LPN Transitional Care Unit Full time Days at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 11/17/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Dade City, FL
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    11/17/2019
  • Job ID:
    19010395
  • Job Family
    Nursing
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Zephyrhills and Dade City

Job Description


Description
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • The Licensed Practical Nurse is responsible and accountable for identifying his/her individual educational preparation and experience when accepting an assignment. Must demonstrate and maintain current knowledge and skills necessary to provide care/services appropriate to the age of patients served.  Identifies knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span of the patient.  Provides the care/services needed as described in the policies and procedures for the following age groups:

            Adolescent: 13 years to 17 years

            Adult:         18 years to 64 years
            Geriatric:    65 + years
 
  • The level of knowledge and skill are maintained through position specific criteria-based job performance standards and age specific competency assessments.
  • Adheres to Hospital and Departmental Policies and Procedures.
  • Performs treatments within their scope of training and administers oral, IM and limited I.V. medications to assigned patients.
  • Provides direct patient care responsibilities for assigned patients in an efficient, organized manner under the direction of the RN.
  • Provides a safe environment.
  • Performs data collection specific for the age of the patient and contributes to their plan of care.
  • Reports all unusual occurrences to the Registered Nurse.  Problem solves, sets priorities with the Registered Nurse.
  • Receives, verifies and implements physician orders.
  • Directs Certified Nursing Assistant as necessary and demonstrates a positive attitude towards patients, families, employees, physicians, and students.
  • Accepts accountability for professional standards, own competence, and patient outcomes.
  • Works within the standards set forth by the Florida State Board of Nursing.
Shift: Full Time Days 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Vocational training in Accredited School of Licensed Practical Nursing.
Qualifications
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:
  • Current license as a Licensed Practical Nurse in the State of Florida
  • Current Basic Life Support
  • Completion of IV Therapy Course as outlined by the State of Florida, Board of Nursing
GENERAL SUMMARY:

Under the supervision and direction of a Registered Nurse, the Licensed Practical Nurse provides care for a set number of patients utilizing the patient care process, to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care.  Health Care needs are identified with the patient and family: formulates plan, sets goals for care, and educates patient and family.  Evaluates patient outcomes in response to the plan and revises, as patient needs/responses requires.  Represents the Transitional Care Unit in a professional and courteous manner.




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

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