $22.44 HourlyMINIMUM REQUIREMENTSEducation: A technical diploma or certificate in Medical Assisting required. Associates Degree in Medical Assisting from an accredited Program of Study such as the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) or the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES) preferred.Experience: No experience required.Licensure: One of the following four credentials - Certified Medical Assistant by the AAMA (American Association of Medical Assistants), Registered Medical Assistant by the AMT (American Medical Technologists), Certified Clinical Medical Assistant by the NHA (National Health Career Association), or Certified Medical Assistant by the National Association for Health Professionals (NAHP). Credential must be obtained within 6 months from the date of hire. American Heart Association (AHA) Health Care Provider BLS certification required.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTSJob requires standing for prolonged periods and frequently bending/stooping/traveling. Proficient communicative, auditory and visual skills; Attention to detail and ability to write legibly; Ability to lift/push/pull 20 - 50lbs. May be exposed to chemicals, blood/body fluids and infectious disease.COVID Vaccination RequirementThe University of Virginia expects all current and new employees (UVA Health System and Academic), to be vaccinated against COVID-19.If hired to work within the University Health System, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination or be willing to receive the vaccination. Employees may request a medical or religious exemption from vaccination.If hired to work on the Academic side of the University, excluding the School of Medicine, School of Nursing, UPG, and the Health Systems Library, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination or be willing to submit to mandatory, weekly prevalence testing. Employees that are working 100% remotely will not be subject to weekly prevalence testing; however, if the employee works on UVA Grounds (including the Medical Center) even intermittently, then they are required to be tested for COVID-19 once per week on an indefinite basis and follow masking mandates.NOTE: Some medical and safety-sensitive positions require vaccination and are not eligible for an exemption. For more information on how the vaccination and testing requirements will apply to you at your work location, see the UVA New Hire Vaccination Requirements webpage.The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician's Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.Technical requirementsAfter signing up, you will be sent an email with instructions on how to connect.Please be prepared to join the virtual interview from a quiet place using a desktop or mobile device with a working speaker, microphone, and camera. Check to see if your network connection can support an online session. A plugged in ethernet cable or a strong WiFi network signal will help avoid time delays during your conversation.What to prepare
    • ResumePreferred dress codeBusiness casual (dress pants/skirt, button down/blouse, optional tie)About University of Virginia Health SystemAs we expand our facilities and services, we have career opportunities throughout the UVA Health System. This is your moment to be part of something greater as part of the Magnet --designated nursing team at Virginia's #1 hospital.*Be part of a collaborative interdisciplinary care team envisioning and developing the future of medicine at UVA. Discover the career you've always wanted, with time outside of it to enjoy life to the fullest. Join us.
      • U.S. News & World Report's 2016-2017, 2017-2018, 2018-2019, 2019-2020, 2020-2021 "Best Hospitals" guides.Patients from across the country turn to UVA Heath in their moments of need. Sometimes it's a small moment for routine wellness; an important moment, like the birth of a child; or a challenging moment that requires our utmost compassion, advanced specialty care and clinical expertise. These are the moments the team at UVA Health trains, studies and lives for. If you're made for these moments too, UVA Health is the place for you to begin, continue or advance your career.When you join UVA Health, you're joining a nationally renowned community of medical practitioners, faculty, students and other team members who learn, teach, innovate and advance the boundaries of medicine together. We stand ready to meet the healthcare needs of our patients today and poised to address the medical challenges of tomorrow. If you're ready to be part of something greater, this is your moment.Join our award-winning team of healthcare professionals working together to advance healthcare with expertise, research, training and compassion.What is a virtual interview?Virtual interviews help employers connect with job seekers when they are not in the same physical location. Since hiring is a human process, employers would like to talk with you online (chat, video or phone) to see if you meet the requirements for the job.

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