Licensed Practical Nurse

Central Care Cancer Center has opportunity for an LPN in their Great Bend, KS clinic location.

The LPN will work closely with the clinical staff and medical oncologist. Candidates must have excellent interpersonal, organization and follow-up skills with the ability to handle multiple assignments simultaneously. The essential duty of the LPN position is to support the treatment of cancer patients and the RN staff.

Essential Functions

​*Monitors and records vital signs such as temperature, blood pressure, and pulse rates *Administers hydration to patients as directed by physician *Administers injections to patients as directed by physician *Follows up on missing charges and makes any needed corrections *Provides assistance to oncology nursing staff *Works directly with clinic manager and assists manager with assigned projects or tasks

Desired Degree

​Current Kansas LPN license

Job Experience

  • ​2+ years experience as an LPN
  • Oncology experienced a plus
  • Electronic Medical Record experience

Other Qualifications

 
  • ​Ability to multi-task and work in a fast paced environment
  • Clear communication skills
  • Great attention to detail
  • Team Player

More about Great Bend, Kansas

Great Bend is a vibrant community of approximately 16,000 people located in the heart of America; near the geographical center of Kansas. The central location of the city allows for short travel to anywhere in the state, including Wichita and Kansas City.

The people of Great Bend enjoy conveniences of a lager city, like first rate educational, medical and recreation facilities. For all of the large city conveniences the community still retains its small-town charm.

Culturally, Great Bend features the Shafer Art Gallery at Barton County Community College.  It’s also known for the natural existence of Cheyenne Bottoms near Great Bend, the largest marsh in the interior United States.

Recreational opportunities abound with Great Bend showcasing one of the largest zoos between Kansas City and Denver, a state-of-the-art raptor rehabilitation center, and a splashing-good-time water park. There are four golf courses in a 25-mile radius of Great Bend: Stoneridge, Lake Barton, Ellinwood, and Larned.  Community theater and musical products, concerts, band performances, and numerous art exhibits provide cultural experiences throughout the year.

Great Bend is the county seat of Barton County. It is named for its location at the point where the course of the Arkansas River bends east then southeast. Barton County has a population of more than 27,000 people.

Featured Attractions:

Brit Spaugh Park and Zoo
Cheyenne Bottoms
Great Bend Raptor Center
Kansas Oil & Gas Museum
Kansas Wetlands Education Center
Wetlands Aquatic Center
Shafer Art Gallery
Veteran’s Memorial Park & Lake

Nearby:
Fort Larned National Historic Site