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Licensed Prctcl Nurse - req# 8283

at University of New Mexico

Posted: 5/1/2019
Job Reference #: 8283
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Licensed Prctcl Nurse

Requisition IDreq8283
Working TitleLicensed Prctcl Nurse
Position Grade09
Position Summary

The University of New Mexico’s, Department of Pediatrics, Continuum of Care Division is looking for a Licensed Practical Nurse to join our team working with the Developmental and Disability community in New Mexico.

Job duties will include but not limited to:

  • Functions independently as coordinator of various clinics. Assesses, provides, plans and evaluates care for patients in a wide variety of settings. Triage of phone calls and acts as liaison between physician, families, and patients. Assists in problem solving with nursing staff from various community programs working with persons with intellectual/developmental disabilities on complex issues. Arranges for specialized diagnostic testing such as EEG, Video EEG, MEG, MRI, etc.
  • Education of interdisciplinary members including nurses, physicians, families and patients regarding healthcare issues. Works in conjunction with physician to educate patients, families, schools and nurses on the Ketogenic Diet
  • Manages and coordinates insurance issues related to Neurology and Ketogenic Diet Clinics.
  • Cross-trained and able to cover all nursing positions in Continuum of Care

See the Position Description for additional information.

Conditions of Employment
  • CPR Certified.
  • This position is represented by a labor union and is subject to the terms and conditions of the CWA Collective Bargaining Agreement.
  • Successful candidate must submit to post-offer, pre-employment physical examination and medical history check.
Minimum Qualifications

Vocational/technical training in Nursing; no previous experience required.Certification/LicensureState of New Mexico Licensed Practical Nurse.

Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.

Preferred Qualifications

LPN Preferences:

  • Knowledge of Ketogenic Diet
  • Knowledge of anticonvulsant medications
  • Knowledge/problem solving of Vagal Nerve Stimulator (VNS) used for treatment of seizures
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Skills or similar.
  • Experience with Powerchart and scheduling in IDX
  • Knowledge of and experience with intellectual/developmental disabilities
  • Experience with Case Management
  • Communications and organization skills
Additional Requirements
CampusHealth Sciences Center (HSC) - Albuquerque, NM
DepartmentPediatrics Continuum of Care (997K3)
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeTerm - Full-Time
Term End Date06/30/2019
StatusNon-Exempt
Pay$12.38 to $18.57
Benefits EligibleThis is a benefits eligible position. The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for a more information.
ERB StatementTemporary and on-call employees working an appointment percentage of 26 (.26 FTE) or greater, per quarter, will be eligible to earn retirement service credits and thus are required to make New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (NMERB) contributions. More information pertaining to your FTE and NMERB contributions can be reviewed on the NMERB Guidelines Clarified webpage.
Background Check RequiredYes
For Best Consideration Date3/20/2019
Application InstructionsA complete application includes a resume, cover letter that describes your experience with the preferred qualifications, and a list of three (3) previous supervisors for references with contact information.

Positions posted with a Staff Type of Regular or Term are eligible for the Veteran Preference Program. See the Veteran Preference Program webpage for additional details.

The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

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