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AdventHealth Licensed Practical Nurse Medsurg FT Nights in Lake Wales, Florida


Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Medsurg Medical unit FT Nights - Lake Wales

Location Address: 410 S 11th St, Lake Wales, FL 33853

Top Reasons to work at AdventHealth Lake Wales

  • AdventHealth Heart of Florida is a licensed 193-bed acute care hospital, coupled with outpatient services including imaging, rehab, lab and wound care, that has been serving the community for over 50 years.

  • As a part of the AdventHealth network patients will have greater access to a wide range of innovative therapies, new research, leading-edge technology and an extensive team of medical specialists.

  • High-quality care that has been recognized by the Joint Commission, the American Heart Association and the American Diabetes Association.

  • Located in Davenport, FL., which is close to major destinations, like Busch Gardens, Legoland, and Walt Disney World, without being located in the central hub of tourism.

Work Hours/Shift:

  • Full time, 3/12s - 7p-7a

*$5,000 Sign-on Bonus available for eligible candidates (see terms below)

*Bonus Details:

  • Applicable experience required.

  • Full Time employment contract required.

  • Rehires within 12 months are not eligible.

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Performs properly and legibly documents and reports all procedures in accordance with department policy.

  • Participates in obtaining a nursing history. Performs physical exam on admission and throughout shift including physical, mental, social and spiritual. Collaborates with RN and makes appropriate nursing decisions and interventions. Recognizes and reports problems. Responds to requests for assistance.

  • Demonstrates the ability to interpret diagnostic data relative to patient age and condition and reports as appropriate.

  • Provides patient care appropriate to age, mobility, acuity and culture. Assists with physician exams and data gathering. Performs and documents basic nursing procedures and medication administration. Recognizes potential safety hazards to maintain a safe environment. Functions appropriately in emergencies.

  • Participates in education and discharge planning using established education materials.


What You Will Need:

  • Demonstrates knowledge of pharmacology by passing an exam upon hire, during orientation, followed by unit-based medication orientation.

  • Basic Life Support

  • Successful completion of state recognized 30 hour IV therapy course, and successful completion of AdventHealth ALPN competencies

  • Current registration with Florida State Board of Nursing as a licensed practical nurse.

  • Graduate practical nurses who do not have an authorization to test (seating pass) will have a limited scope of practice as outlined in GPN orientation

Job Summary:

The Licensed Practical Nurse gives direct and indirect nursing care under the direction of a professional nurse and performs routine duties in caring for identified age specific groups. Adheres to the AdventHealth Corporate Compliance Plan and to all rules and regulations of all applicable local, state and federal agencies and accrediting bodies.

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

Category: Nursing

Organization: AdventHealth Heart of Florida

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 3 - Night

Travel: AdventHealth Heart of Florida

Req ID: 21030869

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.