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Licensed Practical Nurse

Student Success | Salem, VA | Full Time | Opened 2 months ago

Job Description

Roanoke College is seeking an enthusiastic and skilled Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to join our dynamic Student Wellness Services team. The LPN will play a crucial role in providing compassionate and efficient healthcare services to our diverse student population. Primary responsibilities include delivering direct nursing care to students including health assessments and medical history review while providing support to clinical providers. Must enjoy working with the young adult population and committed to promoting student well-being. This position offers a unique opportunity to work in a collaborative environment where wellness and student success are our top priorities.

This is a full-time, benefitted position. Roanoke College offers generous paid holidays, vacation, sick/personal time, comprehensive insurance (medical, dental, vision, etc.) and retirement plans, flexible spending account, tuition remission, life insurance, and short and long term disability insurance. In addition, you are able to use campus facilities such as the fitness center and library, receive a discount at the campus store, have free admissions to campus athletics, programs and more.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide basic nursing care, including changing bandages, inserting catheters, and administering medications.
  • Monitor patients' health, such as checking their vital signs and reporting any changes to the responsible Registered Nurse or Doctor.
  • Maintain patient records and document any changes in patients' physical, mental, or emotional conditions.
  • Report patients' status and concerns to Registered Nurses and Doctors, as well as families and healthcare teams.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Current and valid licensure as a Licensed Practical Nurse.
  • Proven experience as a Licensed Practical Nurse in a healthcare setting.
  • Knowledge of nursing care methods and procedures.
  • Excellent problem-solving abilities and a strong attention to detail.
  • Solid communication skills, capable of interacting effectively with patients, family members, and other healthcare professionals.

Nice-To-Haves:

  • Prior experience in an educational institution, particularly higher education.
  • Previous experience in mentoring or teaching other nursing students or professionals.
  • Additional Certification or Training in specialized areas of nursing.
  • Bilingual abilities, particularly in Spanish or other languages commonly spoken by our diverse patient and student population.
  • Knowledge or experience with specialized medical software or technologies.

Generous paid holidays, vacation, sick/personal time, comprehensive insurance (medical, dental, vision, etc.) and retirement plans, flexible spending account, tuition remission, life insurance, and short and long term disability insurance. In addition, you are able to use campus facilities such as the fitness center and library, receive a discount at the campus store, have free admissions to campus athletics, programs and more.

About Roanoke College

Roanoke College is a place where every student who works hard has the opportunity to succeed. We champion potential, providing essential learning and leadership through innovative academic programs and transformative educational experiences, giving students the mettle, mindset, and empathy to pursue lives of purpose, build meaningful careers, and meet society’s most pressing needs. Located in scenic Salem, Virginia, Roanoke College is an intimate, welcoming community that has served the local region and beyond for nearly 200 years. Now, we’re building on momentum and offering a Roanoke experience for today’s students and a legacy that belongs to every Maroon.

Roanoke College grants equal opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to age, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, religion, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other class protected by law. Unless otherwise provided in an express written contract, employment at the College is at will.