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Licensed Practical Nurse Transitional Care Unit / Skilled Nursing Full Time Days in Dade City, FL at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 3/7/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
  • Location:
    Dade City, FL
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Job Function
  • Travel
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Zephyrhills and Dade City

Job Description

Licensed Practical Nurse AdventHealth Dade City
Location Address: 13100 Fort King Rd, Dade City FL 33525
Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Zephyrhills/Dade City 
  • FH Zeph/Dade City Named One of America’s Best Hospitals for Heart Care, Orthopedics, Stroke Centers and Patient Safety three years in a row “2017-2019” by the Women’s Choice Award.
  • Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade A Spring/Fall 2018.
  • One of only 35 Hospitals Nationally Named as a Top General Hospital by The Leapfrog Group.
  • Four Star Recipient for Coronary Interventional Procedures in 2019 by Health grades.
  • First in Florida to earn Advanced Certification for Total Hip and Total Knee by The Joint Commission 
Work Hours/Shift:
Full Time Days
You Will Be Responsible For:
  • 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.
  • All other duties assigned.  

What You Will Need:
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Vocational training in Accredited School of Licensed Practical Nursing.
  • Advanced Pharmacology Course completion.
  • 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.

Job 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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