**__**THIS POSTING IS FOR VARIOUS LOCATIONS/SITES AND MUST HAVE THE ABILITY TO WORK VARYING DAYS/TIMES*** __
***THIS POSITION WILL CLOSE WITHOUT NOTICE ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED*****
**THIS IS A TEMPORARY POSITION NOT TO EXCEED 119 DAYS WORKED UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES. THIS POSITION IS _NOT_ ELIGIBLE FOR BENEFITS****
Under direct supervision of a Registered Nurse, applies the nursing process to deliver basic, safe, therapeutic care and administering medications for individuals or groups of patients. May provide patient care in a specialty area but not limited to: medical/surgical, labor and delivery, PEDS, and the emergency room. May work with high risk patients.
Equivalent to graduation from high school and one (1) year of clinical experience as a LPN.
Current License by the Nevada State Board of Nursing to Practice as a Practical Nurse, and. Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.
Additional and/or Preferred Position Requirements
***PREFERENCE WILL BE GIVEN TO APPLICANTS WHO DOCUMENT THE PREFERRED EXPERIENCE ON THEIR APPLICATIONS:***
* Must be available to work various locations;
* Must have the ability to work varying days and times;
* Minimum of One (1) Year Adult Primary Care Experience;
* IV Certified;
* Excellent Communication Skills;
* Spanish is a plus!
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Physical Requirements
Basic life support; nursing process (implementation and coordination of patient care); patient standards of care; disease process; medical terminology; human anatomy; basics of pharmacology and medication administration; Proper techniques for dressing wounds, removing sutures and staples, etc; Aseptic techniques; Nurse practice act; department and hospital safety practices and procedures; patient rights; infection control policies and practices; handling, storage, use and disposal of hazardous materials; department and hospital emergency response policies and procedures; age specific patient care practices.
Proper medication administration (except epidural and intravenous route); delivery of patient care; performing basic life support; maintaining sterile technique; using equipment associated with specialty area and the nursing process; communicating with a wide variety of people from diverse socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds under stressful conditions; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with all personnel contacted in the course of duties; efficient, effective and safe use of equipment.
**Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:**
Mobility to work in a typical clinical setting and use standard equipment, including stamina to remain standing and/or walk for extended periods of time, and strength to examine and treat varied patients, vision to read printed materials and a VDT screen, and hearing and speech to communicate effectively in person and over the telephone. Strength and agility to exert up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this classification.
*Salary:* $23.66 - $36.68 Hourly
*Location:* Las Vegas, NV
*Job Type:* Temporary
*Department:* COVID-19 AMBULATORY
*Job Number:* LPNII-Temp
*Agency:* University Medical Center of Southern Nevada
*Address:* University Medical Center of Southern Nevada Las Vegas, Nevada, 89102