AdventHealth LPN Sebring FL PRN days at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 11/5/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Location:
    Sebring, FL
  • Date Posted:
    11/5/2020
  • Job ID:
    20023615
  • Job Family
    Nursing
  • Travel
    Yes, 25 % of the Time
  • Shift
    1 - Day

Job Description


Description

Licensed Practical Nurse PRN 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:

PRN/ 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 patient’s and family’s perception of hospitalization and health status.

•        Identifies the patient’s learning needs and implements appropriate measures to meet them including the family in the process.

2.   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:

o   Barcode Scanning

o   Patient Care management dashboard

•        Real time documentation.

•        Reviews and updates task list at least every two hours 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.

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

      Administered.

•        Participates in multidisciplinary patient care conferences.

•        Confirms patient’s understanding of care and treatments received.

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

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

      RN, and  CNA


Qualifications


What You Will Need:

  • Mental and emotional stability, demonstrating a courteous and calm approach to all contacts with patients, visitors, and health care team members.
  • Mature judgment and the ability to handle confidential information within Florida Hospital guidelines and applicable regulations.
  • Personal qualities such as kindness, compassion, understanding, integrity, respect, sense of humor, discretion and confidentiality.
  • Ability to communicate verbally in English and in written form with persons of varied backgrounds in a respectful, effective and professional manner.
  • Ability to learn and apply computer related applications and programs, including using electronic keyboards and other peripheral devices.
  • Ability to communicate verbally in English and in written form with persons of varied backgrounds in a respectful, effective and professional manner.
  • Critical thinking / problem solving skills
  • Teamwork, tact and conflict resolution
  • Organizational, multitasking and prioritization skills
  • Ability to provide leadership, direction, and solve complex problems
  • Performs accurate documentation within the electronic medical record
  • Ability to demonstrate proficiency in clinical skills, multi-tasking, and a professional bedside manner
  • Knowledgeable in assigned areas of patient care including health promotion and maintenance
  • Minimum of Technical Certificate in Practical Nursing
  • Current Florida LPN license
  • 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 hospital’s mission, physician and patient/s expectations. The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) shall be responsible and accountable for making decisions that are based upon the individual’s educational preparation and experience in nursing.


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

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