Licensed Practical Nurse II Med Surg Medical Zephyrhills Full Time Days
Location: Zephyrhills, Florida
Internal Number: 21035624
Licensed Practical Nurse II AdventHealth Zephyrhills
Location Address:7050 Gall Boulevard Zephyrhills, Florida 33541
Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Zephyrhills
Up To a $5,000 sign on bonus
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
Full Time Days (6:45 a.m.-7:15 p.m., Every Other Weekend)
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:
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.
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
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 the Patient Care Delivery Model Team that includes: Virtual Care
RN, bedside RN, and C.N.A.
6.. Accepts responsibility for one’s own professional standards.
Accepts and adjusts to changes imposed by government regulations, consumer demands, professional organizations, and other external/internal forces.
Accepts responsibility for one’s own actions by initiating the incident report mechanisms.
Maintains current clinical, technical, professional competencies
Attends a minimum of 75% of scheduled staff meetings annually.
Attends mandatory hospital in-services
Complies with departmental, divisional and hospital policies and standards.
Copes with emergencies, staffing shortages, shift rotations and floating assignments.
Demonstrates awareness of the rising costs of health care and implements budgetary containment measures.
Maintains equipment in its proper working condition, identifies malfunctioning equipment and takes appropriate action.
Reviews current literature and available
Seek and accept constructive criticism and implement actions designed for self-improvement
Show’s self-direction and leadership by functioning without the need for close supervision
Other duties as assigned
What You Will Need:
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED – All:
Minimum of Technical Certificate in Practical Nursing
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:
One-year experience as an LPN
Previous healthcare experience
Previous experience in designated department
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:
Current Florida LPN license
BLS – condition of employment
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION PREFERRED:
IV Certification within 90 days of employment
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.
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