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Licensed Practical Nurse

Company: Cornell University
Location: Ithaca
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Cornell University embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports students, faculty and staff of all identities and backgrounds. We strongly encourage individuals from underrepresented and/or marginalized identities to apply. Effective immediately, all new Cornell hires, regardless of work location, must be fully vaccinated with an FDA- or WHO- authorized or approved COVID-19 vaccine or have obtained a university-approved disability/medical or religious exemption by January 18, 2022, or before their start date if after January 18.Student & Campus Life (SCL) inspires transformation in all Cornell students on their journey of individual, academic and personal evolution. Our division is comprised of leading student affairs experts who support our campus on pressing student life matters including public service, health, wellness, social justice, residential living, food services, sports, recreation, career services, and student activities and organizations including sorority and fraternity life. Our nearly 4,000 staff and student employees who make up SCL embrace the opportunity to represent the division and strive for excellence as we shape the Cornell student experience, one interaction at a time. Cornell Health is a fully accredited ambulatory care center with more than 200 employees, committed to providing integrated and culturally sensitive medical, mental health, health promotion and public health services for the diverse Cornell community. Cornell Health is nationally recognized for innovation and leadership in the development of integrated, cost-effective, and community-based services and campus health initiatives. The Cornell Health Nursing & Clinical Support Services Department focuses on the health and wellbeing of Cornell's students in order for them to achieve academic, work, and life success. The department provides clinical support to the organization through nursing and clinical support services. Department members collaborate with colleagues across the organization to foster lifelong learning and wellbeing through innovative services and strategies that promote the mental, emotional, physical, and social health of individuals and our diverse campus community. Cornell Health invites applications for Licensed Practical Nurses to join our Nursing & Clinical Support Services team. The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) provides support to the clinical staff by preparing the patient for the appointment, assisting during the procedure or examination if required, and cleaning exam rooms. In addition, they perform a variety of nursing functions, including: instructing patients on how to collect specimens, performing ECG, Spirometry, nebulizer treatments, wound care, administering immunizations, performing eye exams or hearing tests, administering medications in both oral and injectable form, and insertion of IV's. The LPN provides patients with instructions upon discharge on the use of any medical equipment and/or medications per clinician orders, and functions as a patient advocate. Please note: This position is considered an Essential Employee; those needed on campus to meet the needs of students, research programs, or general operations when the university is in reduced operating status or closed. This position is OSHA category BBP1; TB1; ERG2. This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship. Success Factors The ability to elicit and discuss personal information in a non-judgmental manner, as well as follow all Federal HIPAA guidelines and NY State laws regarding patient confidentiality. A bright, quick, and imperturbable attitude, and the ability to adapt to change within a team setting. Strong customer service orientation, with excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Cornell Health, by organizational necessity, requires collaborative and attitudinal skills that foster enthusiasm, professional and personal growth, cooperation, mutually respectful commu

Keywords: Cornell University, Syracuse , Licensed Practical Nurse, Healthcare , Ithaca, New York

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