LPN/Health Unit Coordinator
WCMC North Campus - Searcy, AR

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- Current Arkansas Nursing Licensure Required
Education: High School graduation or the equivalent Training and Experience or Licensed Practical Nurse: Must be accurate in spelling; clear and legible handwriting is necessary. Previous experience in typing or computer skills. Must be willing to go through computer classes/training if necessary. Job Knowledge: Has a working knowledge of the nonclinical tasks required in the daily operations of a nursing unit such as receptionist, telephone etiquette, and secretarial duties. Knowledge of medical terminology. Computer entry skills. Knowledge of patient confidentiality issues. Professional communication skills. The Health Unit Coordinator/LPN is responsible for performing the clinical and nonclinical nursing tasks for a nursing unit; the receptionist role for a nursing unit, utilizing discretion and protecting the confidentiality of patient information at all times. The Department of Nursing Health Unit Coordinator efficiently utilizes the supplies and equipment on a nursing unit to facilitate the timely and effective delivery of patient services. If position is filled by an LPN, he/she must demonstrates competency and knowledge of licensed practical nursing skills to create an environment conducive to the healing process of the patient. Also needs the ability to utilize the nursing process in the provision of nursing care including but not limited to administering treatments and medication, collection of patient data relevant to the plan of care/problem list, collaborating with other healthcare providers and providing education to patients and significant others if/when needed.