Licensed Practical Nurse Transitional Care Unit AdventHealth Dade City
Location Address: 13100 Fort King Rd, Dade City, FL 33525
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Up to $5,000 sign-on bonus available to qualified candidates
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Full Time / Nights
You Will Be Responsible For:
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.
What You Will Need:
High School Diploma or equivalent
Vocational training in Accredited School of Licensed Practical Nursing.
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
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 require. Represents the Transitional Care Unit in a professional and courteous manner.
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