Licensed Practical Nurse II
Job Summary/Responsibilities: The LPN II works in close cooperation with the Health Services physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and RNs in order to carry out orders and provide services to those eligible for care at the Student Health Services. Objectives and parameters are set by the policies and procedures of the Nursing Department and the Student Health Services as well as the Illinois Nurse Practice Act.
Required Qualifications: 1. Possession of a valid license as a Licensed Practical Nurse issued in Illinois.
2. Six (6) months of nursing experience in a health care facility (such as a hospital, nursing home, medical clinic, prison, mental health facility, or closely related facilities).
3. This is a security sensitive position. Comprehensive criminal background investigations will be conducted.
Preferred Qualifications: Graduation from high school and an approved school of practical nursing. Must have technical-manual dexterity; knowledge of aseptic technique; legible and accurate clerical skills; good judgment, knowledge, and level of maturity; good communication skills; flexibility and abilities to rotate among clinics; and ability to perform all aspects of the LPN role in a judicious, systematic manner to decrease any chance of error.
Demonstration of an aptitude to work in college health setting.
Special Instructions: All application materials must be submitted online. Application materials submitted via fax, e-mail or mail will not be accepted.
If you are a veteran, you will be required to submit a copy of your DD-214 (official discharge paperwork) if you become a final candidate for this position. You will be notified by e-mail of this request.
A Credential Assessment is a rating by the Human Resources Office of an applicant's/employee's Education, Experience and Special Credentials/qualification (licenses, etc.). In order to determine an appropriate rating for each examination, a review of a resume, cover letter, university/agency official employment application, college transcript, copies of license/certification and any other relevant material may be required.
Please prepare in advance a resume and at least 3 professional references with phone numbers.
Please fully complete the entire application including, but not limited to, the education and work experience portions. Please list all education and all jobs you have had. You must list all duties you performed in the job duties section ("See Resume" is not acceptable). Failure to follow any of these instructions may constitute an incomplete application. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
This is a security sensitive position. Comprehensive criminal background investigations will be conducted.
Proposed Start Date: January 2013