Licensed Practical Advanced Nurse MedSurg Unit FT Days at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 11/11/2021


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Licensed Practical Nurse AdventHealth Altamonte Springs


Location Address: 601 East Altamonte Drive, Altamonte Springs, FL

Top Reasons to work at AdventHealth Altamonte Springs  MedSurg Unit

  • Located north of Orlando in the community of Altamonte Springs, our facility is consistently named “Best Hospital” for overall quality, reputation, doctors and nurses by local residents
  • As the largest satellite campus within the AdventHealth system, AdventHealth Altamonte has been providing state-of-the-art healthcare to the community since 1973
  • The 398-bed hospital cares for more than 168,000 patients a year. We are proud to be revolutionizing health care with visionary leadership and world-class resources
  • Want to see what it is like to work with us? Click here for a virtual tour of the Altamonte Springs Campus

The Medical Surgical unit is a 38-bed unit that cares for multisystem disease processes.

  • We specialize in general surgeries ranging from appendectomies, cholecystectomy, urology, podiatry, colon rectal, and women’s surgeries.
  • It is a fast-paced unit that takes pride in delivering high quality connected care to our patients.
  • We have excellent teamwork and have been recognized for a Nurse’s Week team excellence award.
  • We support clinical growth and career advancement.

Work Hours/Shift:

•           Full Time 3/12 hr. shifts weekly and every other weekend; 7am-7pm

You Will Be Responsible For:    

  • Provides patient care appropriate to age, mobility, acuity and culture.  Assists with physician exams and data gathering. Participates in obtaining a nursing history.
  • Performs physical exam on admission and throughout shift including physical, mental, social and spiritual Participates in education and discharge planning using established education materials.
  • Performs and legibly documents basic nursing procedures and medication administration
  • Collaborates with RN and makes appropriate nursing decisions and interventions.  Interprets diagnostic data relative to patient age and condition. Recognizes and reports problems. 
  • Supervises other healthcare team members in the clinical environment. Utilizes knowledge base to assist with orientation, training and education of new personnel.

What You Will Need:

  • Graduate of a school of practical nursing.
  • Current valid State of Florida or multi state license as a Licensed Practical Nurse
  • BLS Certification
  • Experience in the clinical setting related to area of specialty (Preferred)
  • Specialty Certification (Preferred)

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 (may include neonate to geriatric).  Approaches patient care using the nursing process of planning, implementing and evaluating outcomes.  

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

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