Licensed Practical Nurse - FT - Days at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 7/6/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Sebring, FL
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    7/6/2019
  • Job ID:
    19005705
  • Job Family
    Nursing
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Sebring Wauchula Lake Placid

Job Description


Description

LPN AdventHealth Heartland

Location Address: 533 Carlton Street, Wauchula Florida, 33873

Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Wauchula
  • Great benefits as: Educational Reimbursement
  • Career growth and advancement potential
Work Hours/Shift:
Full Time / Days
You Will Be Responsible For:

All essential functions must be performed. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with qualified disabilities to perform the essential functions.

1.   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:
    • 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.


Qualifications
What You Will Need:
  • Minimum of Technical Certificate in Practical Nursing
  • 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.
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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