Back to Search New Search

Licensed Practical Nurse - Employee Health, FT; 40 hrs/wk 8-4:30 (6338)

Children's Hospital & Medical Center - Omaha Omaha, NE

Job Description

Just like the children we serve, Children's is growing quickly and hiring a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to deliver professional nursing and individualized nursing care to Children's employees and qualified adult family members served by the Employee Health/CARE4U Department.

Essential Functions/Competencies

% of Time



1.        Patient Interaction.

         Effectively provides service to patients and families with consideration of the individuals age and developmental and cognitive levels.

         Initiates care of the customer seen for any of the services offered by EH/CARE4U

         Answers phone

         Schedules appointments



2.        Performs drug testing, blood draws, Cotinine urine testing, State Urine testing, Point of Care urine and strep testing and administration of immunizations according to department protocol and regulatory guidelines.

         When applicable completes chain of custody forms and consents completely and accurately.

         Communicates results to appropriate contact person.

         Enters results in the log books required for CLIA as well as forwards forms and specimens to the proper resource, when applicable.

         Contacts on call company for breath alcohol testing


3.        Assists the EH Supervisor or RN with follow-up care for a client involved in a work comp injury/illness and a blood/body exposure under the indirect supervision of the RN.

         Determines the need for follow-up of exposures according to BBF algorithm and CDC regulations.

         Provides and refers, if needed, for counseling specific to the clients needs regarding BBF exposure or the work injury.

         Ensures communication of lab results, follow up work comp paperwork needed for appointments to client, Claim Specialist, Department Manager/Supervisor and sources physician.

         Obtains specimens needed for testing of blood, nasal swabs or specimens from wounds

         Documents care, follow-ups, and assessments in the EMR system in an accurate and timely manner

         Orders lab or x-rays appropriately and follows up regarding results.


4.        Performs annual and post offer compliance reviews for clients of CHS according to their job requirements as well as being actively involved in the flu shot campaign

         Completes forms and consents completely and accurately.

         Updates employees medical file with current information.

         Updates EMR-Medgate,Epic, and other systems accurately in a timely manner.

         Ensures accuracy with placement and reading of tb skin testing and referral for those with a positive test

         Performs tb mask fitting

         Ensures that supplies are in place for campaign


5.        Assists the EH Supervisor or RN in identifying actions to correct, prevent, and/or minimize risk(s) to the client (i.e. falls, needle punctures) and assists them with the items listed below

         Completes report forms for employee injury/illness.

         Communicates to appropriate personnel regarding safety issues.

         Takes a pro-active role in injury prevention and safety awareness.


6.        Initiates the work comp process with processing and filing of workers compensation claims and assists with questions, all under the indirect supervision of the RN.

         Processes and files workers compensation claims.

         Communicates information to the Third Party Administrator, the injured worker and the Manager/Supervisor of the injured employee.

         Generates and maintains employee and applicant medical and workers compensation files (actives and terms). Files all medical and workers compensation information and keeps files up to date.

         Ensures completion of the work comp paperwork to include employee/manager/EH/CARE4U forms

         Ensures accurate documentation within Medgate to assure the OSHA record keeping logs are updated and correct to facilitate reports as needed.

         Provides first aid as per the NP or RN instructions or the Evidence based orders

         Triages and refers for transport of higher care


7.        Maintains Employee Health inventory.

         Orders and stocks first aid, ergonomic, CARE4U medications and supplies, office and drug screen supply inventory when necessary and maintains supply storage area.


8.        Maintains accurate patient records by completing all required patient care documentation and reporting in an accurate and timely manner.

         Completes accurate order entry in Epic.

         Reports any change in patient status in a timely manner to the RN or APRN with ongoing patient assessments/ reassessments according to the appropriate CPG, protocol and unit standard of care.

         Assists in clerical duties such as faxing, photocopying and corresponding with CHS employees as needed.

         Scans in appropriate patient documents into Medgate and emails clients with specified results in a timely manner.



Regular attendance at work is an essential function of the job.


Perform physical requirements as described in the Physical Requirements section



1.        Performs other duties as assigned




         Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills are necessary to interact with all levels of employees

         Advanced organizational skills

         Strong customer service skills

         Computer proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel

         Knowledge of HRIS system Lawson, preferred

  • Graduate from an accredited school or university as a LPN required
  • Previous nursing experience preferred
  • Phlebotomy experience preferred


  • Current and valid LPN license for NE/IA depending on state of residency required
  • Current and valid Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required

Job Details

Date Posted April 17, 2018
Date Closes July 16, 2018
Requisition 993702-13531
Address 8200 Dodge Street
Located In Omaha, NE
Work At Hospital
Department Employee Health
Job Type Full-time Employee
Compensation Hourly Wage, Based on Experience
Hours 40 hours per week
SOC Category 29-2061.00 Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses
Zipcode 68114

This job offers the following benefits

  • 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Business Travel Accident Insurance
  • Dental
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Group Homeowners and Auto
  • Group Legal
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Maternity / Paternity / Family Leave
  • Medical
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Supplemental Insurance
  • Vision
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Bereavement Pay
  • Cafeteria / Food
  • Continuing Education Program
  • Credit Union
  • Discounts on Employer Merchandise & Services
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Financial Planning
  • Free Parking
  • Health Fair
  • Nursing Facilities
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Wellness Program
  • Workout Facilities
  • Achievement Awards
  • Bonus Plan
  • Merit Increases

This job requires the following skills

  • Computer Usage
  • Excellent Communications
  • Excellent Team Member
  • Positive Attitude
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
At a Glance
Enjoy these benefits
  • 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • And More ...