Job Information

AdventHealth Licensed Practical Nurse MedSurg Ortho Unit FT Nights in Davenport, Florida

Description

Licensed Practical Nurse - AdventHealth Heart of Florida

Location Address: 40100 US Hwy 27, Davenport, FL 33837

Top Reasons to work at AdventHealth Heart of Florida

  • Close proximity to Walt Disney World

  • Various outdoor activities for families and children to enjoy

  • Beautiful local golf courses available year round

  • Faith-based work environment

  • Great benefits

Work Hours/Shift:

  • Full Time, Nights

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES :

  • Provides patient care appropriate to age, mobility, acuity, and culture. Provides care according to scope of practice for an LPN. Conducts physician/nurse rounding and data gathering. Addresses all patient issues throughout shift including physical, mental, social and spiritual needs. Participates in education and discharge planning using established education materials.

  • Performs and legibly documents basic nursing procedures and medication administration

  • Collaborates with RN and makes appropriate nursing decisions and interventions. Interprets diagnostic data relative to patient age and condition. Recognizes and reports problems.

  • Collaborates with other healthcare team members in the clinical environment. Utilizes knowledge base to assist with orientation, training, and education of new personnel.

  • Promotes a safe environment. Takes appropriate action in emergency situations, demonstrates awareness and control of hazards which may endanger patients, visitors, and employees, identifies and reports environmental concerns to the leadership team. Ensures adherence to appropriate regulatory standards, AdventHealth policies and standard operating procedures.

  • Follows CDC isolation guidelines, demonstrates appropriate use of PPE, performs hand washing according to policy and enforces safety regulations. Strictly adheres to all infection control practices

  • Participates in clinical practice changes, as a result of performance improvement activities and evidence-based research. Supports quality standards and initiatives set by the department. Adheres to all policies and standard operating procedures.

  • Maintains professional competency by participating in continuing education and appropriate learning experiences both internal and external. Attends pertinent conferences.

Qualifications

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED :

  • Graduate of a school of practical nursing.

PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE :

  • Experience in the clinical setting related to area of specialty

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED :

  • Current valid State of Florida or multi state license as a Licensed Practical Nurse

  • BLS Certification

  • IV Certification

PREFERRED LICENSURE OR REGISTRATION :

  • Specialty Certification

GENERAL SUMMARY:

The Licensed Practical Nurse gives direct and indirect nursing care under the direction of a professional nurse and performs routine duties in caring for identified age specific groups (may include neonate to geriatric). Approaches patient care using the nursing process of planning, implementing, and evaluating outcomes. Adheres to the AdventHealth Waterman Corporate Compliance Plan and to all rules and regulations of all applicable local, state and federal agencies and accrediting bodies. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.

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

Category: Nursing

Organization: AdventHealth Heart of Florida

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 3 - Night

Travel: AdventHealth Heart of Florida

Req ID: 21029733

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.