LPN – Stem Cell Transplant F7

University of Arkansas


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Type of Position:

Job Type:

Regular

Work Shift:

Shift Vary (United States of America)

Sponsorship Available:

No

Institution Name:

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has a unique combination of education, research, and clinical programs that encourages and supports teamwork and diversity. We champion being a collaborative health care organization, focused on improving patient care and the lives of Arkansans.
 

UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks (available for benefits eligible positions only ):

  • Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for qualifying staff and family
  • Holiday, Vacation and Sick Leave
  • Education discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only)
  • Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMS
  • Basic Life Insurance up to $50,000
  • Career Training and Educational Opportunities
  • Merchant Discounts
  • Concierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS pharmacy

Below you will find the details for the position including any supplementary documentation and questions you should review before applying for the opening.  To apply for the position, please click the Apply link/button.

The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The University does not discriminate in its education programs or activities (including in admission and employment) on the basis of age, race, color, national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran status, military service, genetic information, or sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, and gender identity). Federal law prohibits the University from discriminating on these bases. Questions or concerns about the application of Title IX, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex, may be sent to the University’s Title IX Coordinator and to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights.

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All application information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.

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Department:

ICE NRSL Stem Cell Transplant F7 IP C

Department’s Website:


Summary of Job Duties:

Shifts: AM & PM Available
Full and Part-Time Positions Available
This posting will be used to fill multiple positions
The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) is a specifically trained member of the inpatient care team. The LPN supports the on-going delivery of care and is an integral team member in the care for patients and families. The LPN works under the direct supervision of the Clinical Services Manager (CSM) and indirectly under the direction of the RN.

Qualifications:

Required:

  • Graduate of an accredited Licensed Practical Nurse Program by the date of hire

  • Temporary or Current Licensed Practical Nurse License in the State of Arkansas by the date of hire.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, ability to accept and follow written and verbal instructions, ability to communicate following Guest Care guidelines.

  • CPR certification (BCLS) completed during probationary period

Preferred

  • 2 years or more of nursing experience

Employees in this role must be fitted for, capable of donning and performing routine tasks in personal protective equipment to include N95 masks, Powered Air Purifying Respirators (PAPR) or Controlled Air Purifying Respirators (CAPR).

Additional Information:

Responsibilities:

The LPN provides direct patient care to assigned patients in the Stem Cell Transplant Unit (F7). This is a 30 private bed unit which specializes in the care of Multiple Myeloma patients. Team members include physicians, nurses, APRN’s, clinical pharmacists, dietitians, social workers, chaplains, physical and occupational therapists, and psychologists. This team provides continuity of care for all patients receiving stem cell transplants, both autologous and allogeneic.  Nurses are an integral part of the multidisciplinary team providing care to these patients, administering chemotherapy and supportive care treatments throughout the inpatient stay.

Physical Requirements:

  • Stand: Frequently
  • Sit: Occasionally
  • Walk: Frequently
  • Bend, crawl, crouch, kneel, stoop or reach overhead: Occasionally
  • Lift and carry weight: 100+ lbs.
  • Push and pull weight: 100+ lbs.
  • Use hands to touch, handle or feel: Frequently
  • Talk: Frequently
  • Hear: Continuously
  • Taste or smell: Occasionally
  • Read, concentrate, and think analytically: Continuously

Physical Environment: Inside Medical Facility Environment

  • Noise Level: Moderate
  • Visual Requirements: Color discrimination, Depth perception, Far visual acuity, Near visual acuity
  • Hazards: Biological, Chemical, Dust, Electrical, Fumes/Gases/Odors, Radiation, Sharp objects/tools

Salary Information:

Commensurate with education and experience

Required Documents to Apply:

License or Certificate (see special instructions for submission instructions), List of three Professional References (name, email, business title), Resume

Optional Documents:

Proof of Veteran Status

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Recruitment Contact Information:

Please contact [email protected]  for any recruiting related questions.

All application materials must be uploaded to the University of Arkansas System Career Site https://uasys.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/UASYS  

Please do not send to listed recruitment contact.


Pre-employment Screening Requirements:

This position is subject to pre-employment screening (criminal background, drug testing, and/or education verification). A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant except as provided by law. Any criminal history will be evaluated in relationship to job responsibilities and business necessity.  The information obtained in these reports will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law. 


Constant Physical Activity:


Frequent Physical Activity:


Occasional Physical Activity:


Benefits Eligible:

Yes

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