Job Alert For 12-21-2017

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The City of Bryant is accepting applications for Mechanic/Laborer in the Public Works Department.  Annual salary range $29,080 - $36, 351 dependent upon experience. Great benefits and retirement package included!  Applications may be completed online at www.cityofbryant.com or picked up at the Human Resources Department at 210 S.W. 3rd Street, Bryant, AR 72022.  A City application must be completed and submitted to be considered for this position.  Position open until filled.  The City of Bryant is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

JOB DESCRIPTION SUMMARY:   Assists in the repair and upkeep of all Public Works equipment.  Primarily responsible for upkeep and maintenance of vehicles and equipment.  Repairs automobiles, trucks, and other vehicles. Other duties may be assigned.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Plans work and work procedure.

2. Raises vehicle with hydraulic jack or hoist, to gain access to mechanical units bolted to underside of vehicle.

3. Disassembles unit and inspects parts for wear, replaces if necessary and reassembles.

4. Replaces and adjust headlights and installs and repairs accessories such as radios, heaters, mirrors, and windshield wipers.

5. Performs manual repair and maintenance work under little or no supervision.

6. Performs safety procedures as established by department.

7. Performs maintenance and repair of equipment such as (backhoe, bush hog, tractor, dump truck, lawn mowing equipment, cutting torch, welding machine, chipper, etc).

8. Regular and punctual attendance.

9. Use of basic and specialized hand tools.

10. Perform various task of operations with all sizes of vehicles and equipment.

11. Ability to work overtime.

12. Ability to interact with team members.

13. Perform any other related duties as required or assigned.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Knowledge of a specialized field (however acquired), such as basic accounting, computer, etc. Equivalent of four years in high school, plus night, trade extension, or correspondence school specialized training, equal to two years of college, plus 12 to 18 months related experience and/or training, and 1 to 6 months related management experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

REQUIRED CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Valid Arkansas drivers license recognized by the state of Arkansas.  Minimum of two years experience operating mechanic tools and equipment including cutting torch and welding machine. Knowledge of operations of heavy equipment and ability to perform basic operations of heavy equipment.   Knowledge in upkeep and maintenance of vehicles and equipment.

PREFERRED CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Certified mechanic


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Employer: FedEx Freight Inc.

Driver Apprentice
Locations: Little Rock, Arkansas
Categories: Courier/Tractor-Trailer Driver

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Job Description
Requisition ID: 25892-289799
Job ID: 423466BR
Address Line 1: 5701 Lindsey Road
City: Little Rock
State: Arkansas
Zip Code: 72206
Position Status: Full-Time
Grade: DRA
Type of need for Driver Apprentice Positions

City
Job Description

POSITION OVERVIEW:

Through education and driving skills development, become proficient in the operation of a tractor trailer combination. Responsibilities include non-driving duties such as forklift operation and working the dock.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITES:

1. Perform freight handling using appropriate motorized and manual equipment, including but not limited to: forklift, pallet jack and hand truck
2. Perform pre-trip and safety inspections on equipment
3. Hook/unhook trailers and converter dollies to/from a tractor and/or trailer
4. Verify documentation matches freight description (e.g. type, weight, hazardous materials), using current electronic or manual system
5. Secure freight inside trailers using appropriate tools and supplies (e.g. pallets, straps, rope)
6. Recoup/repair damaged freight when necessary
7. Verify and complete required documentation and reports
8. Assist customers with freight and freight documentation as needed
9. Comply with all applicable laws/regulations, as well as company policies/procedures
10. Perform other duties as required

Disclaimer: This job description is general in nature and is not designed to contain or to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.

QUALIFICATIONS:

• Must possess a class A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) or a CDL permit prior to entering job classification
• Must possess acceptable Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) based on hiring standards
• Must meet all Department of Transportation (DOT) regulatory requirements under section 391 of the Federal Motor Carrier (FMC) regulations
• Ability to count and perform basic math, with or without a calculator
• Basic written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to lift/carry hand freight of varying weights several times a week, to lift dock plates weighing approximately 100 pounds, and to open trailer doors requiring approximately 75 pounds of lift force, up to several times per day or more
• Ability to sit for extended periods of time, bend, twist, squat, climb in and out of truck
• Ability to follow instructions and complete required training
• Ability to work independently and/or as a team member

WORKING CONDITIONS:

• Exposure to noise and vibration
• Exposure to dust and diesel fumes
• Exposure to hazardous materials shipped and packaged under DOT regulations
• Hours may vary due to operational need

Division Category: Courier/Tractor-Trailer Driver

Apply here: https://careers.fedex.com/fedex/jobs/25892-289799/Driver+Apprentice?lang=en-US


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Employer: FedEx Freight Inc.

Job Title: Ramp Transport Driver/ Tractor Trailer Driver 18.13/HR
Locations: Little Rock, Arkansas
Categories: Courier/Tractor-Trailer Driver

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Job Description
Requisition ID: RC21599
Company: FedEx Express
Job Title: Ramp Transport Driver/ Tractor Trailer Driver 18.13/HR
Job Requisition Number: RC21599
Category: Courier/Tractor-Trailer Driver
Job Family: FXE-US: Driver
Time Type: Full Time
Compensation: $0
Locations:
Little Rock, Arkansas

To Drive Tractor-Trailer Vehicle To Designated Locations And Operate Mechanized Loading/Unloading Equipment.

Hs Diploma/Ged 6 Months Fedex Express Exp Pref. Class A Cdl Learner'S Permit Or Class A Cdl Req'D Prior To Submitting App For The Rtd Position. Must Be Able To Obtain Proper Licenses & Endorsements Within 30 Days Of Training & Placement Into This Job Before Being Allowed To Operate The Vehicle Without A Class A Cdl Licensed Driver In The Vehicle. 3 Yrs Of Commercial Driving Pref. Ability To Drive Manual Transmission Pref. Ability To Operate Mechanized Loading/Gse. Ability To Lift 75 Lbs. Ability To Manuever Pkgs Of Any Weight > 75 Lbs With Appropriate Equipment And/Or Assistance From Another Person. Cust Contact & Pckge Handling Exp Pref. Good Human Relations & Verbal Comm Skills. Neat Appearance Since Customer Contact Is Invovled. Must Meet All Other Quals Outlined In Sec 391 Of The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regs. Requires Medical Exam In Accordance With Fmcsa Or Faa Regs. Subject To Regulatory Alcohol 7 Drug Testing Which Includes Testing For Marijuana, Pcp, Amphetamines, Cocaine And Opiates. Effectively Communicate Verbally In A Time Sensitive Manner In Noisy Operaitons Environment.

RTD supplemental Application required. Please forward to hiring Manager by job close date.
Position being re posted with waiver. This position will be domiciled at LITRT location and schedule Monday – Friday 1500-2300   


FedEx Express is an EEO/AA employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment against any applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, genetic information, age (except for bona fide occupational qualifications), sex, pregnancy (including childbirth or a related medical condition), disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, military leave or service, status as a disabled veteran or other covered veteran status, participation in EEO protected activity, any other status protected by federal, state, or local law, or association with a person on the basis of one or more of the foregoing.

FedEx Express is an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disabled Employer.

Applicants who require reasonable accommodations to complete a profile or to submit responses to qualifying questions may contact Cynthia Anthony at 1-866-730-1021.

If you are applying in Philadelphia, PA, you can click below to learn about Philadelphia's fair chance hiring law.

http://www.phila.gov/HumanRelations/DiscriminationAndEnforcement/Pages/BantheBoxLawAtAGlance.aspx

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance FedEx Express will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

NEW YORK CORRECTION LAW

ARTICLE 23-A

LICENSURE AND EMPLOYMENT OF PERSONS PREVIOUSLY CONVICTED OF ONE OR MORE CRIMINAL OFFENSES

Section 750. Definitions.

751. Applicability.

752. Unfair discrimination against persons previously convicted of one or more criminal offenses prohibited.

753. Factors to be considered concerning a previous criminal conviction; presumption.

754. Written statement upon denial of license or employment.

755. Enforcement.

§750. Definitions. For the purposes of this article, the following terms shall have the following meanings:

(1) "Public agency" means the state or any local subdivision thereof, or any state or local department, agency, board or commission.

(2) "Private employer" means any person, company, corporation, labor organization or association which employs ten or more persons.

(3) "Direct relationship" means that the nature of criminal conduct for which the person was convicted has a direct bearing on his fitness or ability to perform one or more of the duties or responsibilities necessarily related to the license, opportunity, or job in question.

(4) "License" means any certificate, license, permit or grant of permission required by the laws of this state, its political subdivisions or instrumentalities as a condition for the lawful practice of any occupation, employment, trade, vocation, business, or profession. Provided, however, that "license" shall not, for the purposes of this article, include any license or permit to own, possess, carry, or fire any explosive, pistol, handgun, rifle, shotgun, or other firearm.

(5) "Employment" means any occupation, vocation or employment, or any form of vocational or educational training. Provided, however, that "employment" shall not, for the purposes of this article, include membership in any law enforcement agency.

§751. Applicability. The provisions of this article shall apply to any application by any person for a license or employment at any public or private employer, who has previously been convicted of one or more criminal offenses in this state or in any other jurisdiction, and to any license or employment held by any person whose conviction of one or more criminal offenses in this state or in any other jurisdiction preceded such employment or granting of a license, except where a mandatory forfeiture, disability or bar to employment is imposed by law, and has not been removed by an executive pardon, certificate of relief from disabilities or certificate of good conduct. Nothing in this article shall be construed to affect any right an employer may have with respect to an intentional misrepresentation in connection with an application for employment made by a prospective employee or previously made by a current employee.

§752. Unfair discrimination against persons previously convicted of one or more criminal offenses prohibited. No application for any license or employment, and no employment or license held by an individual, to which the provisions of this article are applicable, shall be denied or acted upon adversely by reason of the individual's having been previously convicted of one or more criminal offenses, or by reason of a finding of lack of "good moral character" when such finding is based upon the fact that the individual has previously been convicted of one or more criminal offenses, unless:

(1) There is a direct relationship between one or more of the previous criminal offenses and the specific license or employment sought or held by the individual; or

(2) the issuance or continuation of the license or the granting or continuation of the employment would involve an unreasonable risk to property or to the safety or welfare of specific individuals or the general public.

§753. Factors to be considered concerning a previous criminal conviction; presumption. 1. In making a determination pursuant to section seven hundred fifty-two of this chapter, the public agency or private employer shall consider the following factors:

(a) The public policy of this state, as expressed in this act, to encourage the licensure and employment of persons previously convicted of one or more criminal offenses.

(b) The specific duties and responsibilities necessarily related to the license or employment sought or held by the person.

(c) The bearing, if any, the criminal offense or offenses for which the person was previously convicted will have on his fitness or ability to perform one or more such duties or responsibilities.

(d) The time which has elapsed since the occurrence of the criminal offense or offenses.

(e) The age of the person at the time of occurrence of the criminal offense or offenses.

(f) The seriousness of the offense or offenses.

(g) Any information produced by the person, or produced on his behalf, in regard to his rehabilitation and good conduct.

(h) The legitimate interest of the public agency or private employer in protecting property, and the safety and welfare of specific individuals or the general public.

2. In making a determination pursuant to section seven hundred fifty-two of this chapter, the public agency or private employer shall also give consideration to a certificate of relief from disabilities or a certificate of good conduct issued to the applicant, which certificate shall create a presumption of rehabilitation in regard to the offense or offenses specified therein.

§754. Written statement upon denial of license or employment. At the request of any person previously convicted of one or more criminal offenses who has been denied a license or employment, a public agency or private employer shall provide, within thirty days of a request, a written statement setting forth the reasons for such denial.

§755. Enforcement.

1. In relation to actions by public agencies, the provisions of this article shall be enforceable by a proceeding brought pursuant to article seventy-eight of the civil practice law and rules.

2. In relation to actions by private employers, the provisions of this article shall be enforceable by the division of human rights pursuant to the powers and procedures set forth in article fifteen of the executive law, and, concurrently, by the New York city commission on human rights.

Apply here: https://careers.fedex.com/fedex/jobs/RC21599/Ramp+Transport+Driver-+Tractor+Trailer+Driver+18.13-HR?lang=en-US


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Employer: ASU Beebe

Job Title: Student Development Specialist - Academic Coach

Below you will find the details for the position including any supplementary documentation and questions you should review before applying for the opening.  To apply for the position, please click the Apply for this Job link/button.

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NOTE: If you are a veteran, disabled veteran, or spouse of a deceased veteran and would like Veteran’s Preference, we will need to see proof of status in order to grant that. Please see Veteran’s Preference section of the application for specific proof.
Posting Details

Position Information

Position Type     Non Classified
Job Title     Student Development Specialist - Academic Coach
Classification Title     Student Development Specialist
Campus Location     ASU Heber Springs
Job Description     

The Student Development Specialist-Academic Coach for Student Support Services is a full-time ten month position on the Heber Springs campus. This position provides core class tutoring and serves as an academic adviser to SSS students; develops appropriate tutorial strategies to improve participant’s academic success; selects, trains and supervises the academic component of tutoring; diagnoses needs of students in academic areas and designs appropriate interventions; develops and delivers workshops, group sessions, and learning communities in academic and non-cognitive areas to be proactive in helping students achieve their goals; monitors participant’s academic progress and assists participants with computerized auto-tutorial programs in basic skills instruction; provides liaison communications with department heads and teaching faculty; and plans and coordinates field trips and cultural events that encourage student growth. Additional duties should include a thorough knowledge of the field, positive student-centered attitude, be a team player, have professional bearing, and have strong interpersonal skills.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Serve as academic adviser/mentor to monitor SSS student data and degree plans.
2. Serve as academic coach for personal and life skills, and mindset values.
3. Diagnose the needs of SSS students in course areas and and design appropriate interventions.
4. Complete new SSS student orientation and individual academic plans.
5. Secure individual academic plans for continuing SS participants.
6. Monitor mid-term grades and provide an academic plan.
7. Interview, hire, supervise, evaluate SSS tutors.
8. Provide core class tutoring to SSS students.
9. Provide liaison communication with Learning Center, department heads and teaching faculty.
10. Conduct skills and mindset workshops for SSS students.
11. Coordinate and attend cultural events and activities.

NOTE: If you are a veteran, disabled veteran, or spouse of a deceased veteran and would like Veteran’s Preference, we will need to see proof of status in order to grant that. Please see Veteran’s Preference section of the application for specific proof.
Required Qualifications     

Baccalaureate degree, background similar to TRIO SSS students, two years experience working with disadvantaged students, and one year experience in a college setting.
Preferred Qualifications     

Master’s degree in education or other related field preferred. The successful applicant should be comfortable with technology and be willing to apply technology to the learning environment.
Minimum Salary or Salary Range     $30,000
Physical Activities

Stand     regularly
Walk     regularly
Sit     regularly
Use hand to finger, handle, or feel     regularly
Reach with hands and arms     regularly
Climb or balance     occasionally
Stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl     occasionally
Talk or Hear     regularly
Taste or smell     
Physical Exertion

Up to 10 pounds     regularly
Up to 25 pounds     occasionally
Up to 50 pounds     
Up to 100 pounds     
More than 100 pounds     
Vision Requirements

Does this position have any special vision requirements? Check all that apply.     Close vision, Distance vision, Color vision, Peripheral vision, Depth perception, Ability to adjust focus
Posting Detail Information

Background Check Statement     

This position will be subject to a pre-employment criminal, sex-offender registry background check. In cases where pre-determined, an additional financial/credit history/ background check may be required as well. Convictions that have been sealed or legally eradicated and misdemeanor convictions for which probation was completed and the case was dismissed, will be excluded. Disclosure does not constitute an automatic bar to employment. Factors such as dates of the offense, seriousness and nature of the violation, rehabilitation and position applied for will be taken into account.
Background Check Requirements     Criminal Background
ASU Beebe EEO Statement     

Arkansas State University-Beebe shall provide equal opportunity for employment to all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status, and shall strive to achieve full and equal employment opportunity throughout our campuses for faculty and staff. Our goal is to foster a workplace community where individuals are valued for their diverse backgrounds and differences.
Posting Number     NC0382014
Open Date     12/05/2017
Close Date     01/01/2018
Open Until Filled     No
Special Instructions to Applicants     

NOTE: If you are a veteran, disabled veteran, or spouse of a deceased veteran and would like Veteran’s Preference, we will need to see proof of status in order to grant that. Please see Veteran’s Preference section of the application for specific proof.
Supplemental Questions


Apply here: https://jobs.asub.edu/postings/1870

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Employer: John Q Hammons Hotels Management LLC

Job Title: Maintenance Associate

Job Description:

Maintenance Associate (Maintenance Technician)

Location Name

Hot Springs, AR Embassy Suites

Location Address

400 Convention Blvd.

Requisition ID

2017-10079

Category

Hotel – Maintenance and Engineering

Schedule

EVENING SHIFT; 3pm-11:30pm; 5 days per week INCLUDING Friday and Saturday NIGHTS

Previous Experience Preferred

1 Year

Employment Type

Regular Full Time

Pay Rate

$11.00

About Us

With 35 owned properties, comprised of more than 8,400 guest rooms and 1.7 million square feet of banquet space, our properties and brands represent some of the finest facilities in the industry and a competitive edge for John Q. Hammons Hotels and Resorts!

Mr. Hammons built properties that provide an exceptional guest experience. Our vision is to ensure we live up to Mr. Hammons standards of excellence by providing exceptional award winning facilities for each guest!

Position Description

Job Purpose:

Responsible primarily for general maintenance and repairs in guest suites, meeting space, restaurant and common areas. Guest suite and public area entry-level preventative maintenance are included.

Job Responsibilities:

Display good customer relation skills and takes initiative to greet guests in a friendly manner.

Maintain hotel, pool, and surrounding area, performing minor painting, plumbing, electrical wiring, HVAC functions, and other related maintenance activities, using hand tools.

Perform routine maintenance, such as inspecting drives, motors, or belts, checking fluid levels, replacing filters, or doing other preventive maintenance actions.

Notify management concerning need for major repairs or additions to lighting, heating, and ventilating equipment. Perform some repairs on mechanical, electrical, plumbing, kitchen, and laundry equipment.

Respond to guest requests for service according to company policy. Keep records of rooms completed.

Ensure all phone equipment is in working order and notify management of all needed repairs.

Observe equipment and utility meter readings on a daily basis. Maintain or repair specialized equipment or machinery located in cafeterias, laundries, hospitals, stores, offices, or factories.

Stay accessible to Chief Engineer, MOD, and all operating departments of the hotel.

Follow all company and safety and security policies and procedures; report accidents, injuries and unsafe work conditions to management; complete safety training and certifications. Maintain files of Material Safety Data Sheets and follow safe work practices including Lock Out Tag Out program.

Notify Chief Engineer of all equipment and supply needs through inventory and par levels.

Ability to learn and respond to all emergency procedures.

Ensure uniform and appearance is clean and professional, maintain confidentiality of proprietary information and protect company assets.

Other duties as assigned.

Job Skills:

Ability to handle multiple tasks at once and to troubleshoot —causes of operating errors and decide how to repair.

Ability to perform duties with attention to detail, speed, accuracy, follow through, courtesy, cooperativeness, safe and effectively. May be specialized in an area of general maintenance.

Ability to effectively deal with internal and external customers, with patience, tact, and diplomacy to defuse anger.

Use arithmetic to measure, compute amount of materials to use, and to inspect product to be sure it conforms to requirements. Monitor operational equipment.

Use computers and computer systems (including hardware and software) to enter data, or process information.

Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance. Monitor and review information from materials, events, or the environment to detect or assess problems.

Job Qualifications:

Education

High School Diploma or equivalent; training in vocational schools, related on-the-job experience, or an associate’s degree.

Experience

Previous work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is required. i.e. painter; carpenter, electrician, air conditioning, etc.

Benefits and EEO

Full-time associates are eligible for the following benefits:

Paid Time Off

Medical Insurance

Dental Insurance

Vision Insurance

Short-term and long-term disability

Company paid life with employee paid supplemental options

Matching 401-k with immediate vesting for eligible participating associates

Company Hotel Travel Discounts

John Q Hammons Hotels & Resorts is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Minorities/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans

Click here to view EEO is the Law

Note: To be considered for this position, candidates MUST apply at www.jqhhotels.com/careers.

John Q Hammons Hotels & Resorts is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer Minorities/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans

Job Information:

Job Location: Hot Springs, AR 71901

Education Requirements: High School Diploma or Equivalent

Required Work Experience: 1 year

Please apply at http://ipc.us/t/90BA0B29B7A74902


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Employer: Starbucks Coffee Company

Job Title: Barista

Job Description:

Summary of Experience

+ No previous experience required

Basic Qualifications

+ Maintain regular and consistent attendance and punctuality, with or without reasonable accommodation

+ Available to work flexible hours that may include early mornings, evenings, weekends, nights and/or holidays

+ Meet store operating policies and standards, including providing quality beverages and food products, cash handling and store safety and security, with or without reasonable accommodation

+ Engage with and understand our customers, including discovering and responding to customer needs through clear and pleasant communication

+ Prepare food and beverages to standard recipes or customized for customers, including recipe changes such as temperature, quantity of ingredients or substituted ingredients

+ Available to perform many different tasks within the store during each shift

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

+ Ability to learn quickly

+ Ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions and request clarification when needed

+ Strong interpersonal skills

+ Ability to work as part of a team

+ Ability to build relationships

Starbucks is an equal opportunity employer of all qualified individuals; including minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities, and regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity. Starbucks will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with all federal, state, and local ordinances.

Job Information:

Job Location: Jacksonville, AR 72076

Education Requirements: See Job Description

Required Work Experience: See Job Description

How to apply:

This employer wants to be contacted as follows:

1. Go to my.jobs/7320d315b7364a29874c9c69b9668f39133 to apply for this position. Follow the instructions included at the site, including how to submit an application.

Employers may not consider you if methods other than those listed are used.


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Employer: Correct Care Solutions

Job Title: Licensed Practical or Vocational Nurse

Job Description:

Company Introduction

As a nurse with Correct Care Solutions (CCS), you will have the opportunity to practice patient care the way you’ve always wanted. Our nurses enjoy competitive pay and benefits in an autonomous though supportive work environment. Numerous growth opportunities are available to our nurses while feeling that they are continually using their nursing skills and abilities.

As a CCS Nurse, you’ll treat patients who typically go without access to health care. For patients that reside in a corrections or psychiatric hospital environment, the friendly, compassionate and

nonjudgmental interaction that you provide can be a highlight in their day. If your passion is to make a difference, join CCS today.

Overview

Our Licensed Practical Nurse/Licensed Vocational Nurse (LPN/LVN) is responsible for assisting in the delivery of patient care through the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation. Under the supervision of the RN, directs and guides patient teaching and activities that commensurate with his/her education and demonstrated competencies.

Qualifications

Education for Licensed Practical Nurse:

+ Graduation from an accredited School of Nursing

Experience for Licensed Practical Nurse:

+ One (1) or more years clinic experience preferred

Licenses/Certifications for Licensed Practical Nurse:

+ Current licensure as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) or Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)

+ Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) or Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) within the state

+ Current CPR certification

Responsibilities

1. Under supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN), assists in the assessment of the physical, psychological and social dimensions of patients in the Health Care Unit and, as necessary, in the housing units.

2. Assists in planning an individual treatment program by using available resources in planning care, and consults with RNs and other staff as appropriate while applying knowledge and resources in planning care and patient teaching.

3. Implements individualized treatment programs as directed by the Health Care Practitioner.

4. Count controlled substances, syringes, needles and sharps at the beginning of each shift with another staff member and sign count logs.

5. Implements clinical and technical aspects of care in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols. Intervenes with proper safety techniques, procedures and standard precautions.

6. Responds to a code or health emergency within standard guidelines.

7. Implements medical plan through administering medications in accordance with Health Care Practitioner’s orders and protocols: Administers medications according to proper techniques and procedures including IV therapy (when certified) and all other approved routes of administration. Uses pharmacy knowledge and available resources to include drug reaction and overdose in administration of medications.

8. Implements medical plans through obtaining diagnostic tests in accordance with Health Care Practitioner’s orders and protocols: Obtains body fluid specimens and performs EKG’s using proper techniques and procedures. Communicates information to ancillary departments using established referral process.

9. Assists the Health Care Practitioner in medical or minor surgical procedures as necessary and/or requested to meet individual needs of patients.

10. Implement nutrition and therapeutic diet plan through proper techniques and procedures as ordered by Health Care Practitioner.

11. Documents nursing encounters using the SOAP form of charting as required by policy and procedure.

12. Communicates information to nursing staff, physician, health care unit supervisory personnel and other staff as necessary.

13. Respects dignity and confidentiality of patients.

14. Attends mandatory staff meetings and training.

15. Must be able to obtain and maintain security clearance.

16. Must be able to apply principles of critical thinking to a variety of practical and emergent situations and accurately follow standardized procedures that may call for deviations.

17. Must be able to apply sound judgment beyond a specific set of instructions and apply knowledge to different factual situations.

18. Must be alert at all times; pay close attention to details.

19. Must be able to work under stress on a regular or continuous basis.

20. Post orders, if applicable, per site contract.

21. Perform other duties as assigned.

CCS is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Employer

Job 17-46004

Location AR, Newport

Facility McPherson Unit

Type Regular Full-Time

Shift Night

Job Information:

Job Location: Newport, AR 72112

Education Requirements: See Job Description

Work Experience: See Job Description

How to apply:

This employer wants to be contacted as follows:

1. Go to my.jobs/477cb882d6f84bf58442609826beb003133 to apply for this position. Follow the instructions included at the site, including how to submit an application.

 


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