AdventHealth LPN ED full time days Sebring FL at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 11/28/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Sebring, FL
  • Date Posted:
    11/28/2020
  • Job ID:
    20024320
  • Job Family
    Nursing
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    1 - Day

Job Description


Description

LPN ED AdventHealth Sebring

Location Address: 4200 Sun 'n Lake Boulevard Sebring, FL 33872

Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Sebring

•       Faith Based & Mission driven Facility

•       Largest Employer in the County

•       Surrounded by beautiful Lakes, Golf Courses and Florida’s oldest State Park

•       Close knit community with a home town family feel

•       2 hours to just about any beach on either Coast

Work Hours/Shift:

Full time days

You Will Be Responsible For:

Performs nursing care for assigned patients within the limitations of licensure and nursing department policy and licensure

Observe patient/family needs in relation to presenting problem, care needs, physical condition and learning need.

Observation on all patients and follow up as per policy

Identifies problems and / or nursing diagnosis and plans for nursing interventions.

Anticipates patient care problems and initiates corrective actions.

Recognizes abnormal diagnostic laboratory data, blood gas values, radiologic data and reports results to RN or physician

Recognizes the patients and family perception of hospitalization and health status. 

Identifies the patients learning needs and implements appropriate measures to meet them including the family in the process.

Implements nursing actions to achieve patient care goals. 

Consistently uses tools available in the electronic medical record to ensure patient safety and optimize patient care.  For example:

Barcode Scanning

Patient Care management dashboard

Real time documentation.

Reviews and updates task list during the shift, including physician orders.

Performs bedside report using the EMR at each handoff report.

Establishes priorities of patient care based on the needs of the patient.

Implements a comprehensive patient care plan that includes baseline admission data, plans for treatment and goals for discharge.

Implements specific interventions, treatments, and medications as defined in the plan of care and documents outcomes.

Recognizes emergency situations and takes appropriate actions.

Complies with the National Patient Safety Standards regarding patient identification prior to all medications and treatments.

Accurately administers all medications in a safe manner displaying competence in the use of an automated dispensing machine where applicable. Educates patients and families regarding new medications including effects and side effects.

Maintains a safe environment for patients and families. 

Participate in the evaluation of quality of patient care and outcomes based on care and treatments 

Administered.

Participates in multidisciplinary patient care conferences.

Confirms patients understanding of care and treatments received. 

 Assists the patient care team with formulating the plan of care and updates according to policy.

 Participates as a member of a the Virtual Nurse Care Team that includes:  Virtual RN, bedside  

 RN, and  CNA

 Accepts responsibility for ones own professional standards.

Accepts and adjusts to changes imposed by government regulations, consumer demands, professional organizations, and other external/internal forces.

Accepts responsibility for ones own actions by initiating the incident report mechanisms.

Maintains current clinical, technical, professional competencies

Attends a minimum of 75% of scheduled staff meetings annually.

Attends mandatory hospital in-services

Complies with departmental, divisional and hospital policies and standards.

Copes with emergencies, staffing shortages, shift rotations and floating assignments.

Demonstrates awareness of the rising costs of health care and implements budgetary containment measures.

Maintains equipment in its proper working condition, identifies malfunctioning equipment and takes appropriate action.

Reviews current literature and available 

Seek and accept constructive criticism and implement actions designed for self-improvement

Shows self-direction and leadership by functioning without the need for close supervision

Other duties as assigned


Qualifications

What You Will Need:

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:

Current Florida LPN license

IV Certification  within 90 days of employment

BLS condition of employment 

Job Summary:

Under the supervision of a registered nurse, the Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) provides fundamental physical and psychological nursing care to patients as part of the multidisciplinary team in accordance with the hospitals mission, physician and patient/s expectations. The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) shall be responsible and accountable for making decisions that are based upon the individuals educational preparation and experience in nursing.

Emergency Department


Promptly seeks guidance from the Nurse Manager / Charge Nurse when dealing with complex patients to ensure care provided is appropriate.

Works effectively under stress/expresses frustrations in appropriate manner and place

Functions as a member of the Code Blue Team as assigned

Accurately interprets and documents cardiac rhythm strips and notifies the Registered Nurse of physician of changes as appropriate. 

Demonstrates competencies for the patient population

Demonstrates competency in implementing and maintaining suicide precautions



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

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