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LPN - GI Surgical Step-Down Unit (GISU) #712 - $5,000 Premium Pay - T197026

UAB Medicine
Birmingham, AL 35203
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Primary Location UAB Hospital
Job Category:LPN- Outpatient Services
Organization:709400000 Transplant & General Surgical Services
Employee Status:Regular
Shift:3-12 Hour Shifts/PM

Our exceptional, five-time Magnet-recognized nursing team provides excellence in patient care, innovation, and education. As a UAB Medicine nurse, you work in an elite place where you gain valuable experience, using your knowledge to move medicine forward. We define what it means to be a nurse in today's world, and there is nothing ordinary about what we do. We do not pursue the leading edge – we create it. Our success 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 – collaborating, advocating, and innovating to provide the highest quality care that is patient- and family-centered.

With 14 nursing specialties, there are countless opportunities at UAB to explore different paths, challenge your skills, and work with new patient populations across the entirety of your career. Inpatient or outpatient, critical care or women’s, you’ll easily find your niche. Find the place for you at UAB Medicine, the No. 1 Best Large Employer in 2021 according to Forbes magazine.

We care for you with our comprehensive benefit packages that include 100% tuition assistance at UAB, industry-leading health plans, generous paid time off, a retirement plan with employer match, and exclusive perks. Plus, we are a qualifying employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program.

Job Description:

Our GI Surgical Step-Down Unit is a mixed acuity post-surgical unit that sees patients with a variety of gastrointestinal and liver related diseases. Our patients have undergone complex surgeries, including Whipple’s, liver and/or colon resections, hernia repairs, mastectomies, and multiple laparoscopic procedures. Our gastrointestinal surgeons are experts in their field, employing a multidisciplinary approach to treatment while providing each patient the highest quality of care available. UAB Medicine is an expert in minimally invasive surgery and has national leaders in GI surgery and quality initiatives.

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 patients’ educational needs, and serve as a role model to other members of the patient care team.

Hourly Range: $18.35 - $29.80

Shifts Available: 

- Full Time PM: 3-12 Hour Shifts per week (6:30pm-7:00am)

*Full time positions are eligible for a $5,000 new hire sign-on bonus.

Want to learn more about this unit and becoming a nurse at UAB Medicine? Register for an upcoming event to chat with one of our nurse recruiters.


Graduate from an accredited Practical Nursing Program required. Work experience may NOT substitute for education requirement. Currently licensed or licensed by endorsement as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) by the Alabama Board of Nursing required. Certified in Basic Life Support (BLS) from the American Heart Association (AHA) is required or should be obtained within 30 days of employment. Depending on the unit/department, Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification and/or Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) from the American Heart Association (AHA) may be required.


Posted: 2022-04-29 Expires: 2022-06-30

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UAB Medicine
Birmingham, AL 35203

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