LPN – Licensed Practical Nurse – Unit for Neuroscience Nursing – Multiple Shifts


Compensation: Pay Range: $19.80 – $32.15 / hour- $5,000 new hire sign-on bonus (Full-Time only)- 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.Multiple Shifts Available:UAB Medicine supports work/life balance. The shifts available for this unit are:- Full-Time AM: 3 12-hour shifts per week- Full-Time PM: 3 12-hour shifts per week- Flexi/PRNUnit Details: The Unit for Neuroscience Nursing is a 20-bed acute care unit that cares for patients with neurological illnesses and injuries like epilepsy and glioblastomas, as well as those having neurosurgery and spinal surgery. This unit also treats patients undergoing ketamine infusion therapy and those who have an externalized shunt or lumbar drain. This team has a strong focus on patient safety and has been consistently recognized for preventing patients from getting a central line-associated bloodstream infection (CLABSI). Nurses on this unit are part of a specialized interdisciplinary care team that is at the forefront of research. UAB Neurology and Neurosurgery is consistently ranked among the top 50 programs of its kind nationally by U.S. News & World Report, which also has ranked UAB’s program as No. 1 in *****. This unit recently earned a Nursing Communication HCAHPS performance domain score of Level 5 for delivering excellent care and achieving high levels of patient satisfaction.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 1 Trauma Center- NCI-Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Comprehensive Transplant Institute, Comprehensive Stroke CenterOur 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 family members, Collect assessment data, Report findings to RN, Respond to emergencies, Meet educational needs of patients, Demonstrate positive interpersonal skills, Serve as a role model
Desired Qualification
LPN Licensed Practical Nursing
Full Time
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