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Licensed Practical Nurse

Organization

Louisville Metro Public Health & Wellness

Description


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Instructs patients in health education and disease prevention.
Provides practical nursing care to patients in a variety of community settings including primary care clinics, specialized clinics, homes and schools under the direction of a registered nurse, licensed physician or dentist.

Examples of Duties
UNDER ADMINISTRATIVE SUPERVISION
Prepares reports and completes special projects.
Requisitions equipment, materials and supplies and maintains inventories.
Maintains medical records and prepares reports.
Assists physicians and nurses during medical examinations and preventive, therapeutic and rehabilitative procedures.
Takes and records vital signs.
Performs vision, hearing and other screening procedures.
Administers medications and treatments, gives immunizations and performs laboratory procedures as directed by a licensed physician or registered nurse.
Obtains capillary and venipuncture blood samples from clinic patients.
Provides instruction to patients regarding health education and disease prevention.
Consults with supervisor or registered nurse in initiating assessments.
Evaluates client or family needs for referral to community resources or agencies.
Plans and schedules field work and visits clients in their homes to provide routine follow-up care.
Refers situations requiring further intervention to supervisor, registered nurse or physician.
Inventories, monitors and controls medications and medical supplies according to established procedures.
Assists with orientation of students, volunteers, aides and newly hired Licensed Practical Nurses.
Performs related work.

Requirements

Minimum Requirements
Graduation from an accredited one-year school of practical nursing approved by the Kentucky Board of Nursing.

WORK EXPERIENCE
One year of practical nursing experience.

OTHER MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
Must wear personal protective equipment as mandated by OSHA.
Must be vaccinated for hepatitis B, have provided evidence of immunity, or have signed a declination form within ten days of initial assignment.
Must provide one's own source of transportation.
Must work a varied schedule.
Must be licensed as a Practical Nurse in the State of Kentucky.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORKING CONDITIONS
Meets regular and punctual attendance standards and any special needs of the position as determined by management, including mandatory overtime and performing related work.

Type

Full-time

Work Schedule

Set Hours

Salary

17.60 Hourly

Benefits

Louisville Metro Government is committed to providing our employees with the tools they need to lead a fit and healthy life. Aside from community-wide initiatives like the Mayor's Hike, Bike and Paddle event every Memorial Day and Labor Day, and the Healthy Hometown Movement, Metro Government provides employees with programs designed to enhance their life and well-being, like a Wellness Center that allows employees and their dependents with Metro health insurance to take care of their basic medical and health needs for a $5 co-pay. Louisville Metro Government understands that a team of healthy, vibrant employees is the greatest asset we have.

Full Time Regular
· Medical.
· Dental.
· Vision.
· Group Term Life.
· Supplemental Life.
· Accidental Death & Dismemberment.
· Sick Leave.
· Vacation.
· Holiday Pay.
· Bereavement Leave.
· Kentucky Retirement Systems.
· 457 Deferred Comp.
· Voluntary Lifestyle Benefits.
· Tuition Assistance.
· Qualified Adult Benefits.
· Childcare Assistance.
· Free TARC Use.

Part Time – 17.5 to 25 Hours Per Week
· Vacation (pro rata).
· Sick Leave (pro rata).
· Holiday Pay (pro rata).

Part Time – Less Than 17.5 Hours Per Week
· Ineligible For Benefits.

Temporary Positions
· Ineligible For Benefits.

Interns
· Ineligible For Benefits.

Required Education

Associate Degree

Work Location

Louisville

Application Process

Please Visit https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/louisvilleky/jobs/2785710/lpn-covid-19-immunizations?department[0]=Public%20Health%20%26%20Wellness&sort=PositionTitle%7CAscending&page=2&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

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