This is a description of a staff position at the University of Wyoming, not a job opening announcement. Current job openings can be found at the Prospective Employees page. The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities required.
Reports to: Designated Supervisor
UW Job Code: 5222
UW Job Family: 51
SOC Code: 29-2061
Pay Grade: 18
Date: July 01, 2008
Certification from an accredited school of nursing program
Valid State of Wyoming Licensure as a Practical Nurse, and certification in CPR is preferred.
Greet patients and ascertain problem to be examined; take and record pertinent vital signs, including blood pressure, pulse and respiration rate.
Obtain necessary specimens, and prepare patient for examination.
Administer immunizations and medications (does not include I.V.'s), as directed.
Assemble and use equipment including catheters, tracheotomy tubes and oxygen supplies.
Clean instruments; wrap and label for autoclave sterilization and return to designated location.
Maintain adequate supplies in treatment, cast, and examining rooms; maintain cleanliness of work area; report items for re-ordering.
Give Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), record vital signs, and assist during medical emergencies, as directed.
Answer phones, take messages, maintain patient flow; may fill out itemized super bill.
May inventory narcotics and drug supplies.
May chart and report nursing care activities performed and report observations.
May assist physician in outpatient procedures or with other tests as supervised by physician.
Medical clinic environment; regular exposure to biological and chemical hazards, fumes, vapors, noise and confined spaces; standing, sitting, reaching and using hands are regular requirements of the position.
Authorized by Classification/Compensation, Human Resources
Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Participating in the University's hazardous waste minimization program is part of the job of each employee who uses (or may come in contact with) hazardous materials. Fair Labor Standards Act (exempt/non-exempt) is designated by position. University of Wyoming actively supports Americans with Disabilities Act and will consider reasonable accommodations.