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Job #32614
Licensed Practical Nurse, LPN II
Student Health Center
Full Time, Days
3800 Reservoir Road, NW, Washington, DC 20007
Provides general nursing care to patients in the centralized practices of the Department of Medicine, under the supervision of a physician or registered nurse. The centralized practices are located on 2 floors of the PHC building at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital. These functions are performed in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations and Georgetown University Hospital's philosophy, policies, procedures, and standards.

Required Education/Training:
  • High school graduate or equivalent GED.
  • Graduate of an accredited school of practical nursing.
  • Successful completion of a pharmacology course.
  • Current state license as a Licensed Practical Nurse.

Required Experience:
  • One year of work experience in a healthcare setting, preferably an outpatient setting.

Special Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
  • Knowledge of principles and skills needed for practical nursing to provide patient care and treatment.
  • Knowledge of examinations and diagnostic and treatment room procedures.
  • Knowledge of medications and their effect on patients.
  • Skill in administering a variety of treatments and medication, as directed.
  • Ability to take vital signs, maintain records and write reports.
  • Good interpersonal skills to establish and maintain effective working relationships with patient, medical staff and the public.
  • Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations.
MedStar Georgetown University Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to equal opportunity for all candidates for employment and employees.
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