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*LPN - Licensed Practical Nurse (Psychiatry)--TULSA at University of Oklahoma in Tulsa, Oklahoma

Posted in Health Care 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time





Job Description:

Join our dynamic team at the Psychiatry Clinic located at 41st and Yale, where compassionate care meets innovation. We are currently seeking a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to join our outpatient setting, assisting resident and faculty physicians in providing exceptional psychiatric care.


As an LPN in our clinic, you will play a pivotal role in ensuring seamless patient care. Your responsibilities will include managing prescription refills under the guidance of physicians, administering injections with precision and care, and efficiently triaging incoming calls to address patient needs promptly.


This position offers a stimulating Monday through Friday schedule, from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, in a voluntary outpatient setting. If you are a dedicated LPN with a passion for psychiatry and a commitment to patient-centered care, we invite you to apply and become an integral part of our compassionate OU health team.


Representative Responsibilities:




  • Patient Preparation.  Prepares patient for examination by the physician by having charts ready, etc.


  • Information Gathering.  Takes and records various readings such as heart and respiratory rate, blood pressure, weight, body temperature, etc.  Collects samples from patients including blood, urine, etc.  Prepares samples for analysis or shipment.  Collects all laboratory reports, data, and records. 


  • Patient Follow Up.  Makes follow up patient appointments, or follows up on patient appointments.  Answers routine questions from patients, family, etc. 


  • Medication Administration.  Under direction of physician or other medical personnel, administers medication to patients. 


  • Surgery Scheduling.  To include booking operating rooms, ordering surgical supplies and arranging for all preoperative laboratory studies for patients.


  • As Needed.  Performs various duties as needed to successfully fulfill the function of the position. 

Required Skills:



  • Proficient nursing skills applicable to this position.

  • Must be proficient in typing.

  • Excellent customer service skills.

  • Must be able to work successfully with a diverse group of faculty, other staff, and patients.

  • Must be able to follow directions and work as part of a team. 

  • Must be able to follow patient safety and confidentiality (HIPAA) guidelines.


Required Education:



  • HS/GED; graduate of an approved Practical Nurse training program; or a recent graduate or a student nurse who will be graduating within 4-6 weeks


Required Licensure:



  • Must have a valid Licensed Practical Nurse license issued by the State of Oklahoma; or in the case of a recent or upcoming graduate, be eligible to obtain a license within 30 days of job interview.


Physical Requirements: 



  • Outpatient medical environment and exposure dependent upon assignment. The  essential functions of this position will involve mobility (walking; being able to stand for long periods of time during patient exams/procedures, etc.). Dependent upon assignment, must be able to lift up to 50 lbs in the function of patient positioning and assistance.


Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:  The University of Oklahoma, in compliance with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, age, religion, disability, political beliefs, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. This includes, but is not limited to, admissions, employment, financial aid, housing, services in educational programs or activities, and health care services that the University operates or provides.


Why You Belong at the University of Oklahoma: The University of Oklahoma, fosters an inclusive culture of respect and civility, belonging, and access, which are essential to our collective pursuit of excellence and our determination to change lives. The unique talents, perspectives, and experiences of our community enrich the learning, and working environment at OU, inspiring us to harness our innovation, creativity, and collaboration for the advancement of people everywhere. 





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