LPN – Licensed Practical Nurse – Highlands Acute Care for Elders Unit – PM (731)


Pay Range: $19.80 – $32.15 / hour
– Benefits available for eligible positions include: 100% tuition assistance, wellness initiatives, generous paid time off, paid parental leave, Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program eligible employer, plus more. In addition to our many benefits and perks, UAB Medicine provides a variety of resources to support employees both personally and professionally.

Unit Details:
The Acute Care for Elders Unit (ACE) or “Highlands 4 Main” is a 26-bed acute care unit located at UAB Hospital-Highlands that provides care to post-surgical and geriatric patients, as well as those transferred from the emergency department, ICU, or admitted from a physician office. The ACE Unit is the very first of its kind in ***** and is nationally recognized for addressing the health care needs of geriatric patients. The unit utilizes an interdisciplinary care team trained in geriatrics to provide acutely ill older adults with holistic care of the highest quality. Promoting health, preventing complications, optimizing function, and preserving dignity are all important components of their mission. Opportunities for professional growth could include our geriatric scholars program and specialized certifications. UAB Hospital-Highlands combines the feel of a community hospital – including small size, free parking, and neighborhood location – with the same expertise and technology available at our flagship facility.

Work with the Best at UAB Medicine:
UAB Medicine is *****’s largest single-site employer and operates over 1,200 beds and over 200 clinics in *****, *****. Our nurses are committed to delivering patient- and family-centric care, and our interdisciplinary care teams provide high-quality, compassionate service. When you become part of UAB Medicine, you join a nationally ranked academic medical center committed to education and advancing medical science through research.

– 5-time Magnet-designated organization
– U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals, #1 in *****
– America’s No. 1 Best Large Employer, Forbes, 2021
– Level I Trauma Center
– NCI-Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Comprehensive Transplant Institute, Comprehensive Stroke Center

Our success in patient care, innovation, and education is a direct result of our supportive and inclusive culture, which promotes shared governance and empowers nurses at the bedside to be their absolute best. Whether you are looking to start your career, fast-track your development, or diversify your skills, UAB Medicine offers avenues for advancement that other employers cannot match.

Job Description:
Under general supervision, to provide nursing care to patients based on the nursing process, UAB Hospital Standards of Nursing Care, and UAB Hospital policies and procedures while ensuring quality of care. To orient patients and family members to surrounding environment, acting as a patient advocate. To collect patient assessment data and notify RN of potential problems. To evaluate patient s response to care and report findings to RN, document delivery of patient care, effectively respond to emergency situations, demonstrate positive interpersonal skills, meet patient s educational needs, and serve as a role model to other members of the patient care team.

Roles Responsibility
Provide nursing care, Orient patients and families, Assess patient data, Evaluate response to care, Document care, Respond to emergencies, Meet educational needs, Serve as a role model
Desired Qualification
LPN Licensed Practical Nursing
Full Time
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