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: 3929
UW Job Family: 3A
SOC Code: 29-1111
Pay Grade: 22
Date: July 01, 2008
Assesses patient's needs; provides nursing care and health education services for patients in the infirmary or other designated facility.
Assess the needs of patients; refer patients to physician, or initiate treatment under medical supervision and standing orders.
Assist or perform, under direction, therapeutic procedures including dispensing/administering medications, application of dressings, and removing sutures and bandages.
Administer and monitor intravenous (IV's) procedure.
Prepare patient for surgery; monitor patient during and following surgery; notify physician of patient's condition.
Assist physicians in conducting examinations and other procedures; may perform designated lab tests.
Provide health care information to patients and others; respond to inquiries.
Provide first-aid or emergency care; may coordinate patient health and social services care with outside agencies.
Administer immunizations and maintain health records.
Act as resource person to medical residents regarding patient flow and clinic management.
May schedule screening for patients in vision, hearing, dental and speech needs.
Sterilize supplies and equipment; clean and restock medical supplies.
May participate in training and assign work to designated staff.
Medical clinic environment; regular exposure to biological and chemical hazards, fumes, vapors, noise and working in confined areas; 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.