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AdventHealth Licensed Practical Nurse II Skilled Nursing Full Time Days Dade City in Dade City, Florida

Description

Licensed Practical Nurse Skilled Nursing AdventHealth Dade City

Location Address: 13100 Fort King Rd, Dade City FL 33525

Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Zephyrhills Dade City

  • FH Zeph/Dade City Named One of America’s Best Hospitals for Heart Care, Orthopedics, Stroke Centers and Patient Safety three years in a row “2017-2019” by the Women’s Choice Award

  • Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade A Spring/Fall 2018

  • One of only 35 Hospitals Nationally Named as a Top General Hospital by The Leapfrog Group

  • Four Star Recipient for Coronary Interventional Procedures in 2019 by Health grades

  • First in Florida to earn Advanced Certification for Total Hip and Total Knee by The Joint Commission

Work Hours/Shift:

Full Time Days, Every Other Weekend

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Collects data (e.g. physical, psychosocial, environmental, developmental), pertaining to the health status of patients in assigned nursing unit in a comprehensive manner under the supervision of the RN.

  • Administers ordered treatments and medications within scope of practice safely and competently.

  • Performs nursing skills and treatment within scope of practice and in accordance of provider orders and AdventHealth policy and procedure.

  • Monitors patient's status throughout shift and reports pertinent patient information and significant findings of admission and on-going patient information to appropriate member(s) of the health care team.

  • Monitors patient throughout shift including response to interventions/ treatments.

  • Completes documentation according to policy and procedure.

  • Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols, medication administration, storage and controlled substance regulations.

  • Assists in resolving patient problems and needs by utilizing multidisciplinary team strategies.

  • Assists the RN with patient care plan on assigned unit in collaboration with the patient, family and multidisciplinary care team.

  • Implements & coordinates patient care activities with the care delivery team on assigned unit to ensure the delivery of quality care.

  • Communicates the plan of care to other members of the healthcare team verbally throughout the shift and during shift report.

  • Collaborates effectively with nursing and clinical ancillary team members.

  • Communicates/documents all patient care provided

  • Transcribes and implements physician orders within scope of practice.

  • Provides patient education based on identified needs.

  • Promotes patient independence by establishing patient care goals; teaching patients, friends, and family to understand condition, medications, and self-care skills; answering questions.

  • Attends department-required in-services and department meetings.

  • Maintains current licensures and certifications as required.

  • Provides appropriate patient care specific to the needs of the patient populations served (e.g. age group, patients of size; diagnosis-based).

  • Demonstrates knowledge and awareness of the specific physical, psychosocial and developmental needs of patients as appropriate to the populations served.

  • Establishes a compassionate environment by providing emotional, psychological, and spiritual support to patients, friends and families.

  • Assists with Quality Indicators, including Core Measures.

  • Accurately completes Core Measure Indicators in nursing documentation.

  • Gives verbal input to charge nurse regarding any policy/procedure changes.

  • Maintains a safe and clean work environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations wit the assistance of healthcare support personnel.

  • Participates in unit quality improvement activities.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

What You Will Need:

Please attach an updated resume, IV Certification and BLS with your application

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • The LPN will display proficient clinical skills and critical thinking skills with strong communication skills.

  • Basic computer skills and experience with an electronic health record.

  • A commitment to working with the multidisciplinary team to provide an exceptional patient experience.

  • Basic Arrhythmia Interpretation Proficiency

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS PREFERRED:

  • Previous Experience with Electronic Medical Record

  • Previous Experience with Medication Administration

  • Previous Experience in Customer Service or Healthcare

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing or equivalent LPN program

  • Basic computer skills, excellent human relations and oral/written skills.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:

  • (12) months experience preferred but not required

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:

  • Current State of Florida Practical Nursing License

  • Current American Heart Association BLS Provider Certification

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

Category: Nursing

Organization: AdventHealth Zephyrhills and Dade City

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 1 - Day

Travel: AdventHealth Dade City

Req ID: 21043393

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.